[chinese new year]

Topic: Around Town

The Year of the Dog is on the way! Explore Chinatown has a good rundown of events:

3rd Annual Lunar New Year Flower Market
Friday, January 27th, Noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 28th, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Columbus Park

New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony & Culture Festival
Sunday, January 29th

  • Firecracker Ceremony: Noon at intersection of Mott & Bayard Streets
  • Culture Festival: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at intersection of Mott & Bayard Streets

7th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade

  • Parade: Sunday, February 5th at 1pm starting at Canal & Mott Streets
  • Culture Festival: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Mott & Bayard Streets

More details at gonyc.about.com.