Led by Gwynne Warner of 10,000 Blessings Feng Shui, these popular series’ help both first-time attendees and loyal fans to learn how to integrate feng shui principles into their lives. Treat yourself to a half-day retreat at Lan Su by enjoying a Feng Shui talk, walking the reflexology paths, resting by the soothing waterfall and sipping fragrant oolong or warm puer in the Teahouse.
Included free with Lan Su membership or admission; no registration is required. Chinese New Year is the most popular time to visit the garden. Plan for the best visit by purchasing your tickets ahead of time and arriving early for your favorite activities.
Thursday, January 31
Sip red date tea from The Tao of Tea as you delight in the colorful, fragrant and auspicious traditions that help you welcome a most-wonderful Year of the Boar! Includes a wee take-home gift.
Thursday, February 7
Enjoy ginger peach tea from The Tao of Tea as you learn how to prepare beautiful offerings and perform powerful rituals to welcome and honor the Gods of Wealth in preparation for their birthday (February 9 this year). Includes a wee take-home gift.
Tuesday, February 12
Sip “8 Treasures” tea from the Tao of Tea as you hear predictions from Asian Feng Shui masters and learn and easy-to-implement Feng Shui remedies and enhancements for a happy, healthy and prosperous new year! Includes a wee take-home gift.
Thursday, February 14
Enjoy Jasmine Pearl tea from The Tao of Tea as you learn customs and Feng Shui enhancements to celebrate a most-romantic Chap Goh Meh (February 19 this year). Includes a wee take-home gift.
10,000 Blessings Feng Shui was founded by Gwynne Warner and offers on-site and telephone consultations, blessing ceremonies and coaching for businesses and homes in Portland, Oregon as well as the greater Pacific Northwest. Gwynne is a prolific teacher and speaker at seminars and also offers tips, special reports, home study courses and tele-classes. She also offers unique feng shui retreats, Chinese holiday celebrations and events for the Lady Buddha Kuan Yin.
Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days, and each day is packed with things to see and do. Download the full calendar of events here to start planning your visit.
Traditional lantern viewings close out Chinese New Year festivities, when the garden glows with hanging red lanterns and the lake reflects the light of large illuminated lantern sculptures. A dragon procession and special performances are all a part of these special evenings.
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 93-1296840.