Wok Star Eleanor Hoh is excited to announce she’s collaborating with Smorgasburg Miami’s inaugural Chinese New Year! Smorgasburg Miami will host Year of the Rabbit with live performances, Giveaways and of course food from 60 vendors with several guest vendors. The two day celebrations begin on Chinese New Year eve, Saturday, January 21 from 12pm-9pm and continues on Chinese New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 22 from 12-7pm.
RSVP for free admission: shorturl.at/qsNT7
See full Event Schedule and parking options below.
What you’ll experience…
The Chinese New Year weekend will honor Chinese culture and art with live performances showcasing contrasting talents of a high energy Lion Dance Troupe, Lee Kun Hung Kung Fu with a pop music Taiwanese violinist, Agnes Lin. Enjoy traditional Chinese art and calligraphy for adults and kids in the Lounge area lead by Ms Dan’s Chinese, a private Mandarin tutoring school. Guests will create a one-of-a-kind artwork on a hanging banner strung across the back wall. You’ll enjoy the artistic direction from Ms Dan and her talented teachers.
You’ll also get a chance to have your horoscope read by roaming interactive Chinese runway models, Ely, Jean and actor Michael and take home your own Chinese horoscope scrolls. They will also hand out symbolic red packets with lucky coins for kids.
Chinese Night Market
Smorgasburg Miami will be transformed into a Chinese street food Night Market festooned with red lanterns, paper umbrellas and origami cranes giving a Chinese New Year festive look.
What to wear for Chinese New Year?
Here are some tips… wear lots of red, gold and rabbit themed clothing for Chinese New Year luck and comfy shoes as the surface at Smorgasburg is covered with gravel.
What you’ll EAT!…
On the culinary side, 14 vendors will showcase special dishes highlighting different Asian cuisines that will only be available during this event. And YES, 60 vendors will still serve their usual dishes as well. There are about 8 Asian food vendors…
Only available during this weekend’s Chinese New Year Market, thank you so much for doing this, we really appreciate it your efforts!
Tio Paella • Cantonese Fried Rice
D’Abruzzo • XinJiang Skewers 新疆烤串
Tempest Tea • Dragon Fruit Green Tea Lemonade
D’ Pura Cepa • Pionono Egg Rolls
Mao’s Bao • JiaoZi (Boiled Dumplings)
Elote Lovers • Elote en Vaso, topped with Teriyaki Chicken
The Wrapper • Spring Roll Wrap
Raclette Street • Veggie stir fry topped with Raclette
The Dutch Fry • Asian street fries with pork char siu
Los Felix • Blood Orange Sake Margarita
Wet Burger • Sweet and Sour Sauce Wet burger
Moonchild Cafe • Sailor Mooncakes
Guest Vendor Special Dish:
Kome Oyster & Sushi Bar • Chicken Tostadas with Mango Salsa
AI Tallerin AI Sushi • Shrimp, pork, mushroom DUMPLINGS
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Where to Park?
Street parking on NW 5th Ave., NW 6th Ave and roads between.
Wynwood covered Garage, 261 NW 26th street, only one block from Smorgasburg: $20 flat rate, up to 5 hours.
545 Wyn covered Garage, 545 NW 26th street, further way: $3/hr, each additional hr $3, daily max $30
What’s Schedule of Events?
Smorgasburg Miami operates every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-7pm, at 2600 NW 2nd Avenue, right next to the Wynwood Walls. Smorgasburg Miami features 60+ of the best-in-class food vendors from Miami and beyond as well as a specially curated section of retail vendors. The market also features live music by a vinyl record DJ and a full bar helmed by Michelin starred restaurant Los Felix, serving natural wine, specialty cocktails, and craft beer.
Find out more about Lion Dance
If you’re interested in finding out more about Lion Dance and what it signifies, this is a great site explaining it.
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