Chinatown Community Street Fair
This two-day fair on February 24 & 25 has over 120 booths and concession stands, as well as activities for all ages. It’s not just about shopping and eating though; there will also be kite and lantern making, Chinese folk dancing, puppet shows, lion dancing, drumming, acrobats, and more.
San Francisco Symphony Chinese New Year Concert
Celebrate the Year of the Dog at this family-friendly event that draws on ancient and contemporary traditions. The performance starts at 3pm on February 24, but arrive at 2pm so as not to miss the lion dancing, lucky red envelopes, tea bars, sweet bites, and more.
Chinese New Year Run 10K/5K
Bringing up the rear of the calendar on March 4, this scenic run to benefit the Chinatown YMCA winds its way through Chinatown, North Beach, the Embarcadero, and the Financial District. There will also be an award for Best Dressed Dog.