Date: February 22, 2015, 1-4pm (parade starts at 1pm)
A colorful spectacle featuring floats, marching bands, lion and
dragon dancers, antique cars, beauty queens, Asian & Hispanic
musical performers, magicians and acrobats, and local organizations. The
floats will feature various cultural performances and special guests.
Over 6,000 individuals will march in the Parade, which will span every
major street in Chinatown. This is the biggest winter parade in the East
Coast and a national and international tourist attraction. Elected
officials, celebrities and community leaders are scheduled to take part
in the Parade.
Location: Starts at Little Italy and goes through the main
streets of Lower Manhattan/Chinatown (Mott, Canal, Bowery, Chatham
Square, East Broadway, Eldridge, Hester, Forsyth & Grand St.) and
ends at the Lower East Side on Grand Street by Sara Roosevelt Park.