Oink Oink. Guess what animal 2019 is in the Chinese Zodiak.
We’re preparing for Year of the Pig with our big events, the Firecracker Ceremony and Chinese New Year Parade!
Mark your calendars, dates and times below.
Want to participate in the 2019 Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown?
We will evaluate your request and get back to you shortly.
No entrance fees for non-profits, community organizations, and marching bands.
Registration Deadline: June 8, 2018
- Saturday, June 16th , 2018 (Qipao Association)
13710 Laburnum Ave, Flushing, NY
Sunday, June 17th (Circle Studios)
5010-8th Ave. 2nd floor Brooklyn, NY
Semi / Finals:
- Friday, June 29 th , 2018 Jing Fong Restaurant,
20 Elizabeth Street, Chinatown, NYC
1:00pm – 5:30pm Semi Finals
6:30pm – 10:30pm Finals
All Finalists including families & friends MUST purchase & attend the Banquet Finals.
Banquet Fees (per table):
Families Friends: $488.00
- U.S. National Finals Oct. 2018……………..…..TBA
Solo (individual): $ 35.00 per person / per category (max 2 minutes)
Duets / Trios: $ 30.00 per person / per category (max 2.5 minutes)
Groups of 4 or more $ 25.00 per person / per category (max 4-8 minutes)
Deadline for submission of application:
Tuesday, June 12th , 2018 (in person registration fee + $10.00, late fee + $8.00.)
Please make checks payable to:
Better Chinatown USA, PO Box 9113, Paramus, NJ 07653
Thank you sponsors!
There was an amazing turnout yesterday to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Hundreds of thousands of people came out despite the wet weather which stopped right in time for the festivities. Auspicious indeed.
- NY1: CHINATOWN TURNS INTO A SEA OF RED FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR PARADE
- CGTN: Rain doesn’t dampen Lunar New Year celebrations in NYC
- XINHUA: Half million New Yorkers brave rain for Lunar New Year parade
- WPIX: Chinatown Festivities in Full Swing
- Mad Hatters
Video of Parade Highlights:
If you have photos to share, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with links!
Be sure to join us Sunday Feb 25 2018 for the AT&T 19th Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival in Chinatown!
The parade will go on rain or shine, come join in the fun!
February 25, 2018 | Sunday | 1:00pm
日期 : 2018年2月25曰 (星期曰) 下午 1:00時
We can’t wait to see you there!
Please share any pictures of the event with us! (We may use them on the website or share with the press.)
All events are free and open to all!
The 1st Chinese American Cultural Day Parade 第一屆全美華人文化日大遊行
To promote Chinese American culture, understanding, pride and unity to the American mainstream and to our Chinese American younger generation.
The 1st US National Asian American Youth Talent Competition
Talent Competition for children 5-18 years old in solo or group dancing, music instruments, martial arts, cheer leading and any talents.
Preliminary in Brooklyn Sat 7/8/17 & Flushing Sunday 7/9/17
NY Semifinal & Finals in NY Chinatown, Jing Fong Restaurant. Friday 7/28 from 1:00-10:00pm
US National Finals in Flushing Town Hall Saturday 8/19/17 with national finalists coming from LA,
SF, Seattle, Houston, Dallas, Boston, Washington DC, Philly, and more.
The 14th Autumn Moon Festival & Parade 第十四屆中秋文化節花燈大遊行
Lantern Cultural Festival: NY Chinatown // Mott St
Cultural Festival and Lantern Parade:
Brooklyn 8th Ave. Sunset Park/Bay Ridge community