The Peaceful Dragon, a martial arts school at 12610 Steele Creek Road, is hosting its 23rd annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, January 25th, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission is just $5 per family, or FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Loaves and Fishes charity.
Learn about more Lunar New Year celebrations around Charlotte.
Celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rat! The festival will begin with the colorful ceremonial Lion Dance and Dragon Dance, said to bring good luck to everyone for the coming year.
Then throughout the festival you can enjoy exciting demonstrations of Chinese martial arts and health arts including Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Yoga, and performing arts such as traditional Chinese dance and music.
Local experts will be on hand to exhibit various Asian arts and cultural practices such as feng shui, calligraphy, acupuncture and Chinese medicine. There will be a fun game room for kids, a bounce house, plus face painting, arts & crafts and more.
Free introductory mini-classes in tai chi, yoga and kung fu will be offered for both children and adults, and there will be special festival-day discounts to enroll in The Peaceful Dragon’s ongoing classes. Catered Chinese noodles will be available to purchase for lunch.
Additional festival highlights include ongoing raffle drawings and door prizes, and FREE shuttle parking. The festivities are all held indoors so the festival takes place rain or shine.