Orange County

Central Florida Dragon Parade celebrates ‘Year of the Tiger’ and Asian community

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Central Florida community came out Sunday to celebrate the Lunar New Year during the 10th annual Dragon Parade in Orlando.

The Lunar New Year is the most celebrated holiday in East Asia, with events attracting thousands of attendees around the world each year.

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Organizers said this Dragon Parade event in Orlando is the largest Lunar New Year parade in Florida.

The parade started at the corner of Lake Highland Drive and North Mills Avenue, and ended at North Thornton Avenue and Colonial Drive.

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Local businesses and government officials were in attendance to show their support for the Asian community in Central Florida.

This year celebrated the “Year of the Tiger,” which represents the idea of courage and bravery in times of struggle.

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More information on the Central Florida Dragon Parade can be found here.

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