Lunar New Year Festival at Pacific Asia Museum
Saturday, January 29
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 449-2742 www.pacificasiamuseum.org
Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena is kicking off its 40th Anniversary public programming with the Lunar New Year Free Family Festival celebrating the Year of the Rabbit!
Admission to the event, performances, crafts, demonstrations and museum galleries are free to the public.
The Lunar New Year Festival is co-presented by the museum’s Chinese Arts Council, and made possible by the generosity of Wells Fargo.
Food vendors and crafts for sale are on-site at the event.
Schedule of Performances and Demonstrations
11:30 am Lion Dance
12:00 pm Kung fu demonstration
12:30 pm Magical face-changing and teapot balancing
1:00 pm Chinese musical performance: guzheng and erhu duet
1:30 pm Chinese cultural dances and flower arranging demonstration
2:00 pm Bowl-kicking act
2:30 pm Magic show and Penjing demonstration
3:00 pm Youth lion dance
3:30 pm Puppet shows and flower arranging demonstration
4:00 pm Chinese cultural dances
Crafts activities include make-your-own calligraphy scroll, button making, Year of the Rabbit decoration activity, paper cutting, paper folding, face painting and festive coloring activity.
Demonstrations include Kung fu, Chinese flower arranging and Penjing (Chinese Bonsai).
Food Vendors will offer for sale Chinese cuisine, Japanese cuisine, Thai cuisine, and boba tea.
Craft and Gift Vendors will offer for sale tea and tea accessories, Chinese clothing accessories and Lunar New Year décor items.