One-day event February 10, 2016 in the Boulevard Mall in the main Atrium in front of J.C. Penney features International performances, children’s crafts and lantern station, and a cultural fashion show
LAS VEGAS – January 13, 2016 – The Boulevard Mall announces that it will host its 1st annual Chinese New Year in the Desert™ Celebration on February 10, 2016 to usher in the Year of the Monkey.
“We are excited to be a part of this city-wide celebration,” said Timo Kuusela, Vice-President of The Boulevard Mall. “We welcome the Las Vegas community to come out and celebrate with us. The Lunar New Year is a time for family, friends, and giving thanks.”
The festivities will take place from 5p.m. to 7p.m.
The celebration will include lion dances, martial arts demonstrations, a cultural fashion show, acrobats, traditional Chinese music performances and folk dances. Children can make lanterns in the Craft Area throughout the day. All entertainment is free and open to the public.
A full schedule of events can be found: http://www.CNYintheDesert.com.
About The Boulevard Mall: – The Boulevard Mall property on Maryland Parkway, is bordered by Desert Inn to the North and by Katie Avenue to the South, and includes the Mall proper and the adjacent retailers: Marshalls , International House of Pancakes, and the new 99 Ranch Market. The property was purchased in 2013 by a local group; Sansone Companies of Henderson, NV. Since the acquisition, Sansone Companies has invested more than $20 million for redesign and renovation; completing Phase 1 in December of 2015. Completion of Phase 2 is projected for mid-2016. The Boulevard currently includes over 145 retail and professional outlets.