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Chinese New Year Celebration
February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Celebrate the Year of the Rat at the Chinese New Year Event on Saturday, January 25, 2020 starting at noon in front of Margaret Kuo’s Restaurant at 6 W State Street. Philadelphia’s premiere “Lion Dancers” will perform the traditional Lion Dance, complete with elaborate costumes, drums, cymbals, and dancing! The parade begins in front of Margaret Kuo’s Media and continues up and down State Street. Accompanied by firecrackers and drumming, the lions travels to stores and restaurants eating the cabbage left their by the owners. The lion then “spits” out the greens which symbolizes good fortune and blessing on the business. State Street will not be closed. Visitors are please asked to stay on the sidewalks and out of the way of oncoming traffic. RAIN DATE February 1 at noon
Sponsored by the Media Business Authority and Margaret Kuo’s.