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2024.02.11

Sunday

10:00 AM
Washington, D.C. • Chinatown
$0.00 Free

Lunar New Year Parade

Year of the Dragon

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2024.02.11 Sun
10:00 AM

FINISH

2024.02.11 Sun
03:00 PM

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FREE EVENT!

Have Fun with Event Butterfly,…

65TH ANNUAL
LUNAR NEW YEAR PARADE
YEAR OF THE DRAGON
SIGN OF THE EMPEROR

Rain or Shine

The Parade features performers of culture and community,… including:
• Shaolin Temple USA Kung Fu School
• Almas Shriner Men Mini Motorcars
• DC Dragon Boat Club
• U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
• with a finale firecracker show at the end of the parade on ‘H St NW’

The Parade is 7 Blocks of Fun.

 

TIME
1:45 PM EST,… and is estimated to extend until 3:00 PM EST

 

LOCATION
The Parade assembles in the Chinatown Park.
Begins on ‘I St NW’ traveling West (at the corner of 6th Street),…

Ends through the Chinatown Gateway Friendship Archway,…
at ‘H St NW’ traveling East (at the corner of 6th Street)

 

WHAT TO BRING
Wear Your Red Colors To Bring Good Fortune!

Bring your phone cameras, lawn chairs, and ear protection.
Take the Metro to Gallery Place / Chinatown.
Arrive Early.


FOOD

Enjoy an Early Brunch/ Lunch at one of the many Chinatown Restaurants,…
before the Parade commences.

Love to have you Join Event Butterfly at the
Chinatown Express restaurant
746 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
at 10:00 AM restaurant opening time.

Other restaurants are opening a little later.

 

FOLKLORE
The Dragon is the Sign of the Emperor,… which Happens Only Once Every 12 Years!

Years of the Dragon:
1928 •  1940 • 1952 • 1964 • 1976 • 1988 • 2000 • 2012 • 2024 • 2036

You are a Dragon Born, if this year, you will be turning in age:
108 • 96 • 84 • 72 • 60 • 48 • 36 • 24 • 12 • 0 (newborns)

The Eastern Astrology Sign says,…
People born in the Year of the Dragon are:
charismatic • intelligent • confident • powerful.
Dragons are naturally lucky and gifted. Dragons do everything to the best of their ability. Dragons have high standards, and are destined for greatness and good fortune.

Celebrate As A Dragon,… Or With the Dragons!

 

LEARN MORE
DCParade.com
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LOCATION

616 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

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