Festival Events

Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair

February 2, 2019 / February 3, 2019

The Flower Fair is the place to come to purchase fresh flowers, fruits, candies and brand new supplies for the home to begin the new lunar year. You will find over 120 booths and concessions making this a shopper’s paradise.

Basketball Jamboree

February 9, 2019

The Chinese New Year Basketball Jamboree will kick off the Year of the Pig with many exciting basketball games. The players represent the greater Chinatown-North Beach community and the San Francisco Middle Schools.

Miss Chinatown USA Pageant & Coronation Ball

February 16, 2019 / February 22, 2019

Lovely and talented young women from throughout the United States have come to San Francisco to compete in the annual Miss Chinatown U.S.A. Pageant. The new Queen and her Court will become goodwill ambassadors for the Chinese community throughout the new year.

Chinese New Year Community Street Fair

February 23, 2019 / February 24, 2019

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of San Francisco’s exhilarating Chinatown during one of the community’s most exciting times of the year. You will find over 120 booths and concessions making this a shopper’s paradise.

Chinese New Year Parade

February 23, 2019

Today, the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade is the largest celebration of its kind in the world, attracting over three million spectators and television viewers throughout the U.S., Canada, and Asia.

Chinese New Year Walk / 5k Run / 10k Run

March 3, 2019

The proceeds from the run benefit the Chinatown YMCA Community Center, which serves more than 1,200 youth and their families from Chinatown and the surrounding neighborhoods.