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MASHANTUCKET, CT (February 14, 2018) –Foxwoods® Resort Casino will mark the start of Year of the Dog on Sunday, February 18 beginning at 10:00 a.m. with its biggest Lunar New Year event ever!  This year’s celebration will include Chinese Cultural Arts, strolling entertainers, Kung Fu performances, the traditional Lion Dance and authentic Asian delicacies!   

For guests of all ages, the Chinese Cultural Art Association will offer the opportunity to enjoy fruit carving, Chinese calligraphy, bead art and more from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at locations throughout Foxwoods.   

For the perfect photo opportunity, join in the fun as strolling entertainers will entertain guests throughout the resort with traditional Chinese folk dances, Kung Fu performances and the official Year of the Dog mascot beginning at 10:30 a.m.   

Highlighting Foxwoods’ annual Lunar New Year kickoff will be the traditional Lion Dance performance in the Grand Pequot Hotel Lobby beginning at 11:00 a.m., which will be followed by a parade through the property. The procession will be led by the “Money God” and will culminate with the Grand Finale in Rainmaker Square.   

The Lion Dance will be performed by the Boston Chinese Freemasons Athletic Club, a non-profit organization whose main purpose is to preserve and spread Chinese culture to all who are interested. Foxwoods Resort Casino prides itself on culturally-diverse to winning ways and parade attendees should be on the lookout for the “Money God,” who will be handing out Lucky Red Envelopes.    

For foodies, enjoy a selection of Asian-inspired delicacies by Golden Dragon, Noodles and CAKE By Franck.  Plus, in honor of this year’s celebration, Golden Dragon will offer authentic Chinese New Year dinner specials for groups of four, six and eight and will be available February 16 – 22.     

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About Foxwoods Resort Casino

Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in seven casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, exclusive retailers and free-to-play online casino games at Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit