Although Super Bowl weekend will coincide with Lunar New Year, Las Vegas will still be celebrating the Year of the Dragon in style.
The city will be decorated in a dual-style this weekend, from opulent red lanterns and striking dragons to football helmets and wall-installations that represent the match ahead between the 49ers and the Chiefs.
1. View the Bellagio Display
For the most gorgeous Lunar display of all, head over to the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for their stunning Lunar New Year exhibit titled “Infinite Prosperity: The Year of the Dragon.” The 14,000 squaure foot conservatry is filled with large-scale floral arrangements, sculptures and statues of symbols and icons that represent the country’s rich and diverse culture.
2. Parties and events to celebrate Lunar New Year
Fashion Show Las Vegas will have musical lanterns from February 10th through the 25th.
On Saturday, February 17th, enjoy the 13th Annual Chinese New Year in the Desert in Downtown Las Vegas at the Fremont East Entertainment District with floats, elaborate costumes and dazzling performances. Register in advance here.
Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas, and Nobu Hotel will also be decked out with banners and firecrackers and there’s lion dances with shows on February 10th at Palace Station and Durango, February 12th at Red Rock Casino and Green Valley Ranch, February 16th at the Cromwell, Flamingo Las Vegas, the LINQ Hotel, and Harrah’s and February 17th at Planet Hollywood, Horseshoe, and Caesars Palace.
For Dragon and Lion dances, head to Resorts World on February 10th, the ARIA on February 15th, Bellagio on February 16th, and MGM Grand on February 17th.