Chinese New Year in Beijing

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with fairs, dumplings and parties

See in the Chinese New Year of the Rat with Time Out's guide to what to do for Spring Festival in Beijing: including restaurant and bar holiday opening hours, temple fairs, fireworks, gifts, what to eat and where to go to celebrate the New Year.

What you need to know

Learn about the world's largest annual human migration
Living in Beijing

Learn about the world's largest annual human migration

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Chinese New Year around the globe
Travel

Chinese New Year around the globe

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What to buy
Shopping

What to buy

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What's open in Beijing this Chinese New Year for families
Blogs

What's open in Beijing this Chinese New Year for families

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What not to do
Things to Do

What not to do

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What does your Chinese zodiac say about you?
Living in Beijing

What does your Chinese zodiac say about you?

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How to decorate
Shopping

How to decorate

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Chinese New Year for kids in Beijing
Blogs

Chinese New Year for kids in Beijing

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7 horrible gifts to avoid this Chinese New Year
Shopping

7 horrible gifts to avoid this Chinese New Year

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What to eat

Eat these auspicious foods
Restaurants

Eat these auspicious foods

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Make your own tangyuan
Restaurants

Make your own tangyuan

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What to do

Watch New Year films
Film

Watch New Year films

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