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2018 Sounds from the Riverside: Summer Night Fun at Dadaocheng

The fireworks and music event at Dadaocheng is right around the corner! Would you enjoy sitting at the riverside to enjoy great music, beer ,and fireworks with your friends and loved ones? Come and attend the “2018 Taipei Riverside Festival: Sounds from the Riverside” at Yanping Riverside Park from August 17 through 19.
Activities at the Riverside Venue
Revelers at the scene will have a chance to visit the various booths and stalls to find entertainment ranging from interactive games to beer-tasting opportunities!
Falling In Love with Handicrafts Zone
Date: August 18 – 19
Time: 1400 – 2100
Venue: Tamsui Evacuation Gate 5
Details: Local communities and organizations offer cultural and creative handicraft products for sale, as well as DIY lessons.
Beer and Snack Zone
Date: August 18 – 19
Time: 1400 – 2100
Venue: Tamsui Evacuation Gate 3
Details: Food trucks and vendors will set up booths at the Riverside Plaza to offer visitors a large selection of drinks and snacks, from refreshing ice tea to freshly-baked pizza to hamburgers and subs. There is also a beer zone for those who prefer alcoholic drinks.
Check-in for Raffle Opportunity
Date: August 17 – 19
Details: Visitors who take a selfie anytime during the festival period with either the Bravo balloon near Evacuation Gate 4 or the ‘Letter in a Bottle’ displayed near Evacuation Gate 5, and upload the photo to their Facebook page (Note: the page setting has to be set to ‘public’) with the hashtag “#2018台北河岸音樂祭” and a sentence for their loved ones, will be eligible for a raffle. The event offers great prizes, including roundtrip tickets for two to Guam. The list of winners will be determined before August 30 and posted on the official activity website.
Activities in the Neighborhood (Dadaocheng)
In addition to the events taking place inside the main venue, there are also interesting activities being held in the neighborhood which are filled with fun and excitement!
Interactive Games at Mobile Tourist Information Stalls
Date: August 18 – 19
Venue: Tamsui Evacuation Gate 4
Details: Those who successfully challenge and clear the interactive game “Summertime Grand Challenge: Magic Square Tourist Information Cup” at the mobile tourist info stall will receive a free gift!
Designating the month of October as the “New Culture Movement Month,” the Department of Cultural Affairs will organize a series of concerts and exhibitions at Dadaocheng. The “Dadaocheng Photo Studio” will take place on August 18 to kick-off the series of event.
Dadaocheng Photo Studio
Date: August 18 – 19
Time: 1300 – 1800
Venue: 2F, Yongle Market
Details: 1. Dadaocheng Chinese Valentine’s Day Cardboard Display Stand for selfies
           2. Dadaocheng First Class Seat for Couples – Costume Photo Studio
Retro Costume Rental Workshop
Date: Monday; Wednesday through Sunday (closed Tuesday)
Time: 0900 – 1700
Venue: URS44 Dadaocheng Tourist Center
Details: Does the idea of walking around Dadaocheng and wearing a retro suit or Qipao appeal to you? The URS44 Dadaocheng Tourist Center offers free rental of retro costumes, allowing visitors to take pictures of themselves in outfits befitting the nostalgic aura of Dadaocheng when they wander about and explore the neighborhood.
To learn more about the 2018 Taipei Riverside Festival: Sounds from the Riverside, please visit the official event website (Chinese): http://2018.riversounds.travel.taipei/.
Program Schedule for 2018 Taipei Riverside Festival (Aug. 17 – 19)

Date Time Venue Event
August 17
1830 - 2030
Main Stage Performances by singers
Surrounding Areas Pier5 Cargo Market
August 18
1600 – 1800  
Main Stage
Interactive games for couples
Performance by Guam artists
1800 – 2000 Performances by singers
2000 – 2015 Water and fireworks show
2015 – 2100 Performances by singers
1400 – 2100
Surrounding Areas
Food truck vendors
Handicraft DIY
Beer zone
Pier5 Cargo Market
August 19
1500 – 1600  
Main Stage
Bravo birthday party
1600 – 1800 DJ Show
1800 – 2100 Performances by singers
1400 – 2100
Surrounding Areas
Food truck vendors
Handicraft DIY
Beer zone
Pier5 Cargo Market
Hourly fountain show
Summer Night Fun at Dadaocheng