Chinese New Year Festival 2022

Celebrate the lunar new year and welcome the Year of the Tiger at The Huntington’s Chinese New Year Festival Feb. 5 and 6. Families can enjoy lion dancers, a mask-changing artist, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese music, art and craft demonstrations, and more. The festivities will take place in and around the Chinese Garden and other performance spaces.

In accordance with the mandate from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health regarding masks, all visitors regardless of vaccination status are required to wear masks indoors. (Children under age 2 are exempt.) Masks are strongly recommended outdoors in crowded settings. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.

Programming is subject to change without notice. Advanced reservations are required. Capacity is limited.

SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 2022 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

SUNDAY, FEB. 6, 2022 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Take the Route H shuttle to the Chinese New Year Festival and save on admission! Parking will be limited at The Huntington during the festival—take the shuttle to avoid parking. Learn more about Route H and reserve your shuttle tickets in advance.

Event Highlights

  • Martial arts performances by the Shaolin Temple Cultural Center USA
  • Calligraphy demonstrations with The Huntington resident artist Tang Qingnian
  • Wushu Tai Chi performances from the Guo Jie Tai Chi Academy
  • Chinese floral art displays
  • Penjing and viewing stones display
  • Chinese dining specials at the Red Car coffee shop, 1919 Cafe, and Jade Court Cafe
  • Food trucks, including Dina’s Dumplings, The Tropic Truck, Trapiyaki Truck, Salt N’ Pepper Truck, Fluff Ice, and Drizzle


East West Bank is the sole corporate sponsor of The Huntington’s Chinese New Year Festival.

Additional funding provided by The Justin Vajna Memorial Fund for Educational Programs in the Chinese Garden.

Special thanks to Rosa Zee and the Chinese Floral Arts Foundation volunteers. Festival floral arrangements by Margit Holakoui.


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