Year of the Dragon Celebration

January 30, 2024

Children's Museum Houston unleashes the energy of lion dancers and live performances in celebration of the Year of the Dragon!

Saturday, Feb. 10 beginning at 11 a.m.

Funded in part by City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance


Get ready for a whimsical adventure as Children's Museum Houston invites families to embark on a thrilling celebration in honor of the Year of the Dragon!  Lunar New Year is Feb. 10, 2024.



Soaring Phoenix: Watch as lion dancers erupt into a kaleidoscope of colors and dynamic beats.

Event Time:  At 11 a.m. in Kid’s Hall Alcove.


Malia’s Hula Hut:  Dive into a whirlwind of tropical fun with electrifying dances from across the Pacific!

Event Time: At noon in Brown Auditorium.


Lavang Lion Dance:  See lions move, shake and jump to the beat of the drums to welcome good fortune.

Event Time: At 1p.m. in Kids’ Hall Alcove.


Dance of Asia America: Embark on a journey through Asia's rich history in a breathtaking performance!

Event Time:  At 2 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.


Houston Grand Opera:  Catch "Ruby's Chinese New Year" by Vicki Lee, an interactive storybook opera.

Event Time:  At 3 pm in Brown Auditorium.



  • Chalk Art Dragon:  Craft your own mythical masterpiece in Alexander Art Academy.
  • Chinese Character Banner: Make your own lucky banner, a vibrant masterpiece in Junktion.
  • Dragon Puppet: Celebrate with your own handmade dragon puppet in Junktion.
  • Dragon's Breath: Watch as your mythical masterpiece comes to life in Junktion.


WHEN:  Lunar New Year Bash, Feb. 10, 2024.

***Activities, events and times subject to change.