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Chicago Events - Chinese Lunar New Year Parade - Floats, Lions & Dragons

One of Chicago's strengths has always been its diverse cultural makeup, and there's no better way to celebrate the city's unique character than at the Chinese Lunar New Year Parade. Taking place on Sunday, February 14 from 1 pm to 2:30 pm, this colorful event attracts more than 30,000 people every year. Kicking off at 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue, the parade heads north up Wentworth to Cermak Road. Discover a festive array of attractions and performances throughout the procession, including everyone's favorite: the 90-foot long "Mystical Dragon." Highlights of the Lunar New Year Parade include:

  • Beautifully decorated floats
  • Marching bands
  • Lion dancing
  • Community groups & local schools
  • Miss Friendship Ambassadors
  • 90-foot long Mystical Drago
  • … plus much more!

Chinatown is just one of Chicago's amazing neighborhoods for you to explore. Are you looking for a place to stay in the city? Our friendly hotel is situated near Wrigley Field and the Diversey L Station. Stay with us and enjoy exceptional service, free Wi-Fi and complimentary hot breakfast each day. Do you have questions about the Lunar New Year Parade, or other Chicago events? Ready to make reservations at our stylish hotel? Please contact us at your convenience by calling 1 (773) 525-7010 for more information.

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