Lunar New Year 2024 Events
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Among the 12 zodiac signs that annually rotate, the dragon symbolizes good luck, strength and power. Commemorate this and more at upcoming events listed below. Pick where you want to celebrate in the SF Bay Area and Seattle, then Gig will take you there!
SF Bay Area
Jack London Square Lunar New Year Celebration
Located in the plaza near Plank, this free event will include lion dancers, martial arts performances, kids crafts, Year of the Dragon selfie op, and giveaways.
Saturday, February 10 | 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Jack London Square, 472 Water Street, Oakland
23rd Annual Lunar New Year at OMCA
Head to the OMCA campus for its 23rd annual Lunar New Year celebration. Festival access will start at 11 a.m., followed by a full slate of hands-on activities, stellar performances, and intriguing panels starting at 12 p.m.
Saturday, February 17 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
OMCA, 1000 Oak Street, Oakland
San Ramon Lunar New Year Celebration
The day's lively events will feature Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese dancers putting on colorful traditional performances, and a Lunar New Year-themed selfie station.
Sunday, February 18 | 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
City Center Bishop Ranch, 6000 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon
Alaska Airlines San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade
The San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade is the biggest parade celebrating the Lunar New Year outside of Asia and has been named one of the top ten parades in the world by International Festivals & Events Association.
Saturday, February 24 | 5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The parade starts at 2nd and Market Streets, goes around Union Square and ends at Kearny Street and Columbus Avenue in San Francisco.
Lunar New Year Celebration at Southcenter
Commemorate the Year of the Dragon with amazing performances including lion dancers, ribbon dances, and a calligraphy demonstration. Plus, attendees will be able to submit wishes for the year ahead in the Wishing Tree on site.
Saturday, February 10 | 11 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Westfield Southcenter, 2800 Southcenter Mall, Seattle
Lincoln District Lunar New Year Celebration
Join Lincoln District businesses and residents for a day of lion dancers, firecrackers, food, and family fun. There will be a pop-up marketplace, food trucks, and plenty of neighborhood restaurants to dine.
Sunday, February 11 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
3801 South Yakima Avenue, Tacoma
57th Annual Lunar New Year Gala
Led by the The Chinese Student Association at the University of Washington, the Lunar New Year Gala will be a celebratory night of performances, activities, food, vendors, and prizes to welcome the Year of the Dragon.
Saturday, February 17 | 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Lane NE, Seattle
Chinatown-International District Lunar New Year Celebration
Gig to Seattle's Chinatown-International District for a fun-filled day of live entertainment at Hing Hay Park and over 40+ food vendors on hand to celebrate.
Saturday, February 24 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Chinatown-International District, 423 Maynard Avenue S, Seattle
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