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Seattle Lunar New Year Celebration Pictures & 2017 Info | Music, Dancing, Martial Arts, Thousands of Spectators

Seattle’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration is back on January 29 in the heart of the Chinatown-International District. Come out and usher in the year of the rooster & enjoy Dragon & Lion Dances, traditional drumming (above), martial arts demonstrations, delicious food and more!


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Lunar New Year
January 29, 2017
11AM – 4PM | Free | All Ages
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Location: Seattle’s Chinatown-International District

The Year of the Rooster is officially here so don’t forget to save the date for the 2017 Lunar New Year Celebration! Over the last few years, the Lunar New Year Celebration is the largest event of its kind in the region and showcases diversity, richness and culture of the Asian community. The collaboration with other neighborhood businesses/organizations has helped draw thousands of visitors from throughout the region for a day of festivities.

The celebration include traditional dragon and lion dances, Japanese Taiko Drumming, martial arts and other cultural performances on the Main Stage. Combined with arts, crafts and a variety of family friendly activities there is something for everyone.

Don’t forget the return of the neighborhood’s Annual $3 Food Walk presented by Delta Air Lines!


TimePerformancePerforming Group
11:00 amLion DanceMak Fai Kung Fu Club
11:30 amChinese Cultural DanceTanya Woo
12:00 pmTBDTBD
12:30 pmTBDTBD
 1:00 pmMartial Arts DemonstrationsWudang Internal Martial Arts Academy
 1:30 pmAdults & Kids Costume ContestNorthwest Asian Weekly
 2:15 pmTBDTBD
 2:30 pmMartial Arts DemonstrationsNorthwest Wushu Academy
  3:00 pmTBDTBD
 3:30 pmLion DanceNW Kung Fu Fitness

**TBD – To Be Determined**



Lots of adults, children, & pets will enter into our eighth annual Children’s Costume Contest presented by NW Asian Weekly where they showed off their best cultural New Year’s outfit on stage! Parents are welcome to accompany their children on stage. Judges announced winners and prizes that same day! You can pre-register by printing and submitting their contest form from their website. See application for details. Good Luck!


Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

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