Chicago will ring in the Year of the Tiger on February 1, 2022, with a series of parades, performances and film screenings, throughout the city. For 2022, Chinese New Year honors the Year of The Tiger 4720, which symbolizes a year of adventure and risk-taking. Explore the festive traditions and ceremonies connected to this important holiday with these free events honoring the Chinese Lunar New Year in Chicago.
When: Sunday, February 13, 2022, The parade will kick off at 1:00 p.m.
Where: In the Chinatown neighborhood, at 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue. The procession will head north up Wentworth to Cermak Road and feature marching bands, colorful floats, traditional lion dances.
When: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Where: In the Uptown neighborhood, at Argyle and Winthrop, the parade starts at 1:00 pm.
The annual Argyle Lunar New Year Parade has been an anticipated event for over 40 years. The event features processions from over 20 community groups, lion dances, and more. This year’s parade also includes pop-ups and family-friendly events throughout the day.
When: Saturday, February 5, 2022, 1-5 pm.
Where: Navy Pier, Aon Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Ave.
Step into a dynamic Chinese marketplace with vendors, dance performances, interactive arts and crafts, and traditional music at this family-friendly event.
When: February 1-15, 2022
View a diverse selection of Chinese films reflecting contemporary Chinese cultural and historic traditions with this series of six Chiese films with English subtitles. All films will be accessible to stream online from February 1-15.