Lunar New Year Seattle


On February 1st, we’ll enter into the first new moon of the lunar calendar and officially begin the Year of the Tiger. Wondering where you can #SpendLikeItMatters as part of your Lunar New Year in Seattle festivities?

Check out our list of Greater Seattle businesses doing something special to celebrate Lunar New Year:

Askatu Bakery Cafe

The allergen-free bakery is offering ube and red bean moon cakes and pineapple tarts.

Ba Bar

From now until February 6th, all of Ba Bar’s locations are offering traditional Vietnamese Bánh Tét.

Ba Sa

The Bainbridge Vietnamese restaurant is offering two Tét specials, Bánh Tét and Thịt kho măng, available from February 2nd to February 6th. Ba Sa is also hosting a Lion dance and handing out lucky red envelopes on February 6th.

Cafe Aloe

Cafe Aloe is steaming up adorable Tiger Custard Buns from January 28th through January 30th.

Hello Em

The Vietnamese cafe and roastery is hosting a Tết Market and a Lion dance to bless the cà phê shop on January 29th.

Ho Ho Seafood

From now through February 15th, Ho Ho Seafood is offering two types of Lunar New Year meal combos.

KOBO Shop and Gallery

KOBO just added a year of the tiger greeting card to their website.

Lucky Envelope Brewing

Lucky Envelope Brewing released their special edition Water Tiger Cold IPA, Hawaiian Honey Lager, and 2022 Double Happiness: Five-Spice Vanilla Imperial Stout. The Ballard brewery is also hosting discounts and giveaways during their Lunar New Year celebrations on January 28th and January 29th.


Macadons is offering a Lunar New Year MacaBomb gift box that comes with 2 coccoa bombs decorated with a tiger and the Chinese character for luck.

Mami Tran

From January 31 to February 11th, place an order over $50 from the Mami Tran food truck to get a chance to pick a lucky red envelope that contains either a $5 gift voucher, $8 gift voucher, or a free order of crispy egg rolls, chicken wontons, or garlic noodles.


Monsoon released their Lunar New Year menu featuring Bánh Tét, Thit Kho, red bean Happiness Dumplings, and the Crouching Tiger cocktail. The menu is available at dinner from now through February 6th.

Raised Doughnuts

The bakery is offering a Lunar New Year mochi donut with a tiger-shaped brown sugar short bread cookie from January 28th to January 30th.


Order online from Revel on February 1st to get a special dinner to go for two with short rib wontons, a black trumpet mushroom pancake, special honey cookies, and more.


Sairen is selling a playful set of Lunar New Year magnets in the shape of a red envelope, dumpling, and orange from local small gifts and goods company A Jar of Pickles.

Seattle Fish Guys

Visit Seattle Fish Guys at 1 PM on January 29th for a Lion Dance performance by the Mak Fai Kung Fu Club.

Terry’s Kitchen

The restaurant is celebrating Lunar New Year with an Asian beef brisket stew dinner special on February 1st.

The Flour Box

The Flour Box is offering Lunar New Year themed doughnut flavors in Hong Kong Milk Tea, Kinako Mochi, Red Bean Cream, and Mandarin Orange Cream doughnuts available through January 30th.


Spend $30 or more at Uwajimaya between now and February 8th and receive a lucky red envelope with a special prize.

Viet Wah

The market is sellingBánh Tét and Lunar New Year treats.

Young Tea

Young Tea is selling water-resistant vinyl year of the tiger stickers.

Did we miss any offerings or festivities for Lunar New Year in Seattle? Send us an email or feel free to post in the comments below!

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