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You are here: Home > Chinese Festivals Calendars & Info > Chinese New Year > Chinese New Year Calendar Events, Parades, and Festivals > New Jersey - Wyoming Chinese New Year Events

Chinese New Year 2014 Events happening at these states:

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  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma

  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhodes Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington and Washington, DC
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

The Chinese New Year 2014 - Year of the Horse - falls on January 31, 2014

For those who want to share their 2014 Chinese New Year Events, please email us

We are in the process of updating our calendar of events so please bear with us.

Note: Please confirm all information with the organizers/ website, especially before driving to an event.

New Jersey

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Year of the Horse Celebration
All ages.
What: New Jersey’s acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is a dynamic troupe that finds inspiration in everything from the graceful lines of calligraphy to the thunderous motion of martial arts. This high-energy celebration of the Chinese New Year will spin both traditional and contemporary music and dance into a colorful mélange sure to delight audiences of all ages.
Where: NJPAC, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ. (Victoria Theater)
When: Saturday, January 25 at 2:00 pm.
Cost: Adults $27, Children $13.

Chinese New Year Celebration
What: Celebrate the “Year of the Horse” with performances of traditional Lion Dance and Chinese martial arts. Don’t miss a chance to explore masterworks in the exhibiton,Ming to Modern: Elevating the Everyday in Chinese Art
Where: Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
When: Saturday, February 1 from 1-4 pm
Free with museum admission.

Chinese New Year Story and Craft
Kids in grades 1 – 6
What: Learn about the Chinese language, calligraphy, origami, and hear a story. Presented by GRHS Chinese language students.
Where: Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Wednesday, January 29 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm and Saturday, Feb. 1 at 10:30 am
Cost: Free.

Celebrate Chinese New Year of Horse at Bergen Chinese School

Sunday, February 23, 2014 12:00p to 5:00pm

HAckensack Middle School Hackensack, NJ (use entrance facing Passaic Street)

Come celebrate Chinese New Year with Chinese Service Center on February 2 3, 2014. Enjoy the lion dance, student performances and authentic Chinese food. Learn Chinese culture and language the fun way! We look forward to seeing you!
If you wish to sponsor the event, please send an email to

Phone (201) 448-7687

Price Free

Age Suitability None Specified


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New Mexico

Saturday, February 1, 2014 1-2:30 pm

Chinese Culture Center

427 Adams SC

Albuquerque, NM 87108

Cost: FREE

This event features a traditional 60-ft. long Chinese dragon performance, a lion dance, martial arts performances and a traditional Chinese ribbon dance.

The Chinese Culture Center located in Albuquerque, NM will be providing a Chinese New Year celebratory event on Saturday February 1, 2014. This year’s celebration features a traditional 60' long Chinese Dragon performance, Lion dance performances, martial arts performances, a beautiful traditional Chinese Ribbon dance and many others.

New York

The 15th Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

February 2, 2014, 1:00PM
Starts at Little Italy and goes through the main streets of Lower Manhattan/Chinatown Roosevelt Park (Canal & Cultural Festival & Booth: Sara Forsyth St) One block from the major subway system, next to the Manhattan Bridge, nearby all out of town buses, and surrounded by major market place.

Chinese New Year: The Horse

Saturday, January 25, 2014 2:30p to 3:30p

Brooklyn Children's Museum Brooklyn, NY

Learn about the Chinese Zodiac and calendar for the year of the Snake. Create a slithery craft while we discover what this year may bring!

Phone (718) 736-4400

Price 9.00

Age Suitability Kids and up

Category Museums

Preparing For The New Year In Chinatown, NYC Walking Tour 2014

The Lunar New Year Chinese celebration is the most significant in the Chinese culture and Chinatown in NYC is the place to be, as the neighborhood commemorates the occasion in a BIG way! Join the Museum of Chinese in America as they mount a weekly walking tour that teaches about holiday traditions and customs and flaunts how the area transforms itself for this New Year of the Horse.

Saturdays and Sundays from Jan 25, 2014 to Feb 9, 2014. Advanced reservations are required. Tickets are $12-$15 Click link for details and to purchase tickets

15th New Year Chinese New Year Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival in Chinatown, NYC

It is tradition to begin the Lunar New Year by setting off firecrackers at midnight. And, since Chinatown in NYC inhabits approximately 100,000 people and is one of the largest enclaves outside of Asia, you know they are pretty serious about traditions! However, it is illegal to light firecrackers in NYC! So, there is a formal ceremony that is approved for the setting off of rockets and firecrackers along with lion dances, drumming, dancing and a parade through the streets. *FREE*

January 31, 2014 at 11am.

Sara Roosevelt Park runs between Canal and East Houston between Grand and Forsyth St.

3,2, 1… Happy Chinese New Year!

Friday, January 31, 2014 11:30 am and 2;30 pm

Brooklyn Children's Museum Brooklyn, NY

Come celebrate the largest and most important annual festival celebrated by Chinese and Chinese descendants all around the world. Discover the Spring Festival or commonly known as Chinese New Year with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum as we ring in the year of the snake. Celebrate Chinese New Year and the year of the Horse with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Learn about this cultural celebration and create a New Year’s party hat to take home.
Ages 2 ½ - 5 yrs old

Phone (718) 735-4400

Price 9.00

Age Suitability 5 and under

Moon Over Manhattan: Celebrate the Lunar New Year Family Day

Saturday, February 1, 2014 1:00p to 4:00p

Asia Society and Museum New York, NY

Asia Society rings in the Year of the Snake with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Don’t miss an auspicious Lion Dance, a Kung Fu demonstration and much more!

Phone (212) 327-9368

Price $5 students, seniors, children, $7 members (Dual Family members FREE), $12 nonmembers.

Age Suitability All Ages

Lunar New Year Lantern-making Workshop

Saturday, February 8, 2014 1:00p

Queens Botanical Garden Flushing, NY

Celebrate Lunar New Year! Join QBG for a festive afternoon workshop following the annual Flushing Lunar New Year Parade. Create and decorate traditional Chinese paper lanterns in various symbolic colors. Each lanterns color symbolizes a different wish for a happy New Year -- participants will choose the color that expresses their wish and decorate a lantern to bring home and celebrate. (NOTE: The Parking Garden will be open for this event; $5 per vehicle.)

Price Included in admission

Age Suitability None Specified


Lunar New Year Celebration

Year of the Horse Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association

Saturday, February 8, 2014

The Galloping 5k fun run

5K easy fun runs on paved roadway; route includes portion off the ’Rails into Trails’ (Rogue Valley Railway: The Tea Kettle and Jacksonville Cannonball).

WHERE: Starts at Bigham Knoll campus (the corporate office location of Cutler

Investments Group) 525 East E Street, Jacksonville.

WHEN: Race begins at 8AM – rain or shine.

RACE FEES: Pre-registration: $20 with short sleeve T-Shirt; $10 without T-Shirt

Day-of registration: $25 with short sleeve T-Shirt; $15 without T-Shirt (shirt

availability not guaranteed for day-of registrants). Year of the Horse Caps and other merchandise available for purchase separately.

PACKET PICK-UP: Race day from 6:45-7:30AM ‘The Galloping shirts will be available for those paid and pre-registered.

DEADLINE: Pre-registration required by January 24, 2014 for T-shirt orders.

AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, and 3 rd place in 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

RESTRICTION: Due to insurance reasons, barefoot, headphones, bicycles, dogs, strollers, babyrollers, and in-line skates are not permitted.

INFORMATION: Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce 541-899-8118

Lion Dragon Dance Parade

Jacksonville, Oregon

Saturday February 8, 2014/ at 10:30am/ California street (downtown)

Presentation, performance and children’s activities from 11:30 to 2pm.

Chinese Cooking Demonstration at 11:30 and 12:30 (ticket required) at

Contact :

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14th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration


Ring in the Year of the Horse at IHP! Featuring dance performances from the Chinese community in Philadelphia, a sampling of traditional Chinese food, and at the end of the evening, and a time-honored lion dance to welcome the coming year once and for all. Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year, is a centuries old, important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated all around the world. Within China, regional customs and traditions concerning the celebration of the Chinese New Year vary widely. Often, the evening preceding New Year’s Day is an occasion for Chinese families to gather together to their annual reunion dinner. It is also traditional for every family to thoroughly cleanse the house, in order to sweep away any ill-fortune and to make way for good incoming luck. Windows and doors will be decorated with red paper cut-outs with popular themes of good-fortune or happiness, wealth, and longevity. Other activities include lighting firecrackers and giving money in red paper envelopes. Chinese tradition states that the Year of the Horse is optimistic, with a belief that good fortune will soon be on the way with plenty of supportive friends, so please join together and celebrate with your friends at International House!


Saturday, February 1, 2014 11 am - 4 pm

Hing Hay Park, Maynard Ave S and S King St., Seattle, WA 98104

The Chinatown-International District welcomes you to the 2014 Lunar New Year Celebration! The Lunar New Year Celebration is the most important festivity in the Chinese Lunar Calendar and brings thousands of families to participate in authentic cultural activities featuring coloring contest, face painting & balloons, calligraphy drawing, origami, temporary tattoos, and games and activities throughout the District. There is nonstop entertainment throughout the day including Lion and Dragon dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts and our fourth annual Children’s Parade Contest where kiddies can strut their best New Year’s cultural outfit on stage! Bring your family and friends to this exciting and unique cultural experience you can only find in the Chinatown-International District!

Cost: FREE

Celebrating the Year of the Horse

THE WING’S LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION: Celebrating the Year of the Horse

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Celebrating the Year of the Horse 11am

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience
719 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Kicks off a week of celebrating Lunar New Year with a day of activities at The Wing for the whole family!

11am Lieu Quan Lion Dance Team blesses The Wing with their vibrant and energetic team spirit. Come watch and cheer on the dancers as they rid The Wing of any bad luck as we start the lucky year of the horse. Afterwards, visit the newest KidPLACE exhibit, New Years All Round, where you can play games, do some arts and crafts, listen to stories, and view short films all based around the Lunar New Year. Free; Admission/Membership required to enter the Museum | At The Wing

11:30AM to 3PM New Years Fair

Take a passport journey through our building: create crafts, play life-sized Lucky Chess, watch lion dances from around the world, read and share New Year stories, and “pet” a New Year animal in our stuffed petting zoo.

Included with museum admission; free for Members | Throughout The Wing


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