Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Last Call to RSVP for MOCA's Dragon Boat Family Festival!


MOCA Families


Dragon Boat Family Festival!

Saturday, June 24, 2023, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


A poster of a family rowing a dragon boat


Make waves with MOCA! Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival (端午) on Saturday, June 24th from 2:00-5:00pm with an afternoon full of arts & crafts, storytelling, and scavenger hunts! Learn about dragon boat racing; design your own buoyant boat; learn to wrap zòngzi; stuff a fragrant, lucky xiāng bāo; and much more family fun!

Tickets: FREE! Click here to RSVP.
Advanced booking required! Festival capacity is limited.




  • Paddles Up! With NY Wall Street Dragon Alums | 2:30 PM *
  • Sweet & Savory Snacks: Zòngzi Wrapping with Home Cook Sophia Hsu | 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM **
  • Sweet & Savory Snacks: Zòngzi Tasting | 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM **
  • Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt | 3 PM & 4 PM
  • Sounds of Summer with New York Chinese Cultural Center | 3:30 PM *
  • MOCAKIDS Storytime: Ready, Set, Dragon Boat! | 4:30 PM

*Limited capacity. \** Until supplies last.

DROP-IN ARTS & CRAFTS, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
无需预订的艺术及手工活动, ​​下午 2 点至下午 5

  • Splash and Swirl Paddle Design with Teaching Artist Yu Rong 
  • Drumroll, please! Drum Making
  • Pesky Paper Puppets
  • Let’s Go, Team! Banner Making
  • Whatever Floats Your Boat 
  • Fragrant Fortune Sachets

See the full schedule and get your FREE tickets here!





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