January 28, 2017 11am - 3:30pm Chinese New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Sara D. Roosevelt Park , Lower East Side on Chrystie St. Cross street: between Canal and E Houston Sts January 28, 2017 11:00am-3:30pm Firecracker kickoff at 12 noon. free Unfriendly ghosts should steer clear of Sara D. Roosevelt Park on the first day of the New Year, when the Better Chinatown Society lights 600,000 firecrackers to welcome the Year of the Rooster and ward off evil spirits. In addition to the pyrotechnics, there will be lion dances and decorations giveaways, plus craft vendors and food booths where you can get your fill of traditional delicacies. It’s said that the more dumplings you eat at the celebration, the more money you’ll make in the year ahead. Location: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Grand Street and Chrystie St., NYC
FCC Greater New YorkWe are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and their families and friends.
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