Celebrate Chinese New Year
The Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year is the world’s largest holiday event, lasting for as long as two weeks. With billions of celebrations around the world, Detroit’s festivities are at the forefront! Make sure you celebrate the year of the pig at these fabulous Michigan places!
The Peterboro is a casual restaurant located I’m Detroit’s Historic Chinatown. With an extensive menu of food, drinks, and desserts, it’ll be difficult not to order one of everything! Join them “February 5th-10th for a special celebration of the Chinese New Year with decorations, dishes, and cocktails designed to honor the holiday in style, bringing friends and family together.”
If you want to have a few drinks and dance, head to the Detroit City Distillery located within the Eastern Market. On Thursday, February 7th from 6-8pm, celebrate at the Distillery with music, food, and drinks. Be sure to show up soon; food is at first come first serve basis! Loosen up with live DJ sets, and end the night with a dance party by DJ Tame!
If a delicious dinner and entertainment is what you’re looking for, look no further! Celebrate at Mon Jin Lau in Troy on Sunday, February 17th from 7-9pm. They’ll be serving their traditional menu along with a special menu for the event. Start with dinner, and finish with the Traditional Lion Dance!
This unique shop sells a variety of options like fresh fruit tea, bubble tea, fruit yogurt desserts, and even macarons. Head over to Bambu at The Mall Of Partridge Creek on Friday, February 8th from 6-8pm. They’ll be handing out drink specials, treats, and lucky envelopes to start your new year off in a prosperous way!
Celebrate At Home
Don’t feel like going out? Bring the party to your house by celebrating right at home. Cook up some traditional Chinese dishes, decorate with lanterns, pass out fans, and make sure everyone wears the lucky color red. Don’t forget to read up on your Chinese Astrology to find out what your sign is, and if you have any pigs in your life!