Ring in the Year of the Dragon during a month-long celebration of Chinese New Year with Lunarfest Parade Yale China New Haven CT! Lunarfest is Connecticut’s largest annual Lunar New Year celebration. Featuring a traditional lion dance troupe, local artists, and local organizations, the annual festivities are full of learning, culture, arts, and fun. Participate in free, family-friendly activities after the Lion parade partner locations on Sunday, February 26 at Whitney Avenue between Grove and Trumbull, 10 am-11 am
The Julong Wushu lion dance troupe will be performing at the New Haven Free Public Library. There will also be a shadow puppet show hosted by OompaPossum Puppets artistic director Kimberly Van Aelst.
Lunarfest promotes cross-cultural awareness and understanding by embracing community collaborations and is the largest celebration of Lunar New Year and Chinese culture in Connecticut. Other events include a Lunarfest community mural, art, Chinese opera, panel discission, food, movie, theatre, and more. To view the full schedule or register for events visit the Yale-China Association