What do the Lunar New Year, Mardi Gras, and Valentine’s Day have in common?

What do the Lunar New Year, Mardi Gras, and Valentine’s Day have in common?
This year they are all within four days of each other!   There is so much to do in such a short time!  Plan your activities with our event calendar at www.hurryout.com.

Lunar New Year – full calendar

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Grab your firecrackers because it’s time to chase away the evil spirits and welcome health and wealth. It’s the Year of the Black Water Snake, according to the Zodiac calendar. Sounds interesting?
Check out one of these Chinese/Lunar New Year celebrations:

Mardi Gras  -  full calendar

Fat Tuesday begins now! Find the party that matches your style:






New Orleans:


Valentine’s Day – full calendar

Love is already in the air… and it will be for the entire month, with more than 50 events to entertain you and your valentine.

Here are a few ideas:

Are you celebrating with a little one?

Appreciate the dramatic arts? Go with your sweetheart, family, or friends to a play this Valentine’s!

Laugh it up watching comedy improv

or enjoy a burlesque show at:

Need to burn off some of that holiday candy? Run, have fun, and raise money for charity

or go for a stroll and support local artists

If you’re feeling adventurous:

and more…

Do you know of an event that isn’t listed? Help spread the word by posting it on HurryOut.

Best wishes for the Year of the Black Snake,
and may Cupid’s arrow find its mark

Photos: The Bellevue Collection, Tubaluba, Midnight Menagerie, Dan Bennett on Flickr, Town Hall Seattle, Martina Photography on Flickr, Waterway Cruises, Marlene Hutchinson, The Children’s Museum