Lunar New Year celebration set for El Paso Museum of History

This Saturday, the El Paso Museum of History (EPMH) along with with Pho Tre Bien Vietnamese Cuisine, will host a Lunar New Year celebration.

The new year event will run from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, at the museum.

“The educational, family-friendly event will give visitors a chance to learn how different El Paso communities celebrate the Lunar New Year,” museum officials shared Tuesday.

The free event will include performances, an altar, and giveaways. In addition, lion dancers, fan dancers, Chinese opera, and storytelling will be featured on stage.

“Visitors will also be able to enjoy hands-on crafts stations where they can make dragon masks, paper lanterns, calligraphy, and more,” museum officials added.

Other organizations contributing to the event include the El Paso Public Library, the Ai-Hwa Chinese School, the Confucius Institute at New Mexico State University, the Centennial Museum, and United Way of El Paso.

The Lunar New Year celebration is free and open to the public. For more information, call the El Paso Museum of History at (915) 212-0320 or visit the museum’s website.