Lunar New Year and Other Asian Traditions

Bring the whole family to this fortune-filled annual event to ring in the Lunar New Year. Honoring Asian traditions from across the globe, this festival includes dance, music, acrobatics, martial arts, magic, drumming, arts and crafts, and food tasting.  Every year begins with a spectacular lion dance, and closes with a fiery dragon dance in the Museum gardens. Bringing together traditional practices with elements of contemporary popular culture, the celebration has something for every age. Treat the family and discover the diversity of Asian New Year traditions practiced across the globe!

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Included with Museum admission. Free to OMCA Members.

OMCA Festivals are made possible in part by generous support from the Oakland Museum Women’s Board and the Koret Foundation.