Celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rabbit.
By News Desk
Here’s a comprehensive list of all the Lunar New Year in the area:
An all-day entertainment with lion dancers, live candy sculpting, live Chinese demonstrations, food, merchants, activity booths, cultural pavilions, and many other exciting performances along Main Street, in the heart of downtown Alhambra.
The city will also honor Brandon Tsay, the man who disarmed Monterey Park mass shooter, with a Medal of Bravery. The ceremony will take place at 12:30 pm at the main stage.
Downtown Alhambra. 01/29/2023 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
- January 21
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Lily Cai Chinese Dance, Reese Hall
- January 28
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Red Envelope Craft, Reese Hall
- February 04
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Rabbit Lantern Craft, Reese Hall
- February 11
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Rabbit Puppet Craft, Reese Hall
- February 18
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lion Dance, First Street Entrance
All ages are welcome. Space is limited. Location 101 S. First St. Alhambra
– Sunday’s Lunar Year Festival was Cancelled.
– USC Pacific Asia Museum Lunar New Year Festivities were cancelled.
Norton Simon Museum
Join a Museum Educator for a short tour examining works in the Museum’s South and Southeast Asian collection that celebrate lunar deities. Then, head to the lower-level courtyard and choose from three art activities that center on the Year of the Rabbit.
Free with museum admission and is designed for families with children ages 4–12. Participants will meet in the Entrance Gallery.
Celebrate with your little ones at this Lunar New Year-themed storytime. For ages 3+ and their caregivers.
Wednesday, Jan. 25 4:00 pm Location Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd Pasadena
One of the biggest Lunar Year festivals in the region, The San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival will include street food fair, marketplace, chalk art contest, KPOP dance cover contest, sponsors and much more.
The event will feature:
- Opening ceremony with a lion dance and a dragon dance
- Complimentary guided walking tours of the Mission District from noon to 4 p.m., with two special tours led by Mayor Tony Ding
- A full day of cultural music and dance performances by various schools in the San Gabriel Valley
- 80+ food and artisanal booths
- A kids’ zone
In addition, attendees are invited to create a joint community art piece – A Rainbow of Peace Cranes – in recognition of the Monterey Park tragedy and its impact on cities in the San Gabriel Valley.
Sat., February 4, 2023 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Location San Gabriel Mission District
San Gabriel Library
Learn about the Lunar New Year and how it is celebrated around the world. For ages 5 – 12 with parent or caregiver. Attendance is limited, and advance registration is required.
Tuesday, January 14, 2023
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
500 S Del Mar Ave.
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