Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city is welcoming the Year of the ox with a city-wide celebration. Enjoy a signature concert featuring musicians directly from China, along with colorful parades, culinary events, a lantern procession, and more. Explore some of the top things to do during Chinese New Year in Chicago.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a dynamic evening of traditional Chinese music and theatre. The Shanghai Chinese Orchestra will highlight the history and influence of Chinese culture using traditional instruments.
The Lunar New Year celebrations kick off in Chicago with the Chinese Fine Arts Society’s lunch-hour performances of dance, song and stunning martial arts.
Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade - This colorful parade kicks off at 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue. The procession heads north up Wentworth to Cermak Road, and features marching bands, colorful floats and traditional lion dances.
Head to the food court for cultural performances along with games and activities, presented by Huaxing Arts Group. Enjoy Chinese calligraphy, lantern crafting, a photo booth, fortune telling, and more.
Visit Concierge Services on Level One of the Michigan Avenue lobby to receive a celebratory red envelope containing exclusive Lunar New Year offers from participating stores.