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Russian Festival in San Francisco March 1st – 3rd


Russian Festival:

Russian Center
2460 Sutter St, San Francisco
Friday, March 1st – Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
$12

Unique to San Francisco, this exhilarating event includes live entertainment, with exciting Russian dancers and singers; authentic, delicious Russian savory foods, as well as tasty Russian desserts, and flavorful hot Russian teas from antique Russian samovars; beautiful imported and locally crafted Russian jewelry, folk art, and souvenirs; Art Gallery featuring the masterful work of Russian artists; and at the astoundingly popular Vodka Tasting Bar with the largest variety of flavored vodkas, made using traditional Russian family recipes handed down by generations!

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Dumpling Down! Chinese New Year Food Festival in San Francisco Feb 24th


Dumpling Down! Chinese New Year Food Festival:

Spark Social SF
601 Mission Bay Boulevard North, San Francisco
Sunday, February 24th, 2019
11:00am – 5:00pm | $5

Get down on delicious dumplings, bottomless kumquat mimosas, and Chinese beers at the biggest Lunar New Year food festival in San Francisco — Dumpling Down!

Vendors from all over the Bay Area will be steaming, frying, baking, and boiling authentic Chinese dim sum classics like shumai, bao buns, and xiao lung bao — each filled with traditional delights like shrimp, pork, cabbage, and chives!

Once you’ve dumpling’d to your heart’s delight, sink your chopsticks into other Chinese treats! Onion pancakes, sesame balls, and Taiwanese-style shaved ice cream will also dot the menus of all your favorite Asian food trucks.

– 15+ dumpling and Asian food vendors
– Live DJ & local entertainment by Kollaboration SF Bay Area, featuring Chow Mane, The Weabz, and Cal Vietnamese Student Association Lion Dance!
– All-ages, rain or shine with covered seating

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Choy Sun Doe Day in San Francisco Chinatown Feb 9th


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Choy Sun Doe Day:

Chinatown
San Francisco
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
10:00am – 4:00pm | Free

Bring the fam and join us on Saturday February 9th at Chinatown on Grant and Jackson for a special NEW EVENT-CHOY SUN DOE DAY!

Who is Choy Sun? He’s the God of Wealth and who wouldn’t want to welcome a deity like that? He blesses all with much prosperity and an abundance of wealth!

There will be performances, food, a petting zoo and ONE HUNDRED CHOY SUNS milling around passing out RED ENVELOPES (to kiddies only, sorry adult people) filled with a sweet treat and possibly a voucher for a toy *or* MONEY of course.

Event time is from 10AM to 4PM. Choy Suns will flood the area to sprinkle red envelopes at 12:28PM. Be there and get BLE$$ED!

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Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair in San Francisco Feb 2nd – 3rd


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Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair:

Grant Avenue from Clay to Broadway; Washington, Jackson & Pacific between Stockton & Kearny
Saturday, February 2nd – Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Free

The Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair is held on the weekend before Chinese New Year Day. The Flower Fair is the place to come to purchase fresh flowers, fruits, candies and brand new supplies for the home to begin the new lunar year. Delight in performances of traditional Chinese magicians, acrobats, folk dancers and opera as you take in the beautiful fragrances of spring. You will find over 120 booths and concessions making this a shopper’s paradise.

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Vintage Paper Fair in San Francisco Jan 5th & 6th


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Vintage Paper Fair:

Golden Gate Park
County Fair Building
9th Ave. & Lincoln Way
Saturday, January 5th – Sunday, January 6th, 2019
Free

Northern California’s Finest Selection of Postcards, Trade Cards, Stereoviews, Photography, Labels, Brochures, Victorian, Transportation & Sports Memorabilia, and All Manner of Curious, Beautiful and Interesting Old Paper!

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New Years Gaiety at San Francisco Symphony Dec 31st


New Years Gaiety:

San Francisco Symphony
201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Monday, December 31st, 2018
8:00pm

Had too much “nice” and want a little more “naughty”? Then join us for the gayest New Year’s romp in the city as we ring in 2019 with San Francisco’s famed drag sensation Peaches Christ, Edwin Outwater,Jane Lynch, Cheyenne Jackson, and the SF Symphony!

 

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Night Bloom at Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco Dec 23rd & 24th


Night Bloom:

Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco
Sunday, December 23rd, Monday, December 24th, 2018
5:00 – 11:00pm | $27

Rooms evoking the tropics will dazzle in this interactive nighttime experience. Journey through the five galleries and be transported with Night Bloom.

  • Prism: Colorful beams will pique your curiosity and encourage exploration.
  • Glow: Reflect in the glimmer of glowing ponds.
  • Bloom: Play and embrace your imagination.
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All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feast at SoMa StrEat Food Park in San Francisco Dec 16th


All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feast:

SoMa StrEat Food Park
428 11th St, San Francisco
Sunday, December 16th, 2018
12:00 – 3:00pm | $60

Satisfy your cray-vings at the 6th Annual Crab Feast with ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT Dungeness crab legs, garlic noodles, salad, and iced tea. For an exceptionally clawsome time, pair your tasty crustaceans with thirst-quenching craft beer or house-made sangrias from the StrEat Brew Bar. It’s a feast you don’t want to miss, so grab your friends and family and side-step on up to crab-ulous feast at SoMa StrEat Food Park.