Lunar New Year in Manchester

Always a vibrant celebration at the start of the year, the Lunar New Year in Manchester sees the city burst with colour and community.

This year, the Lunar New Year begins on Saturday 10 February and welcomes the Year of the Dragon.

Beautiful red lanterns will decorate the city centre and the unmissable Dragon Parade will take place on Sunday 11 February. Throughout the whole weekend, there will be plenty of celebrations happening in Chinatown too. Expect live performances, street food, a funfair and much more.

Wishing everyone a healthy and happy 2024. Gong hei fat choy!

Red lanterns hang from a tree in St Anns Square for Chinese New Year.
Image credit: Cityco

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