How to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Atlanta

As the largest Lunar New Year celebration in the Southeast, Stone Mountain Park’s Lunar New Festival is a memorable experience for the whole family! This Asian-inspired festival pays tribute to the culture and New Year traditions of Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, and other countries that follow the lunar calendar. Keep reading to learn all about what to expect at this event just a short drive away from Atlanta.

There are so many exciting things to see and do at Lunar New Year Festival!

  • Stroll through the Lighted Reflection Walkway, a quiet space to reflect and offer well wishes for a prosperous new year.
  • Watch lion and dragon dancers, musical groups, and many other traditional performances.
  • Dance along to K-Pop with black lights and a live DJ.
  • Enjoy authentic cuisine from food trucks.
  • Participate in kid-friendly games and arts and crafts like lantern making and calligraphy.
  • Wrap up your evening with a fun-filled parade featuring floats, dancers, musicians, and more.
  • Experience our Lunar New Year Drone & Light Show, plus a fireworks finale.

To make your visit to Lunar New Year Festival even more fun, some of our family-friendly attractions will be open! 

  • Visit the theater to watch Voyage to the Moon: 4D Experience©, which features a family of pandas who make a trip to outer space.
  • Check out Dinosaur Explore to see life-size prehistoric creatures that roar and move. 
  • Enjoy four levels of indoor fun, games, and scientific wonder sure to captivate you and your Dino Rangers-in-training.
  • Put your mini-golf skills to the test with Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf.

Tickets for the festival are only $19.99 when purchased online and include all entertainment and attractions! If you plan on visiting the park at least twice this year, you can save big by purchasing an annual Mountain Membership. Members get unlimited admission to events and attractions, plus special benefits! 

If you want to extend your visit to the park or enjoy being just minutes away from Lunar New Year Festival, Stone Mountain Park offers three options for accommodations! Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort features upscale rooms, dining, and an indoor pool with beautiful views of the lake and mountain. The historic Inn at Stone Mountain Park includes large rooms within walking distance of the action. Or if you’re the outdoorsy type, you can stay at Stone Mountain Park Campground, which offers multiple site types and great amenities. 

Lunar New Year Festival is a can’t-miss event in the Atlanta area with incredible decor, multicultural performances, delicious food, and more. We hope to see you this February!