Special Event     

Lunar New Year Dragon Dance and Parade

Free and open to the public
Saturday, February 17, 2018
11:30AM – 3PM

  • Free
  • Family-friendly

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205
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Event Type: Special EventAudience(s): Family-friendlyLocation: Portland

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, The Portland Chinatown History Foundation and the Oregon Historical Society present the third annual Dragon Dance & Parade from Chinatown to the Oregon Historical Society. Join us at the start of the parade route on NW Davis and 3rd Avenue for fireworks and lion dances, and follow the parade featuring a 100-foot dragon and lions through downtown Portland to its conclusion at the Oregon Historical Society. Performances to follow at the Oregon Historical Society.

Ability Accommodation Information

This event provides the following accommodations:

  • Handicap Accessible

Schedule of Events


Parade begins


Parade arrives at the Oregon Historical Society 


Opening Remarks & Singing of the National Anthem


White Lotus Lion Dance Performance 


Confucius Institute Dance Performance 


International Lion Dance Performance 

Presented in partnership with: