Tiger with lunar new year logo.

February 5-6

Lunar New Year

Celebrate good fortune this Lunar New Year, a holiday recognized throughout many East and Southeast Asian countries. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger—known for being brave, courageous, and generous.

 

Join us for Lunar New Year festivities at the Safari Park on Saturday, February 5 and Sunday, February 6, 2022. Discover safe and fun activities for the whole family—where we hope you’ll leave feeling inspired by the tiger and filled with good wishes for the future!

 

Activities

Lunar New Year Wishes and Good Luck

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Share your wish for wildlife and hang it on our wishing tree.

Create your own customary paper cutting, a celebrated tradition for Lunar New Year. Kids can create their own unique lantern design by following step-by-step instructions. You’ll also be able to take home your own red envelope with a special keepsake and good fortune to celebrate the Year of the Tiger.

Ask a Wildlife Care Specialist

  • Select times from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger by learning about these magnificent and endangered big cats, with exclusive opportunities to meet with wildlife care specialists and learn more about the wildlife you love.

Meet a Horticulturist

  • Select times from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Get to know some of the beautiful plantssuch as orchids and cycadsfound in Asia with our “Meet a Horticulturalist” series.

Alluring Asian Plants

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

With more than 2 million plants in our care, get up close with some of the most delicate and timeless, in a self-guided horticulture walk where you’ll discover insights on plants, including bamboo and rubber trees thriving in the Asian rainforest.

Flavors of Asia

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thorntree Café, Macan Market

Enjoy celebratory food offerings such as longevity noodles, steamed bao buns, spring rolls, and other culinary treats.

Photo Opportunities

  • Saturday, February 5
  • Select times from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Meet Bamboo Panda, everyone’s favorite costume character, and snap a selfie commemorating our first Lunar New Year celebration.

Be a Wildlife Ally

Your support helps save tigers through groundbreaking conservation efforts across Asia, combats illegal trafficking of orchids as well as other endangered wildlife worldwide, and protects future generations of iconic species, including orangutan families deep within the Asian rainforest.

 

Be brave and courageous like a tiger, be an Ally for wildlife, and support our Asian Rainforest conservation hub today.