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Holidays! Parades, Fun Events, and Getaway Ideas for Holidays Through the Year


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Holidays in Jan.-Feb: Chinese New Year
Holidays - Chinese New Year Parade. Photo ©  Teresa Plowright.
Chinese New Year Parade. Photo © Teresa Plowright.
Throughout the year, holidays offer opportunities for family trips. Some holidays are celebrations, with parades and festivities in many cities; but even less showy holidays can provide a welcome chance for a long-weekend getaway.

Holidays Through the Year

Several weeks after January 1st, Chinese New Year arrives with colorful celebrations in many cities. The date is different every year, ranging from late January to mid-February, and festivities can span several weeks before or after the big day.

New York, San Francisco, Vancouver BC -- these are just a few of the cities that celebration Chinese New Year big-time, with parades, Lion Dances, festivals, and more.

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