Dancing dragons and firecrackers ... the Year of the Rooster is on!!! Find out where and how to celebrate in Chinatown this weekend!


The annual Firecracker Festival in Sara D. Roosevelt Park will kick off the Lunar New Year celebrations. The loud and colorful event happens at noon in the courts located just to the south of Grand Street. The Lunar New Year Parade takes place a week from Sunday (Feb. 5). Saturday, Jan. 28, New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sara D. Roosevelt Park at Grand St. Find the details here