The Lunar New Year Parade NYC 2023 is an old Chinese and East Asian tradition. The dragon dances through the streets to ward off evil spirits. The dancers pick up tips from businesses on the route.
It’s a Chinese tradition that is celebrated by the Chinese Diaspora throughout East Asia, Southeast Asia, and wherever there are chinatowns.
25th Lunar New Year Parade NYC 2023
The 25th Lunar New Year Parade NYC 2023 has dragons dancing through Manhattan Chinatown to the Lower East Side on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 1pm. FREE! 🇨🇳🇰🇭🇰🇷🇰🇵🇯🇵🇲🇳🇵🇭🇸🇬🇹🇼🇹🇭🇺🇸
The Parade Route
- Parade forms on Mott St at Hester St.
- Down Mott St to Chatham Square.
- Across East Broadway to the Manhattan Bridge.
- Up Forsyth St along Sara D. Roosevelt Park to Broome St.
For more information, visit betterchinatown.com