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Chinese New Year 2024

The popular cultural festival offers delicious food and entertainment

Dates: February 3–4, 2024

Chinese New Year

Ring in Lunar New Year with the annual Phoenix Chinese Week Cultural and Cuisine Festival. The popular two-day event attracts thousands of participants and visitors to Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix.

Phoenix Chinese Week (February 3–4, 2024)

Phoenix Chinese Week features music acts, art, traditional dances, theater performances, social and educational events reflecting the rich Chinese culture and heritage.

The free weekend festival is also a great opportunity to try authentic Chinese delicacies and holiday treats. The Children’s Pavilion offers free demonstrations of Chinese calligraphy, paper folding, folk art, paper cutting as well as other crafts.

Traditional dragon boats display is among the highlights of the festival. Also, don't forget to stop by the bronze statue of the Giant Panda cuddling her cub, which was gifted to Phoenix by the City of Chengdu, Sichuan, in honor of the Sister City relationship.

Lunar New Year's Imperial Feast (February 3, 2024)

If not Phoenix Chinese Week, opt for an interesting alternative—Lunar New Year's Imperial Feast at Great Wall Cuisine. It's held on a selected Saturday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The tickets are available at $80. The event is presented by OCA Greater Phoenix and allows everyone to experience the diversity and richness of Asian American cuisine and culture.

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