Gung Hay Fat Choy! 9 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Can’t wait to celebrate Chinese New Year here in the Bay Area!

Red Tricycle

Lunar new year is celebrated all over the Bay Area to welcome the coming of spring and to hope for good luck and prosperity in the new year. Welcome the Year of the Rooster with traditional lion dances, crafts and fortune cookies as you join in one of these festive celebrations and parades. Traditional arts like origami and calligraphy are demonstrated and kids can make festive paper lanterns to take home. Chinese New Year Lunar Parade Photo Credit_©Adam Alexander Photography

San Francisco

Chinese New Year Flower Fair, Chinatown
Come and purchase traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits to celebrate Chinese New Year as you get a head start on the celebrations and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Make sure you buy something in bloom to symbolize rebirth and new growth. Delight in performances of traditional Chinese magicians, acrobats, folk dancers and opera as you take in the beautiful fragrances of spring.

When: January 21, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. and January 22, 9…

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