Just like ordinary folks, busy Chinese celebs took precious time to enjoy the festivities with their loved ones over the Chinese New Year holiday.
Some revealed how they celebrated on social media while others were spotted in public by sharp-eyed fans and paparazzi as reported in videos by TV Sohu.
But what did they do exactly? Here's the rundown.
Cecilia Cheung and sons have whale of a time at Disneyland
The Hong Kong actress and her two sons were spotted at Hong Kong's Disneyland on Feb 2. Photos uploaded on social media show an obliging Cheung posing for the cameras of other visitors who reportedly told her that her boys were looking more handsome by the day.
Although they were without their father actor Nicholas Tse, who had parted ways with Cecilia, they seemed to be enjoying themselves.
Jimmy Lin's boys dressed up as adorable 'lions'
The photo of the cheerful-looking twins, born in 2015, had over 74,000 likes and 233 shares on his Facebook page.
Angelababy and Huang Xiaoming had reunion feast with his relatives
An online photo shows the famous Chinese acting couple in a reunion dinner with Huang's mum, younger brother and relatives. Angelababy appears to have gone back to her svelte self after delivering their baby son last year.
The photo shows neither of them had their baby on their lap. A male relative is seen carrying an infant but we're not sure it's theirs.
Vicki Zhao and family seen in Dubai
As she was seen in loose in clothing, the media speculated that she might be expecting again. But her agency denied this on Feb 2, saying she looked "relaxed' while on holiday.
Li Bingbing and boyfriend reveal calligraphy skills
Instagram photos show Chinese actress Li Bingbing, 43, and her newly found beau, Xu Wennan, welcoming the new year by practising Chinese brush strokes as they tried to come up with the best version of the word 'Fu', which means fortune in Chinese.
Netizens couldn't help but noticed the investment manager is tall, good-looking and reportedly 15 years younger than her.
Edison Chen with pregnant Qin Shupei in Beijing
Sources told the media wedding bells will ring soon for the couple, who are expecting a boy.
Ruby Lin reveals a leg with modesty
Lin also revealed a little leg - not hers but that of her daughter, with a message saying her birth was the best birthday present she got - her 41st birthday was on Jan 27, the eve of CNY.
Yang Mi and Hawick Lau shop for toys for daughter
Wearing baseball caps, Chinese actress-singer Yang Mi and Hong kong actor husband Hawick Lau were still spotted by fans in a toy store with their young daughter in Hong Kong during the Chinese New Year weekend.
Yang Mi was later seen at the airport, apparently returning to China for filming, reported TV Sohu.
Zhang Ziyi with daughters and hubby in family photo
Although their daughters are from their respective marriages previously, they seem like an affectionate family.
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