Here at PDX Parent, we hope the Year of the Tiger is your best year yet. Check out these events to celebrate Lunar New Year with your family in 2022.

Thank you to our sponsor, Washington Square Mall. In celebration of the Lunar New Year on February 5, enjoy traditional crafts, stories, dances, tastes, deals, and more for the whole family, as they celebrate the Year of the Tiger.

Lunar New Year Celebration at Washington Square
Washington Square wishes you and your family good fortune and happiness during the Year of the Tiger. Head to Summit Court on February 5 to snap a selfie and make a wish on red ribbon. There will be performances, deals, traditional crafts and more for the whole family.
When: February 5
Cost: Free, but plan to purchase dumplings at Din Tai Fung!

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Chinese New Year Lantern Viewing Evening and Daytime Festival at Lan Su Chinese Garden
Your children will never forget the magic of celebrating Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Buy tickets to one of their lantern viewing evenings, and witness a 50-foot illuminated dragon procession performed by Portland Lee’s Association Dragon & Lion Dance Team. The garden will be glowing and the tea will be hot, rain or shine. Their daytime programs will include Lion Dance performances, martial art demonstrations, Chinese dance performances, Chinese art demonstrations and family activities.
When: February 1-15
Cost: Tickets to lantern viewing are $15-25, and children under 2 are free. Daytime admission is $9.95-12.95, children under 5 are free.

Lunar New Year Celebration at Keller Auditorium
You will see acrobatics, hear live music, view art exhibits, watch ballet performances, witness routines from Wushu international champions and see a variety of culture performances, plus visit craft workshops on site. All ages welcome.
When: January 29, performances begin at 7:00 pm. Craft workshops open at 5:00 pm.
Cost: Tickets start at $20

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Celebrate Lunar New Year at LEKA Playland
This celebration is free with regular admission to this beautiful indoor playground designed for children ages 0-5. Take fun photos in the photo booth, and there will be red enevelopes for all kids.
When: February 1-2
Cost: Included with admission

Lion Dance at Mama Dut
Celebrate and be blessed by dancing lions from White Lotus Lion Dance, and eat delicious plant-based Vietnamese food at Mama Dut.
When: January 31, 5:00 pm

Portland Chinatown Museum Virtual Programming
The Portland Chinatown Museum is partnering with Lan Su Chinese Garden to produce these virtual events with photographer Dean Wong and founding member of the Portland Chinatown History Foundation Sarah Chung.
When: February 2 and 9, 2:00-3:00 pm
Reserve tickets here.

APANO Lunar New Year Gathering
This outdoor event at the Orchards of 82nd Playground will feature FREE food, music, art making, photo booths and a campfire. Masks required.
When: February 1, 6:00 pm
Where: 8118 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97206

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Meg Asby
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