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SF Offers Free Muni & Cable Cars for Lunar New Year (Feb. 19-20)SF Offers Free Muni & Cable Cars for Lunar New Year (Feb. 19-20)
By - posted 2/18/2022
Freebies, Lunar New Year, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), in partnership with Supervisors Chan, Peskin and Preston, announced Muni will be offering free rides for the Lunar New Year weekend and festivities. Complimentary service begins Saturday, Feb. 19 at 5 a.m. to Monday, Feb. 21 at 5 a.m. Free Muni Weekend – Lunar New Year more...

SF's Chinese New Year Parade (+ Fireworks) is Back for 2022SF’s Chinese New Year Parade (+ Fireworks) is Back for 2022
By - posted 1/26/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Celebrations, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Lunar New Year, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. It was started in the 1860s and takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Community Street Fair (Feb. 19-20, 2022). Typically, over 100 more...

Minecraft Tour of SF's Chinatown Alleyways for Lunar New Year (Jan. 22)Minecraft Tour of SF’s Chinatown Alleyways for Lunar New Year (Jan. 22)
By - posted 1/18/2022
City Insight, Lunar New Year, San Francisco

Let’s face it… most virtual tours on Zoom are kinda boooring. But since in–person tours are still on hold, the youth-led non-profit Chinatown Alleyway Tours decided to take online tours to the next level. A group of ambitious students aged 14-20 spent nearly three months recreating San Francisco’s Chinatown block-by-block more...

SF Spruces Up Chinatown For Lunar New YearSF Spruces Up Chinatown For Lunar New Year
By - posted 1/18/2022
Bay Area Updates, Celebrations, Lunar New Year, San Francisco

Public works crews will be sprucing up San Francisco’s Chinatown District over the next few weeks to help usher in the Year of the Tiger for the Lunar New Year, which begins Feb. 1. The Dragon Gate at Grant and Bush streets is being power-washed, the Broadway Tunnel is being spiffed more...

SF Debuts 6 Life-sized Tiger Sculptures for Chinese New Year (Jan. 17 - Feb. 19)SF Debuts 6 Life-sized Tiger Sculptures for Chinese New Year (Jan. 17 – Feb. 19)
By - posted 1/15/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Lunar New Year, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco is proud to bring back the public art project, Tiger on Parade, to its list of festivities this Lunar New Year. Six life-sized Tiger statues will be publicly displayed around San Francisco, from January 17 – February 19, 2022 to help ring in the more...

Chinatown's Lunar New Year Mural Scavenger HuntChinatown’s Lunar New Year Mural Scavenger Hunt
By - posted 2/10/2021
Brand New, Celebrations, Lunar New Year, Murals, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Celebrate Lunar New Year by hunting for murals throughout Chinatown. There’s 12 murals hidden throughout Chinatown, each one depicting one of the Chinese Zodiac animals. Find and snap of photo of each one, and share to Instagram to be entered to win their raffle. Chinatown Mural Hunt SF Chinatown Up through the end of more...

SF's Chinese New Year Ox Sculpture HuntSF’s Chinese New Year Ox Sculpture Hunt
By - posted 2/3/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Celebrations, Lunar New Year, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Gung Hay Fat Choy. Chinese New Year will look a little different this year, but San Francisco is doing something new to spark joy. This year, San Francisco is debuting the Year of the Ox on Parade. A tradition in the making, 11 life-sized Oxen will be publicly displayed across San more...