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Chinatown’s 2018 Autumn Moon Festival | Sept. 15-16

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Chinatown | Washington and Grant, San Francisco, CA


2018 Autumn Moon Festival | SF

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 28th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days, filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue. 

2018 Autumn Moon Festival
September 15-16, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
Chinatown, San Francisco
FREE

The streets of Chinatown have been a lively center of celebration for tens of thousands of people during the Autumn Moon Festival.

New for 2018, don’t miss the Crazy Rich Asians Costume and Character Contest. Dress up in your favorite Crazy Rich Asians costume or your own inspired character.

2018 Autumn Moon Festival Entertainment Schedule
Mistresses of Ceremonies: Rose Chung and Anita Cheung

Saturday, September 15, 2018

  • 11 am                              Opening Parade – California & Grant Avenue
    •                               Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 11:30 am – 12:15 pm   Yau Kung Mon Lion Dance & Martial Arts
  • 12:30 – 1 pm                Anita Cheung, Flora Hui & Dennis Woo
    •                             Jacqueline Kao – Miss Teen Chinatown 2018
    •                            Children’s Fashion Show
  • 1 – 1:30 pm                 Chung Ngai Chinese Dance & Martial Arts Group
  • 1:30 – 2:15 pm           Caroline Cabading & “Autonomous Region” Band
  • 2:15 – 2:30 pm           Sponsor Presentations
  • 2:30 – 3 pm               Allen Ogi & Rahiti Polynesian Revue
  • 3 – 5 pm                     Alice & The Wave with Bay Area Guest Vocals
  • 5 pm                           Special Filming: Chinese Exclusion Act

Sunday, September 16, 2018

  • 10 – 10:45 am         Tai Chi Yuen
  • 11 – 11:45 am          White Crane Lion Dance & Martial Arts
  • 12 – 12:45 pm         Heiwa Senior Taiko Group
  • 12: 45 – 1 pm          Sponsor Presentations
  • 1 – 1:30 pm            Flying Angels Chinese Cultural Dance Group
  • 1:30 – 2 pm         “Crazy Rich Asians” Costume & Character Contest
  • 2 – 2:45 pm           Brandon Mui – Ocean Band
  • 2:45 – 3:15 pm      Coby Tom
  • 3:15 – 5 pm           Jest Jammin
  • 5:30 pm                 Closing Parade and Ceremony

Saturday & Sunday Street Entertainment

  • Panda, Jing Mo Lion Dance Group, Lion Dance ME
  • Fortune Kookie Balloon & Face Painting (one day only)
  • Commercial Alley – Classical Chinese Music
  • Upper Washington Chinese Opera – Jenny Seto

Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Recurring – Annual - September, San Francisco
Venue: Chinatown
Address: Washington and Grant, San Francisco, CA

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