Lunar New Year 2023 Guide for the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, Nevada

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The Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year, is a celebration of the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar and solar Chinese calendar. It falls on a different day each year. This year, it will begin on January 22, 2023, and the celebrations will last 15 days.

2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. It is believed that the animal ruling your birth year influences your personality. Those born in the Year of the Rabbit are said to be ingenious, courteous, witty and quick thinking.

The Grand Sierra Resort is celebrating the Lunar New Year with Dining Specials over the Lunar New Year weekend.

The Grand Buffet

The Grand Buffet is offering a Chinese New Year Buffet on Friday, January 20, from 5 pm to 9 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 4 pm to 9 pm.

Chinese New Year Buffet

  • Steamed Clams in Black Bean Sauce
  • Soy Grape Salmon
  • Chinese Crispy Lemon Fish
  • Hoisin BBQ Pork Ribs
  • Garlic 5 Spice New York Strip
  • Roasted Whole Pig
  • Roasted Duck
  • Kung Pao Chicken
  • Peking Duck Roll
  • Shanghai Shrimp Stir Fry
  • Poke Station

Pricing is $54.99 for adults and $34.99 for kids.

Rim Asian Bistro

The Rim Asian Bistro will be offering Chinese New Year specials on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Chinese New Year Menu

Amuse Bouche

  • Wild Mushroom Bao


  • Nori Goma Furikake Seared Tuna, Cucumber, Whipped Avocado and Shoyu


  • Seared Scallop and Crab Meat Seafood Soup

Main Course – Choose one

  • Steamed Sea Bass Served with Ginger Soy Sauce and Long Life Noodle
  • Roasted Honey Duck Served with Kailan, Mushroom and Mandarin Orange Sauce
  • Yuzu Poached Lobster Tail Served with Braised Bok Choy and Wild Mushroom with Black Truffle Miso Butter


  • White Chocolate Mousse Cake with Pistachio Crumble, Pear Mirin Sauce and Raspberry Sorbet

Pricing is $104 per person.

Lion Dances

There will also be Lion Dances on the Grand Sierra Casino floor on Saturday, January 21, at 5 pm and 8 pm and on Sunday, January 22, at 7 pm.

Grand Sierra Resort Info

Grand Sierra Resort & Casino has been voted “Best Hotel” for several years in a row. Its spacious rooms and suites blend comfort with style and luxury. With 9 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges, everyone can find something they like.

The resort has a casino with Northern Nevada’s largest gaming floor. It also has a bowling alley and a spa.

If you’d like to visit the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino during the Lunar New Year celebrations, click here and you can save 15% off the regular rate.