DC Chinese Lunar New Year Parade
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2023 at 2:00pm
DC CHINATOWN CELEBRATES THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT
The 2023 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).
SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 at 2pm
The Year of the Rabbit
People born in the Year of the Rabbit usually have soft and tender personality traits. They keep a modest attitude and maintain a pleasant relationship to people around. They will not be irritated easily, and they also avoid quarrels as much as possible.
Parade Participants include the following:
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA)
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)
Almas Shriners Clowns & Motorcade
Chinese Senior Citizens Association
Moy Family Association
United States Navy Academy Midshipmen
Chinese American Veterans of DMV
DC Chinese American Museum
Shaolin Temple Kung Fu School
Jow Ga Shaolin Institute Lion Dance Troupe
Wong’s People Lion Dance Troupe
Chinese American Museum
OCA Greater Washington DC
National Council of Chinese Language School
Washington Wizards Dance Team & G-Wiz Mascot
TECRO Chinese School Drum Team
Chinese Traditional Costume Team
The Three Princes
Huang Pu Alumni Association
Taiwan Benevolent Association
Chinese School of Greater Washington DC Association
Northern Virginia Experimental Chinese School
Wai Hua Chinese School
Yu Ting Public Charter School
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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.