Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year

The 2021 Chinese New Year celebrations are taking place online on 14 February at 12pm

Stay at home and enjoy an extravaganza of past Chinese New Year London festivities, as well as new performances from Chinese artists. 

Follow the official #CNYLondon hashtag on social media for the latest updates.

Celebrate Chinese New Year in London with a free virtual event to enjoy from home. Join the online Chinese New Year events to reminisce on celebrations from previous years, from lion dances in Chinatown to entertainment in Trafalgar Square, and catch new performances from Chinese artists. 

Things to do on Chinese New Year in London

Chinese New Year event in London

The Chinese New Year London events are usually the largest outside Asia and attract hundreds of thousands of people each year. These free Chinese New Year celebrations in London are organised by the London Chinatown Chinese Association (LCCA), and have featured the vibrant Chinese New Year London parade and one-day festival in Trafalgar Square. Follow our guide to Chinese New Year for top tips on celebrating Chinese New Year, including exciting London Chinese New Year events, essential travel information and the best Chinese restaurants in Chinatown London. The annual Chinese New Year celebrations are also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival across the world.