2023 Millburn Lunar New Year Festival
In light of the huge success of the 2022 Lunar New Year celebration in Millburn, on March 5th 2023，the Millburn Short Hills Chinese Association (MSHCA) and Millburn Institute of Talent (MIOT) will join forces again to host another festive Street Fair celebration on Main Street in Millburn. This is a wonderful opportunity to come together and share traditional customs of celebrating the Lunar New Year, while also marking the end of the pandemic and providing a growth environment for the next generation that combines the best of both Eastern and Western cultures.
Adults and children alike will be able to immerse themselves in the joy of childhood at the Street Fair, indulging in delicious snacks, participating in fun activities such as kicking shuttlecocks and throwing darts, and buying fresh flowers to bring a bright spring light and festive atmosphere to their homes. There will also be calligraphers available to teach how to write the character for “good fortune” and couplets, providing an opportunity to experience uninterrupted folk customs of thousands of years.
We cordially invite all of you to join us on March 4th at the “Millburn Street Fair Grand Exhibition of the Year Rabbit” to share New Year blessings with the residents of Millburn, enjoy a cultural feast together, and present a joyful celebration for everyone!
What to expect:
-Delicious cultural foods
-Popular cultural diverse crafts workshop (Children's favorite)
-Pop up markets
-Family photo booths
-Dozens of fair stands will offer arts and crafts materials or kits to build traditional Chinese lanterns, colorful decorations, etc.
Potential Live performances:
-Traditional dragon dance
-Local school performance
-Kung Fu performance
-Sichuan Opera-Face changing show
-Professional Martial Art onsite tutoring
And a lot more fun (use your imagination)
Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm, 03/05/2023 (Rain date: 03/19/2023)
Location: Millburn Ave. between Main St. and Spring St.