Thanks for coming out!

www.mbwfoto.com (Matthew Wong)
www.mbwfoto.com (Matthew Wong)

Today’s Lunar New Year Parade was a great success. Despite the cold, the weather was bright and sunny and everyone was in a festive mood.

We want to see you again next year!

www.mbwfoto.com (Matthew Wong)
www.mbwfoto.com (Matthew Wong)

 

There are plenty of other events planned for this year including the lantern festival in Brooklyn, details:

Sunday, February 28, 2016
11:30am – 3:30pm

Sunset Park Brooklyn: 53rd – 55th St & 8th Ave

www.mbwfoto.com (Matthew Wong)
www.mbwfoto.com (Matthew Wong)

 

2016 Year of the Monkey

Busy preparing for our flagship 2016 events.

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Autumn Moon Festival Weekend

September 27 Update: Event has completed and was a huge success! Thanks for coming out and enjoying the festivities!

Saturday is the autumn moon festival in Brooklyn! The weather is calling for sunny skies in the mid-70s. It’ll be a great time for friends and family to come out and celebrate.

13th Autumn Moon Cultural Festival

Saturday September 26, 2015
12pm – 4pm

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park (Dumbo) Pier 1, Brooklyn, NY
    • by the Brooklyn Bridge & the New York Harbor

 

Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1

Our next event:

13th Autumn Moon Cultural Festival & Lantern Parade

Sunday October 18, 2015

  • Festival: Leif Ericson Park (65th-67th St, 8th  Ave, Brooklyn, NY)
    12pm – 4pm
  • Lantern Parade: 65th St to 51th St, on 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
    2pm – 3pm

Autumn Moon Festival Preparations

At Better Chinatown USA we’re busy preparing for the upcoming fall events. We’ll be organizing two events for the Autumn Moon festival in September and October.

We’re excited to announce our September 26, 2015 event at the new and beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1. This venue will provide ample space and a beautiful views for everyone attending.

Be sure to mark these events in your calendars and stay tuned for more details as we get closer.

Bklyn Bridge Park Pier 1

Autumn Moon Cultural Festival

Saturday September 26, 2015

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park (Dumbo) Pier 1, Brooklyn, NY
    • by the Brooklyn Bridge & the New York Harbor

Autumn Moon Cultural Festival & Lantern Parade

Sunday October 18, 2015

  • Festival: Leif Ericson Park (65th-67th St, 8th  Ave, Brooklyn, NY)
  • Lantern Parade: 65th St to 51th St, on 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Thanks for coming out!

Thank you everyone for coming out and supporting the community through the Firecracker Ceremony and Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown!

If you have photos you’d like to share with us, please upload using the forms below. (please credit your photos prior to upload.)

We appreciate the help and support of our volunteers. Both events were successful and hundreds of thousands of visitors came out to partake in the celebrations.

FYI, next year is Year of the Monkey. Chinese New Year & Firecracker Ceremony is Monday February 8th, 2016. The Lunar New Year Parade will be held on Sunday February 14th, 2016.

  • Firecracker Ceremony 2015 Photos

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  • Lunar New Year Parade 2015 Photos

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Parade Today!

Update 6:15pm: Thanks for coming out and supporting the community! I hope you had as great of a time as we did. The sun did come out as forecast and we had a beautiful sunny day for the parade! 

We hope everyone has a great healthy and prosperous New Year! 

If you have photos/videos you’d like to share with us, we will have a link up by the end of the week where you can upload and share. Thanks again!

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Despite the snow and rain last night, the skies have cleared and the parade will go on as scheduled today!

1pm in New York City Manhattan Chinatown.

The forecast is temperatures up around the mid-40s and sun later.

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Happy Lunar New Year 2015!

The Lunar New Year has finally arrived! Happy New Year!

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Come out to New York City’s Chinatown on Thursday for the Firecracker Ceremony at Sara D Roosevelt Park on the corner of Christie and Grand Streets. Celebrations being at 11am.

Sunday we’ll have the big annual Lunar New Year Parade through Chinatown. Kick-off is at 1pm.

For best viewing, we suggest lining up on East Broadway and Eldridge streets. Mott Street will be the most crowded and difficult to navigate.

new york chinese new year parade route