[Hoodline] Chinatown's First Hungry Ghost Festival Satisfies Attendees With Spirited Fun
Photo Credit: Dorothy O'Donnell
Late Saturday afternoon, an excited crowd gathered at Rose Pak Station to watch the inaugural Ghost King Parade. Kicking off Chinatown’s first Hungry Ghost Festival, the procession marched to Portsmouth Square at a dignified pace, punctuated by the solemn beat of drums. Along the way, parade leaders tossed rice to feed the restless spirits, or hungry ghosts.