Saturday, January 18, 2020

UPCOMING: SPECIAL EVENT: Next Weekend! The 2020 Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown will be on SUN, Jan 26 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Free and family-friendly

The 2020 Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown
Sunday, January 26
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free and family-friendly

Parade starts at 6th & I (Eye) St NW
Parade Ends & Stage Presentation: 6th & H St NW Parade Assembly at 1:00 pm, begins at 2:00 pm, See the Parade Route PDF

Join Mayor Bowser for the 2020 Lunar New Year Parade and help to ring in the Year of the Rat! Enjoy traditional and colorful performances and a firecracker finale.

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) is holding the biggest and most diverse parade ever to ring in the 4718 Chinese Lunar New Year! The dynamic community-based parade will include traditional lion and dragon dances, Kung Fu demonstrations, firecrackers, live music and marching bands, beauty pageant winners, VIPs, and other community talents!

Invited Participants:
  • 1882 Foundation & Humanities DC
  • Almas Shriners Clowns & Motorcade
  • Big Apple Circus
  • Carriage – (Miss DC + Asian Princesses)
  • Chinese American Museum
  • Chinese American Veterans of DMV
  • Chinese Senior Citizens Association
  • Chinese Youth Club Lion Dance Troupe
  • DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
  • DC Chinese American Museum
  • DC Different Drummers
  • DC Dragon Boat Association
  • DC Mayor Bowser and Staff
  • DC Public Library
  • Jow Ga Lion Dance Troupe
  • Maryland Live Casino
  • Moy Family Association
  • Mrs. DC & Mrs. Leesburg
  • National Council of Chinese Language School
  • NBA Wizard’s Cheerleaders & Mascot
  • OCA-DC
  • On Leong Lion Dance Troupe
  • TD Bank
  • Tzu Chi Academy
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Navy Academy
  • Wiz Cheerleaders – G-Wiz
  • Wong’s Lion Dance Troupe
  • And more…
The parade is organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Washington, DC in partnership with the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA). For more info visit To request reasonable accommodation, contact MOAPIA 7 days in advance at or 202-727-3120. You can also follow @dcmoapia on twitter for more info.

Parade runs along Sixth St, from I St to H St NW
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown

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