Universal Studios Lunar New Year

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January 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST

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Traditional dragon dances, brightly lit red paper lanterns, and authentic Asian cuisines. Are you ready to welcome the Year of the Rabbit at Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year 2023 celebration?

Say goodbye to the Year of the Tiger at this annual festivity. Universal Studios Hollywood never passes up the chance to honor the event and pay homage to cultural traditions through holiday entertainment, favorite character sightings, a Chinese menu, and colorful decorations.

Stuff your mouth 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 enjoy red envelopes and gifts.

Stop by the park and usher in the Year of The Rabbit, a zodiac animal that symbolizes luck and prosperity with the entire family. Follow along to learn more about this joyous Universal Studios Chinese New Year celebration.

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Universal Studios Lunar New Year Tickets and Date

Unfortunately, the park hasn’t released the official dates for the Universal Studios Lunar New Year 2023 experience. We will update this page with more information once available.

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About Lunar New Year

Widely celebrated in Asia and other parts of the world, 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.

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 Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Hollywood, then.

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Experience Universal Studios Lunar New Year

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 Rabbit if you can’t travel to Asia.

Eat all the sticky rice snacks, pork ramen, or dumplings you crave at the spicy-themed noodle house. Then wish for a prosperous new year, and honor the traditions and culture at this event. We hope the secret ingredient 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 and lucky charms that are only available for a limited time.

Join thousands of people as Universal Studios Hollywood celebrates the new year. May luck and fortune be yours!


January 18, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST
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Are you ready to welcome the Year of the Rabbit at Universal Studios Hollywood Lunar New Year 2023 celebration?