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12th Annual Lunar New Year Festival

January 27, 2024

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at the IMAS with traditional Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese calligraphy, crafts, games, performances, and more!

Avoid waiting in line and purchase your advanced tickets today!

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Discovery Pavilion

11:00 a.m. – Korean Poem Reading

12:00 p.m. – Samulnori by UTRGV

2:00 p.m. – Samulnori by UTRGV

3:00 p.m. – New Secret dance team

Fine Art Galleries

1:00 p.m. – UTRGV Piano Students

2:30 p.m. – UTRGV Students – Korean Song

LNY 2024 Museum Guide

Special thanks to participating partners UTRGV Writing and Language Studies- Korean, Chamsarang Korean Presbyterian Church, International Mission Church, Lord’s Church of McAllen, & Taiwanese American Association.

Fan Painting

Fan painting is back at 12th Annual Lunar New Year Festival!

Purchase your fan today for an additional $3 per participant.

Day-of purchase available at admissions desk while supplies last. Children 16 and under must be supervised by an adult.

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Enjoy some delicious food and treats with vendors Snowbite, ULike Tea, and Han’s Katsuya in Industrial Lab.

Not all vendors accept debit/credit. Cash recommended.

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  • Hans Katsuya Square