We are giving away a 4-pack of general admission tickets to the garden. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, February 3.
From our sponsors:
Chinese New Year Celebration
January 28-February 12, 2017
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Daily
Lantern Viewing February 7-12: 5:30 – 8 p.m.
More info: lansugarden.org/chinesenewyear
Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209
A celebration for families and individuals, Lan Su Chinese Garden’s annual Chinese New Year celebration roars with lion dances, glows with lanterns and entertains with cultural activities, dances and demonstrations. A complete two-week schedule of events and more information is found at www.lansugarden.org/chinesenewyear. All regular hour activities and events are free with garden admission or membership unless otherwise noted. Lantern Viewing and after-hour events require a special ticket.
Chinese New Year begins Saturday, January 28 with a full day of events and activities including Chinese story time, a wishing tree activity, a “Make Your Own Rooster Craft Activity,” Chinese Folk Art Demonstration, Chinese Yo-Yo performance and three lion dances from the NW Dragon & Lion Dance Association – and that’s just the first day! Additionally, on Saturday, January 28, every visitor that day will receive a hong bao, or traditional red envelope, containing a replica Chinese coin.
The festival continues with for 15 days with events including feng shui talks, Rooster and Chicken Show & Tell, Chinese calligraphy demonstrations, Chinese riddles & games and more.
Chinese New Year is sponsored by VT Group and Travel Portland with additional supported in grants from the Jackson Foundation, U.S. Bank Foundation, the Autzen Foundation, and the Herbert A. Templeton Foundation.