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Celebrate Lunar New Year in Chinatown

This Sunday, January 22, 2023 is the first day of the Lunar New Year, celebrating the Year of the Rabbit. The Lunar New Year is a fifteen day celebration.

Years of the Rabbit

2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939, 1927

People born in a year of the Rabbit are called "Rabbits" and are believed to be vigilant, witty, quick-minded, and ingenious.

Below we've collected a list of events in Chinatown and downtown, starting today to Sunday, February 12, that you and your family can participate in to usher in the new year:

1/17 – New York City Council Lunar New Year and Losar Celebration

5:30pm to 7:30pm @ City Hall

1/22 – Lunar New Year Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival

11am to 3:30pm @ Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Grand Street

2/7 – Super Saturday Lion Dances

10am to 7pm, Throughout Chinatown

2/12 – Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

1pm to 3pm, Starting at Mott Street/Canal Street

Full List of Events

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Prevent serious illness and complications this winter by getting your COVID-19 booster and flu shot: nyc.gov/vaccinefinder

透過接種 COVID-19 加強劑和流感疫苗,預防今年冬天的嚴重疾病和併發症:nyc.gov/vaccinefinder