Celebrate the Lunar New Year, one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, with an exciting celebration at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!
Visitors of all backgrounds will learn, experience, and participate in traditions surrounding the Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26!
You’ll be mesmerized by the Chinese Lion Dancers of Tai Yim Kung Fu School, who perform the traditional lion dance throughout Port Discovery using a paper mache lion, instruments, and dance that will captivate you! Learn the art of calligraphy and chopsticks with the Xiamen Chinese Sister City, and share your gifts by partaking in the traditional exchange of red envelopes between one generation and the next! Plus, enjoy traditional Chinese music through a performance from The Washington Guzheng Society on Sunday, January 26!
Other art projects and programs will take place throughout the weekend! Check the Event Calendar for a daily schedule.
Port Discovery Hours during Lunar New Year celebrations
Saturday, January 25: 10AM - 5PM
Sunday, January 26: 12PM Noon - 5PM