Celebrate the Lunar New Year 2024 at The Huntington's Chinese Festival

This weekend, The Huntington invites you to immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions and rich cultural tapestry of the Lunar New Year. Celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dragon with an array of captivating festivities that promise to enchant and inspire.

A Cultural Tapestry Unfolds

Set against the stunning backdrop of The Huntington's renowned Chinese gardens, the Chinese New Year Festival offers a unique blend of traditional and contemporary celebrations. As you step into this enchanting space, prepare to be greeted by the rhythmic beats of lion dancers and the mesmerizing artistry of mask-changing performances. These time-honored traditions, deeply rooted in Chinese culture, bring forth a sense of wonder and connection to centuries-old customs.

Engage Your Senses

Beyond the visual spectacle, the festival invites you to engage all your senses. Martial arts demonstrations showcase the strength and grace of ancient practices, while the melodies of Chinese music fill the air, creating an atmosphere of harmony and joy. And let's not forget the culinary delights! Indulge in a variety of sweet and savory treats, from the fluffy bao buns to the refreshing yuzu sorbet, available at the museum’s dining spots. Each bite is a celebration of flavor and tradition, adding an extra layer of delight to your festival experience.

Plan Your Visit

The Chinese New Year Festival at The Huntington is a ticketed event, included with museum admission. The festivities unfold over two days, from February 10 to February 11, 2024, allowing ample opportunity for everyone to partake in the celebrations. The doors open at 10:00 AM, giving you a full day to explore, discover, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Lunar New Year.

As you mark your calendars for this special event, remember that the Chinese New Year Festival at The Huntington is more than just a celebration; it's a bridge connecting the past with the present, tradition with innovation, and individuals with the community. Join us in welcoming the Year of the Dragon, and let's together embrace the spirit of renewal, hope, and unity that the Lunar New Year symbolizes.

For more details and to plan your visit, https://huntington.org/event/chinese-new-year-festival

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