Chinese New Year 2023
When is Chinese New Year 2023? Sunday, January 22
Chinese New Year 2023 falls on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023, and celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival on February 5th, 2023.
How Long is Chinese New Year? 16 Days
Celebrations last up to 16 days, but only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday (January 22nd–January 29th, 2023).
What is the 2023 Chinese Zodiac? Rabbit
Chinese New Year marks the transition between zodiac signs: 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit; 2022 the Year of the Tiger.
21 Things You Didn't Know About Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world, and is the most important holiday in China.
Preparations for the new year begin on January 14th, 2023, and last until New Years Eve.
January 22nd–Feb 1st
Chinese New Year officially begins on January 22nd, 2023, and ends on February 1st.
Preparations begin the 2nd, and the Lantern Festival is held on February 5th.
Ancient Myths, Modern Customs
Chinese New Year Taboos to Avoid
Make sure your new year is filled with good fortune by avoiding these 10 new year taboos!
What to Wear on Chinese New Year
Not sure what to wear? Learn about historical and contemporary outfits for the Chinese New Year.
Top 10 Chinese New Year Myths
From the terrible monster Nian, to gods and superstitions, discover the origins of the Spring Festival.
Ganbei! What to Drink and How to Toast
What to Eat During Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year Dishes
Chinese New Year Desserts
Chinese New Year Snacks
Gifts, Decor, and So Much More
Red Pockets: How Much to Give?
Red pockets, or 红包 (hóng bāo), are small red envelopes filled with lucky money and given to children.
Chinese New Year Gala (CCTV)
Shown once a year on new year's eve, CCTV's Gala is the signature variety show of the Spring Festival.
Best Chinese New Year Decorations
Discover the bright and colorful Spring Festival decorations, their origins, meanings and more.