CHINA, MANHATTEN (WABC) – New York’s Chinatown is gearing up for its lunar New Year’s parade!

The 24th annual New Year’s Day Parade and Festival in Chinatown is set to take place on Sunday, Feb. 20, beginning at 1 p.m. on the corner of Hester and Mot Street.

The parade route will run from Moto and Canal to Chatham Square to East Broadway to Manhattan Bridge and end at Eldridge and Forsyth Street towards Grand Street near Sarah D. Roosevelt Park.

The Year of the Tiger began in New York on February 1st New Year’s ceremony to celebrate firecrackers and a festival of culture.

The festival lasts about 40 days, and China celebrates a seven-day public holiday.

The cycle repeats every 12 years, and 2022 is the Year of the Tiger, a testament to courage, bravery, strength and hope.

You can watch the parade live here and in our 24-hour stream starting at 1pm on Sunday, February 20, but you will also be able to watch it and other special eyewitness news, news releases, documentaries and more on your on-demand TV if you want. Just make sure you add the ABC7NY app to streaming devices such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.

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