Thursday, February 19, 2015 through Thursday, March 5, 2015
The Year of the Ram begins February 19, 2015! 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
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.
This project is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust: Oregonians sustaining, developing and participating in our arts, heritage and humanities.