Chinese New Year is on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019!
Celebrate the Year of the Pig On Long Island in Huntington Township and Beyond to Queens (We even have your NYC go-tos) with great events and delicious spots.
TBD - Charles B. Wang Center- Lunar New Year Festival: The Year of The Pig,100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
1/5-1/27 Flushing Town Hall- Red Envelope Show: This exhibition is an homage to the red celebration envelopes the Chinese community distributes during the Lunar New Year. Many envelopes will include a special gift for only the buyers to see.
1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2 Queens Botanical Garden: Year of the Pig Community Art Project
2/17 Flushing Town Hall: Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar - For centuries, people in China have celebrated the Lunar New Year in temple fairs. Bring your family to enjoy performances, art-making, lantern making, and food to celebrate the Year of the Pig!
2/5 Museum of the City of New Year: Lunar New Year Celebration- special performance, lantern-making activity, and special snack
2/5 Sarah D. Roosevelt Park: Chinese New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival - The Year of the Pig kicks off with a bang at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Lion, unicorn and dragon dances take place, and dance troupes continue on the streets of Chinatown after the fireworks are set off.
2/9 Metropolitan Museum of Art: Lunar New Year Festival- Year of Pig - performances, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops for all ages.
2/9 Metropolitan Museum of Art: Wu Na + Chang Jung: Sound and View
2/9 Brookfield Place: Lunar New Year 2019 - Ring in the Lunar New Year with a family-friendly performance presented by Arts Brookfield in partnership with the New York Chinese Cultural Center. A dynamic Lion Parade led by lion dancers launches an afternoon filled with bursts of energy and color with traditional Chinese dance and music, a martial arts demonstration, and theatrical players in full traditional make-up and regalia!
Restaurants & Dim Sum Locations
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Fortune Wheel Restaurant- in the mood for dim sum or other authentic Cantonese foods? This is a popular and delicious eatery.
- Nassau Mall, 2601 Hempstead Turnpike #28, Levittown, NY 11756
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Moonstone- Celebrating the Chinese New Year with a chef's special menu including Double Happiness, Easy Fortune, Plenty of Laughter and Ever Lasting Joy.
- 14 Northern Blvd., Great Neck, NY 11021
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Pearl East - This restaurant traditionally offers a special banquet menu and traditional lion dance to celebrate the new Year.
- 1191 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030
Chef Wang- indulge in new Sichuan cuisine and hot pots including spicy prawn puffed pasty, fried lamb w. cumin and tangy spicy happy family.
- 1902 Jericho Tpke, New Hyde Park
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The Orient - offering dim sum (breakfast / lunch small plates) every day and a variety of delicious specialties.
- 623 Hicksville Road, Bethpage, NY 11714
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Albert's Mandarin Gourmet- Serving Chinese cuisine in Huntington Village specialties include Confucius Prawn, Calamari Marco Polo and Gold Coin.
- 269 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
Ting- Offering a combination of Japanese and Chinese food- theres plenty on the menu to try and enjoy.
- 92 East Main St, Huntington, NY 11743
Precious- Newsday featured Precious and recommends the roast pork buns, the shrimp dumplings, scallion pancakes and parchment prawns.
- 504 Larkfield Rd, East Northport, NY 11731
Yummy Chinese Food- great place to grab some take out!
- 192 Laurel Rd, East Northport, NY 11731
1089 Noodle House - this tiny spot will warm your soul with various soups and noodle options. Great spot before heading over to the Wang Center at Stony Brook University.
- 1089 Route 25A, Stony Brook, NY 11790
Spicy Home Tasty
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Jade Asian Bistro- grab your dim sum here before the parade
- 24932 Horace Harding Expy
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Kung Fu Xio Long Bao- eatery that offers dim sum, soup dumplings & uncommon, Shanghai style preparations. This spots claim to fame is their delicious chocolate dumplings.
- 59-16 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355
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New Lake Pavilion- NY Times called this spot New York's snazziest banquet -style Cantonese restaurant.
- 6015 Main St, Flushing, NY 11367
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New Mulan - provides Cantonese seafood cuisine and daily Dim Sum service. Check out the Hello Kitty Dim Sum!
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Shanghai Cuisine 33 - specializing in traditional Chinese dishes from Shanghai. Visitors love the great soup dumplings.
- 57-33 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355
Lan Zhou Handmade Noode & Dumpling - the reviews are there for this tiny Chinatown spot where fans rave that you can get some of the best dumplings in the city.
- 40 Bowery St, NY, NY