San Diego – Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year is just not celebrated in China, but is also celebrated in other parts of the world, especially where there is a large Chinese Community.

In 2018, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Friday, February 16, 2018.

San Diego Chinese New Year Festival 2014

Chinese New Year in a big event in San Diego.

A celebration of the Chinese New Year will take place in the late evening to early morning in the Mid-City area of San Diego.

The celebration presents traditional Chinese music, good cheer, and the flash & crackle of fireworks with the performance of the Dragon Dance.

Apart from that, every year there is a San Diego Chinese New Year Food and Cultural Fair.which is held during Chinese New Year.

Festivities in downtown San Diego also include Asian cuisine, martial arts and cooking demonstrations, cultural exhibits and traditional Lion and Dragon dances.