Chinese Spring Festival (Lunar New Year)
Time Out says
While it's fun to visit whatever the season, Yokohama's Chinatown district is never livelier than during the Lunar New Year festival. Two weeks of festivities kickstart with a countdown to midnight at the Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao on January 24. Also, don't miss the lion dance, dragon dance and music performances at Yamashitacho Park (February 1,2 and 8) and the crowd of revellers all decked out in traditional costumes parading through Chinatown in the afternoon of February 26. Lastly, you'll find a spectacular Lantern Festival on February 8 from 5.15pm (around Masobyo Temple).