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Chinese New Year Fair

Happy New Year! Gong Hei Fat Choy!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with 15,000 of your closest friends at the 2020 Chinese New Year Fair, taking place on February 8th & 9th in San Diego's historic Chinatown district!

We will have traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days, LION DANCES, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more! We will also be featuring a very special Chinese Acrobatic performance on both days, so don't miss out! No passport or plane ticket needed - it's all right here.

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum
404 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-338-9888
info@sdchm.org

Date & Time

Feb 8 - Feb 9, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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