7. Make a Chinese Lantern and Enjoy a Ribbon Dance Performance

This year, the Museum of the City of New York will offer a traditional Ribbon Dance performance, hosted by the New York Chinese Cultural Center and Dance China New York. A lantern-making activity will also be taking place, where visitors can learn about the holiday and its various traditions.

The performance starts at 1pm on February 16, and is free with admission to the Museum (snacks will also be offered). Head to the MCNY’s website for more information.