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Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year - Celebrate the Year of the Sheep at San Francisco Botanical Garden


Saturday, February 21
Bring the whole family to a day of special performances and hands-on activities in celebration of the Year of the Sheep. See lion dancers, lively folk dances, tai chi demonstrations with dazzling sword forms and more. Enjoy family-friendly children's activities and Lunar New Year Story Times!

County Fair Building
Tai Chi  9–10:15am
Join morning exercises and then watch dramatic swordplay by the Jing Cai Tai Chi Team
Traditional Chinese Dancing  10:15–11:30am
Enjoy the dazzling costumes and dances of the SF Sunset Dance Troupe
Tiny Dancers  11:30am–12pm
Be charmed by the youthful dancers of Rosa Parks Elementary School

Entry Garden
Lion Dancers!  1–1:30pm
White Crane Lion Dance Troupe
Crafts, Storytime, & Music  11am–2pm

SFBGS Youth Education
Square & Circle Club (all ages)
San Francisco GuZheng Music Society
The Year of the Sheep, read by author Oliver Chin

All Performances and Activities are FREE. Performances take place in the San Francisco County Fair Building Auditorium with the Lion Dancers ending their performance in the Entry Garden just inside the Main Gate of San Francisco Botanical Garden. Crafts and Story Time take place in the Entry Garden just inside the Main Gate of San Francisco Botanical Garden. Before or after the celebration explore the Garden and see Magnificent Magnolias in bloom!

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $7 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors & Children

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