Lantern Festival & Night Market @ POST Houston (Lunar New Year Celebration)

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Lantern Festival & Night Market @ POST Houston (Lunar New Year Celebration)

Lantern Festival & Night Market @ POST Houston ( A Lunar New Year Celebration )

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Location

POST Houston 401 Franklin Street Houston, TX 77201

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Refund Policy

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About this event

  • 1 day 13 hours
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Lantern Festival & Night Market @ POST Houston ( A Lunar New Year Celebration )

A Wildly Popular Lunar New Year Festival Now at POST Houston (@posthtx)

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is a major holiday celebrated by all Asian countries. It brings community together and supports local businesses. It marks a new year with a new lunar cycle. Many vendors often create special menus items to celebrate the full moon.

Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival happens on the first full moon of the lunar cycle. By Asian tradition, it is celebrated by lighting up a lantern and stepping outside to congratulate your community on starting a new year.

Why Night Market

Night market is an excellent way for supporting local businesses. The vendors often create special menus for the events. Our vendors often uses rare or exotic ingredients in small portions making them accessible to everyone. Additionally, they would use novel culinary techniques, such as molecular gastronomy, highlight these ingredients.

Location:

POST Houston

Formerly the central post office, POST Houston an industrial building converted into a futuristic food hall and event space. POST Houston is a central destination of food and culture.

Address:

401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201

When:

2/4 - 2/5 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Show Programming:

10am - 11pm (2/4-2/5)

Arts and Crafts Market by @Openair.Company

10am - 11pm (2/4-2/5)

Winter Street Studio Fire Disaster Relief by Houston Arts Alliance

10am - 9pm (2/4-2/5)

Lantern Decorating and Light Sculpture by @Openair.Company

(While Supplies Last)

11am - 7pm (2/4-2/5)

Maid Café Experience by @megami_maids

Ticket Required, Limited Spots

(Spots Limited, While Supplies Last)

4pm - 11pm (2/4-2/5)

Asian Night Market Food Vendors (Live Cooking Starts) by @AsianNightMarket.htx

Day 1 – Performance

12pm

Opening Announcements

Asian Calligraphy Performance by @ZenArtCalligraphy

1pm

Maid Café Performance by @megami_maids

Maid Café Experience Ticket Required

Limited Spots

2pm

Opening Lion Dance

Majestic Lion Dance (@majesticliondancehtx) Performance provided by @Openair.Company and Shifter

3pm

Pop/EDM Dance Off Flash Mob by @jaypfitlife

Join the dance crew DM @jaypfitlife on Instagram for rehearsal info at @jaypfitlife’s dance studio.

4pm

Lion Dance

Hung Vuong Lion Dance (@hvliondance) provided by @AsianNightMarket.htx

5pm

Live Music Performance provided by @AsiannNightMarket.htx

Day 2 – Programing

12pm

JDM Show Cars and Cosplayer by @neomeet

12pm

Maid Café Performance by @megami_maids

Maid Café Experience Ticket Required

Limited Spots

1pm – 4pm

Light Sculpture Presentation by University of Houston - Industrial Design Students

4pm - 5pm

Lion Dance

Hung Vuong Lion Dance Team (@hvliondance) provided by @AsianNightMarket.htx

5pm

Live Music Performance provided by @AsiannNightMarket.htx

7pm

Closing Lion Dance Show

Unity Lion Dance (@unityliondance) provided by @AsiannNightMarket.htx

(Schedule subject to change)

Vendor Sign up:

https://www.openair.company/vendors

Volunteers:

https://www.openair.company/volunteer

Sponsor Application:

https://www.openair.company/sponsor-application

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