Exploring the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown

Chinese New Year in Chinatown Philadelphia

 'Gung Hay Fat Choy! ~ Best Wishes and Congratulations!' The Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese Holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the year of the Chinese calendar. In China, the New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. The Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the 15th day … [Read more...]

Presidents’ Day Weekend, Tattoo Convention, Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year Celebrations and More!

Things To Do In Philadelphia

'Many Fun Things to do in the City of Brotherly Love - LOVE is in the Air!' Don't fret over the fact that today is Friday the 13th! Look at how many wonderful and positive things that have happened for Philadelphia in the last 45 days! The latest news coming yesterday that Philly won the bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention! This weekend kicks off with an ice skating exhibition at Rothman Ice Rink, the opening of the Tattoo Arts convention, Lego Art exhibit at the Franklin … [Read more...]