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Downtown Houston Ignites for a Lunar New Year Staycation Weekend

January 24, 2024

Forget the back-and forth travel hassle and embrace the vibrant heart of Houston this Lunar New Year! A Downtown Houston staycation promises an unforgettable weekend packed with cultural delights, delicious bites, and electrifying entertainment. So, grab your lucky red envelope and get ready to celebrate like never before!

Day 1: Friday, February 9

  • Indulge in the tastes of Downtown's culinary culture with a four-course meal from Chefs Sonny Nguyen and Mark Tiu of Fire Noodz paired with complimentary crafted cocktails from the food hall’s elevated bar Swallow’s Nest. Purchase tickets here for Finn Hall's Behind the Menu themed dinner series for $80. INSIDER TIP: Use code "TRUEFOODIE15" for $15 off tickets for a limited time. 
  • Grab some friends and stay the night with Hotel Moxy's Lunar New Year Staycation Package that includes a flat rate of $109, includes a specialty Lunar New Year Cocktail and a priority late checkout at 2PM. BOOK HERE

Day 2: Saturday, February 10

  • Kick off the weekend our Lunar New Year Market + Night Festival! Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions of this beloved holiday 3-9 PM at Market Square Park. Presented by Downtown Houston+, Open Air Company and RISE Market enjoy street food and market vendors, lion and dragon dancers and more! Admission is free, but don't forget to register to receive a commemorative red envelope filled with goodies from the neighborhood! INSIDER TIP: If your envelope includes a gold coin, visit our booth to redeem the coin for elevated prizes like Houston Rockets tickets, concert tickets, hotel staycations, gift cards & more. REGISTER HERE
  • Keep the party going with an after-party with Bravery Chef Hall. Join some of Downtown's best chefs for special Lunar New Year menus, lion dance performances by Celestial Dragon USA, live DJ's, casino games, traditional games, raffles & prizes and more! Trail along to SOHO Garden and the bars along Main Street for drinks to cheers in the new year. LEARN MORE 
  • Stay the night in the heart of the with Hotel Icon's Lunar New Year Staycation Package that includes 20% off the flat rate and complimentary overnight valet parking ($50 value). Valid only on Feb 10. BOOK HERE

Day 2: Sunday, February 11

  • Wake up beneath the skyline and grab Sunday brunch at Tout Suite and pick up some specialty Lunar New Year macarons before heading to Discovery Green as they transform into a vibrant hub for Lunar New Year from 5-7PM! Get ready to be dazzled by the electrifying performance of Lee's Golden Dragon, a mythical creature that promises to dance its way into the Year of the Dragon, bringing good luck and prosperity in its wakeLEARN MORE

Day 3: Monday, February 12

Catch a Rockets Game with a Lunar New Year Twist. Celebrate Lunar New Year while cheering on your favorite team! The Houston Rockets take on the New York Knicks with a Margarita Monday special and a "Lucky in Love" promotion featuring a Kendra Scott Gold Crystal necklace. PURCHASE TICKETS

Share Your Staycation Experience using #DowntownHouston and tagging us on social media! 



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