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Festivals and Events at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Annual Flushing Meadows Event Calendar

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park hosts some of the biggest events and festivals in Queens. Of course, the Mets play in the Park at Citi Field, and every August and September millions tune in to the US Tennis Open held in Flushing Meadows at the USTA.

But there are lots more events held in the Park, many huge gatherings that celebrate immigrant holidays from the old country. Almost every weekend the Queens Museum of Art has events and there are performances year round at the Queens Theatre in the Park.

Major Summer Festivals in Flushing Meadows Park

  • Location Key
  • Festival Square - Site just southwest of the Unisphere
  • Cricket Field #17 - The north end of Meadow Lake

Sakura Matsuri
April, 2011, 11 a.m.
Hosted by the Japanese American Association of New York
Location: grove of cherry blossom trees west of the New York State Pavilion

March of Dimes Walkathon
TBD
Location: Unisphere

Maloof Money Cup
June 2011

Jana Hunsaker Memorial Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
June 16, 2011, 9 a.m.-6p.m.
Location: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Unisphere Gala
June 23, 2011
Gala fundraiser for Flushing Meadows Park

Kichrie Festival 2011
June 25, 2011
Hosay Pageant and Folk Legends of Trinidad ~ Tadjah and Tassa

Passport Fridays
Fridays - July 8 to August 26, 2011
Location: Outdoors next to the Queens Museum of Art

Tour de Queens - Bike Ride
July 10, 2011
This 20-mile bike ride start at Flushing Meadows Park next to the Queens Museum of Art. It's open to riders of all ages and abilities, but registration is required and limited.

Colombian Independence Day Festival
CANCELED
Location: Festival Square

Junta Hispana Festival
July 30, 2011
Location: Festival Square
Pan-Latino celebration with music, dance, and food.

Dragon Boat Festival
August 13 and 14, 2011, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine
Location: Meadow Lake

National Wheelchair Softball Tournament
TBD
Location: Citi Field

Arthur Ashe Day
August 27, 2011
Location: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

U.S. Open
August 29 - September 11, 2011
Location: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
718-760-6200

Korean Harvest and Folklore Festival
TBD
Location: Festival Square

Juvenile Diabetes Walk-a-thon
TBD, 10 a.m., register at 8:30 a.m.

Halloween - Shocktoberfest
October 2010 date TBD
Location: Playground for All Children - 111-01 Corona Ave

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