A Visitor's Guide toCelebrating Lunar New Year in San Francisco
This winter, San Francisco will welcome the Year of the Rabbit with tournaments, pageants, a parade, fireworks, and more.
In San Francisco, as in other Chinese population centers, the first days of the new lunar year will be celebrated within the immediate family circle. While most of the festivities will be concentrated in Chinatown and San Francisco’s downtown area, there are activities scheduled throughout the city.
Year of the Rabbit
According to lunar new year pros, the Year of the Rabbit is all about hope, prosperity, and a sense of peace. According to several astrological sources, people born in the Year of the Rabbit are gentle, good-humored, and enjoy expressing themselves creatively. Famous individuals born in the Year of the Rabbit include legendary athletes Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and David Beckham; Oscar winners Angelia Jolie, Kate Winslet, and Brad Pitt; and the brilliant physicist Albert Einstein.