San Francisco – 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 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

San Francisco – Chinese Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year in a big event in San Francisco. Here the Chinese New Year Festival and Parade has been taking place annually since 1858.

Currently the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade event is held for approximately two weeks from the first day of the Chinese New Year to the Chinese Lantern Festival and it includes a typical American parade.

Nowhere in the world will you see a lunar new year parade with more gorgeous floats, elaborate costumes, ferocious lions, exploding firecrackers.

As many as 600,000 firecrackers will go of to celebrate the Chinese New Year during the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco.

The festival also incorporates two fairs, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair and Chinatown Community Street Fair.

San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade Live Streaming & Live Telecast :

The San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade will take place from 6 – 8 pm local time.

Over 100 units will participate in the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade. A San Francisco tradition since just after the Gold Rush, the parade continues to delight and entertain the many hundreds of thousands of people that come to watch it on the street

San Francisco – Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations

The parade will also feature a 200 foot long Golden Dragon manned inside by upwards of 100 puppeteers.

Live Telecast and Live Streaming of San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade 2017 will be available on KTVU Fox 2 or KTSF Channel 26 and their websites.