Chinese Spring Festival 2020

Chinese Spring Festival 2020

Spring Festival is a Chinese Lunar New Year. January 25 (Sat.) is the Spring Festival in 2020. To celebrate the Spring Festival, Yokohama China Town will hold Spring Festival event.
You will hear the burst of fire crackers, cymbals, drums, and Chinese gongs along with Chinese lions and dragons will dance in the festive China Town. Songs, dances, and Chinese traditional performances will be held to celebrate this event.
Spring Festival Illumination and lanterns will light up the China Town even brighter. Please come and enjoy the festive China Town!

[Main Events]
◆Count Down Event
Dates: Jan. 24(Fri.)
Time: Midnight
Venue: Yokohama Kanteibyo & Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao

◆Cǎi Qīng Lion Dance 
Lion will pray for the prosperity and good harvest and dance around and bite on envelopes containing congratulatory gifts of money hanged in front the stores.
Dates:Jan.25(Sat.), 2020
Time: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue: All area of Yokohama China Town

◆Spring Festival Traditional Performance
Lion dance, dragon dance, dance performance, songs, harp performance, acrobatics, and other traditional Chinese cultures will be performed to capture the eyes of the visitors with their flamboyant performances.
Dates: Feb.1(Sat.), 2(Sun.) 2020
Venue: Yamashita-cho Park (in China Town)

◆Celebration Parade
Extravagant parade to celebrate the New Year’s with costumes of the Emperor, ethnic clothing, lion dance, and dragon dance.
Dates: Jan. 26(Sat.), 2020
Time: 4:00 PM-
Venue: All area of Yokohama China Town

◆Lantern Festival
A solemn event in which lanterns with messages of wishes and dreams are dedicated and send peace to the heavens on the last day of the Chinese New Year.
Dates: Feb. 8(Sat.), 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Venue: Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao (Shrine of Goddess of the Sea)



Chinatown / Kannai / Yamashita Park


Jan.25 (Sat.) to Feb. 8 (Sat.), 2020


Yokohama Chinatown


Closest Railway Station

Ishikawa-cho Station: JR Negishi Line
Motomachi-Chukagai Station: Minato Mirai Line