Families with Children from China New England

10th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration in Harvard Square

  • 28 Feb 2016
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Harvard Square Cambridge MA (Specific locations in description)

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Harvard Square 2016: The Year of the Red Fire Monkey

The Harvard Square Business Association is excited to announce the 10th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration in Harvard Square. The pageantry begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, February 28th in Winthrop Park (at the intersection of Mt. Auburn and JFK Streets) with the colorful and exciting lion dance. Immediately following the dance, parade with us through Harvard Square as we march down Massachusetts Avenue, and onward to our final destination, The Hong Kong Restaurant, 1238 Massachusetts Avenue.

The Hong Kong, a venerable Harvard Square institution since 1954, opens its doors and welcomes the public for an afternoon of food, art and music. These free, family friendly activities begin at 2:00pm and conclude at 4:00pm.


Schedule of Activities
1:00pm Lion Dance Parade assembles in Winthrop Park, followed by the procession to the Hong Kong
2:00pm – 4:00pm Arts and Crafts on the 2nd floor of the Hong Kong; Performances, Lantern Riddles and prizes on the 3rd floor of the Hong Kong

Performances and arts and crafts are presented by the Chinese Culture Connection in Malden. www.chinesecultureconnection.org

Make sure to stop by A Friendly Inn at Harvard at 1673 Cambridge Street between noon and 5:00pm for Selfie with a Little Red Monkey, a Chinese New Year celebration with cultural activities for children including red envelope and Chinese character drawings.

For more information about this event, please call the Hong Kong Restaurant at (617) 864-5311.


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