Category Archives: Events

Year of the Ox: lunar new year 2021

Wishing everyone a prosperous, healthy, and safe new year!

(Due to the on-going pandemic, most festivities including the annual parade are postponed likely until late Spring 2021. )

Cultural Festival to Celebrate NYC Lunar New Year with Lion’s Troupe Dance & Confetti display

Friday, February 12, 2021 (First day of the lunar new year)
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

American Legion Kimlau Memorial Square
22 Chatham Square & One East Broadway, Chinatown, Manhattan

Lunar New Year 2020 – Year of the Rat

Chinatown Parade is here!

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow, weather is forecast to be sunny in the upper 30s!


日期 : 2019年2月17曰 (星期曰) 下午 1:00時

February 17, 2019 | Sunday | 1:00pm
Come out earlier for best viewing positions!

 Chinatown Lower Manhattan

Parade route: Mott & Canal to Chatham Square to East Broadway towards the Manhattan Bridge, completing on Eldridge and Forsyth Streets towards Grand Street next to Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

Parade route from A to B to C.

Program Page 1

Program Page 2

Getting Ready for 2019, Year of the Pig!

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.


Amazing turn out to bring in the Year of the Dog

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.

Press Coverage:

Video of Parade Highlights:


If you have photos to share, please e-mail with links!

AT&T 19th Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

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!

Parade route: A to B to C. Easiest viewing by East Broadway or Forsyth St.

Please share any pictures of the event with us!  (We may use them on the website or share with the press.)

Gearing up for 2018: Year of the Dog

2017 Events

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

Summer 2017

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

Sunday, 9/24/2017

Lantern Cultural Festival:  NY Chinatown // Mott St

Saturday, 10/14/17

Cultural Festival and Lantern Parade:
Brooklyn 8th Ave. Sunset Park/Bay Ridge community