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18 Chinese New Year Jokes That You'll Love

Celebrate Spring Festival with these spectacular Chinese New Year jokes! 恭喜发财!

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  February 14th 2022

It's the world's biggest celebration - it's Chinese New Year! And what better way to mark it than with these epic jokes!

Looking for more stuff like this? Check out our list of Chinese food jokes, these 15 fun Panda facts, or even test yourself with this Asian country quiz!

What do you call a hong bao that never moves?


How does wish someone a happy year of the goat?

Gong xi - BAAAAAA! - cai!

Goat Jokes
Goat Jokes

Did you hear about the pig who wasn't invited to the Chinese New Year party?

He was disgruntled!

What do dragons eat at Chinese New Year?


How did the puppy celebrate the Year of the Dog?

By whining and dining!

What do pigs sing at Chinese New Year?

Auld Lang Swine!

Did you hear abour the man who stole a calendar during Chinese New Year?

He got 12 months!

I don't like all these Chinese New Year celebrations.

They tend to drag-on!

How do you wish someone a happy year of the Tiger?

Happy Mew Year!

My Scottish Chinese friends are doing a joint Burns Night and Chinese NYE Party this weekend

It's called Chinese Burns Night - I wasn't keen but they twisted my arm!

Chinese New Year, Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day are too close.

I don't know what to paint my nails!

Clean feet in a bath

How do you wish someone a Happy Year of the Ox?

Happy Moo Year!

Happy Chinese New Year!

Or as they say in China, Happy New Year!

What did Mr T say on Chinese New Year?

I pity the 福!

What did the ghost say during spring festival?

Happy Boo Year!

A ghost floating against a pink background

Why couldn’t the apple wish the orange a happy new year?

She couldn't speak Mandarin!

I already have a date for Chinese New Year...

It's 1st of February, this year!

Messed up your New Year resolutions already?

Don't worry - there’s still time for Chinese New Year resolutions!