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Chinese Taipei Open 2018

2018 Chinese Taipei Open – October 2 – 7, 2018

The Chinese Taipei Open is a HSBC World Tour Super 300 tournament, one of 11 Super 300 tournaments on the Tour. Formally known as the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold, the tournament is almost as old as Taiwan’s history.

The Chinese Taipei Open 2018 kicks off on Tuesday the 2nd of October, and the finals will be on Sunday the 7th of October, 2018. The admission tickets may sell out quick, so we advise to purchase them as soon as possible.

YONEX Chinese Taipei Open

YONEX Chinese Taipei Open 2018

Source: Travel Taipei

Date, Time & Duration

The games kick off on the 2nd, and the finals will be on Sunday the 7th of October, 2018.

Admission fee

The admission tickets vary from $50 to $300 depending on seats and how close the games are to the finals.

General admission and semi-final tickets can be purchased at the Ticketbis Website.

Tickets for the finals can be purchased at the StubHub Website.

⚠ These games are just around the corner! We advise to buy tickets early as they tend to sell out early.

Location

The Taipei Arena.

English Address: No. 2號, Section 4, Nanjing East Road, Songshan District, Taipei City, 105.

Chinese Address: 105台北市松山區南京東路四段2號.

Directions

Take the green line to the Taipei Arena MRT Station. Leave via Exit 2 which is right outside the arena. The entrance is just in sight as you follow the building round to the main doors.

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Taipei Dragon Boat Festival 2018

The 2018 Taipei Dragon Boat Festival

The 2018 Taipei Dragon Boat Festival attracts people from all over Asia to observe this annual celebration. A spectacle of over 212 dragon boats, all with various colors and designs, will compete to see who’s this year’s fastest boat!

In addition to the main Taipei Dragon Boat Festival competition, there will be a variety of other traditional activities taking place. There will be dragon boat training sessions, dragon boat eye painting, an egg-balancing contest and a rice dumpling making workshop.

Taipei Dragon Boat Festival race of 2018Taipei Dragon Boat Festival teams of 2018

Images from last year’s Dragon Boat Festival from the Taipei Tourism website

Is it free to attend?

Yes, it’s free!

Where is it?

It’s at Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park in the Songshan District.

The full address is:

Dajia Riverside Park, Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

What is the weather forecasted to be like?

The weather will be unstable with rainfall happening throughout the event. It’s also forecasted to be heavy rainfall from Monday evening. You can view the Taipei weather forecast for every hour the event will run.

How to get there?

From the MRT: Get off at the Dazhi Station, exit 3. From the exit, it’s about a 20 minuet walk to the Dajia Riverside Park following the directions after exiting the Dazhi Station.

When does this event start and end?

It starts on Saturday 16th to Monday 18th 2018. The Monday will be a national holiday in Taiwan for the Dragon Boat Festival.