Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade. At the fair, experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment stage on Washington St. below Grant Ave..
Make sure to get a family photo with the giant puppets, dragon and other memorable artifacts from the parade. Over 120 booths and concessions make this a shopper’s paradise.
Traditional and modern entertainment will be performed on the main stage both days. Enjoy colorful folk dance from throughout Asia, acrobats, lion dancing, and magic demonstrations.
Attendance at the two day fair is about 500,000. Come be a part of all the fun and magic as well as the incredible “Block of Fortune.”
2020 Chinese New Year Community Street Fair
– Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 10 am to 4 pm*
– Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 10 am to 4 pm*
Grant Avenue from California to Broadway
Sacramento, Washington, Jackson & Pacific between Stockton & Kearny
*Please note, times are based on 2019. The start and end times have not been announced for 2020 yet as of 1/1/20.
Chinese New Year Parade takes place Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 5 to 9 pm – from Market and Second, to Kearny and Jackson with elaborate floats, lion dancers, folk dancers, costumed elementary school groups, marching bands, stilt walkers, Chinese acrobats, and a 288 foot long Golden Dragon (“Gum Lung”).