UPDATE: The Chinese New Year Festival has been canceled.
Here’s the statement from the Triangle Area Chinese American Society:
The TACAS Board has decided, in the spirit of caution, to cancel the Chinese New Year Festival on Feb. 1 at the NC State Fairgrounds, celebrating the Year of the Rat. We are respectful of potential health concerns expressed by performers, vendors, and members of the general public, and look forward to welcoming everyone back in 2021 when we celebrate the Year of the Ox on January 30, 2021. Ticket refunds for the 2020 festival should be requested from the original outlet of purchase and will be honored through February 15, 2020. Refunds will include only the ticket price and not transaction fees for electronic tickets. Thank you for your support and understanding. We wish you and your families a healthy, happy and prosperous Year of the Rat, and look forward to seeing you next year!
The Chapel Hill Lightup Festival has also been canceled.
The Triangle’s largest Chinese New Year Festival will take place Saturday, February 1st, 2020, at the NC State Fairgrounds.
The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- $10 at the door
- $6 in advance
- $6 for TACAS member (Triangle Angle Chinese American Society)
- $6 for senior citizen
- $6 for military member with ID
- Free for kids 6 and under
The festival typically features:
- Kung Fu Performances
- Dragon Dance
- Lion Dance
More Lunar New Year Celebrations in the Triangle
Learn about more Lunar New Year Celebrations in the Triangle, or get a quick glance here: