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SF’s Autumn Moon Festival

Big annual block party & parade in Chinatown – September 7-8
By - posted 9/5/2019 No Comment

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 29th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days of nonstop entertainment, food, shopping, dragon parades, cultural events, children’s activities & more, along historic Grant Avenue.

2019 Autumn Moon Festival
September 7-8, 2019 | 11 am to 6 pm
Chinatown, Grant Avenue, 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.

2019 Autumn Moon Festival Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage: Washington & Grant Avenue

Mistresses of Ceremonies: Rose Chung, Anita Cheung & Dennis Woo

Moon Goddesses & Archers: Maggie Wong & Welson Tsoi, Flora Hui, Nathan Ho

Saturday – September 7, 2019

  • 11:00 am – 11:40 am Opening Parade (from California & Grant Avenue) & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Yau Kung Moon Lion Dance Group
  • 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Sing Tao Radio Entertainment
  • 1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Moon Goddess Maggie Wong
  • 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Dultones, 50’s & 60’s “doo-wop” music
  • 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Rahiti Polynesian Dance Group
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Chinatown YMCA Performing Arts
  • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Alice and the Wave, Contemporary music band

Sunday – September 8, 2019

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Tai Chi Yuen
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm White Crane Lion Dance Group
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Clarion Performing Arts Center- COPUS Music Group
  • 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm   Dennis Tom with Pat Nishimoto / Maggie Wong & Welson Tsoi
  • 12: 45 pm – 1:30 pm  Chung Ngai Dance Group- Folk and Traditional Dances
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Caroline Cabading and the “Autonomous Region” Band
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Oakland Cultural Center Dance Group
  • 3:00 –  3:30 pm Ali Wong Look Alike Contest
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm  Chinatown Youth Center Hip Hop Dancers  with Flora Hui and Dennis Woo
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm  dr. jac
  • 5:30 pm Closing Parade: White Crane Dragon

Saturday & Sunday Street Entertainment

  • Panda, Jing Mo Lion Dance Group, LionDanceMe
  • Waverly Alley: Photographic display, Classical Chinese Music with Jenny Seto
  • Classical Chinese Music with Jenny Seto

Special Programming

Free Community Screening: The Joy Luck Club at City College on Saturday, Sept 7th at 12:30 pm, City College, 808 Kearny Street.


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