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Chinese New Year in Vegas

Discussion in 'Vegas Get Togethers' started by LucyR., Jan 16, 2013.

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  1. LucyR.

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    There is going to be a Chinese Year's Festival on Feb. 11, 2013, at the
    Fremont Experience downtown starting at 5:30P.M.

    It is the Year of the Snake. Snake represents fire and water snakes.
    They call it the black and red snake.

    It is good luck to give someone a little red Chinese envelope that has dollar
    bills in it for good luck. No coins.... only paper real money.lol.

    I plan to tip everybody with the Chinese red envelopes. It will be a fun thing to do. The person who gets the money has to save it to bring them luck.
    I have a Chinese neighbor who gave me some real Chinese money. I still
    have it saved.

    Some of us are planning to get together for Feb. 11th so it will be fun to attend that activity. We will get to meet some expert Chinese astrologers
    at the event. I plan to look for them so they can tell me my good luck fortune. It is all in fun. I was born in the year of the Dragon which is considered good luck to hang out with the Snakes.lol,lol. Lucy
     
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    Who is attending this event?

    Hi Everybody! The month of Feb. can be cold and windy. Us desert rats will be cold at night. So take your jackets and scarfs to stay warm.

    The Polar bears will be happy with the cold weather because they are used to it.

    Vegas is not really cold in Feb. but it is for me who lives in So. Calif. and used
    to temps in the 70's.

    I have a vision problem so I pack my googles to keep the winds out of my eyes.
    I had to use them one time while waiting for the bus. I know I looked weird.lol.

    I am looking foreward to the Chinese Festival. I should have stayed downtown.
     
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    Wow Lucy tyvm for that info! We were planning a downtown visit for that day and knew nothing about the festival. So that is added bonus for us. Does it tend to be super crowded?
     
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    I will be accepting little red envelopes from today through 11 feb in case anyone is interested.
     
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    RED Envelopes that say Happy New Year!

    Eddie, the rule is you can't spend the money in the red envelope. Find a Chinese friend and just give them a normal red envelope with money in it
    and I am sure you will get one too.lol. Do it on Feb. 4th which is the new year. Go to a Chinese restaurant and find a friend.lol in your city.

    I have a feeling that a lot of tourists don't know about the Festival downtown.

    I think most of the tourists will go to the China Town area of Vegas to celebrate for several days I am guessing.

    I am guessing that maybe some of the hotels will have some type of celebration too.
     
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    Lots of Hotels are celebrating Chinese New Year

    I did a search and found out that several hotels plan to decorate Asian style
    and also cook Asian special dishes at their restaurants.

    Some hotels have started celebrating already.

    Bellagio Hotel- Feb. 12 th live music from 5p.m. - 6p.m. daily. Most interesting will be the MONEY TREE with gold coins.

    Venetian and Palazzo will also have Asian displays of a Chinese Blue Snake
    and a super large cherry tree. I think will be interesting to look at.
    It will be displayed until Feb. 25th. I am sure they will also have Music.

    ON Feb. 12th - MGM is also celebrating with activites.
    The Wynn will also have some activities. I forgot the dates.

    Gold Coast - Feb. 13th 7:30p.m. and 10p.m. will have some activity.

    Chinese love fireworks and since the Year of the Snake is Fire ELEMENT...
    I am positive there will be lots of fireworks at some of the events.
    Just do a search on the hotel you are staying at to find out what Chinese
    activities they will have planned.

    Just remember to tip the Asian workers with the little red envelopes because
    they truly believe in Good Luck and Bad Luck. It is magical for them.
    You may get lucky and get a red envelope.
    I am a Dragon and my element is wood. Snakes are FIRE elements.

    I am truly looking foreward to seeing the activites and decorations. Lucy
     
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    Lucy, check out the Bellagio Conservatory. No matter what the theme, it's always beautiful.
     
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    Chinese New Year 2013

    Hi Candy, okay I will try to go see it.

    I think everybody should go eat at a Chinese restaurant to celebrate the New Years in your city or country if you will not be in Vegas to celebrate. Lucy
     
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