The 26th annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade is set to kick off on Feb. 25. This year is the year of the dragon which symbolizes power luck and honor.
The parade steps off at 1 p.m. from Mott and Canal streets and ends on Grand Street. There will also be festival booths in Chinatown during the celebration.
About the Event
This special event has a street party vibe and is a fun-filled day for all the family. You can expect to see dragon dancing, colorful costumes, martial arts performers and firecrackers galore.
Be sure to come hungry and enjoy some of the delicacies on offer at one of the many food vendors lining the parade route. The hardest part will be choosing which one to stop by!
Need to know
Festivities kick off at 1 pm, with the parade winding its way through the main streets of Little Italy and Chinatown. The event is free to attend but heads there early to get a front-row viewing spot.
Did you know?
Chinatown is well known for its amazing restaurants serving delicious, authentic cuisine, but it is also home to some of the best karaoke bars in town!
Chinatown’s spectacular Lunar New Year Parade is a fascinating experience and one not to be missed.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Chinatown , New York, United States