First Annual Chinatown Holiday Fair Coming Saturday

Posted on: November 27th, 2012 at 10:19 am by

This Saturday (December 1), Chinatown is getting in on the annual holiday street fair craze. The inaugural festivities will feature traditional food and entertainment – from dollar bites to singing, dancing, and martial arts performances. Local merchants will set up shop in the area bounded by Mott, Bowery, Canal, and Worth.

More on the event below:

Chinatown NYC & The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York (CCCNY) are hosting the First Annual Chinatown Holiday Street fair on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from noon through 5:00 PM.

This upcoming Street fair will cover the areas of Mott Street (from Canal to Worth St), Bayard Street (From Bowery to Mulberry St), Pell Street and Doyers Street. There will be a stage in front of Confucius Plaza Square, adjacent to Bowery, and our splendid performances will touch upon singing, dancing, Chinese martial arts performances, etc. At noon, a Lion Dance will join the show while the representatives from the Major’s office and other elected officials join our Communities’ leaders at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Area businesses and shops will be offering special $1 or $2 merchandises and specialty foods Bites for locals and tourists to enjoy without breaking the bank.

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