Celebrate Lunar New Year with events in Cleveland

2018 lunar new year dragon

Lunar New Year is the most important social and economic holiday for billions of people around the world. It’s tied to the lunar-solar Chinese calendar and was originally observed as a time to honor household and heavenly deities and ancestors.

Today, it’s a special time to bring friends and family together for feasting and festivities in China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan and beyond.

2023 Year of the Rabbit Lunar New Year Events in Cleveland

While the official date of Lunar New Year 2023 is Sunday, January 22, many organizations in the Cleveland area host events surrounding this date to celebrate the Lunar New Year. OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates has cultivated a comprehensive list of events in the area, most of which are open to the public. We hope you celebrate Lunar New Year by engaging in community events. 

Learn more about Lunar New Year on the Center for International Affairs website or review the Kelvin Smith Library’s Research Guide to Lunar New Year.