Friday, Feb. 8, 2019: Kick-Off Dinner & Ribbon-Cutting
Fashion Show Las Vegas
A ticketed VIP dinner include a family-style dinner and cocktails sponsored by Remy Martin, lions blessing, traditional dances, and a cultural fashion runway show. Tickets can be purchased for $125 at CNY-LasVegas.Eventbrite.com.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019: Parade
Fremont Street Downtown Las Vegas
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Vegas Golden Knights are the Title Parade Sponsor and Chance, the team mascot, and the team’s drumline, the Drumbots, will officially kick off the Spring Festival Parade! In its seventh year, the parade, featuring gorgeous floats, elaborate costumes, and dragons, is quickly becoming a Las Vegas tradition that entertains thousands who come to watch. Live stream coverage of the parade will also be made available for viewing worldwide. The parade starts at Fremont Street/11th Street and ends at 7th Street. Applications for parade participants and complete details can be found at http://cnyinthedesert.com/.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 – Parade After Party
Downtown Container Park
12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The family-friendly celebration will include lion dances, youth hockey clinic by Vegas Golden Knights, martial arts demonstrations, acrobats, traditional Chinese music performances and folk dances. Children can make lanterns and free t-shirts in the craft area throughout the day. All entertainment is free and open to the public.
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Due to popular demand, we will wrap up the evening festivities with “Dance-4-for-a-Cause” benefiting the Las Vegas China Town Lions Club and the Las Vegas Vietnamese-American Lions Club. Participation is free; however, attendees are encouraged to bring toiletries, socks, and basic needs to help the less fortunate in our community. This year’s theme is “Building Community through Dance!”