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During the year, members and visitors alike have the opportunity to experience a variety of activities, lectures and classes at Lan Su. These programs help enhance visitors’ understanding of Chinese culture and provide opportunities to learn and play. All activities, unless otherwise noted, are free with membership or admission.
Friday, February 16, 2018 - Sunday, March 04, 2018
Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of the most popular things to do in Portland. Experience the most joyous two-week celebration for families and individuals with lion dances, glowing lanterns, cultural activities, and more. Plan for the most auspicious visit by purchasing admission tickets ahead of time online and arriving early for your favorite activities. The festivities end with several nights of Lantern Viewing Evenings when the garden is illuminated with colorful lanterns and lively dragon processions.
Thursday, March 01, 2018 - Saturday, March 31, 2018
Lan Su Chinese Garden sheds the cold and gray of winter to “drink in the fragrance” of spring with a month of plants, flowers and everything blooming!
Lan Su in Bloom finds the garden filled with sights and scents of special floral arrangements and unique plant displays, as well as plant walks and plant talks led by experts.
12:00pm - 01:00pm
Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden. Note: Public tours are based on docent availability and are subject to change without notice. Upon your arrival at Lan Su, please ask garden staff for the next available tour times.
12:00pm - 02:00pm
Make a wish for Chinese New Year 2018, the Year of the Dog!
12:00pm - 03:00pm
Learn about the classical Chinese art of calligraphy while sipping tea.
12:00pm - 03:00pm
Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.
01:00pm - 02:00pm
Learn how to make Chinese steamed buns with Bao Bao.
01:00pm - 03:00pm
Test you skill at identifying different teas with staff from The Tao of Tea.
02:30pm - 03:30pm
Learn more about the traditional customs and good luck foods of the Chinese New Year.
05:30pm - 07:30pm
Experience Lan Su Chinese Garden at its most enchanting. Tickets sell out every year; buy yours soon for an unforgettable evening of beauty.
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, Oregon 97209
Call Us: 503.228.8131
Lan Su Chinese Garden
220 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, Oregon 97209
Members, donors and visitors help keep Lan Su healthy and growing. Lan Su is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations and memberships are tax deductible. Lan Su’s Federal Tax ID number (EIN) is 93-0511171.