PHOTOS: Celebrating the New Year in Chinatown

Watch how New Yorkers ushered in the Year of the Horse during festivities in Chinatown on Sunday.

Crowds line the streets at the 2014 Lunar New Year parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

A boyscout peers out from beneath a paper dragon puppet during the Lunar New Year parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Streamers shot from passing floats rain down on children in the crowd at the Lunar New Year Parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Friends of the APICHA Community Health Center - originally founded as the Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS - walk in the Lunar New Year parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Pupeteers carry two traditional Chinese dragons at the Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown, NY. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

A family in traditional Chinese garb watches as the Lunar New Year parade passes by on Fed. 2, 2014 in Chinatown, NY. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Students from PS130M The Desoto School walk in the 2014 Chinese Lunar New Year Parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)