Looking to get into the festive mood for Chinese New Year? Celebrating CNY isn’t just about seeing lion dances and visiting houses. It’s also about eating great food! If you want to go on an epic food crawl to truly enjoy Chinese New Year in Manila, visit these locations between now and 5th February!
Where to visit to eat lunar goodies for Chinese New Year in Manila
1. Lucky Chinatown, Binondo
To mark Chinese New Year in Manila, a huge parade with a countdown will be held on 4th February. There’s a huge lineup of local artists who will grace the event and perform for your entertainment.
While you’re there, make sure to pick up a few of Lucky Chinatown’s famous chestnuts! Refreshing fruits like pomelo will also be available. And the street food isn’t half bad either!
2. Forbes Town
Ready for an EPIG Party? All are welcome to roam the streets of Forbes Town and explore the delicacies and pork-themed Chinese cuisine as the giant festival runs from 1st to 8th February. You can also get a forecast for the coming year at the Astrological Forecast display in between meals.
It’s going to be a wild Chinese New Year in Manila in Forbes Town!
3. TriNoma Mall
From 1st to 5th February, there will be a Little Chinatown Bazaar. Visitors can browse for trinkets and indulge themselves in Chinese treats. A small but great way to celebrate Chinese New Year in Manila!
4. Eastwood City
Time to celebrate Chinese New Year with auspicious activities and lucky foods at the Lucky Fair! It’ll be held from 1st to 8th February.
Head over to the Eastwood Mall Atrium for a multi-sensory experience! You’ll love the colourful trinkets and lucky charms you can buy. But most of all, you won’t be able to hold yourself back from the delicious Chinese treats. Enjoy the performances and cultural presentations in the background as you get lost in Chinese New Year in Manila!
6. Power Plant Mall
Not only do you get to enjoy a huge spread of Chinese cuisine and specialities, but you also stand to win a cute stuffed pig toy! The Spring Festival Fair will run from 1st to 5th February in the South Court.
To stand a chance to win the toy, simply spend P10,000 during between 2nd and 5th February. Show the receipts and a government-issued ID to claim it. What a way to remember Chinese New Year in Manila!