Macy’s Celebrates Year of the Horse

By Cody Scholberg, Epoch Times
January 15, 2014 11:35 am Last Updated: January 15, 2014 11:35 am

In celebration of the Lunar New Year 2014, Macy’s is hosting a showcase of events in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Hawaii, Boston, and of course, New York.

“Lunar New Year is a special time of celebration for millions of our customers and employees. We join them in marking the momentous start of the ‘Year of the Horse’ with a host of initiatives that will surprise and delight,” said William Hawthorne, senior vice president of Diversity Strategies, Macy’s, Inc.

It’s the first time Macy’s is making a national event out of Lunar New Year.

Macy’s will be hosting cooking shows, fashion shows, cultural dances and children’s activities. Select stores in these locations will have a variety of Lunar New Year-themed products. These include a free tote with any purchase of $75 or more, men’s t-shirts, cosmetics, gift cards, and other apparel.

Two of the country’s biggest Lunar New Year events, the 2014 Lunar New Year Chinatown Festival and Parade in New York (Feb. 4), and the Chinese New Year Festival and Parade in San Francisco (Feb. 15), are being hosted by Macy’s as well.

The dates and locations of the Macy’s celebrations in New York and elsewhere are as follows:

Macy’s Stoneridge – Pleasanton, CA – Jan. 18
Macy’s Queens Center – New York, NY – Jan. 23
Macy’s Union Square – San Francisco, CA – Jan. 23
Macy’s Flushing – New York, NY – Jan. 25
Macy’s Menlo Park – Menlo Park, NJ – Jan. 25
Macy’s Santa Anita – Santa Anita, CA – Jan. 25
Macy’s South Coast Plaza, Los Angeles, CA – Jan. 25
Macy’s Ala Moana – Oahu, HI – Jan. 25
Macy’s Union Square – San Francisco, CA – Jan. 25
Macy’s Valley Fair – Santa Clara, CA – Jan. 26
Macy’s Herald Square – New York, NY – Jan. 29
Macy’s Downtown Boston – Boston, MA – Jan. 31