The free festival at Lan Po Park begins with concerts, a Chinese Girl 2013 pageant; and numerous Chinese cultural shows and exhibits. The second day features a lion and dragon parade around Naklua Market, Chinese dance and dragon parade through South Pattaya.
The Engko committee from Bangkok will be performing their dragon and lion dances for Pattaya Chinese New Year this weekend in Pattaya & Naklua.
Sawang Boriboon will begin the new year solemnly with a worship ceremony for those who died without relatives. Central Festival will host activities, such as a Miss Qipao dress contest and distributions of free fruit.