Lunar New Year Events

 

woman posing with a red parasol

Please join us to ring in the Year of the Rat at these celebrations across the US:

Fashion District Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA): Saturday, January 19, 12-5pm at The Cube:

  • Traditional Dragon Dance by the Philadelphia Suns
  • Arts & Crafts, such as creating your own Chinese lanterns
  • Lucky Envelope & Tree giveaway with mystery gift cards

Fashion Outlets of Chicago (Rosemont, IL): Saturday, January 25, 1-3:30pm at the Food Court:

  • Ring in the Year of the Rat with Fashion Outlets of Chicago with a special Lunar New Year offers and events! From January 24 – February 9, 2020, receive an exclusive Lunar New Year red envelope containing:
    • A complimentary commemorative Year of the Rat Savings Pass, providing up to $800 in savings at participating Fashion Outlets of Chicago stores
    • Complimentary luggage or shopping bag hold
    • Exclusive Lunar New Year offers from participating stores
    Simply visit Concierge Services on Level 1 near Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to receive your celebratory red envelope. Plus, enjoy the kickoff event in the food court on Saturday, January 25 from 1:00PM – 3:30PM, featuring cultural performances along with games and activities, presented by Huaxing Arts Group. For more information, text “RAT” to 847.957.4000.

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA (Niagara Falls, NY): Sunday, January 26, 1pm and Sunday February 2, 1pm (closing celebration). Located in Polo Ralph Lauren Court.

  • December 26 – February 2: Receive a Lunar New Year red envelope featuring a free commemorative Year of the Rat Savings Pass and additional special offers from participating stores.  Crafts and games for your family to enjoy available at Guest Services located near Saks OFF 5th.
  • Sunday, January 26 starting at 1pm, join us for traditional cultural performances by Gold Summit Martial Arts Institute. Performances will take place near Polo Ralph Lauren and will include a Dragon Dance, Lion Dancing and Marital Arts demonstrations. Cultural cooking demo by Le Creuset, tea sampling by David’s Tea.
  • Sunday, February 2 (tentative date) starting at 1pm, join us for the Lunar New Year closing celebration.  University of Buffalo students, along with the Confucius Institute, will celebrate with cultural musical performances, interactive crafts, family games and calligraphy art.

Queens Center (Queens, NY): Saturday, January 25, 12-3pm, Level 2 across from Starbucks:

  • 4 Performances: Traditional Lion Dance, Traditional Chinese Dance, Kung Fu, Traditional Chinese Singing
  • 3 Interactive Crafting Stations
  • Kids Craft, Face painting, Lantern making
  • 2 Models for Photo Ops
  • Photo Booth
  • Select QC Retailer/Sponsor Tabling (Retailers TBD)

Santa Monica Place (Santa Monica, CA): Saturday, January 25, 2-6pm in Center Plaza:

  • Hosted by comedian Paul “PK” Kim
  • Traditional Chinese lion dance
  • Korean fan dancers
  • Stilt walkers
  • Dough artist
  • Balloon twister
  • Wishing trees
  • Arts and crafts

Scottsdale Fashion Square (Scottsdale, AZ): Saturday, January 25, 12-3pm in Palm Court:

  • In partnership with Phoenix Chinese Week
    • Authentic performances including lion dancing, dragon dancing, and face changing.
    • Fashion displays throughout the mall
    • Calligraphy stations
    • Wishing Tree Wall

The Shops at North Bridge (Chicago, IL): Saturday, February 1, 1-3:30pm on Level 1:

  • Ring in the Year of the Rat with The Shops at North Bridge with a special Lunar New Year offers and events! From January 24 – February 9, 2020, receive an exclusive Lunar New Year red envelope containing exclusive Lunar New Year offers from participating stores.
  • Simply visit Concierge Services near the Michigan Avenue lobby to receive your celebratory red envelope. Plus, enjoy the kickoff event on Level One on Saturday, February 1 from 1:00PM – 3:30PM, featuring a Chinese Yoyo performance, along with games and activities, presented by Huaxing Arts Group.

Tysons Corner Center (Washington, DC area): Sunday, January 26, 11am-2pm in Fashion Court:

  • Jow Ga Shaolin Institute doing Lion and Dragon Dances
  • Crafts
  • Matcha Kiosk to sample as well as Moge Tee
  • Lux retailer samplings/displays, ie. Bloomingdales and Nordstrom make-up counters, etc.

Washington Square (Portland, OR): Saturday, February 1, 10am-3:30pm in Summit Court:

  • 10:00AM – Portland State Yo-Yo Team
  • 10:30AM – Sunflower Dance Troupe
  • 11:00AM – Portland Puppet Museum featuring puppets of China
  • 12:00PM – Lac Hong Vietnamese Language School
  • 12:30PM – Wisdom Arts Academy
  • 1:00PM – Summit WuShu
  • 1:30PM – Storytelling by Alton Chung
  • 2:00PM – Hope Chinese Charter School
  • 2:30PM – Jiaoying Chinese Culture & Art School
  • 3:00PM – Haiyan International Dance Academy
  • 3:30PM – White Lotus Lion Dance
  • In addition to performances, families will enjoy activities including Lunar New Year Bingo, Coin Necklaces, Calligraphy, Cherry Boom Art, Chinese Wishing Tree, and Chinese Fan Art Project.