• The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
  • 1151 Oxford Road
  • San Marino, CA 91108
  • CA
  • Saturday, February 01, 2020
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Chinese New Year Festival

    Celebrate the Lunar New Year at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens as the “Year of the Rat” begins. Families can enjoy crowd-pleasing lion dancers, mask-changing performances, martial arts, Chinese music and dance, painting and calligraphy demonstrations, children’s activities and more. The festivities will take place in and around The Huntington’s beautiful Chinese Garden and other performance spaces. General admission required.

    Events

    SATURDAY, FEB. 1

    Martial Arts |  10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. (20-minute performance)
    Lion Dancers  | 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.  (20-minute performance)
    Mask-Changer (Bian Lian) | 11–11:30 a.m., 1–1:30 p.m., 3–3:30 p.m.
    Dance & Music | 11–11:30 a.m., 1–1:30 p.m.
    Wushu Tai Chi, including Sword, Spear, and Fan with Taiko Drums | 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. (20-minute performance)
    Music | 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 2–4 p.m.
    Brush-Painting  | 10 a.m.–12 p.m., 2–4 p.m.
    Penjing and Viewing Stone Display | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Chinese Floral Arts Demonstrations | 11–11:30 a.m., 1–1:30 p.m., 3–3:30 p.m.
    Arts and Crafts Activities | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
    Display of LEGO® Model of the Chinese Garden | 
     10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Calligraphy Demonstrations with Mr. Q. Tang | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
    Huntington Store Book Signings | 12–4 p.m.
    Chinese New Year Festival Photo Experience | 12–4:30 p.m.

    SUNDAY, FEB. 2

    Martial Arts | 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m.(20-minute performance)
    Lion Dancers  | 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. (20-minute performance)
    Mask-Changer (Bian Lian) | 11–11:30 a.m., 1–1:30 p.m., 3–3:30 p.m.
    Dance and Music | 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (20-minute performance)
    Wushu Tai Chi, including Sword, Spear, and Fan with Taiko Drums  | 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. (20-minute performance)
    Music | 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 2–4 p.m.
    Brush-Painting  | 10 a.m.–12 p.m., 2–4 p.m.
    Penjing and Viewing Stone Display | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Chinese Floral Arts Demonstrations | 11–11:30 a.m., 1–1:30 p.m., 3–3:30 p.m.
    Arts and Crafts Activities | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
    Display of LEGO® Model of the Chinese Garden |  10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Calligraphy Demonstrations with Mr. Q. Tang | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
    Chinese New Year Festival Photo Experience | 12–4:30 p.m.\

    Dining Specials

    Red Car | 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
    Green Tea Lemonade
    Taro Ice Cream
    Yuzu Sorbet
    Tangerine Sorbet

    Barth Entry Grove | 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
    Five-Spice Wonton Crisps
    Cinnamon Sugar Wonton Crisps
    Hot Tea

    1919 (café) | 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Chicken-Scallion Wonton Soup
    Hot and Sour Egg Drop Soup
    Chicken Congee with Ginger
    Chopped Chicken Salad with Mango and Cashew
    Winter Salad with Mizuna, Pomegranate, and Spiced Lotus Root Crisps (vegan)
    Five-Spice Beef Short Rib with Egg Noodles
    Pork Dumplings with Black Bean Garlic Dipping Sauce
    Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings
    Rice Flour Crusted Catfish with Mandarin-Soy Dipping Sauce
    Suckling Pig Char Siu Bao
    Hoisin Jackfruit Bao (vegetarian)
    Black Bean and Garlic Braised Tofu with Gai Lan and Pickled Lotus Root (vegan)
    Szechuan Green Beans (vegan)

    The Bar in 1919 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Lychee Martini
    Red Dragon Five-Spice Blood Orange Cocktail

    Freshwater Dumpling and Noodle House | 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
    Hunan Cumin-Beef Noodles
    Chicken Congee
    Buddha’s Delight (vegan)
    Sesame Rice Balls
    Almond Cookies
    Hot Tea
    Lemonade
    Beer and Wine

    Plan Your Visit

    The Lunar New Year celebration at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will take place from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. All activities are included with general admission, free for members.

    Parking is free and no reservations are needed except for tour or school groups arriving by bus. Bike racks are also available.

  • Cost: Adults $29, Seniors (65+) 24, Students (12-18 or with full time student ID) $24, Youth (4-11) $13, Children (under 4) free, Groups (15 or more) $23 each, Members free
  • Venue Information

  • The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
  • T: 626-405-200
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