The Lunar New Year (also called Chinese New Year) marks the transition between zodiac signs. It begins on January 22, 2023 and is celebrated through February 5, ending with the Lantern Festival.
The Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendars traditional to many east Asian countries.
Celebrate the the year of the Rabbit in 2023.
If you want to have the best of luck during this next year, avoid these taboos during the Chinese New Year!
Find more details and fun facts about Chinese New Year at this website.
Celebrating Lunar New Year in Columbus
Read below for some fun events and offers to celebrate Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year in 2023 in Columbus.
Chinese New Year Celebration by TheMix@columbus state
January 19, 2023, 6-8 pm. NOW SOLD OUT
Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a menu that will bring luck and prosperity in 2023. Join food writer and chef-instructor Shawnie Kelley at Mitchell Hall as she guides you through techniques for making recipes considered significant during the Chinese New Year celebration and meant to bring good fortune.
Cost is $75; registration required. Now SOLD OUT.
Lunar New Year Celebration with International Friendships (IFI)
International Friendships (IFI) is a Christian community organization that works in partnership with universities and volunteers to promote friendship and hospitality for international students, scholars and family members.
Programs and activities are open to students of all nationalities and religions; any international student, visiting scholar, or spouse who wants to get to know other international students and American volunteers can participate. Families are always welcome.
January 20, 2023 from 6-9 pm. Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the “Year of the Rabbit” at Curl Market Viewpoint North (Curl 225), 80 W Woodruff Ave, Columbus, OH. You’ll enjoy authentic and delicious Chinese food, games with prizes, and a Dragon Dance. Details and registration here.
If you are from a country that does not celebrate the Lunar New Year, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn and experience something new.
Lunar New Year in Dublin
Dublin celebrates the Year of the Rabbit in 2023 with a few fun events.
January 22. The Dublin Link will be lit red and gold to ring in good fortune on the first night of the Lunar New Year.
Chinese New Year Festival at Dublin Scioto HS
January 28, 2023 from Noon to 5 p.m..
Attend the Chinese New Year Festival with arts, crafts and music at Dublin Scioto High School. The event is hosted by students, The Ohio Contemporary Chinese School and the Ohio Chinese Culture Link.
Taiwanese Lunar New Year Celebration
February 11, 2023 from 12:30-4 p.m.
Celebrate the Taiwanese Lunar New Year Celebration at Dublin Daniel Wright Elementary School. Enjoy a raffle drawing and performances, including Dragon Dances, Kung-fu, Chinese traditional musical instruments, heritage dances and more.
Panda Express Lunar New Year Tradition
Panda Express website has a scratch off Lunar New Year game where you can win prizes (and up to an $888 Panda gift card!). Just head to the website and look for the Good Fortune game banner at the top of the website (I won a coupon for $8 off a family meal).
You’ll also get $1 delivery during Lunar New Year when you order $10 or more on PandaExpress.com or the App. Offer expires Feb. 5.
Molly Woo’s Chinese New Year Lion Dance Celebration
January 30, 2023
Enjoy a family-style, three-course meal and the Chinese New Year celebration. Lion Dance begins at 7 pm. Enjoy a 3 course meal for $30; children under 12 is $15. Regular menu not available.
RESERVE BY PHONE: (614) 985-9667. Please call the restaurant to reserve for this special event.
Check back later for more Chinese New Years events and offers! Let us know of any others!