Chinatown celebrates Chinese New Year

Las Vegas Chinatown celebrates Chinese New Year on Sunday (Asian & Pacific Islander Connection)

Las Vegas Chinatown celebrates Chinese New Year on Sunday (Asian & Pacific Islander Connection)

By Bert Eljera

LAS VEGAS – The Chinese American Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and Chinatown Plaza are holding the 19th annual Chinese New Year Celebration / Asian Festival on Sunday, Feb. 17.

It’s the largest Chinese New Year event in Las Vegas and will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chinatown Plaza parking lot, located at 4255 Spring Mountain Road.

Celebrating the Year of the Snake, over 6,000 community participants are expected to attend. There will be entertainment, food, and free drawing, in addition to performances by Polynesian Dance, Japanese Taiko drums, lion dance, and acrobats.

There will also be arts and crafts, jewelries and other merchandise booths. Everyone is invited to come and join the fun.

For additional information, contact the organizers at (702) 221-8448 or visit www.lvchinatown.com or www.lvcacc.org.

 

 

 

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