Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year

For the latest updates on the day of the Chinese New Year London celebrations, follow the official #CNYLondon hashtag on social media.

Celebrate Chinese New Year in London in February 2022 during the free annual event across Chinatown and the West End, marking the Year of the Tiger. Enjoy a colourful Chinese New Year parade, lion dances in Chinatown, delicious Chinese street food, and free entertainment and stage performances in Trafalgar Square.

Things to do on Chinese New Year in London

Chinese New Year event in London

The Chinese New Year London events are 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), featuring 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 2022, including exciting London Chinese New Year activities, 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.