DC Chinese Lunar New Year Parade
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2024 at 1:45pm (Rain or Shine)
DC CHINATOWN CELEBRATES THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON!
The 2024 Annual Chinese Lunar New Year parade is organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Washington, DC (CCBA) in partnership with the DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA). In the lunar calendar, it will be the year 4722! The streets of DC Chinatown will fill will revelers and spectators as we celebrate the Year of the Dragon. We will host a dynamic community-based parade that will include a range of cultural and community performers. The finale will feature a firecracker show in the middle of H Street. Come early for a bite to eat at one of the many local eateries and restaurants and then grab your curb-side vantage point to witness the colorful pageantry to come!
We advise that it is best to take the METRO to Gallery Place and avoid the transportation hassle.
SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, February 11th, 2024 at 1:45pm
The Year of the Dragon!
People born in the Year of the Dragon are charismatic, intelligent, confident, powerful and they are naturally lucky and gifted. In everything that they do, they tend to do it to the best of their ability with high standards and are destined for good fortune and greatness.
CCBA have been hosting the annual parade for over 65 years. Here is a short documentary about our history.
Parade Participants include the following:
DC Police Cruisers and Motorcycles
DC Police Honor Guards 華府警察儀仗隊
US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps 美國陸軍老衛鼓隊
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc Banner & VIPs 美京中華會館貴賓
Chinese Senior Citizen Association of Washington, DC 華人耆英會
CCBA Members & Delegation 美京中華會館成員及代表團
MOAPIA team 華府市長辦公室幕僚及家屬
DowntownDC BID Team
DC Police Academy 華府警察學院
DC Councilmember at Large Anita Bond
Anacostia Coordinating Council Phillip Pannell Team
Make All Votes Count Team 所有選票都計算隊
Horse Carriage with Miss Asian Princesses 華埠小姐與馬車
Chinese Youth Club Lion Dance Troupe 美京青年社獅隊
Global Federation of Chinese Businesswomen of Baltimore 世華工商婦企
Huang Pu Alumni Association 黃埔同學會
The 12 Zodiac Animals
Three Princes 電音三太子
Taiwan Benevolent Association 台聯會
KMT Washington Chapter 國民黨美京分部
TECRO Military Delegation 軍事代表團
TECRO Chinese Language School Drummers 代表處中文學校小鼓隊
TECRO Formosa Assoc. of Student Cultural Ambassadors 青年代表團
On Leong Association Lion Dance Team 美京安良醒獅隊
Yee Fung Toy Lion Dance Troupe 余風采堂醒獅隊
Chinese Freemason 美京洪門醒獅隊
Hip Sing Association 美京協勝公會
Eng Family Association
US Military Academy West Point Cadets 美國西點軍校學員
D.C. Public Library 華府公共圖書館
Ballou Majestic Marching Knights High School Band
US Naval Academy Midshipmen 美國海軍大學
US Chinese American Veterans 美國華裔退伍軍人
Moy’s Family Association 梅氏宗親會
American Legion 美國軍團（可能敞蓬車）
MGM Casino 美高梅賭場
The Girls Scout of America 美國女童子軍
CCACC Dragon Troupe 美京華人活動中心龍隊
Northern Virginia Experimental Chinese School 北維州實驗中文學校
Washington Metropolitan Assoc. of Chinese Schools 華府中文學校聯誼會
Chinese Network Sourced Teacher Association (NESTA)
DC Different Drummers Marching Band 華府特別鼓樂隊
National Council of Chinese Language School Washington 中文學校理事會
Wong’s People Lion Dance Troupe 黃氏舞獅隊
Chinese American Museum of DC 美國華裔博物館
Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School 育英學校
Shaolin Temple Kung Fu School 少林功夫學校
Excel Academy All Girls Drum Line & Empowerment Enterprise 2 女子鼓樂隊
DC Dragonboat Club 華府龍舟會
Jow Ga Shaolin Institute Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe 周家舞龍舞獅隊
US Air Force (Van) 美國空軍
Tinkus Bolivian USA Dance Team
Alma’s Shriners Clowns & Motorcade 聖地教徒小丑汽車隊
DC Fire & EMS Department 華府消防及緊急醫療隊
Our Event Sponsors
CCBA want to acknowledge and thank the following organizations for their support of the Annual Chinese New Year Parade in Washington, DC Chinatown. With the tremendous support of the greater Chinatown community, including these major sponsors, this parade highlights our vibrant Chinese American culture.
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 Dragon!
How To Get There
Skip the hassle! Take METRO to Gallery Place/Chinatown.
– If you are coming in on the Red Line from Silver Spring/Wheaton…exit at Judiciary Square and walk the two extra blocks.
– If you are coming in on the Red Line from Shady Grove/Bethesda…take the Bus Shuttle from DuPont Circle to Gallery Place
– Green and Yellow Lines will still stop at Gallery Place/Chinatown.
See the parade route to find the perfect spot for the parade.