Chinese New Year 2015 in New York

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Feb 19, 2015
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Chinese-Americans meet up with culture hounds of all kinds to celebrate Chinese culture at the New York Chinese New Year. Each year’s celebrations usher in a new zodiac animal, promising different things for different people depending on how... ... read more

Chinese New Year Events in New York

Feb 22 Sun
Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival - Cultural Festival | Holiday Event | Parade in New York.

Cultural Festival / Holiday Event / Parade / Street Performers

1:00 pm
Sara Roosevelt Park
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New York Chinese New Year Overview

Chinese-Americans meet up with culture hounds of all kinds to celebrate Chinese culture at the New York Chinese New Year. Each year’s celebrations usher in a new zodiac animal, promising different things for different people depending on how the stars might align. Crowds take part in ancient Taoist and Buddhist traditions like lighting firecrackers, burning incense, and making offerings at temples throughout NYC.

Culture hounds can watch lion dancers in action and dance demonstrations. The annual Chinese New Year in New York City feature a wide array of authentic Chinese sights, sounds, and flavors. At the Chinese New Year Parade, thousands gather at Mott Street and Hester Street to watch the colorful marchers make their way through Chinatown. And the Lunar New Year Dance Sampler in Flushing features traditional Chinese dances from across the diverse country.

Foodies at the Chinese New Year in NYC can fill up on traditional Chinese New Year dishes while music lovers enjoy both ancient and contemporary live Chinese music. Local leaders, celebrity appearances, and martial arts demonstrations entertain the crowds with each year promising to offer something new and different for everyone.

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