Many cultures celebrate a Happy New Year in their own unique way. There’s the familiar countdown that Americans celebrate includes everyone anxiously waiting for their clock to reach midnight, everyone enjoying their champagne, and fireworks launched in the sky. But there are nearly limitless ways that other people celebrate.
One fun cultural tradition is to observe the Lunar New Year. The Chinese tradition includes special music, dragons, and grand performances. These traditions make the Lunar New Year feel quite special among cultural holidays.
If you want to partake in the Lunar New Year magic, then you should start planning now for a trip to the Bellevue Collection for the February 1, 2020 event. This celebration in Bellevue, WA, is an annual extravaganza that brings together many people of all backgrounds.
The Bellevue Collection X The 2020 Lunar New Year
There is a lot to witness at the 2020 Lunar New Year presented by the Bellevue Collection. You can see performers demonstrate martial arts, dance to the music that makes their culture stand out among the rest, and witness the glorious visual arts that tell stories of China’s past. It’s also a great opportunity to enjoy some of the unique food provided in the event.
The heart of Bellevue, Washington, has always been filled with joy every time the Lunar New Year takes place, and even those that aren’t always involved with China’s heritage enjoy the Lunar New Year celebration. It’s a great way to learn about how other cultures celebrate the new year. To celebrate new beginnings, you can create some new memories that will be looked back at with nothing but a smile.
Put on by the Bellevue Collection, Seattle Chinese Culture and Arts Association, and the Overseas Community Affairs Council, this fun event offers an authentic experience to all attendees. If you come with the family, you can take advantage of some great photo opportunities, sample delicious food, and make some new friends.
The Bellevue Collection is one of the most popular sites in the city, located in the heart of Bellevue, WA. It’s billed as a premier shopping destination, and it certainly lives up to its reputation. With over 200 shops, 50 restaurants, and tons of other fun activities on-site, you could spend an entire weekend exploring, even without the amazing Lunar New Year event.
Where To Stay
Whether you intended to go to the event solely for it or because you wanted to see the rest of the state, you’ll want to take advantage of one of Bellevue’s great hotels. The Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue is one popular option. This long term stay hotel is located in downtown Bellevue, making it a convenient home base to explore the environs. With free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and an indoor pool, it offers guests a great time. The Hilton Bellevue is another good choice. In the upscale Eastside neighborhood, it combines sophistication with homey comfort. With a seasonal heated outdoor pool, fitness center, and large guest rooms, it’s popular with all types of travelers.