(Jay Wallace Images)

The annual Chinese New Year Parade rolled through Chinatown, and thousands attended despite the cold.

With spectacular dancing, costumes, and a bevy of dragons, it’s hardly surprising that Victorians braved the weather to collectively welcome the year of the dog.

In case you missed it, here are 17 spectacular photos of Victoria’s Chinese New Year Parade 2018.

Happy Chinese New Year – 2018 – Year of the Dog.All images Copyright Colin Smith PhotographyVictoria Buzz

Posted by Colin Smith Photography on Sunday, February 18, 2018

Chinese New Year! 🎇🎊🐉

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Spotted in Chinatown! 🦁 and 🐉 to celebrate the year of the 🐕

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Chinese New Year! 🎇🎊🐉

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The year of the dog has begun! #victoriabc #chinatown #chinesenewyear #dragon

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