12 Family-friendly Lunar New Year Events - 510 Families

12 Family-friendly Lunar New Year Events

Thanks to Berkeley's Fourth Street for sponsoring this guide to Lunar New Year for Bay Area families.

As the Year of the Rat has arrived, a handful of Lunar New Year celebrations are scheduled around the Bay Area. Here are some places to take your children to celebrate the cultures of many local families. They are all so much fun and many, like those pictured here on Fourth Street, are also FREE!

Chinese new year celebrations in the bay area

Join one of Berkeley's most favorite events of the year: The Fourth Street Lunar New Year Festival in celebration of Year of the Rat! Children and parents love the FREE Lunar New Year performances on Fourth Street.

Sponsored by Fourth Street and the lion dancers of Kei Lun this special day includes:

noon to 3 pm Craft tables for the kids
noon to 1 pm
 Martial arts performances by Golden Lion Martial Arts
1:15-2 pm Original lion dance performance by the famous Kei Lun performers from San Francisco
2:15-3 pm Fourth Street shops blessing parade

Rain or shine, this authentic family-friendly celebration is exciting and highly entertaining.

year of the rat lineup on fourth street

More wonderful family-friendly Chinese New Year celebrations

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Chinese New Year Celebration on Fourth Street Berkeley
Lunar New Year Celebrations on Fourth Street Berkeley are terrific every year!

Thanks to Berkeley's Fourth Street for sponsoring this guide to Lunar New Year for Bay Area families.

[Photos provided by Berkeley's Fourth Street Shops and used with permission]

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