Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 11:00a -
1 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111
Art, Festivals & Fairs, Food, Kid Friendly, Performing Arts
Chinatown Lion Dance Parade
Please come join us for Chinatown's 2018 Lion Dance Parade in celebration of the Year of the Dog. We will have 10 lion dance troupes participating in the parade this year, with each group starting with a performance at the Main Stage in Chinatown's Phillips Square (by the corner of Harrison Ave and Beach St): Boston Chinese Free Masons Athletic Club, Calvin Chin Martial Arts Academy, the Chinese Merchants Association, Chiu Mo Kwoon, Gund Kwok, Nam Pai Academy, Wah Lum Kung Fu Athletic Association, Wong Family Benevolent Association, Wong Keung, and Woo Ching White Crane. There will also be martial arts performances by Oom Yung Doe at the Main Stage.
This event is for all ages and free to the public.
Chinatown Main Street Cultural Village
A traditional celebration featuring martial artists, brightly colored Chinese costumes worn by lion dancers, and traditional food and music.
Chinese New Year officially starts on February 16 to welcome the Year of the Dog. One of the most popular Chinese New Year activities in Boston is the huge Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown, accompanied by the Chinatown Main Streets Cultural Village featuring culture and arts demonstrations, book reading, arts and crafting.