Happy Year of the Dog from Piedmont Grocery

Year of the Dog

Looking for a way to celebrate the lunar new year? Here are three great ways to begin a happy year of the dog.

The Year of the Earth Dog welcomes qualities of loyalty, integrity, joy, and generosity.

Asian Art Museum
Sunday, February 18th from 10:30 AM to 4 PM
200 Larkin Street in San


Roll in the Year of the Dog with talented dancers,musicians and storytellers at the Asian Art Museum’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration. This year’s celebration features Chinese acrobatics and lion dance drumming with local favorite Red Panda Acrobats. After the workshops and performances, enjoy author Oliver Chin’s story about the zodiac calendar and Year of the Dog characteristics. To round out the day’s activities, have your name written in Chinese calligraphy and make art projects from countries across Asia that celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, February 25th from 12 noon to 4 PM
1000 Oak Street, Oakland

Enjoy live performances and an array of Asian traditions in arts, crafts, food, demonstrations, and so much more. Explore connections between the diverse Asian cultures represented in California, including Chinese, Tibetan, Korean, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Japanese, and other Asian cultures.

Enjoy a delicious Asian-influenced menu from Blue Oak café, as well as a selection of Asian-influenced food trucks to make a whole day of your visit.

San Francisco Chinese New Years Parade
Saturday, February 24th from 6 to 8 PM

The San Francisco Chinese New Years Parade is one of the few remaining night-illuminated Parades in North America and the biggest parade celebrating the lunar new year outside of Asia.

Over 100 units will participate in the New Year Parade. A San Francisco tradition since just after the Gold Rush, you can join the excitement on the streets or tune in to watch it on television on KTVU Fox 2 or KTSF Channel 26.

Here is a link to the parade route.

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