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One Month Away!

We are a mere one month away from the beginning of the Lunar New Year festivities in New York City’s Chinatown!

Year of the Goat falls on February 19th, 2015.

The Firecracker Ceremony is on Thursday, February 19th at 11am at Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

The Lunar New Year Parade through Chinatown is on Sunday, February 22nd, at 1pm.

Maps and details.

Let all of your friends and family know about the event and bring the whole family, friends, confetti, and lucky New Year trinkets! We wouldn’t mind if you dressed up as a goat neither! Baaa…

2015 Lunar New Year


Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Better Chinatown USA wishes you and your family a joyful Holiday Season and safe & prosperous 2015!

Don’t forget to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Chinese Lunar New Year 4714) with us in February.

year of the goat 2015

If you are a member of the media or a professional photographer, please see the live links to request Press & Photographer Passes for the parade & firecracker festival.

We are also accepting last minute applications for sponsorship. If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor for the upcoming parade or firecracker event, please contact us ASAP.

Looking for other information not available on the web-site? Contact and we’ll try to get back to you soon.


Welcome to Better Chinatown USA. We are busy preparing for the upcoming 2015 Lunar New Year Parade and Festival in New York City’s Chinatown.

2015 is the year of the Goat (or Sheep.) Get all of your costumes, decorations, confetti, and red envelopes ready!

Year of the goat 2015

It promises to be another great event with plenty of parade goers, entertainment, and sponsors participating. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the festivities in February!

The website is currently being re-designed and updated with more information, please stay tuned.