Where and how to celebrate Lunar New Year 2024 in Wichita

Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year! It’s almost time to welcome the Year of the Dragon. There will be many events all over town. Churches, restaurants, and local businesses will be getting in on the fun.

I looked around for what’s taking place for the new year and rounded up some of the best events in Wichita to mark the occasion and help you celebrate. Please let us know if you see an event that we don’t have listed. Just send me over an email or drop it in the comments below.

Where To Celebrate the Lunar New Year

February 4-8

All Saints Catholic Church – 10 a.m. to 7p.m.
3205 E. Grand
From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until February 8, All Saints Church will be selling Vietnamese food along with New Year decorations at the Fischer Center at All Saints.

Friday, February 9

Rhatigan Student Center – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1845 N. Fairmount St.
Join us for our Lunar New Year celebration, as we commemorate the arrival of the majestic Dragon! This event will be filled with cultural activities, performances, and delights as we gather to celebrate the spirit of unity, joy, and renewal during this auspicious Lunar New Year. We hope the Year of the Dragon brings prosperity, success, and happiness to all! FREE BOBA for a limited time!

Saturday, February 10

Kimson Asian Market – 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
960 E. Pawnee St.
Come out and celebrate Lunar New Year with us! This year will be the year of the dragon! We will have three different lion dance groups this year starting from 11am-1:30pm. This is a great event that we have every year for the community to come out and celebrate with us. We hope that you all can make it and please stay after to receive a lucky new years envelope! 

Eggroll Express – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
331 W. 31st. St. South
n CELEBRATION & GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY, please join us at Eggroll Express on FEB 10TH and GRAB A FREE MEAL TO-GO! We will be CLOSED for regular business hours.

Saigon Oriental Restaurant – Starts at 11:30 a.m.
“TET” CELEBRATION (Lunar New Year). This year, Saigon Oriental Restaurant celebrates the year of the Dragon! Li Xi (Lucky Red Envelops) given to dine-in customers. At 11:30 a.m., the East High School Lion Dance Club will perform.

Crafted – Starts at Noon
9730 E. 21st St.
Introducing the mesmerizing Dragon Dance for Tet New Year at Crafted Wichita on Saturday February 10th, 2024. Experience the vibrant colors, intricate movements, and cultural significance of this ancient tradition. Join us for a celebration like no other! Please like, comment and share. We would love to see you guys out there!

Pokemoto – Lunar New Year – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
1028 W. Pawnee St.
Please join us in celebrating the Lunar New Year on February 10th, 2024 at 1pm at Pokemoto-Pawnee 1028 W Pawnee.

Advanced Learning Center – 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
711 W. 2nd St.
Get ready for Lunar New Year with us! We’ll learn about annual traditions with this year’s Miss Wichita Asian Festival, bring in good fortune with the East High Lion Dance club, and learn about lucky ways to start the new year.

Mansion Nail Lounge – Starts at 2 p.m.
4842 S. Broadway
Welcome everyone come to celebrate the lunar new year with us at Mansion nail lounge on February,10 at 2 pm , Lions dance at 2 , we will give away lucky money.

Feng Cha – Starts at 3 p.m.
8007 E. Kellogg Dr.
The longest fire crackers, dragon and lion dance performances, throwing out dragon and boba plushes in the air, giving out lucky money, dragon golden keychains and boba keychains.

Lunar New Year Celebration at City Life Chinese – Starts at 6 p.m.
216 E. 2nd St. N.
Potluck dinner, singing, fun, fellowship

Sunday, February 11

Lunar New Year Celebration at Ooo LaLa Stone Pho – Starts at 1 p.m.
1415 W. Pawnee St.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, February 11, 2024, at 1:00 PM, as we invite you to come and celebrate the Lunar New Year with us. Get ready for an unforgettable experience featuring a mesmerizing Dragon Dance and an exciting Firecracker show. But that’s not all! We have some amazing surprises in store for you. The first 50 customers will receive lucky money, and 5$ off for next visit and there will also be a chance to win a $100 gift certificate in a special drawing at the end of the day.

Sunday, February 24

WSU Vietnamese Student Association Tết Show – Starts at 7 p.m.
1845 Fairmount Street
WSU VSA proudly presents our annual Tết Show! Join us as we celebrate and welcome the new year with various performances and acts! Tickets can be preordered through the link in our bio and they will also be sold the day of at the door. A percent of the proceeds will go towards philanthropy project, Rock Paper Scissors. VSA members can preorder tickets for $3, otherwise tickets will be $5. Doors open at 6:30PM and the show will start at 7PM on February 24th, 2024.

Lunar New Year

Where to find the St. Anthony’s Lion & Dragon Dance Team

They are the 6th Generation of the Lion Dance Team of St. Anthony! Their history goes back to the 1990s. It has been over three decades, when the founders decided to form the team, their dedication made it into reality and grew to prosperity ever since.

Be sure to follow them on Facebook.

Friday, Feb. 9
Noon – Rhatigan Student Center (WSU)

Saturday, Feb. 10
10am – Phu Quy
11am – KimSon Asian Market
Noon – T-Swirl Crepe
1pm – Crafted
2pm – Pho Cuong
3pm – California Nail Salon
6pm – PF Changs

Sunday, Feb. 11
Noon – St. Anthony Catholic Church
1pm – Cao Dai Temple of Wichita
1:30pm – Coffee Daze
2pm – Pho Special

Where to find the East High School Lion Dance Club

Be sure to follow them on Facebook.

Saturday, Feb. 10
11am – KimSon Asian Market
11:30am – Saigon Oriental
Noon – Tinh Nghiem Quan Am Tu Temple
1pm – Pokemoto West
2pm – Advanced Learning Center
5:30pm – Tianluo Bistro

Sunday, Feb. 11
1:45pm – Wichita Chinese School
5:30pm – Tianluo Bistro

Saturday, Feb. 17
5:30pm – Tianluo Bistro

Sunday, Feb. 18
5:30pm – Tianluo Bistro

Where to find the All Saints Lion & Dragon Dance

Be sure to follow them on Facebook.

Friday, Feb. 9
Noon – Newman University
1pm – Beliza Serenity Nails & Spa
4pm – Lucky Market

Saturday, Feb. 10
9:45am – Heartland Oriental Medicine
10:30am – Tony Bui Insurance
11:15am – All Saints Catholic Church
12:30pm – KimSon Asian Market
1pm – Pho Special
2pm – Mansion Nail Lounge
3pm – Feng Cha (Kellogg)
4:30pm – Taichi Bubble Tea
6:30pm – Chicken N Pickle

Sunday, Feb. 11
Noon – Ong Gia Cali
1pm – OooLala Stone Pho
2pm – Feng Cha (Greenwich)

Saturday, Feb. 24
7pm – WSU VSA Tet Show

Where to find the Trí Phô Lion Dance Team

Friday, Feb. 9
11pm and 12am – Chua Phap Hoa

Saturday, Feb. 10
10am – Express Nails
11am – Lacquer Nails
1pm – KimSon Asian Market
2pm – Thai An
3pm – Thai Binh
4pm – Worldfone

Sunday, Feb. 11
12:30pm – Pho Special
1:30pm – Kung Fu Tea East

Saturday, Feb. 24
11am – Lakeside Dental & Wellness

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