Lunar New Year 2022

1/29 - 2/5


Lunar New Year 2022


Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Westfield World Trade Center, China Institute, and the Asian Cultural Center. This year's free community events will be a mix of online and in-person experiences.


Please note: Your safety is our top priority. All customers and event participants are required to wear face masks at the World Trade Center. 

Virtual Family Festival

January 29, 2022

Join China Institute for a series of virtual family-friendly activities from storytime to lantern making. Register here for more information, to receive updates, and download activity packets.


  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am: Dim Sum Warriors Cartooning (ages 5-11)
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am: Year of the Tiger Storytime (ages 2-10)
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm: Lantern Making Workshop (ages 2-10)


Red & Gold Lighting
January 30 - February 1, 2022

See the Oculus ribs and the One World Trade Center spire illuminated in traditional Lunar New Year colors.

Oculus Musical Performance
February 5, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Enjoy a traditional performance to start off the new year from a quartet playing violins and erhus (Chinese violins). This event is presented by the Asian Cultural Symphony of the USA and theBLanc Art Space for the Asian Cultural Center.


Lunar New Year Collections

Visit the following stores at the Shops at the Oculus to check out their special Lunar New Year Collections:

  • MAC
  • Pandora
  • Lady M
  • Swatch
  • Sephora
  • Moleskin
  • Sugarfina




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