Tickets are now on sale for the 2024 Lunar New Year & GWADA’s 30th Year Anniversary! Come celebrate the Year of the Dragon with GWADA, APIA, and special guests.

The event will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 5:00-9:00 PM. It will be hosted at the Peikoff Alumni House (“Ole Jim”) at Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002.

If you are a Gallaudet student, please contact APIA at APIA@gallaudet.edu to pay them directly, and show your student ID as proof. Do not pay through this website.

Early Bird Special (deadline: February 17, 2024, 11:59 PM)

  • Members: $55
  • Non-Members: $65
  • Children (ages 7-18): $25
  • Children (ages 0-6): free
  • Non-Gallaudet Students/Senior Citizens: $45

Regular (deadline: March 1, 2024, 11:59 PM)

  • Members: $65
  • Non-Members: $75
  • Children (ages 7-18): $35
  • Children (ages 0-6): free
  • Non-Gallaudet Students/Senior Citizens: $45

Scan the Zeffy QR code below or click on this link to purchase ticket(s).

Scan the Zeffy QR code above or click on this link to purchase ticket(s).

Note: When you are in the “summary” section of the ticket link, you can select “Other” in the drop-down under “Add a contribution to keep the platform we use 100% free!” and put $0.

All tickets must be bought online. NO tickets will be sold at the door.

From left to right: YoungHae Park-Palabrica (emcee), Lisa McBee (visual vernacular performer), and Yudan Liu (story teller)
From left to right: YoungHae Park-Palabrica (emcee), Lisa McBee (visual vernacular performer), and Yudan Liu (story teller)

YoungHae Park-Palabrica, a well-respected and longtime GWADA member, will be our distinguished emcee.

There will be:

  • Delicious Chinese and Filipino food
  • Socializing with old and new faces
  • Chinese cultural stories by Yudan Liu
  • Visual Vernacular performances by Lisa McBee
  • Filipino folk dancing
  • Children’s martial arts performance
  • Lion dancing
  • DJ music
  • Red envelopes for children
  • Raffle giveaways
  • Speeches
  • New GWADA shirts on sale ($5 discount at this event only!)
  • NEW this year – a silent auction with generous donations by Asian/Deaf businesses!!

DIRECTIONS how to get to the venue:

By Car: Park at parking structure on 6th Street by Peikoff Alumni House and Kellogg Hotel

Closest Metro: NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro Station, then walk 20 minutes to Gallaudet campus

Peikoff Alumni House, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Thank you for sponsors and donors for supporting our event: 
Sorenson
ZVRS & Purple Communications
Clara’s Green House
Kandila Flame
McBeeASL
Jeevan Portraits
By Mara
pi00a
Streetcar 82
Luna Hall DC
Balangay DC

If you would like to help volunteer at this event, please email gwada.dmv@gmail.com. We are looking for volunteers for setup, cleanup, membership check-in, and guest assistance. Volunteers will get a free 2024 GWADA T-shirt!