Celebrate the Traditional Tuen Ng Festival with a European Twist
The 26th Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races & Carnival will return to Discovery Bay this Tuen Ng Festival on 20 June 2015 (Saturday), filling the neighbourhood with fun, laughter, energy and carnival atmosphere! The Dragon Boat Races and spectacular performances will take place at Tai Pak Beach, while the festive carnival at DB Plaza will bring you exciting inflatable games and game booths.
Fun-filled Tuen Ng Festival Entertainment, Delicious Cuisine and Free Ferry Ride Offer
Discovery Bay residents, corporates and professional bodies will form 48 teams to compete in various races with their elaborately decorated dragon boats. This year, we are introducing a new Community Race exclusively for DB residents. Other than the races, you can also enjoy the fabulous cheerleading performance by Hong Kong Disneyland and spectacular on-stage performances at the beach.
You wouldn’t want to miss that Open-Air Carnival at DB Plaza, next to Tai Pak Beach, from 10:30am to 6:00pm where the colorful inflatable games and game booths will keep you and your kids busy all day long! Let’s celebrate the festival with exhilarating games, dance and cheers!
Don’t forget to dine at one of the 20 thematic restaurants at D’Deck, the renowned oceanfront alfresco dining hotspot, where you and your family will have the best view to spectate the races at Tai Pak Beach! Remember to present your transaction receipt at the “D’Deck Free Ferry Service Counter” and enjoy one free ride1 back to Central simply by spending HK$120 or more at any of the 14 designated D’Deck restaurants2!
Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride at DB North Plaza
The Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride at DB North Plaza is definitely another highlight of your visit to Discovery Bay. You can enjoy a relaxing ride through DB North Plaza with three friends and relatives, relishing in the European themed surroundings with our lovely Percheron mares and Belgian geldings!
Details of the Dragon Boat Races & Carnival and Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
The 26th Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Races
Date & Time: 20 June 2015 (Saturday), 8:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay
Participating Teams: 48
Programmes: Races and on-stage performances
Entry Fee: Free of charge
Date & Time: 20 June 2015 (Saturday), 10:30am - 6:00pm
Venue: DB Plaza, Discovery Bay
Booths & Games: Game booths and inflatable games
Entry Fee: Free entry. 5 games for HK$100
Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride at DB North Plaza
Date & Time: Available daily
9am to 10:45am, 3pm to 6pm from Jun 2015 onwards
Ticket Office: Activity Centre of Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong
Route: 10-min ride around Discovery Bay North
Enquiry: (852) 2295 8140
About D’Deck, the Renowned Oceanfront Alfresco Dining Destination at Discovery Bay, Hong Kong
Situated next to DB Pier, D’Deck is Hong Kong’s renowned oceanfront al fresco dining destination with numerous thematic restaurants along the promenade beside Tai Pak Beach.
With spectacular 180° sea views and nightly Disneyland fireworks, D’Deck offers a wide selection of international cuisine at First Korean Restaurant (Korean), Kiraku Tei (Japanese) and Koh Tomyums (Thai) for Asian cuisine; Solera (Spanish), Café Duvet (Bar), Berliner (German), Figos (Casual Western) and McSorley’s Ale House (Irish Pub & Indian) for European tastes; and Caramba Mexican Cantina (Mexican) and Hemingway’s by the Bay (Caribbean) for a flavour of Central America.
Other specialty restaurants include Life Café serving globally inspired organic vegetarian and gluten free food; 22° North boasting a large selection of classic French recipes; Dymocks Books & Café merging the culture of bookstore and Café; and last but not least ZAKS, which serves international cuisine with alfresco seating area of 5,000 sq. ft. in resort style.
D’Deck is easily accessible, just 25 minutes away from Central by ferry or 15-20 minutes away from Tung Chung or Sunny Bay MTR Stations by bus.
About DB North Plaza
DB North Plaza spreads over 186,000 sq. ft. at the Yi Pak Bay area. It serves as the second social hub for Discovery Bay residents and visitors. Offering two shopping arcades, two office buildings and an open piazza, DB North Plaza is adjacent to Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, the deluxe resort hotel opened in Spring 2013. This seaside mall not only serves Discovery Bay residents, hotel guests and visitors from neighbouring districts with great selection of shopping and dining establishments, but also convenient and free transportation connections for shoppers, such as the Free Express Shuttle Buses3 plying between DB North Plaza and DB Plaza at the DB Pier and Bus Interchange Discount4 when departing from DB North Plaza. Urban and Lantau taxis can now reach Yi Pak (DB North) area directly through Discovery Bay Tunnel to pick up and drop off at designated zone.
1. The D’Deck complimentary ferry ride offer is valid for dinner consumption (6pm -11:45pm) from Monday to Friday, and lunch/dinner consumption (12 noon - 11:45pm) on Sat/Sun/public holiday. The free ferry ride is only valid on the same day of the transaction, and for the following schedules only: Mon-Fri: 7:30pm-12:00am and Sat /Sun /public holiday: 1:00pm-12:00am.
2. The 14 designated D’Deck restaurants are 22° North, Berliner, Café Duvet, Caramba Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway’s by the Bay, Kiraku Tei, Koh Tomyums, Life Café, McSorley’s Ale House, Solera and ZAKS. “D’Deck Free Ferry Service Counter” is located beside the escalator near the bus stop at DB Plaza.
3. Free Express Shuttle Bus is available every half hour at 00 minutes and 30 minutes at the DB Bus Terminus to DB North Plaza with a journey time of around 8 minutes.
4. Visitors can enjoy bus interchange discount at DB North Plaza. Simply tap an Octopus Card against the “Fare Save Station” next to Welcome Supermarket and use the same Octopus Card to travel on any buses leaving DB North Plaza within 45 minutes to enjoy a $4 discount for the bus ride.