Atlantic Station’s celebration of the event, which is also referred to as Chinese New Year, will occur from Jan. 18 to Feb. 28. Guests can visit the property and experience festivities free of charge. Among the events, which were led by former New York street artist and installation sculptor John Carter, is a 90-foot-long dragon twinkling in more than 25,000 lights. The red dragon, a sign of good fortune, will pop out of a cloud of fog in the plaza near Atlantic Green once a minute.
From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., programmed red lantern shows in Atlantic Green will occur at the top of the hour. These shows feature almost 500 lanterns and mark a spiritual tradition that celebrating reunions of loved ones to honor the Lunar New Year.