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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

We welcome sponsors, participants and supporters.

Invited Participants

DC’s Different Drummers
Leadership Greater Washington
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

Fortune Cookie Tossers
Moy Family Association
Chinese Senior Citizens Association
Batala Washington
Screech & Nat’s Car
CCACC Dragon Team
Walt Whitman HS Drum Line
The Big Pig

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

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
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)

TD Bank

Washington Chinatown Development Corp (WCDC)

Cathay Pacific

CCBA Alliance Logo

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 Pig, wear your best piggie accessory!

How To Get There

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

NOTE: The METRO Red Line will be undergoing track work and will affect the Red Line at Gallery Place/Chinatown. Other lines (Orange, Blue, Green and Yellow) are not affected. Please click on the link below for a detailed view of the METRO options…including FREE MetroBus shuttles.
Red Line Metro Bus Route

Options:
– 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.

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.