Lunar New Year is the beginning of the year according to the lunar calendar, and is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in Asia.
Lunar Fest NJ is a festival that celebrates Lunar New Year in our local communities, including South Orange, Maplewood, and nearby towns. The festival takes place at the following time and location:
60 Woodland Road, Maplewood NJ
Sunday January 23, Noon-3:00 pm
The festival will showcase the talent in our local communities, and feature local Asian-American dancers, musicians, chefs, writers, and artists. Families will have the opportunity to participate in several hands-on workshops, while sampling a variety of regional cuisines from local Asian restaurants. Lunar Fest NJ will also offer an eclectic mix of jewelry, clothing, and handicraft vendors.
Festival TeamFestival Team
Lunar Fest NJ 2022 fulfills part of the mission of SOMA Cross-Cultural Works (SOMA CCW), a non-profit organization, to increase awareness and educate the public of different cultures.
This is the latest in a series of festivals that partners SOMA CCW and the Township of Maplewood to reach out to surrounding communities in New Jersey and New York. The others were Diwali Fest NJ, Hola Fest NJ and HAPI Fest NJ.
COVID Safety ProtocolsCOVID Safety Protocols
Proof of vaccination and masks required for attendees. We will be checking proof of vaccination and state ID at entry.
Without proof of vaccination, you may attend only with proof of a negative Covid-19 antigen test. To ensure a safe environment, NO exceptions will be made.