Communities in China and beyond are welcoming the Year of the Horse on January 31, the day of the Lunar New Year.
It's a family holiday in most places, with no shortage of stunning parades, prayers, and fireworks displays.
Which festivity would you hop on a plane for?
Of course Beijing was the center of the action, where dancers twirled at Temple of Earth park and paraded at Temple of Heaven. Down the coast in Nantong, people scrambled to pray with incense.
Cathay Pacific hosted a nighttime parade with lit-up floats and dancers.
Fire eaters went all-out in Manila. Nearby, a dragon dropped off envelopes full of cash.
Costumed kiddies came out to play in Bangkok's Chinatown on Friday, while the rest of the city remains tense with protest over upcoming elections.
Temple-goers prayed with incense sticks at Hong San Ko Tee in the city of Surabaya. Meanwhile, in Jakarta, mermaids danced with underwater lions.
The changing of the guards had special flair at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. ...but not everyone was inspired by the hawks on display.
Wax figures of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan hung out with dragons in London's Chinatown. Long, fake beards also made an appearance.
The traditional lion dance was a hit in Kolkata, home to India's official Chinatown.
Candy and oranges rained from the sky in Kuala Lumpur. Chinese plum blossoms were a hot photo opp, too.
At the Duan Hua Chinese school, students worked on costumes for their dance performance.