After a two-year hiatus, the 2023 Annual Chinese Lunar New Year parade kicked-off on Sunday, Jan 22nd.
Sunday marked the start of the Year of the Rabbit, and the 15-day Lunar New Year festival. The event was 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). The streets of DC Chinatown were filled will revelers and spectators celebrating the Year of the Rabbit. The finale featured a firecracker show in the middle of Chinatown.