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Sat, Feb 03


Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian

Lunar New Year Celebration

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Lunar New Year Celebration
Lunar New Year Celebration

Time & Location

Feb 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian, 403 22nd Ave, Meridian, MS 39301, USA

About the event

Join us on Saturday, February 3 for a special celebration of Lunar New Year 2024! 

Lunar New Year is a celebration of spring and the start of a new year on the lunisolar calendar. This national holiday is observed in several Asian countries, including South Korea, China, and Vietnam – All of which are highlighted in the Celebrations exhibit, made possible by the Freeman Foundation and the Association of Children’s Museums. Come explore Lunar New Year traditions during this festive-fun celebration of the new year! 

  • February 10, 2024 marks the beginning of the Year of the Dragon!
  • China’s Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival (Chūnjié), is celebrated from February 10 – February 24
  • Vietnam’s Tết is the most important festival and holiday of the year, lasting from February 8 – 14 this year
  • South Korea’s Seollal holiday is celebrated from February 10 – 12
  • Create a lucky red envelope
  • Self-guided dragon crafts
  • Chinese lantern making
  • Dragon mural

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