Thursday, March 1, 2018

Lunar New Year Parade, March 4 in Squirrel Hill.

Pittsburgh will host its 3rd annual Lunar New Year Parade on March 4 as the Year of the Earth Dog parade heads through Squirrel Hill. The event begins at 11:00 am at the intersection of Murray and Phillips Ave. (map) and ends five blocks north at Forbes Ave.
More than 30 organizations and groups dressed in full regalia and cultural splendor will begin their march at Murray Avenue and Phillips. The route will continue up Murray Avenue and conclude at Forbes and Murray. Joining them will be the City-award winning Allderdice High School Marching Band, Silk Elephant Thai Fire Breather, Pittsburgh Paddlefish, Minadeo K-5 Dragon, and much more!
The Grand Marshall is Karen Fung Yee, a past-president of Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Pittsburgh, current chairperson of the Chinese Nationality Room Committee, and an active participant in (and organizer of) numerous community groups.