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San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade 2018

Where:   San Francisco, California, United States
When:    Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Sunday, March 4, 2018
Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below.
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Southwest Airlines® 2018 Chinese New Year Festival and Parade The Year of the Dog
  • Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair Sat-Sun, February 10-11, 2018
  • Chinese New Year’s Day Fri, February 16, 2018
  • Chinese New Year Basketball Jamboree Sat, February 17, 2018
  • Miss Chinatown USA Pageant Thu, February 22, 2018
  • Miss Chinatown USA Coronation Ball Fri, February 23, 2018
  • Southwest Airlines® Chinese New Year Parade Sat, February 24, 2018
  • Chinese New Year Community Street Fair Sat-Sun, February 24-25, 2018
  • SF Chinese Chamber of Commerce/CCHP/
  • Chinatown YMCA Chinese New Year Run 5K/10K Run/Walk Sun, March 4, 2018

Every year, since 1860, the Chinese community in San Francisco celebrates the start of the Lunar New Year in a giant parade. The strong impression on the spectators is created by the colors, music and the numerous participants. Chinese New Year Parade and Festival More than hundred groups display ancient Chinese tradition.

The parade attracts thousands of spectators who fill the streets along its course. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations, it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
Chinese New Year Parade and Festival No parade in the western world can compete with this parade. Numerous exploding firecrackers, ferocious lions, elaborate costumes, gorgeous floats, and of course the newly crowned Miss Chinatown U.S.A. and her court take part in the parade.
One of the beautiful attractions is the 1200ft (61 meters) long Golden Dragon.Chinese New Year Parade and Festival It is carried by 100 men and women from the martial arts.
The impressive event expresses, more than everything, the deep roots of the city's Chinese community's tradition.
Attractive prices suited for all budgets. Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or 
NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY. Get Immediate confirmation by email.

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Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
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Chinese Chamber of Commerce
730 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, California 94108
Tel: (415) 982-307

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