Chinese New Year Parade in Chicago Chinatown

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Chinese New Year Parade in Chicago Chinatown

Chinese New Year is celebrated grandly in many cities over United States including San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, Las Vegas and Chicago. On next coming 2014 Chinese New Year of the Horse, the Chinese communities throughout Chicago will usher in the New Year with the annual Chicago Chinese New Year Parade at Chinatown Chicago, IL 60616.

Chicago’s Chinatown is on the south side of the city, with the main thoroughfare being along both Cermak Road and Wentworth Avenue. This neighborhood has become the second largest Chinatown in the country after one in San Francisco, with an estimated 70,000 Chinese residents. The district is home to plenty of Asian restaurants, grocery stores and gift shops. Tourists staying in Chicago city should pay a visit to Chinatown, with the area boasting a number of lively events and celebrations throughout the year.

Map of Chicago Chinatown for 2015 CNY parade and festival

The Chicago Chinese New Year Parade 2015 will starts at 24th Street in Chicago and travels down Wentworth Avenue before ending at Cermak Road. You should line up early to get a great view of colorful floats, bombastic marching bands, lion dancers and a massive dragon. The Chicago Chinese New Year Parade and Festival 2014 will also feature Miss Chicago Chinatown as well as Miss Friendship Ambassador.

Featured Video: A previous CNY Parade and Festival in Chinatown, Chicago