Weekly Freebie: Chinese Week at the Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix
Each week, Jackalope Ranch brings you a free event, workshop, or you-name-it happening in Phoenix. Because sometimes the best things in life really are free. This week's freebie: Chinese Week.
Chinese New Year is this Sunday, February 10, and to ring in the Year of the Snake, the 23rd Annual Phoenix Chinese Week will be delivering a weekend-long festival of culture, cuisine and more.
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Happening at the COFCO Chinese Cultural Center, this three-day long celebration will feature nonstop entertainment including table tennis tournaments, tai chi, dragon and lion dances, martial arts demonstrations, folk and traditional dances, and musical performances.
Festival hours run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, giving visitors plenty of time to take in arts, crafts, souvenirs shopping, and of course, food. Admission is free but parking is $5. For more information visit Phoenix Chinese Week online.
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