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Lunar New Year

A dragon costume dances through a Lunar New Year celebration in the park

Lunar New Year is Saturday, January 25, and it's the year of the rat! Join the festivities as we celebrate Lunar New Year in New York City. Find parades, festivals, and more taking place in NYC's parks.

Lunar New Year Events

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Jan25

Lunar New Year

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
In honor of the annual Chinese Lunar New Year celebration, Sunset Recreation Center is kicking off the year of the rat with performances, raffles, giveaways, prizes, games, etc.

Jan25

Lunar New Year: 21st New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

at Grand Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival! There will be live performances, including singing and dancing, and vendors.
Free!

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Jan25

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
You and your family will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.

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Jan25

Staten Island OutLOUD Lunar New Year

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Staten Island OutLOUD celebrates the Chinese New Year with poetry and maybe a little prose to honor the Year of the Rat.
Free!

Jan25

Lunar New Year Tinker Festival

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and science.
Free!

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Jan28

Chinese New Year Family Fitness

at Recreation Center 54Manhattan

2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of family fun as you make your way through various activities such as Tai Chi, fortune cookie making, dragon dancercise, Tae Kwon Do, and more!
Free!

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Feb 9

21st Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade and Festival

at Mott Street and Canal StreetManhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This parade features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Rat.
Free!

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