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Lunar New Year in Dallas

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Exclusive Deals

- The Hilton Anatole Hotel in the Design District is offering guests a Chinese New Year Package offer that includes breakfast for two. Book here.

- See a special exhibition of Chinese minerals at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Nature's Art – The Mineral Beauty of China (Dec., 11 2019 - Sept. 7, 2020) will treat your eyes to a collection of over 70 colorful minerals from China in the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall. Marvel at these breathtaking specimens including a metallic masterpiece of stibnite, feet-shaped azurite and malachite, a mountainous fluorite covered in snow-like calcite and much more. Nature's Art is free with general admission. Use offer code RATPACK for discounted general admission with access to the Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind exhibit ($27 for adults, $20 for children with discount code.)

- Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, January 28th vs the Phoenix Suns with discounted tickets and an exclusive Mavs Lunar New Year Celebration t-shirt!

- Celebrating the Year of the Rat, the Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas will present the 21st annual Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at NorthPark Center. Fun for all ages, the signature event will feature:

  • stunning dragon and lion dances, as well as musical and martial-arts demos
  • art-making sessions and calligraphy, specialty booths and wellness activities
  • colorful entertainment and cultural performances
  • NorthPark retailer specials and giveaways throughout the Center, and more

- Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Highland Park Village with their Chinese New Year Celebration and Shopping Stroll on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Highland Park Village is bringing to life the captivating magic of new beginnings and the Year of the Rat. In partnership with the US-China Chamber of Commerce, Dallas and VisitDallas, festivities include:

  • Live cultural performances from 4 - 8 pm, including a Lion Dance
  • Exclusive shopping promotions and discounts, lucky gift raffles, complimentary customization services, festive refreshments and more at numerous stores until 8:00 PM
  • Experiential outdoor market with traditional food and exclusive Chinese vendors
  • A traditional Chinese lanterns display