Totally Awesome Weekend Events in the Bay Area

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Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Hang out at the street fair before hitting up the parade!!

2018 Chinese New Year Community Street Fair– Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 10 am to 4:30 pm– Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 9 am to 5 pm-Grant Avenue from Clay to Broadway

2018 Chinese New Year Parade

Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 5:30-8:30 pm-Chinatown, San Francisco-FREE 

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Redwood City is having their Lunar New Year Celebration! City Lion dancers, martial artists, taiko drummers, and other live performances, for this celebration of the Year of the Dog. 

Plus, FREE ADMISSION to the San Mateo County History Museum with FREE Kids Arts and Crafts! 

Saturday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Courthouse Square

On Saturday, February 24, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Courthouse Square, attend the 8th annual Lunar New Year Celebration! Watch lion dancers, martial artists, taiko drummers, and other live performances at this celebration of the Year of the Dog. Plus, enjoy free admission to the San Mateo County History Museum with free kids arts and crafts! The event is free and open to the public. For more information, click the link in our bio.

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37th Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off 

Saturday & Sunday, February 24 – 25, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm **Rain or Shine

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz

FREE admission; $10 to sample five clam chowders

Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition.

Every year, talented chefs from throughout the West Coast compete for the glory of the Best Clam Chowder on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. In 2018, the competition is now a two-day event. You’ll get to option to taste competitor’s chowders from both Manhattan and Boston style chowders.

Orchids in Wonderland at Golden Gate Park 

This year’s Exposition will take place from Friday, February 23th, through Sunday, February 25th, 2018 in the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. 

**This is not a FREE event so click on the link for more!!

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