? Chinese New Year 2020 ?

Are you ready for Chinese New Year taking place on Saturday 25th January 2020? Well you should be - this year is year of the Rat! ?

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Need some inspiration for Chinese New Year? Then look no further! It's year of the Rat!

The Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat tricked the Ox into giving him a ride. Then, just as they arrived at the finish line, Rat jumped down and landed ahead of Ox, becoming first.

The Rat is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) Zi (子) and the midnight hours. In the terms of yin and yang (阴阳—yīn yáng), the Rat is yang and represents the beginning of a new day.

In Chinese culture, rats were seen as a sign of wealth and surplus. Because of their reproduction rate, married couples also prayed to them for children. For more information click here.

Rat Ideas: Chinese New Year

Rat Prop | Chinese New Year 2020

This fantastic Rat Prop is a must-have for anyone looking to celebrate Chinese New Year appropriately. This black squeaking rat is perfect it is
38cm/ 15 inches long.

Mouse Half Face Mask | Chinese New Year 2020

This fantastic Mouse Half Face EVA Mask is perfect for anyone looking to dress as Disney's Mickey Mouse! It's black and pink and ideal for finishing off that classic character. Made from EVA, fastens easily with attached elastic.

Rat Latex Mask | Chinese New Year 2020

Looking to turn into a convincing rat this Chinese New Year? This brilliant Rat Mask is Brown and a Full Head Rubber Mask made out of Latex.

Rat Costume | Chinese New Year 2020

This brilliant Rat Piggyback Costume is ideal for anyone who loves the idea of riding a rodent! This hilarious craze now continues with the Piggyback Rat! It consists of a One Piece Grey Suit with Rat Detail and attached Mock, Legs to finish off the look. Ideal for taking that animal themed outfit that one step further!

Chinese Dragon Ideas

Everyone associates Chinese New Year with dragons so why not dress as a dragon too?

Dragon Head and Tail | Chinese New Year 2020

This brilliant Kid's Metallic Dragon Head & Tail Set comes complete with a Blue/ Grey Metallic Scale Printed Dragon Hood with attached Brown Eyes and White Dragon Teeth, the Hood fastens up around the Neck with Velcro. To finish off the set is a matching Metallic Printed Tail with Scale Design along with attached Red scales to finish off the look. The tail is attached to elastic which your child simply wears around his or hers waist and it fastens with Velcro.

Gold Wings | Chinese New Year 2020

These wings are in gold effect with black scale detail. they sit nicely on the back with elastic shoulder straps. They are approximately 50cm/19in wide.

Dragon Costume | Chinese New Year 2020

Honor your Khaleesi and become a fire breathing beast and avoid being slayed by a noble Knight in our brilliant Adult's Deluxe Dragon Fancy Dress Costume. This Game of Thrones inspired dressing up outfit comes complete with an all in one textured red and yellow jumpsuit which has a zip up front and an attached character hood. The character hood has a 3D face complete with fangs, ears and horns. To finish off this spectacular outfit is a padded tail which is attached to the back of the costume and has yellow triangular spikes throughout.

Even more Dragons!

Dragon Hat | Chinese New Year

This brilliant Red Dragon Hat is ideal for anyone looking to dress as a Dragon! It's Red with a scale print and attached gold horns to finish off the look. It also has yellow eyes to finish off the look. Ideal for any Chinese New Year fans!

Dragon Mask | Chinese New Year 2020

This brilliant Red Dragon Mask is ideal for celebrating Chinese New Year in.

Pinata | Chinese New Year 2020

This brilliant Black/ Red Dragon Pinata is ideal for any kid's Birthday party! It's in the shape of a Dragon and is red and black. It's a must-have Party game! Make sure you add a bit of fun to the event - can be filled with sweets and party favours! Ideal for any Medieval/ Fantasy fan!


Dragon Rockets | Chinese New Year 2020

Double Dragon Rocket Pack will get you fired up with excitement! This twin pack of rockets really packs a punch and has the noise and effects to match.

Effects are massive Brocade Crown with Blue Pistil and Brocade Crown with Horse Tail and White Strobe.

Oriental Accessories

Chinese Oriental Kit |

Whether celebrating Chinese new year, or needing a quick instant costume idea this Chinese kit is perfect for you.

This brilliant costume kit comes with a Chinese straw coolie hat, china-man tash and patterned paper fan.


This fantastic fancy dress Chinese Coolie Felt Hat is ideal for any Chinese inspired outfit! This cultured hat is yellow and black with a coolie design. It's perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year!

Our Stores

We have four stores: Bournemouth Town Centre, Queensway store in Southampton, Castle Lane Store in Bournemouth and our Poole Store in the Dolphin Shopping Centre! Don't forget also if you are local and would like to reserve an item then you can purchase anything online on our website and collect in store! Equally, if you cannot make it into one of our stores because your schedule is too busy, that's not a problem either! Just shop online, on our fast and even more efficient website! Buying online has never been so easy and safe on our secure site! Furthermore, browse thousands of fancy dress outfits and make sure you choose the one that's perfect for you!

All off our stores are completely kitted out with ideas and Costumes for Chinese New Year! Make sure you come into Hollywood Fancy Dress now or go online to find your perfect Chinese New Year Costumes and Accessories.

Hollywood Fancy Dress
31-35 Castle Lane West
Dorset BH9 3LH

102 Commercial Road

Hollywood Fancy Dress
Unit 84
Dolphin Centre
Poole Town Centre
BH15 1SZ

Hollywood Just For Fun
31-37 Queensway,
Southampton Town Centre
S014 3BL