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Year of the Dragon Celebration at Austin’s Chinatown Center
Chinatown Center is proud to celebrate Chinese New Year - The Year of the Dragon and the mightiest of signs on the Chinese Zodiac! Mark your calendars for the annual celebration in North Austin to be hosted this Sunday, January 29, 2012 in Austin’s very own Chinatown Center (10901 N. Lamar Blvd.). The coming Chinese New Year festivities will include family friendly fun from face-painting to firecracker displays. As always, the most anticipated entertainers, the Dragon and Lion Dance Teams will perform throughout the day!
10:45am – 11:30am
This year there will once again be family friendly activities, including a rock climbing wall, as well as a community resource fair for even more fun and games! Free parking is available and is on a first-come, first-serve basis so carpooling is encouraged. Admission to the community resource fair will be free but some activities may have their own fees so bringing cash is recommended.
If you have not made your way to Chinatown Center yet, Chinese New Year is the best time to start. This is the place to be, where the Austin community and Asian culture collide for the perfect affair of authentic entertainment, food, tradition and excitement. There is simply no better way to celebrate The Year of the Dragon, the fifth of the twelve-year Chinese zodiac cycle. Chinatown Center – Your Passport to Asian Cuisine and Shopping - located at 10901 N. Lamar Blvd. at the intersection of N. Lamar and Kramer.