Chinese New Year 2012

Chinese New Year is a time to welcome longevity, wealth and prosperity and to eliminate any negative chi from the past. Chinese New Year (also called the Lunar New Year) occurs in the early months of our calendar year, typically January or February and this year falls on January 23rd. This year we celebrate the Year of the Dragon in true LA Style.

Lunar New Year Festival (1/14)

Come celebrate the Year of the Dragon at the Pacific Asia Museum. Enjoy a free full day of stage performance, crafts, hands on activities and more. The fun begins January 14th from 11am to 5pm. Read More

Chinese Cultural Arts Celebration (1/15)

Join the Huntington Library explore the music, theater, and folk crafts of China in a day long event to celebrate the Year of the Dragon. Artisits and performers from Jiangsu Province, China will be on hand to bring authentic dance, puppets show, crafts and more to this event. This event will be held on January 15th from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Read More

Universal City’s Chinese New Year Buffet with Abalone (1/20- 1/22)

Join us and celebrate the Year of the Dragon with our  exquisite Seafood Dinner Buffet with Abalone. You won’t want to miss out on the traditional Lion Dance Saturday and Sunday. Live Chinese Instrumental Music performed every night for your enjoyment. For reservations call Cafe Sierra at (818) 509-2030, times and prices are as followed:

Friday Jan 20 from 6pm to 10pm
Adults: $56    Children:(3-10) $26

Saturday Jan 21st & Sunday Jan 22nd from 5pm to 10pm
Adults: $56    Children:(3-10) $26

Chinese American Free Museum Day (1/28)

Enjoy a free day at the Chinese American Museum on Jan 28th  in honor of the Year of the Dragon. Discover the history, culture and majesty of China with a free guided tour through this museum. Museum is open from 10am to 3pm. Read More

113th Annual Golden Dragon Parade (1/28- 1/29)

LA Chinatown kicks off the Year of the Dragon the weekend of January 28th-29th. Enjoy Floats, decked-out cars, Dancers and Bands and they the heart of Chinatown with Disney’s Mulan, Mushu and author Lisa See as the Grand Marshals. The festivities begin at 10am till 8pm at two festival sites. Read More

The Great Chinatown Hunt (1/29)

Get ready for an exciting clue-solving adventure through one of the city’s most colorful, diverse and historic districts during the weekend of the world-famous Chinese New Year celebration. You’ll search for clues throughout this lively neighborhood of contrasts: discover ancient traditions alongside experimental art; explore picturesque alleyways and traditional temples, bustling shops and hidden courtyards. Begins at 11am. Read More

We hope you enjoy whatever activities you chose. Gung hay fat choy to all!

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