New York City’s 24th annual Lunar New Year Parade took place in Chinatown on Sunday, with celebrants welcoming the Year of the Tiger in festive costumes and masks.
The festival started on the corner of Hester Street and Mott Street, before making its way from Mott and Canal Street towards Chatham Square and East Broadway by the Manhattan Bridge.
The parade eventually finished at Eldridge and Forsyth Street towards Grand Street next to Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
The Year of the Tiger officially began with the Lunar New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival on February 1, and lasts around 40 days.
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Many parade participants held colorful hand fans and dressed in red outfits, pictured above
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