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DC Chinese New Year's Parade

Sunday • February 18, 2018 • 2 PM

DC CHINATOWN CELEBRATES THE YEAR OF THE DOG!

Route Start: 6th & Eye St NW | Route End: 6th & H St NW

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) is holding its biggest and most diverse parade ever to ring in the 4716 Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog!

Our 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!

Mark you calendar and join in on the fun Sunday, February 18, 2018, 2 PM.
Route Start: 6th and Eye St. NW • Route End: 6th and H St. NW
Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station
Parade Route PDF

We welcome sponsors, participants and supporters.

Invited Participants

K9 Corps of Congressional Cemetery
US Army Old Guard Fife & Drum Corp
Carriage – (Miss DC + Asian Princesses)
Miss Corporate USA DC Queen
Mrs. DC & Mrs. Downtown DC
Wiz Cheerleaders – G-Wiz – DC Valor
Maryland Live Casino
Almas Shriners Klowns & Motorcade

Maple Academy of Irish Dance
Moy Family Association
Chinese Senior Citizens Association
Batala Washington
Screech & Nat’s Car
CCACC Dragon Team
Walt Whitman HS Drum Line
US Army Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps

Three Princes
TECRO Families
TECRO Chinese School
Chinese Lanterns
Chinese Dynasty Characters
Kuo Ming Tang Washington Chapter
Chinese American US Military Veterans
Taiwanese Amercian First Responders TAFR
TD Bank
Girl Scouts of America
OCA-DC
API Domestic Violence Resource Project
Rong Kuang Association
TADA

Manley Collins

US Martial Arts Institute
Lucky Treasurer
Taiwan Benevolent Association

Chinese Fraternal Association
Wong Pu Alumni Association
Rong Kuang Association
TADA
Wong’s Lion Dance Troupe
WMACS
Northern VA Chinese School
Wai Hwa Chinese School
Chinese Language School of Columbia
Yu Ying Chinese School
Tzu Chi Academy
DC Senator Paul Strauss
DC Council Member – Anita Bonds
DC Council Member – Brandon Todd

George Mason University Taiwanese Students Association

Asian Pacific American Film
Maplewood Youth Football

Our Event Sponsors

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

Taiwan Economic & Cultural Representative’s Office (TECRO)

MD Live! Casino

Downtown Business Improvement District (Downtown BID)

TDBank

Washington Chinatown Development Corp (WCDC)

CCBA Alliance

Parade Day Details

What To Wear

Join in on the celebration! Wear the color red to ward off evil spirits and bring in good fortune.

To celebrate the Year of the Dog, wear your best doggie accessory!

How To Get There

Skip the hassle! Take METRO to Gallery Place/Chinatown.

See the parade route to find the perfect spot for the parade.

Where To Eat

Enjoy the food! Chinatown has an abundance of restaurants—Chinese and other cuisines.

Get here early for lunch or stay after the parade for dinner.