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January 24, 2019 (Lakeside) -- Barona Resort & Casino invites you to welcome the Lunar New Year beginning Tuesday, February 5 through Tuesday, February 19 with traditional performances, lion and dragon dancers, lucky Hong Bao, all-you-can-eat lobster, and lobster specials, Party People games, Dragon Alley bonuses as well as over $518,888 in cash giveaways. Visit for entertainment times, restaurant specials and other details.

Barona will be filled with the sights and sounds of the celebration on Tuesday, February 5, 12 and 19 at 9 p.m. with a traditional blessing at the Welcome Home entrance which will be followed by a colorful parade of Lion and Dragon performers dancing in the casino. Throughout the two-week celebration, players will receive lucky Hong Bao and win cash prizes playing games with the Party People. And, players can also earn bonuses at the table games in Dragon Alley, the largest Asian gaming area in San Diego.

Barona’s restaurants will be serving traditional cuisine and lobster specials as part of the Year of the Pig festivities. On Wednesdays and Friday, lobster lovers can enjoy all-you-can-eat lobster at Seasons Fresh Buffet and lobster specials at Sage Café, Ho Wan and the Parlor 32 High Limit area.  Hong-Kong trained Executive Chef Ringo Lao will prepare favorites such as abalone with shiitake mushrooms, garlic-steamed Chilean Seabass with tofu and sausages with sticky rice. Players on a Lunar New Year lucky streak can have the celebratory dishes, or bento boxes served right at their slot machine or table game when they order through gameside dining.


For Barona Resort & Casino reservations and information, visit, or call toll free 888-7-BARONA (722-7662).

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