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2019 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland

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Sunday, February 10, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA


2019 Lunar New Year Festival | Oakland

Join and celebrate the Year of the Boar at the annual Chinese New Year Festival, a day filled with excitement and fun at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.

Lunar New Year Celebration
February 10, 2019 | 11 am to 3 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th Street, Oakland
FREE

View the 2019 schedule.

The day is chock full of performances and activities including:

    • Lion Dance by Toi Shan Family Assoc
    • Ger YouthCenter Mongolian Folk Dance
    • Trace Repeat (soul & funk band)
    • Patty Chu’s Chinese Folk Dance
    • China’s Spirit Music Ensemble (guzheng)
    • Emeryville Taiko Drumming
    • Burmese Dance and Music by Tay Than Hlaing Entertainment
    • Poetry by OACC Artist-in-Residence Bonnie Kwong
    • Maya at Cal (Classical Indian fusion)
    • Tai Chi Demo
    • Lion Dance by Cal Vietnamese Student Association
    • Food by Good-To-Eat Dumplings
    • Workshops in qi gong and Tui Na, an ancient Chinese therapeutic massage
    • Create arts and crafts to take home (paper lanterns & dragon puppets, good luck banner)

Children’s Activities: Bring along the little ones for storytime and a book give-away. The first 75 to participate in story time will receive a new book. Children can select 1 from nearly 30 titles of children’s books about Lunar New Year or Asian culture, presented in partnership with Eastwind Books of Berkeley with support from the Oakland Literacy Coalition.

Also kids can take part in bilingual storytime (English and Spanish), music, shadow puppet making and a show with Kids Go Mandarin music class.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Lunar New Year, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Address: 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA

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