The Lunar New Year brings people together in celebration of ancient tradition. If you love this time of year and plan on having a celebration of your own, check out this collection of premium design assets below.
58 Best Lunar/Chinese New Year Templates and Graphics
What Is the Lunar New Year?
With celebrations starting at the turn of the traditional Lunar New Year, the Chinese New Year is a festival that is centuries old with roots in several ancient myths and traditions.
Each year, an animal represents the year according to the ancient Chinese zodiac. It’s also known as the Chinese New Year, and celebrations range from traditional prayers and feasts to incredible lion dances showcasing beautiful costumes. As 2017 comes to an end, 2018 marks the Year of the Dog. Following the rooster in the zodiac, this symbol is believed to represent honesty and loyalty.
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25 High-Quality Premium Flyers
Let’s kick things off with 27 premium party flyers full of color and wonder. With designs ranging from simple to more complex, you’ll be sure to find just the right flyer to fit your holiday needs.
If a simple look is more your style, this beautiful flyer features a few Chinese-inspired elements against a vibrant red background. The file for this template comes 100% ready to print, with organized layers that you can easily modify.
Gold adds instant luxury to any design. Enjoy this lovely flyer, for instance. The sleek design features a few golden lanterns and text placeholders for your party details written with several free fonts. Give this one a try!
Complete with two separate versions available, this flyer is sizzling with fiery red colors and traditional Chinese elements. Replace the model seen below with your own stock for a more personalized touch.
Most flyers during this time will have the same colors. Step out of the box with this suite of unique color schemes. This download includes fully editable Photoshop and Illustrator files ready for your personal touch.
Adorned with ancient Asian symbols and incredible architectural elements, this poster will dazzle your partygoers with its beauty and mysticism. This template comes complete with several color options organized into easy-to-edit layers.
What New Year would be complete without fireworks, champagne, and dragons? This explosive flyer features a dazzling modern design that is easy to modify, with all the design elements included.
If you love a bit of shine and dazzle with your designs, consider this gorgeous template jam-packed with beautiful golden coins and treasure. Perfect for the newbie to Photoshop, this flyer needs no model and is ready for printing right away!
Or keep things minimal with this modern flyer. At the center of its design is a firecracker blasting through typography. Choose from three different color schemes or develop your own using this template!
With the glowing eyes of a beautiful traditional dragon as its centered subject, this gorgeous template design features large, bold text and beautiful orange lanterns. View the video tutorial included with this template to learn how to customize this flyer quickly and easily.
Are flyers good for your business? Test it out with this minimalist design. This template features a bold headline to grab your customers with plenty of room for store and sale details.
For more subdued colors and design, check out this Chinese New Year template below. This design features some elegant sparkly text front and center, with a beautiful red curtain behind it. Change out the party information for your own and send this flyer straight to the printer!
In this incredible club flyer, you get fully editable text organized in an A4 file that is easy to use. Complete your club experience with this fantastic flyer and download your own stock to replace the beautiful model below.
Bring in the Chinese New Year with this elegant and traditional vibe. With five alternatively colored versions to choose from, you’ll be able to use this design for many more years to come.
Need something elegant with an artistic flair? This Chinese-inspired flyer comes complete with a beautiful golden border and a few simple design elements to celebrate the Lunar New Year. With multiple color options to choose from, you’ll find this template a breeze to use.
For a beautiful design with a subtle hint of tradition and history, check out this incredible party flyer. Complete with unique fonts and gorgeous background elements, this flyer is perfect for your next celebration.
Dragons are an important part of any Chinese New Year celebration. Showcase your love for the traditional lion dance with this fun party flyer design. With several color styles to choose from, these design elements are 100% scalable and completely print-ready.
For your next celebration or party event, consider this gorgeous flyer design. Change the text easily to fit your celebrations, and swap out the model below for the preferred stock of your choice.
Red lanterns bring a stunning warm hue to any room. And you can enjoy that vibrant look with this festive flyer. Just add your details for professional design in minutes. Enjoy!
You might want to get your sunglasses for this party flyer. Complete with bright red Chinese elements against a sunny yellow background, this flyer is sure to impress as the perfect invite for your celebration.
Need a flyer that’s simple in design? Well look no further! This elegant flyer design celebrates the year of the monkey, but feel free to adjust the text to your preferences in the fully editable file.
Dive into this Chinese New Year flyer to get access to fully editable layers and so much more. Created in Photoshop, this design features a festive design with Chinese-inspired masks, parasols, and statues. Also included in this package are amazing free fonts.
The beautiful costumes, architecture, and designs of the Chinese culture are truly highlighted in this gorgeous flyer design. Complete with a help file and links to free fonts, this flyer template is incredibly easy to use.
Show off your fashion and style with this fun party flyer design. Swap out the model’s photo for your own, and kick off your celebrations with this print-ready template.
Celebrate the history and tradition of this special time of the year with this incredible premium flyer. Swap out the model’s picture for a stock of your own, and download the free fonts included to utilize this flyer to its fullest.
With a beautiful watercolor back splash of brush textures for the background, these unique party poster features Chinese lanterns, easily editable text, and elements that are 100% scalable.
11 Gorgeous Greeting Cards
In this next collection of Chinese New Year-themed designs, check out these beautiful greeting cards you can use for your personal invitations. Enjoy these incredible designs curated from GraphicRiver.
Kick off your celebrations with this minimalist greeting card. This design features a gorgeous landscape with red paper lanterns and festive elements. Just add your message to finish the charming design.
We start this collection of cards with this elegant and gorgeous folding fan design. This card features a beautiful fan adorned with traditional cherry blossoms, and text that spells out “Happy New Year”. Download this remarkable vector file to complete your New Year celebrations.
Though 2016 marked the Year of the Monkey, you can easily customize this greeting card design to fit your needs. Simply download the appropriate file after your purchase, and swap out the text for the title of your choice.
Celebrate the moment when fireworks light up the air and the wonderful festivities of the Chinese New Year begin. This charming greeting card design features beautiful golden text with firework elements in the background. Included with this template are free fonts, a help file, and so much more.
Greet your friends and relatives with this elegant greeting card design. This design features three gorgeous vector lanterns against a simple red background that is perfect for any invitation.
This fun and clever design features a funny ensemble of traditionally dressed characters and beautiful golden lanterns adorned with happy faces. Enjoy this vector illustration and customize this card to fit your needs with the help of Adobe Illustrator.
Check out this awesome greeting card featuring an amazing character design that is sure to impress your partygoers. This card can be used as a greeting card or e-card for your company and comes with layered Photoshop files for easy editing.
Whether you’ve fallen in love with the funny monkey character or love cherry blossoms, this fun greeting card is sure to bring you and your event attendees some delight. Complete with organized layers, this template is easy to customize in Adobe Photoshop.
Send your loved ones this happy greeting card for a special treat! This design features a charming festival dancer with traditional Chinese New Year elements. Enjoy the bright colors and minimalist details.
Inspire a fun mood with this fun dragon greeting card. Created for the Chinese New Year, this design features a massive gold dragon and small red lantern. Try it out! We’re sure your friends and family will be happy to receive this card!
Or leave an elegant message behind with this vibrant greeting card. This illustration features traditional Chinese lanterns, and more details we’re sure you’ll love. Combine it with a nice font for a thoughtful message. Try this design!
22 Divine Vector Design Elements
Last but not least, this next selection includes gorgeous design elements inspired by this fantastic holiday. From icon sets to character designs and more, bring in the Chinese New Year by featuring these incredible designs.
These modern pictograms are happy and energetic. And this essential set includes 10 vector icons with a modern line style. Choose from amazing designs like fire crackers, lotus flowers, and beautiful lanterns.
Dragons are not only an important part of the Chinese New Year festival, but they also represent one of the many animals on the Chinese zodiac. Adorn your celebratory designs with these clean vector dragons: one in the traditional red color, and the second featuring an awesome mix of colors.
In this lovely vector illustration, two kids join together to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Download this file after your purchase, and customize this design to create a darling greeting card or invitation.
You can find many beautiful vector illustrations that celebrate this unique time of the year. In this simple illustration, a group of kids are celebrating the Chinese New Year and enjoying all the festivities. Customize this file yourself, or leave it as is for a beautiful backdrop.
In this collection of Chinese New Year Icons, you’ll find nine vector illustrations that embody this celebration. From lanterns to fruit and so much more, this set will complete your icon needs.
Need a simple background for your flyers, invites, and more? This lovely Chinese-themed background comes complete with elegantly designed flowers and a simple banner with Chinese calligraphy. The translation means “Happy New Year”, so it’ll be sure to fit all your celebratory needs.
If you’re looking for a simple way to say “Happy New Year” without all the fuss, then feast your eyes on this unique vector design. This design features a sublime winter theme with this saying written out in traditional Chinese lettering.
If you ever have the chance of witnessing a traditional lion dance, you’ll stand there in amazement as two dancers skillfully move around in this incredible costume. The following design showcases this dance perfectly, with one dancer on the bottom as the other flies into the air. Incorporate this illustration into your designs for cards, flyers, and so much more.
For that clean, modern look, take a look at these simple vector icon designs. These designs can be used pretty much anywhere, and the file comes complete with fully editable layers that can be customized quickly and easily.
The Chinese dragon is one of the most beautifully designed animals, with a history in ancient myths and folklore. To celebrate the Chinese New Year, adorn your designs with this simple vector dragon for your print or web materials.
Among the incredibly vibrant festivities of the Chinese New Year you’ll also find amazing costumes and delectable looking foods. This set of kids’ illustrations features three young children celebrating the Lunar New Year with traditional attire and food.
If you’re looking for a set of vector illustrations with incredible beauty and detail, then download this set of graphics. Included in this pack are pattern files, high-resolution images, and Asian-inspired design elements you can modify with Adobe Illustrator.
Lion dances feature incredible Chinese costumes with vibrant accents. Use this fun illustration of a lion dance fight for posters and more. Included in this download are vector files you can edit with Adobe Illustrator.
In this charming set of character designs, you’ll find people celebrating the festival with their traditional Chinese New Year costumes. Also included are additional elements like lanterns and a simple banner to celebrate all the festivities.
The holiday season is all about family. Show how much you love your family and the tradition of Chinese culture with this darling family illustration. Use it as the centerpiece of your designs for that unique and heartwarming feel.
If you’re an avid collector of icons, you’ll definitely want this set in your collection. This collection features several fun designs inspired by the Lunar New Year festival, including lanterns, dragons, firecrackers, and two happy characters.
For a simple design without any text, consider this gorgeous background. This design comes complete with three red lanterns and beautiful golden flowers to complement the yellow background. Download this file and set it as your desktop or choose it as the centerpiece of your next design.
When looking for designs inspired by this wonderful tradition, you’ll be amazed at how many incredibly detailed and absolutely gorgeous elements you’ll find. This design features two Chinese lanterns hanging from a branch against a vibrant red background. Download the files and add your own elements to customize this look.
One of the best ways to celebrate any holiday is to simply update your Facebook cover! Download this wonderful Chinese New Year design and customize it with your own information for a clever and unique cover design.
One of the many places where you’ll see these celebrations take place is Shanghai, China. Download this simple vector illustration and insert it into your designs to kick off the New Year with a modern twist.
Bring charm and good luck to the New Year with this delightful Chinese-themed character design. It’s fully customizable and 100% made in Adobe Illustrator so you definitely know you’re sure to retain a high-quality design.
Sometimes, the simpler the design, the better. You’re sure to be in agreement with this set of simple icon designs. Featuring a style that emphasizes clean lines and few colors, this set covers everything you need for the New Year.
Chinese New Year Tutorials
Need a fun project? Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a tutorial! Try your hands at these amazing lessons created by our experts. Learn important tips and tricks for working with a variety of creative software.
Affinity DesignerHow to Create a Cute Rooster for Chinese New Year in Affinity DesignerYulia Sokolova
Chinese New YearHow to Create a Monkey Caricature for Chinese New YearChar Reed
Global InfluencesDesign a Zodiac Calendar to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Adobe InDesignGrace Fussell
Chinese New YearHow to Create Mooncake and Dim Sum Icons for Chinese New YearMary Winkler
This list is jam-packed with exciting resources for the avid designer familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. If you need additional help modifying these templates, enlist the skills of a talented professional by choosing one of the amazing designers from ThemeKeeper Studio.
And with hundreds of design elements for the Chinese New Year at your fingertips, chances are we’ve missed a few to add to your personal collection. Be sure to browse ThemeKeeper Market and ThemeKeeper Elements for more resources, and let us know your favorites in the comments below!