2020 Argyle Lunar New Year


Argyle Station

(1118 W Argyle St, Chicago, Illinois 60640)


February 1, 2020
12:00 pm
4:00 pm

The annual Argyle Lunar New Year Parade is a decades-old Uptown tradition celebrating the start of the new Lunar Year.  Join them as they kick off the YEAR OF THE RAT with music, colorful lion dances, live entertainment, and our community parade which will start at Argyle & Winthrop at 1:00pm sharp. Join Alderman Harry Osterman, Uptown United, and the Argyle business community for this special event!

Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Parade: 1:00 PM (starts at Argyle & Winthrop)
Program: 1:45 PM (at Argyle & Winthrop)

Parade will kick-off at Argyle & Winthrop promptly at 1:00 PM and will head east along Argyle St., south along Sheridan Rd., west along Ainslie St., and north along Broadway back to Argyle St.


Latin School of Chicago
4956 N. Sheridan - corner of Sheridan and Argyle
The Latin School Community Space welcomes you to drop in for a fun-filled day of art workshops and family-friendly Lunar New Year fun.

Chicago Public Library - Bezazian Branch
1226 W Ainslie (near intersection of Broadway/Ainslie)
12:00 - 12:45pm
Year of the Rat story time and crafts!


Before and after the parade, be sure to stop in to the many local businesses on Argyle offering a variety of goods, gifts, drinks, and menu items:  

A Touch of China
Hiep Loi Gift
Tai Nam Food Market
Viet Hoa Market

First Sip Cafe
Bambu Desserts & Drinks - Chicago
Bingo Tea
La Patisserie P
T'oui macaron

Ba Le Sandwich Shop & Bakery
Cafe Hoang Restaurant
Furama Chicago
Hai Yen Restaurant
Hon Kee Restaurant BBQ -n- Seafood
Honeymoon Cafe
Hồng Ngự
Immm Rice & Beyond
Kie Gol Lanee
Nha Hang Viet Nam
NhaTrang Restaurant
Pho 777
Pho 888
Phở Loan
Phố Việt
Pho Xe Lua
Sun Wah Barbecue Restaurant
Tank Noodle
Thai Pastry Restaurant
Tweet Let's Eat
Uptown Pho


Driving over to the Uptown neighborhood? Consider supporting the important work of the Vietnamese Association of Illinois by parking in their public lot located at 5019 N Winthrop Ave. Rates are competitive and proceeds go toward VAI's programming benefiting seniors, local youth, immigrants, and refugees.  

The Vietnamese Association of Illinois (VAI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that focuses on serving diverse communities, fostering unity, and promoting Vietnamese American identity.

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