Every year on the first day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar Las Vegas is transformed with the extravagant and bright decor. Spectacular displays show a giant money tree and symbols of the Chinese New Year. Hotels and casinos are decorated with Chinese lanterns and ornaments.
Traditionally, a dragon parade and carnival procession take place in the city as well. The main venue for the celebration is Fremont Street. Restaurants abound with various Chinese dishes. People wish each other wealth, health, and good luck.