FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Philip Chong
June 29, 2018 Chief Executive Officer, QARI
Quincy August Moon Festival Receives Best of Boston Award from Boston Magazine
QUINCY, MA - The Quincy August Moon Festival was awarded Best of Boston 2018 (“Best Street Festival”) by Boston Magazine. Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. (QARI) is proud to partner with the City of Quincy to host the 2018 August Moon Festival as Quincy’s Signature Event for the month of August. This year marks the 31st anniversary of the festival in Quincy, one of the largest August Moon Festivals in the Northeast.
This year’s August Moon Festival will take place Sunday, August 19 from 12PM to 5PM. Join thousands of people on Coddington Street (Quincy Center) to enjoy both traditional and contemporary performances, amusements for all ages, and a taste of Asia with street fare from food trucks and local restaurants featuring celebrity chef demonstration with Chef Ray Alongi (as seen on Hell’s Kitchen).
Guests are invited to enjoy the new addition of a craft beer garden and oversized backyard games designed for young professionals, as well as well as the return of fan favorite, the August Moon Remix featuring a DJ, hip hop, rap and jazz-rock fusion band. Families can visit the expanded Kids Zone with a free petting zoo, free pony rides, South Shore YMCA family stage, and cultural crafts and activities. Festival-goers are invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to take in the day’s performances.
Join The City of Quincy, Presenting Sponsor South Cove Community Health Center and the local community on August 19th in a diverse celebration of what makes Quincy a place we all can call home!
This event is free and open to the community. Vendor opportunities are available (pending capacity). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit quincyasianrecources.org.
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Founded in 2001, QARI is the go-to center for Asian residents in Quincy. QARI's mission is to foster and improve the social, cultural, economic and civic lives of Asian Americans and their families to benefit Quincy and its neighboring communities. Through collaborations and partnerships, we provide culturally competent services including adult education programs, youth development, and cultural events as well as information and referrals to public and other community organizations.