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SF’s Virtual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival

The West Coast’s largest Taiwanese American celebration returns with an exciting new online format on Saturday May 8th, 2021!

Join us for an all-day, free, and family-friendly festival showcasing Taiwanese culture, food, entertainment, activities and more. Check out mouth-watering delicacies (you can even pre-order some Liang Mama’s to enjoy with us), learn some easy Bite Size Taiwanese, rock out to performances by renowned TA performers, dive into scenic destinations, and win some prizes!

Since 1993, the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival has grown into an annual landmark event for the Bay Area community, drawing thousands of visitors from all over the world to experience Taiwan’s unique cultural heritage and to recognize the contributions of Taiwanese Americans today.

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.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted We are a nonprofit org and appreciate every dollar to help us provide the best content possible!
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Online

Saturday, May 8, 2021

8:00 am   Mission District Free Photo Walk  FREE
All Day   American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Virtual Program  FREE
10:00 am   SF’s Virtual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival  FREE*
*Donations accepted We are a nonprofit org and appreciate every dollar to help us provide the best content possible!
All Day   11th Annual “Healing Hearts” 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention (May 8-15)  $35*
*The fee is "Pay-What-You-Can" with a $35 recommended donation
10:30 am   San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Session w/ Asian Art Museum  FREE*
*Sliding Scale
11:00 am   “You Glow Girl” Pop-Up BeautyCon  $35*
*Early bird tickets available until 4/26. Get $25 tix ($10 off) with code; "earlybird10"
11:00 am   SF Chinatown “Walkway Weekends” Saturdays & Sundays (Thru June 2021)  FREE
11:00 am   Open Air Artisan Faire: Makers Market (Santana Row)  FREE
11:00 am   $5 Tix: “San Francisco Music Hall of Fame” Grand Opening (May 8)  $5*
*$5 ticket for the first two weeks. $12 after
12:00 pm   “Mission Artists” Virtual Art Market + Open Studios (May 8-9)  FREE*
*Free
12:00 pm   African Violet Community Art Walk (Pittsburgh)  FREE*
*There was not cost submitted, so e're assuming this is free
1:00 pm   “Celestials” Film & Discussion About 19th Century Chinese Immigrants  $1*
*Your donation supports the Chinese Historical Society of America's mission of promoting the legacy of Chinese Americans.
2:00 pm   “Titans of Comedy” at Atlas Cafe  FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required
2:00 pm   Lake Merritt Outdoor Dance Class (Afro Colombian)  FREE*
*Support 'La Escuela Formacion en Baile y Musica Folclorica' in Guapi, Cauca - Colombia. Suggested donation of $15
2:00 pm   EZMotion Band Live at Riggers Loft Wine Company  $5
4:00 pm   YAX Mother’s Day Virtual Blockprinting Workshop  $25*
*Ticket options: [x] kit shipped to you: $60 plus $10 shipping (2 kits for $110) [x] kit local pick up: $60. Pick up at [x]space arts hub in San Francisco on Thursday, May 6th from 3-6pm at 5137 Mission Street (2 kits for $110) Already have an [x] kit? Join the workshop with your own supplies for $25
5:00 pm   5p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   Sat 7p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   Comedy Oakland Online (Mothers Day Weekend Comedy)  FREE
7:00 pm   7p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (San Francisco)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   The Stud’s “Drag Alive Online” Every Saturday  FREE*
*Free but online donation of $10 appreciated: Venmo: stud_sf
7:00 pm   Sat 7p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:30 pm   HellaSecret Comedy Pop-Up on Lake Merritt w/ 20-ft Screen: “Black Laughs Matter”  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20).
8:00 pm   “Black Laughs Matter” Virtual Comedy Show  FREE*
*Donations appreciated. Any amount helps
8:00 pm   Sat 8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
8:00 pm   “Lady Day” Billie Holiday Tribute Livestream (May 8-30)  $25*
*The 2021 season of MoonBeams consists of three streaming shows, now thru June 27. Single Stream Patrons ($25.00 each) and Subscribers ($60.00 each) will receive a link to watch the scheduled performance of their choice. This link will only be valid for that specific performance date and time. Premium Subscribers ($112.00 each) will have access to each show for the entire duration of the “run,” plus receive behind-the-scenes video interviews with the Moonbeams actors! Enjoy the magic of theatre from home with some great perks! https://42ndstmoon.org/moonbeams/
8:45 pm   Sat 8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
8:45 pm   8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Tiki Bar Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
9:00 pm   Sat 9p Show: “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktail Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
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