Setting off fireworks to celebrate renewal and ward off evil spirits is a traditional part of the celebration. China virtually shuts down for the week as people visit with families in their hometowns.
Here's a collection of images from the holiday:
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(Anna Marie Dos Remedios)
Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite
Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo.
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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