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2018 Lunarfest Parade and Celebration

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

LUNARFEST is a day-long event offering arts and cultural programs for adults and children of all ages in celebration of the Lunar New Year, kicking off with the Lion Dance down Whitney Avenue! This year, the theme of the festival is “People-to-People.” The parade begins at Whitney/Grove.

10AM Parade on Whitney Ave
Calligraphy | Music | Art & Crafts
Martial Arts | Dance | Free Parking
Discounts to Local Merchants & more!

The celebration kicks off at 10AM with a parade down Whitney Avenue between Grove Street and Trumbull Street led by Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute’s Lion Dance performers and culminates in a performance by local artists on Audubon Street and a speech by New Haven Mayor Toni Harp.

The Audubon Garage will offer free parking to the first 100 cars attending LUNARFEST, courtesy of Whitney-Audubon Retail & Arts District and Yale University Properties. Enter the garage on Orange Street. Beginning at 12:30PM attendees may engage in a variety of family-friendly programs—including musical performances, painting demonstrations, martial arts demonstrations, arts and crafts, lectures, and dance.

In celebration of 2018 LUNARFEST, Yale University Properties, Town Green District and Whitney-Audubon Retail & Arts District are offering the following discounts and promotions from February 16 – March 3, 2018, valid with a discount card. Volunteers will be handing Discount Cards out at the Parade, or you may pick one up at the Audubon Garage, 78 Audubon Street or INFO New Haven, 1000 Chapel Street.

Food & Dining Discounts*
Au Chalet, 24A Whitney Ave, 10% off.
Clark’s Family Restaurant, 68 Whitney Ave, 10% off.
Crêpes Choupette, 24B Whitney Ave, 10% off.
Good Nature Market, 44 Whitney Ave, 10% off.
Katalina’s Bakery, 74 Whitney Ave, Buy 5 cupcakes and get 1 free.
Moe’s Southwest Grill, 46 Whitney Ave, 10% off.
Pokémoto Hawaiian Poké, 99 Audubon St, Free Dole Whip with $15 purchase.
Town Pizza Restaurant, 25 Whitney Ave, 15% off any large pizza.
Willoughby’s Coffee and Tea, 258B Church St, Purchase one specialty coffee drink and get one free.
Zero Degree Thai Ice Cream, 48 Whitney Ave, 20% off ice cream.

Retailers & Services Discounts*
Chiropractic and Wellness Center of New Haven, 59 Elm St, Complimentary 1-hour massage, acupuncture session, chiropractic evaluation.
Docuprint, 27 Whitney Ave, 15% off all products and services.
Gilden’s Jewelers, 55A Whitney Ave, 20-40% off entire store.
Kebabian’s Rugs, 73 Elm St, 10% off Chinese rugs.
Kennedy and Perkins Opticians, 80 Whitney Ave, 20% off Rx frames and lenses & plano sunglasses.
Knit New Haven, 26 Whitney Ave, Sign up for rewards program for future savings.
Neighborhood Music School, 100 Audubon St, Free introductory lesson through Feb 28. Code #0118FREE.
Oddbins Bottle Shop, 1 Whitney Ave, 5% off 6 bottles of wine, 10% off 12 bottles.
Phil’s Hair and Spa, 71 Audubon St, 15% off all services.
Phone N’ Computer Repair, 55C Whitney Ave, 10% off repairs. Select cases $5 – $15.
The Foundry Music Company, 102 Audubon St, Buy one, get one ½ price.
Walker Loden, 258A Church St, 20% off all jewelry.
Yale Peabody Museum Store, 170 Whitney Ave, 15% off entire purchase.

*See store/restaurant associate for details. Offers valid with this discount card only from
February 16 – March 3, 2018. Promotions may change at any time. Please email
comments/suggestions to whitneyaudubon@gmail.com.

Visit the event page on Facebook for more details – https://www.facebook.com/events/170363983572750/


February 17
10:00 am - 5:00 pm