celebration Year of the Tiger: Two weeks starting January 28, China Live, Cold drinks and George Chen’s eight tables, San Francisco. Enjoy traditional food and drinks with a modern twist. Surprise lion dancers are also expected to appear at some of the dinners. Reservations are highly recommended at all three locations: chinalivesf.com.
Lunar New Year Celebration and Festival 2022: 10.00-12.00 February 5, Terra Marine School, 70 Lomita Drive, Mill Valley. Watch traditional Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese performances and other fun festivals. 8-10 dollars. Eventbright: bit.ly/3FS5AfE
Family celebrating Lunar New Year: 10:00-12:00 February 12, Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley Street, Palo Alto. Explore the unique three-acre garden on an adult garden tour or family nature hunt. Watch the Chinese lion dance and try out a variety of hands-on activities and crafts to celebrate the Year of the Water Tiger. Is free. Eventbright: bit.ly/3nI1bpB
Lunar New Year 2022 at Greenmeadow: 16:00–20:00 February 6, Greenmeadow Pool and Community Center, 303 Parkside Drive, Palo Alto. EEnjoy Chinese dumplings and traditional sweets, play mahjong and watch the Chinese New Year gala. Is free. Eventbright: bit.ly/3FS5YuC
Lunar New Year Popup: from 8:00 to 15:00 on weekends from January 22 to February. 13, Ferry Building, San Francisco. Enjoy the décor provided by Chinatown shops specializing in handmade jewelry and lanterns. FerryBuildingMarketplace.com/Happenings
Lunar New Year celebrations in Santana Row: 4-6 pm February 4, Santana Row, 377 Santana Row, San Jose. Enjoy thrilling drumming and cymbal crashing of the Lunar New Year Dragon and Lion dances, cultural performances, red envelope surprises, arts and crafts, and more. Is free. Eventbright: bit.ly/3qOPLSG
San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade: January 29 – March 6. Festive events include the Flower Market Fair (January 29-30, Chinatown), Chinese New Year Celebration and Choi Sang Dou (February 1, Chinatown), Chinese New Year Parade (February 19, Venue). tba) with floats, ferocious lions, firecrackers, and a 288-foot-long Golden Dragon, as well as a street fair (February 19-20, Chinatown) with Chinese folk dances, opera, drumming, and more. Details: chineseparade.com/