As millions of people around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year, Chicago will present an elaborate festive dinner celebration at the Hyatt Regency Chicago located at 151 E. Upper Wacker Drive. An extravagant Asian-themed menu along with a captivating program of local musical and various performances will entertain guests.
ABC-7's Linda Yu and Cary Chow of ESPN will serve as emcees for the night.
Past celebrations have brought together more than 1,000 guests of Asian-American community leaders, dignitaries, elected officials, corporate sponsors and the City’s movers and shakers.
Tickets are available individually for $85, or $850 for a table of ten.
5:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner and program
Valet parking is available for $15. Enter at 319 N. Lower Stetson. Advise the valet staff when you arrive that you are with the gala.
Asian American Coalition of Chicago
The AACC, founded in 1983, is represented by over 16 cultures including the Bangladeshi, Burmese, Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Malaysian, Nepalese, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Thai, and Vietnamese American communities. The Asian Lunar New Year Celebration helps celebrate these rich heritages and diverse histories. The AACC’s mission is to organize and promote equal opportunities in government, education, economic development, and international affairs in order to empower all Asian Americans.
Nine of the communities (Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Pakistani, Thai and Vietnamese American) take turns hosting the Asian Lunar New Year Celebration on a rotating basis.