Plan and celebrate this Chinese New Year and Spring Festival 2017 in Chicago and make the event more memorable. If you have not planned yet to celebrate your Chinese New Year, remember it is never too late. Just get the tickets and fly to Chicago to make your Chinese Lunar New Year memorable.
Introduction to Chicago
Chicago is located in the state of Illinois. It is the third most populous of United States of America. The city of Chicago has a large influence on music including jazz, soul and blues, novels, films, visual arts, theatres and improvisational comedy. The city of Chicago has nicknames of Windy city and Second City. Chicago is located on the bank of Lake Michigan at southwestern shore. The city is very well known for outdoor public arts. Climate of Chicago can be characterized as humid continental climate as the city experience four different seasons. The seasons of city are known for hot and humid summers, pleasant spring and autumn with low rainfall and cool to snowy winters.
There are many places in Chicago which are stunning and attract a lot of tourists to the city. some of these places are must visit. These include Harris Theatre, Navy Pier, Oak Street Beach, Millennium Park, Washington Square Park, Shedd Aquarium, 330 North Wabash, Willis Tower, Briar Street Theatre, Adler Planetarium, Petrillo Music Shell, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Riverwalk, Grant Park, Hull House, Wrigley Field, Lincoln Park Conservatory, Buckingham Fountain, Tribune Tower, Chicago lakefront Tail, Chicago Cultural Center, Brookfield Zoo, Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Jay Pritzker Pavilion and Robie House.
CNY parties and events
With one of the largest Chinatowns in North America, Chicago is the proud home to a vibrant Chinese community that celebrates its rich cultural traditions with gusto. Holidays are particularly festive and Chinese New Year is undoubtedly one of the biggest.
Chicago celebrates one of the best Chinese New Year in United States. The Chinatown is decorated with red and gold color and Chinese traditional lanterns. People dress up in red colors and gift each other with presents that are wrapped in red colors. Homes are decorated with red hangings.
The restaurants in Chinatown offer special menus which include traditional Chinese dishes mostly Pecking duck, sushi fish and tikoy. Some restaurants also offer traditional oranges and cabbages. Firecrackers are also exploded to haunt the evils. The Chinese celebrate the event with traditional rituals and rings the bell of temple to get all the good luck.
Hosting more than 30,000 attendees annually, the parade will be in the heart of Chinatown, celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year featuring marching bands, colorful floats, traditional dragon and lion dance performances, a 100-ft paper dragon and more.
Accommodations on CNY
There are many hotels and resorts in city which accommodate a large number of tourists. some of the best places for accommodationsa re Hyatt Place Chicago/ River North, Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown, Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown, Residence in Chicago Downtown/ magnificent mile, four seasons hotel Chicago, The Congress Plaza Hotel and , Chicago south loop hotel.