DC Chinese New Year Parade
Sunday • January 26, 2020 • 2 PM
DC CHINATOWN CELEBRATES THE YEAR OF THE RAT!
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 4718 Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat!
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, January 26, 2020, 2 PM.
Route Start: 6th and Eye St. NW • Route End: 6th and H St. NW
Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station
Parade Route PDF
Chinese Youth Club Lion Dance Troupe
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Staff
Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA)
Carriage – (Miss DC + Asian Princesses)
Mrs. DC & Mrs. Leesburg
NBA Wizard’s Cheerleaders & Mascot
Maryland Live Casino
Almas Shriners Clowns & Motorcade
Big Apple Circus
Moy Family Association
Chinese Senior Citizens Association
United States Air Force
United States Navy Academy
Chinese American Veterans of DMV
DC Chinese American Museum
DC Different Drummers
DC Dragon Boat Association
On Leong Lion Dance Troupe
Wong’s Lion Dance Troupe
Jow Ga Lion Dance Troupe
Chinese American Museum
DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
Tzu Chi Academy
National Council of Chinese Language School
1882 Foundation & Humanities DC
DC Public Library
DC Council Member Anita Bond & Team
DC Council Member Brendon Todd & Team
The Elite All Stars Drum & Bugle Corps
And more to come…
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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 Rat, wear your best rat accessory!
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.