Date: 2-7-14 to 2-9-14
Time: All Day
Location: Fremont Street Experience. 3rd Street between Fremont Street and Stewart Street. Las Vegas, NV (Clark)
Description: CNY in the Desert® (CNY), also known as Las Vegas Spring Festival (LVSF), is a three-day event sponsored and endorsed by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Fremont Street Experience, LLC. (FSE). Our goal is to bring the largest Chinese/Lunar New Year celebration in the US to the great city of Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Spring Festival: Chinese New Year in the Desert will host a series of Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean cultural celebrations Feb. 8 – 10 throughout the Fremont Street Experience (FSE), a five-block entertainment complex located in historic downtown Las Vegas, which features Viva Vision. Feb. 8 – This one-of-a-kind venue will welcome the Vietnamese Tet New Year with an opening ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. with Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and community and business leaders. The Lohan School of Shaolin Lion will usher in the Tet New Year with the blessing of the monks, a welcome by Shrine of Our Lady, and a grand opening performance, featuring Miss Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) USA contestants in traditional costumes. Various international performances will also be on showcase at the 3rd Street stage. Feb. 9 – The downtown entertainment complex will celebrate Korean Seol-lal with performances from the Lohan School of Shaolin, followed by a welcome hosted by the Korean-American Chamber of Commerce Las Vegas (KACCLV) and other community organizations. Entertainment will continue into the evening as the talent portion of the Miss AAPI USA is featured. Feb. 10 – The Lohan School of Shaolin will feature various performances throughout the day, followed by a welcome from the Las Vegas Chinese American Chamber of Commerce (LVCAC). Evening highlights will include the interview and personality portions of Miss Asia Nevada and the crowning of Miss AAPI USA. Furthermore, in an effort to bring the largest Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in the U.S. to Downtown Las Vegas, McDonald’s will host the Las Vegas Spring Festival Parade Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. The purpose of the McDonald’s Las Vegas Spring Festival Parade is to bring the community together and showcase the most extravagant and colorful floats. This celebration will commemorate the rich history and celebrate the most important holiday of the Asian community.
CNY in the Desert/ Las Vegas Spring Festival
Date: 2-7-14 to 2-9-14