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The 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair

February 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family Fun at the San Diego Chinese New Year Fair!

Bring the entire family including the little ones to the 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair and experience unforgettable family fun at SDCHM! On Sunday ONLY, special guest Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan will read from her award-winning book, Paper Son and her newly published book, Popo’s Lucky Chinese New Year. Dr. Loh-Hagan will be available for a meet and greet and will also sign books after the reading. Books available for purchase in the Museum garden.

Also enjoy traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days including Lion Dancers, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more!

Make sure to stop by the Museum for our special exhibition “Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age” at the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension building to find out how you can type a language with no alphabet and to learn about the evolution of the Chinese typewriter!

Check out the full entertainment schedule here!


11:00AM-12:00PM  |  Lantern Making (CCBA Community Room)
12:00PM-1:00PM    |  Coloring (CCBA Community Room)
1:30PM – 2:00PM   |  Chinese Names & Lucky Fortunes (Museum Garden)
2:00PM – 3:00PM    |  Storytelling with Dr. Virginia Loh-Hogan (Museum Garden)
3:00PM – 4:00PM   |  Calligraphy (CCBA Community Room)
4:00PM – 5:00PM   |  Papercuttings (CCBA Community Room)


February 12, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
619 338 9888


San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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