The Chinese New Year is a Spring Festival and is a long and very important festival in the Chinese calendar. It is also a very popular festival that is celebrated throughout Las Vegas with hotels, resorts and casinos transforming their properties with decorations and so much more.

What to Expect

If you are traveling to Las Vegas during the Chinese New Year then you can expect an exciting experience with transformed resorts showcasing displays and décor dedicated to Chinese New Year. In addition to this they also have a great Chinese cuisine selection and a host of fun activities which range from fashion shows to dances, car shows, parades and so much more.

The opening ceremonies are always amazing to watch, normally making their way down the busy strip. Be sure you don’t miss the parades when in Las Vegas over this fun period.

The Chinese New Year is a celebration and the entire of Las Vegas takes part in this celebration. It’s not only located in Chinatown. Every resort, casino, hotel and place will be adorned with decorations to make you feel as though you are part of the celebration.

Upcoming Chinese New Year Dates

Chinese New Year is usually celebrated in the early portion of the year, to help you ensure you arrive in Las Vegas at the right time, we’ve listed the next five upcoming Chinese New Year dates for your convenience.

  • 2015 – 19 February – This is the year of the sheep.
  • 2016 – 8 February – This is the year of the monkey.
  • 2017 – 28 January – The year of the rooster.
  • 2018 – 16 February – The year of the dog.
  • 2019 – 5 February – The year of the pig.


Bear in mind that this is a very busy period in Las Vegas, so it’s advisable to book your accommodation in advance to avoid disappointment.