Overlooking the carnival as it arrives into Market Square

Celebrate Chinese New Year right in the heart of Lancaster!

Lancaster’s streets will come alive again with colour and sound as Chinese New Year comes round.

The Manchester Airports and Hainan Airlines Stage in Market Square will feature live performances from Pagoda Arts Chinese Youth Orchestra, Wanlin Dance School, More Music Long Walk Chinese Ensemble, Northern Dragons Martial Arts, Blackpool Qilin Team and Lancaster’s own Batala Samba team. Rock and blues singer Will Tang will be headlining the stage as crowds await the parade…

The Chinese New Year Parade start at 2pm on Penny Street at the top of Lancaster making its way through the town and finishing in Market Square filling the heart of hte city with vivid colour and the booming beat of the drums!

Explore Festival Street Markets along Market Street and Cheapside where you can find the tastiest food from around the world and exciting gifts and more in one place.

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