Happy Chinese New Year

Parades, performances and mouth-watering food are brought out to celebrate Chinese New Year across the UK. Explore and soak up the positive energy that this celebration of culture brings. We've rounded up the best things to do for Chinese New Year 2024.


Must see → Sunday Feb 11

A colourful parade from Charing cross to Chinatown will showcase giant puppets, traditional Thanksgiving ceremonies and grand musical performances.

Trafalgar Square will host the main events throughout the day, where you can see everything from martial art displays to lion dances.

Chinese New Year eats

Chinatown will also spread the festivities, and show off incredible food with New Year themed menu's at Imperial China and Four Seasons.

Point A Paddington and Westminster are only 10 minutes away from Chinese New Year excitement!


Must see → 18th February 

George Square will host their yearly celebration for Chinese New Year from Midday. The day will begin with a traditional Lion Dance including art exhibitions, games and dragon decorating that will run throughout the day, suitable for the whole family.

Chinese New year eats

Checkout some jaw-dropping food in Chinatown market, New City Road will be serving up a selection of feasts. See the best Chinese New Year restaurants here.

Point A Glasgow is only a 10 minute walk from the action.


Must see → February 8-13 

The main event for Chinese New Year is a concert at Usher hall, which combines Scottish and Chinese performances to represent the amalgamation of both cultures in Edinburgh.

The celebration spreads over 5 days in Edinburgh, with loads of fun activities to do.

Chinese New Year eats

Edinburgh has a plethora of restaurants to choose from to experience a true new year feast.

Stay 6 a minute walk from the celebration at Point A Edinburgh.


Must see → February 11

Dublin will celebrate Chinese New Year on February 11 on Hill street, where entry is free for all performances and events. This will be a celebration of history, art and shows that stand you in good stead for the year to come.

Point A Dublin is just an 8 minute walk away from the activities.

Chinese New Year eats 

From crispy duck, to Dim Sum, Dublin has all you can ask for to kick off the new year right. See the best restaurants for Chinese New Year here.

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