The Year of the Monkey begins February 8, 2016! People born in the Year of the Monkey are generally clever, sociable, and innovative.
Check back soon for a full schedule of events and more information about Chinese New Year at Lan Su!
The Year of the Ram! People born in the Year of the Ram are generally sincere, persistent, and quick.
Learn more about Chinese New Year, the most colorful and joyous of all Chinese festivals during Lan Su's two-week celebration. The celebration kicks off on Thursday, February 19 with "Rolling in the Wealth," a traditional good fortune and prosperity activity of rolling oranges and gold coins through Lan Su's front door. "Rolling in the Wealth" is followed by a lion dance performance , and much more! Every guest visiting on February 19 will also receive a hong bao, or traditional lucky red envelope.
The celebration ends with four nights of Lantern Viewing and dragon processions (March 2-5). A separate admission ticket is required for this event.
Weekends during Chinese New Year feature:
Weekdays offer a sneak peek at Lan Su's 2015 events and activities, including Cuisines of China, Lan Su in Bloom, Chinese Fun and Games, and more.
Please note: For the safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff, entry may be limited at peak times of visitation to meet fire code regulations. Expect lines at times on opening day and weekend days. Plan for the most auspicious visit by arriving early! "Rolling in the Wealth" orange and coin rolling is limited to the first 100 visitors.
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