Lunar New Year Celebration at OMCA - 510 Families
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Lunar New Year Celebration at OMCA

Welcome in the Year of the Rabbit and explore the shared connections between the diverse Asian cultures of the Bay Area at OMCA.

This year’s family-friendly program celebrates and honors Lunar New Year traditions through storytelling, performances, activities, cooking demonstrations, and more. Festival access starts at 11am; food market opens at 11am; activities and performances start at 12pm.

Sampling of Family-Friendly Events. There are many activities and events throughout the day. Visit the website for the full schedule.

  • 12 pm Lion Dance Opening Celebration
  • 12:30 pm Nanta Drum Play and Pan-Gut performance
  • 1 pm The Year of the Rabbit: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac Storytime
  • 2 pm Toddler storytime with Oakland Public Library
  • 12-4 pm Hands-on craft activities
  • 3:15 pm Street style dance performance and lesson
  • 3:45 pm Dragon Dance Closing Celebration

Please purchase tickets in advance. Capacity is limited. There are four types of tickets for the Lunar New Year Celebration. Children 12 and younger are free.

Sun January 29, 2023
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) 1000 Oak Street Oakland
$7-$19 (depending on age and ticket type); Children under 12 free
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Contact: OMCA (510) 318-8400

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Categories: Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the activity organizer or venue as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
COVID-19 Coronavirus note: Please be mindful of “social distancing” strategies and always wear a mask to events with other people.

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