Chinese New Year parade in San Francisco, New York, LA

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This February you can expect to see a spectacular Chinese New Year celebration in San Francisco. Whether you celebrate it or not you can be aware that there will be a festival going on in your town and it’s how the Chinese celebrate their New Year. The festival will be composed of rides of floats and music , fireworks and dancing. You can expect to see people in their traditional long dresses. You can expect to the see the exciting dragon dances by kids, martial arts, dancing, and acrobatics. You can always give a dollar to the man with a big belly walking around. It’s just part of the tradition.

Southwest airline will sponsor this year’s parade in San Francisco. There will also be many more small festivals in SF too beside the big one. You can expect the event to go off on Saturday, February 7 2009 5:15 pm. You can also watch the event on TV at n KTVU Fox 2 or KTSF Channel 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m. You can also apply to be a part of the parade.

Seattle will also be having a wonderful celebration of the Chinese New Year in 2009. They will also hold a festival on Saturday, January 31, 2009 from 11am-4pm. The admission cost is free. The location will be at Hing Hay Park, 411 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104. You can also visit this website for

more information http://www.cidbia.org/events. You can expect great entertainment and food at the festival. There will be dragon dance, martial arts, and drumming.

The Chinese New Year will be at the Flushing Library all month long from January to February. There will be a festival at the library on January 31, 2009 from 10:30am. You can expect it to be a whole day worth of celebration. You’ll get to experience traditional Chinese food and Korean food. There will

be dances in the afternoon from Chinese and Korean dancers. The location is at 41-17 Main St (and Kissena Blvd), and the phone number is 718-661-1200. The Flushing library and the Flushing mall will be having the biggest Lunar celebration of the year.

There will be a spectacular Chinese New Year parade in New York this coming month of 2009. They have the date as January 26, 2009 at 1pm but it’s not confirmed yet. There will be a spectacular Chinese New Year parade in New York this coming month of 2009. They have the date as January 26, 2009 at 1pm but it’s not confirmed yet.

There will be a spectacular Chinese New Year parade in New York this coming month of 2009. They have the date as January 26, 2009 at 1pm but it’s not confirmed yet.

Source: http://travelwithkids.about.com/cs/holidays/l/blchinesenewyea.htm

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