Universal Studios Lunar New Year 2024

Traditional dragon dances, brightly lit red paper lanterns, and authentic Asian cuisines. Are you ready to welcome the Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Hollywood?

Say goodbye to 2023 in the most extravagant way at this annual festivity. Universal Studios Hollywood never passes up the chance to honor the Lunar New Year and pay homage to cultural traditions through holiday shows, character sightings, a Chinese menu, and colorful decorations.

Stuff yourself with flavorful dishes such as secret ingredient noodle soup at the noodle shop located at the Holywood Dine, write and clip your wishes in the coming new year to the pink blossom tree, or revel in the excitement of red envelopes and gifts.

It’s a marvelous time to visit your favorite park and ring in the Year of the Dragon – a zodiac icon symbolizing prosperity and good fortune.

Follow along to learn more about this joyous Universal Studios Chinese New Year celebration.

Universal Studios Lunar New Year Tickets and Date

Unfortunately, the park hasn’t released the official dates for the Universal Studios Lunar New Year 2024 experience. Be sure to visit the park’s official website for the most recent updates.

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About the Lunar New Year

Widely celebrated in Asia and other parts of the world, the Lunar New Year marks the beginning of a new year on the lunisolar calendar. This festive tradition is commonly celebrated during the month of February and comes in all colors and sizes. It features dragon and lion dances, red envelopes, pyrotechnic displays, and tasty delicacies.

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It’s a time to connect with your loved ones, welcome the new year ahead in style, and wish for good fortune, prosperity, and happiness throughout the entire year. Interested in deepening your knowledge of this tradition?

Make your way to this year’s event, then. Brace yourself for an immersive and awe-inspiring celebration, ready to rival the magic of Universal Studios Lunar New Year.

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The Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year 2023 was an event drenched in magic, showcasing the rich tapestry of Asian culture with a Hollywood twist, so you can expect a similar level of celebration this 2024. After having the best celebrating the new year, make sure to experience the thrill of the park’s spectacular rides, overflowing with heart-stopping excitement.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™

Channel your inner witch or wizards at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. From high-end movie prop replicas to magical creatures, this theme park attraction is full of surprising thrills. Take the chance to discover all the secret doors at Hogwarts™ castle, get your own wand and potions at Hogsmeade™, and hop in the pulse-pounding rides that bring you into an enchanting world.

The World-Famous Studio Tour

Have you really ever been to Walt Disneyland & Universal Studios Hollywood if you don’t go behind the scenes of your favorite movies? After the Lunar New Year Universal Studios, journey through the 400-plus acres of this iconic studio lot, where you’ll come face-to-face with some favorite characters, including Kung fu Panda Master Po, King-Kong, and The Simpsons. Plus, learn movie secrets and see never been released footage.


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Experience Universal Studios Lunar New Year Celebration

With traditional dances, authentic Asian meals, red lanterns, and more festivities, Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year is the next best place to greet the Year of the Dragon if you can’t travel to Asia.

Eat all the sticky rice snacks, pork ramen, or dumplings you crave at the special themed noodle house at Hollywood Dine. Then wish for a prosperous new year, and honor the traditions and culture at this event. We hope the long life noodle soup, mango tiger boba, and cinnamon tiger tail donut will make a comeback for this year’s event.

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Plus, shop for souvenirs that are only available for a limited time and lucky charms perfect everyone whether you’re born in the Year of the Tiger or Rabbit.

Join thousands of people as Universal Studios Hollywood celebrates the new year. You’ll be swept away by a celebration as entrancing and magical as the Lunar New Year Universal Studios. May luck and fortune be yours!


Start Date:

January 18, 2024 @ 8:00 am CST

End Date:

January 18, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CST



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