Oakland Museum of California’s Lunar New Year Festival 2023
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OMCA (Oakland Museum of California) | 1000 Oak Street Oakland, CA 94607
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join us on OMCA’s campus to ring in the Year of the Rabbit together. The Rabbit is the 4th animal of the Chinese zodiac. In Vietnam, the cat takes the place of the rabbit.
Festival access starts at 11am; food market opens at 11am; activities and performances start at 12pm.
Doors open at 11 am; festivities begin at 12 pm | Celebration ends at 4pm
Please note the following information as you make your plans:
Weather: The Lunar New Year Celebration will proceed this weekend, rain or shine.
Traffic: Downtown Oakland will be lively with Lunar New Year festivities, including the inaugural Oakland Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade, 11 am – 1 pm.
9th and 10th Streets between Madison and Webster will be closed to traffic for the parade. For a map of the parade route, visit the OCIC website.
Parking: Parking will be available for $10 in the OMCA Garage located at 1000 Oak St. with entrances on Oak and 12th Streets. Street parking may also be available.
Overflow parking will be available for $7 at Alco Park, located at 165 13th Street.
ASL interpretation will be provided.
Lunar New Year Celebration Tickets
There are four types of tickets for the Lunar New Year Celebration.
Festival only – access to all Lunar New Year performances and activities – $10 for adults (does not include museum admission)
Member tickets – Members receive free Lunar New Year festival access
Festival + Special Exhibition – enjoy the festival and see our special exhibition, Angela Davis–Seize the Time
Festival + Gallery Talks & Core Galleries – enjoy festival access, gallery talks, and access to the galleries of California Art, Natural Sciences, and History.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.