Chinese New Year 2024

Year of the Dragon

Happy Chinese New Year! Wishing you health and prosperity in 2024!

Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, is the best time of the whole year to experience Chinese traditions, parties, banquets, taste various gourmet foods & deserts, and enjoy sheer happiness. And the best thing is that there are so many New Year gifts and red envelops.

Can’t wait to celebrate Chinese New Year? We should first know when it is, why to celebrate it, what to eat, the most popular activities and decorations. It is also very interesting and important for you to figure out what your Chinese zodiac animal and what to do to bring good fortune in the upcoming new year.

So now let's follow the local custom, put on your best Chinese New Year outfits, say "xīn nián hǎo" to each other and start celebrating!

Chinese New Year 2024 Dates

Chinese New Year date varies every year due to the Chinese calendar. The celebrations actually starts from the little year for the preparations, and officially begin on New Year’s Eve and Spring Festival, when everything is ready for the this big event. Lasting up to 15 days, Lunar New year finally ends with the Lantern Festival.

    Chinese New Year 2024 kicks off on Saturday, February 10th, 2024, and starts the Year of the Dragon. The New Year’s Eve is February 9th, 2024. It is time for new beginnings and fresh starts!
    Spring Festival is to Chinese as Christmas air is to the Westerns. It begins with a wide range of activities and traditions, including the Chinese New Year Eve's feast, setting off fireworks, lion dance and dragon dance, temple fair...
    Lantern Festival marks the culmination of Lunar New Year celebrations. Enjoy yourself the fantastic lantern shows and the parades, guess lantern riddles with family and friends, and taste delicious Tangyuan and Yuanxiao.

Chinese New Year Traditions & Celebrations

Here are the greatest and most celebrated traditional festivals in China, including the top four ancient China festivals: Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, Qingming Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival, which have their origin in traditional Chinese culture, and even have a profound effect on other Eastern Asian countries through history.