Deadline has passed for press passes for 2019. Be sure to join us in 2020 for Year of the Rat.
Members of the media, please complete the form below to request a Press Pass for the Lunar New Year Parade on Sunday, February 17, 2019. You will receive a response confirming if your request was granted within one week, along with pick-up time and location.
Press passes are not required or provided for the February 5, 2019 Firecracker Ceremony. You may use your existing credentials and arrive early to secure a spot.
Only journalists associated with the media may request press passes. Freelancers & photographers wishing to report on the event should line the parade route, and do not require any passes.
Sample Press Coverage
- NewYork.de: Chinesisches Neujahrsfest Feb 9, 2018
- NY Times Feb 14, 2016
- Gothamist: Frozen Monkey Photos
- AOL News Feb 14, 2016
- FOX Ailes Apprentice
- Home Reporter / Brooklyn Spectator Feb 2016
- NBC 4 New York: 2015
- HK Travel Blog: 2013
If you would like to add your article to this list, e-mail us your request.