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

Sunday, 7/23/17

from Midtown Broadway 28th St – 4th St Washington Square Park.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
第一屆全美亞裔青小年文藝赛

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 

Thanks for Coming!

Thanks for coming the 2017 Lunar New Year Parade! We had a HUGE turnout, and the weather stayed dry and relatively warm compared to last year.

Next event: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017 (updated date)
2017 Brooklyn Lantern Festival

Location: Brooklyn Leif Ericson Park 8th Ave (66th-67th St)
Time: 11am – 3:30pm

Press coverage of the parade:
Sinovision: 纽约华埠新春大游行 各族裔High翻了
World Journal: 華埠大遊行 50萬人慶新春 
Gothamist: Chinatown Covered In Confetti 

Check out our growing photo album with pictures from the event! Here’s a few from yesterday.

 

新年快樂: Happy New Year! Year of the Rooster

Update Feb 3: Parade forecast for Sunday calls for dry conditions with temps in the 40s, ideal for February! Come out and enjoy all of the fun! 

18th Annual New York City Lunar New Year Parade & Festival
Sunday, February 5, 2017
12pm – 430pm. Parade kick-off at 1pm.

Suggested viewing locations: East Broadway or by Grand Street / Sara Roosevelt Park.

We hope you were able to make it out to Chinatown on Jan 28 and enjoy the firecrackers and festivities!

Check out NY1’s coverage of the event.
Firecracker video from actionkid105

Year of the Rooster Firecrackers in NY 

Countdown to Year of the Rooster

Updated Jan 28, 1:20pm
新年快樂 – Happy New Year!
Hope  everyone enjoyed the firecrackers! Make sure to join us next Sunday Feb 5th for the big parade!

Updated Jan 26 5:10pm:
Forecast for Saturday calls for sunny skies and temps in the 40s! Can’t ask for better weather to set off all those firecrackers!!


New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11am – 330pm. Firecracker kick-off at 12pm.

Location: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. (Grand Street at Chrystie St.)

On the first day of the Lunar New Year, January 28, the Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival, gets things going at 11am. There will be performances, vendors, and giveaways. The main event, the Firecracker Ceremony is scheduled for noon. You might want to bring your ear plugs!

Location of Firecracker Ceremony
Location of Firecracker Ceremony

 

18th Annual New York City Lunar New Year Parade & Festival
Sunday, February 5, 2017
12pm – 430pm. Parade kick-off at 1pm.

Suggested viewing locations: East Broadway or by Grand Street / Sara Roosevelt Park.

Check out Chinatown’s annual Lunar New Year Parade for tantalizing visuals, delicious treats and mesmerizing cultural performances. This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Rooster. The parade winds its way through the main streets of Manhattan Chinatown on February 5, and parade starts at 1pm. Show up early to grab a prime spot along the route!

Parade Route for 2017

 


If you were born in any of these years, you’re a Rooster!
1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

You are practical and resourceful, and you use what you have to succeed without taking a lot of risks. A hard worker, you say what’s on your mind and have a sense of style that sets you apart.

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.

2016 monkey year

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