Where to celebrate lively Lunar New Year events to toast the Year of the Dragon in Houston?

ByJef Rouner CultureMap logo
Saturday, February 10, 2024
Lunar New Year 2024: Visit these lively celebrations and events to celebrate the Year of the Dragon in the city of Houston
Check out this list of enjoyable activities and celebrations to welcome the Year of the Dragon this Lunar New Year!

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Lunar New Year officially starts on Saturday, Feb. 10, ushering in the Year of the Dragon. Also known as Chinese New Year, the celebration marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Southeast Asians honor the occasion around the globe, and especially here in Houston, which boasts a vibrant community.

With that in mind, we've rounded up a list of vibrant, energetic celebrations and events all over the city.

Houston Botanic Gardens

(through Feb. 25)

1 Botanic Lane

The Houston Botanic Gardens dazzles with Radiant Nature, a dazzling and stunning immersive exhibition that takes inspiration from the Lunar New Year and showcases many Chinese-inspired works. Produced by Tianyu Arts & Culture, more than 50 paper lanterns light up the collection across the garden, making it a breathtaking sight at night. Make sure to visit the Chinese pagoda and the enormous, 200-foot dragon.

For more events, continue reading this article from our ABC13 partners at Houston CultureMap.