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2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair

Massive and colorful two-day festival highlighted with 288-foot Golden Dragon and parade.
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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.”

2018 Chinese New Year Community Street Fair
– Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 10 am to 4:30 pm
– Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 9 am to 5 pm
Grant Avenue from Clay to Broadway
Pacific Avenue from Kearny to Stockton
Jackson Street from Kearny to Stockton

Chinese New Year Parade takes place Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 5:15p to 8pm – 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”).