The annual Chinatown, Lunar New Year Parade and Festival exhibits beautiful visuals, exciting performances and exquisite cuisine.
Lunar New Year Parade and Festival
The 22nd annual Chinatown festival that features exciting visuals, performances and delicious food.
Lunar New Year Parade and Festival 2022
The Lunar New Year Parade and Festival is an annual event in New York City’s Chinatown. For the year of the Tiger the parade is back at its usual time, unlike in 2021 so it will be special! The festival is renowned for its beautiful and intricate visuals, such as dragons and other traditional symbols, gracing the streets from Little Italy to Chinatown. The parade is also notable in featuring exhilarating performances, as well as delicious Chinese cuisine.
Attending the Festival
The festival is open to the public and there is no entrance fee. Beginning at 1:00 PM, the parade spans multiple streets in Manhattan, lasting until 5:00 PM. Prime viewing spots for the parade are first come first serve. Visitors should arrive early to secure the perfect spot to enjoy the parade and festival. Food will be available from numerous street vendors.
Participating in the New Year Festival
This exciting cultural parade and festival is the perfect outing for friends, family and people of all ages. Festival goers can expect to watch a parade that celebrates the Chinese New Year and Chinese culture. Multiple floats and performances will fill the streets throughout the parade. While watching the various floats and performances, festival goers can see traditional Chinese symbols and mythological creatures, such as the dragon. Visitors should check out the multitude of food vendors and try several traditional and modern Chinese dishes.
Take Amtrak to Lunar New Year Parade and Festival
Attend the festival via Amtrak to Penn Station—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount! The station is 2.8 miles away from the Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station making it an easy and convenient option to get to the event.
(Sunday) 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Chrystie St &, Forsyth St