Friday, February 20, 2015

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations. #CYN

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year! This week there will be many opportunities to see the Lion Dance in Southern California and throughout the US. We hope you get a chance to experience the festive celebrations first hand in your local area. Here is a few places that will be holding parades and fun events for all ages. Remember it's the year of the goat! 

 

California:

1. Southwest Airline Chinese New Year Parade – 3/7/2015, 6-8pm (San Francisco)
2. Chinese New Year Flower Fair – 2/14/15, 10am-8pm, and 2/15/15, 9am-6pm (San Francisco)
3. 116th Annual LA Golden Dragon Parade – 2/21/15, 1pm (Los Angeles)
4. Midnight Temple Ceremony – 2/18/15, 10pm-1am (Los Angeles)
5. The Highlighted Undiscovered Chinatown Tour – 2/21/15, 10:30am-12pm (Los Angeles)

Celebrations across the United States


Washington:


1. Lunar New Year Celebration – 2/21/15, 11am-4pm (Seattle)
2. Chinese Lunar New Year – 2/18/15, 5:30-7:30pm (Seattle)

Illinois:

1. Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade – 2/22/15, 1pm (Chicago)
2. Visit 360Chicago – 2/16/15-3/5/15 (Chicago)
3. Sounds of China: A Chinese New Year – 2/15/15, 3pm (Chicago)
4. Chinese New Year Kickoff Celebration – 2/19/15, 12-1pm (Chicago)
5. Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Garden – 2/21/15, 11am-3pm (Glencoe)
6. Chinese New Year Lantern Festival – 3/1/15 (Chicago)


Oregon:

1. Lan Su Chinese Garden – 2/19/15 through 3/5/15 (Portland)
http://www.lansugarden.org/things-to-do/events/chinese-new-year/

New York:

1. Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival – 2/22/15, 1pm (New York)
2. 16th New Year Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival – 2/19/15, 11am (New York)
3. Chinese New Year Lantern Making Workshop – 2/19/15, 3:30pm (Poughkeepsie)

Connecticut:

1. Lunarfest 2015 – 2/21/15, 10am (New Haven)

Florida:

1. Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival 2015 – 2/22/15, 11am (Orlando)
http://www.centralfloridadragonparade.org/
2. Chinese New Year Festival – 2/16/15, 11am-6pm (Miami)
http://www.chinesenewyearfestivalmiami.org/
3. 2015 Asia Fest – 2/21/15, 10am-5pm (Naples)
https://asiafest2014.eventbrite.com/
4. Kid’s Club: Chinese New Year – 2/19/15, 11am-12pm (Jacksonville)
5. Chinese New Year Gala – 2/14/15, 2-6pm (Tampa)
6. Chinese New Year Festival – 2/21/15, 10am-4pm (Tampa)


Virginia:

1. 8th Annual Chinese New Year Festival – 2/14/15, 10am-6pm, Luther Jackson Middle School (Falls Church)
2. Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration – 2/15/15, 12-4pm (Tysons Corner)
3. Chinese New Year: Year of the Sheep – 2/22/15, 1 hour (Fairfax County)

Washington, DC:

1. Chinese New Year Family Festival – 2/14/15, 11:30am-3pm
2. ImaginAsia: Love in Every Language – 2/15/15, 12-4pm
3. Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year at the Fair Oaks Mall – 2/21-2/22/15, 1-5pm