Hmong Cultural New Year Celebration
December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Hmong Cultural New Year Celebration, Inc. (HCNYC) is a non-profit organization that will host the Hmong New Year from December 26, 2019, to January 2, 2020. This week-long cultural celebration in the Fresno Fairgrounds is the largest Hmong-American community event in the United States and in the world, attracting more than 120,000 patrons a year.
For thousands of years, the Hmong people have celebrated its most important cultural event, the Hmong New Year. This celebration provides a sense of identity and pride. Traditionally, this annual event celebrates the conclusion of the harvest season and marks the end of a year’s hard work and serves as a Thanksgiving holiday.