Things To Do

Calligraphy Art Demonstration

Friday, January 30, 2015

Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.

Winter at Lan Su

Monday, January 12, 2015

Chinese New Year 2015—Year of the Ram celebrations begin February 19! Start your preparations for Chinese New Year by cleaning your house, gathering with family and planning your visit to Lan Su! Chinese New Year is the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals and Lan Su celebrates with two weeks of festivities and four evenings of Lantern Viewing.

New Year Feng Shui Presentation

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Feng shui expert Gwynne Warner of 10,000 Blessings Feng Shui presents a talk on Making the Most of Chinese New Year. Learn easy and fun ways to influence your luck for the entire year.

Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of the most popular things to do in Portland. Experience the most joyous two-week celebration for families and individuals with lion dances, glowing lanterns, cultural activities, and more. Each guest visiting on February 19 will also receive a hong bao—a traditional lucky red envelope.

Make Your Own "Happy New Year" Greeting Card

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Share the fun of Chinese New Year by making your own “Happy New Year” card.

Rolling in the Wealth

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ram with this tradition for ensuring a prosperous new year!

The Chinese Wishing Tree

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Make a wish for Chinese New Year 2015, the Year of the Ram! Available to the first 300 visitors.

New Year Calligraphy Art Demonstration

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.

Lion Dance Performance

Thursday, February 19, 2015

See lion dancers up close as they welcome the Year of the Ram!

Music in the Teahouse for the New Year

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Listen to music from students and teachers of the Wisdom Arts Academy as you enjoy tea in the Teahouse. Requires purchase of tea.

Chinese Story Time

Friday, February 20, 2015

Listen to classic Chinese stories about the zodiac calendar and the Year of the Ram.

Learn American Mahjong in the New Year

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ask questions and learn more about American-style mahjong while a group of experienced players demonstrate the game in the garden.

Today at the Garden

10:30 am - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Music in the Teahouse

Listen to music from students and teachers of the Wisdom Arts Academy as you enjoy tea in the Teahouse. Requires purchase of tea.

1:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

2:30 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

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Coming soon to Lan Su

Winter at Lan Su

Monday, January 12, 2015

Chinese New Year 2015—Year of the Ram celebrations begin February 19! Start your preparations for Chinese New Year by cleaning your house, gathering with family and planning your visit to Lan Su! Chinese New Year is the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals and Lan Su celebrates with two weeks of festivities and four evenings of Lantern Viewing.


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Chinese New Year Lion Dance

Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of the most popular things to do in Portland. Experience the most joyous two-week celebration for families and individuals with lion dances, glowing lanterns, cultural activities, and more. Each guest visiting on February 19 will also receive a hong bao—a traditional lucky red envelope.


Find out more »

Chinese Fun and Games

Friday, March 6, 2015

The fun doesn’t stop when Chinese New Year ends—come back to Lan Su this spring for Chinese fun and games, including wei chi, mahjong, ping pong and more.


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