Lunar New Year Celebration 2023

January 20, 2023

Take the Capitol Corridor to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rabbit in Northern California and the Bay Area! Avoid the traffic and parking hassles and enjoy free and fun activities like parades/festivals, lion dancing, community street fairs, and more! We wish you a year full of happiness, prosperity, and success!

Martinez Station:
City of Martinez
Date: January 22, 2023 at 10:30 am-1:00 pm
Location: Main Street, Farmers Market

San Francisco (Richmond/ Emeryville Station):
San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade
Date: February 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Location: Chinatown, Grant Ave. (Multiple events)
*Transfer to BART at Richmond Station, get off at Powell Station and take the NEW SFMTA Central Subway light rail to Chinatown OR transfer to direct bus connection from Emeryville Station to San Francisco Downtown and walk to Chinatown.
Link to Event

Oakland Jack London Station:
Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce: Lunar New Year Bazaar
DateFriday, January 20 & Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Oakland Chinatown, 388 Ninth Street Oakland, CA 94607
Link to Event

Jack London Square
Date: January 21, 2022 at 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Location: Jack London Square in the plaza by Plank
Link to Event

San Jose-Diridon Station:
The San Jose Museum of Art
Date: January 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 110 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
*Transfer to the VTA Green light rail from the station to the museum
Link to Event

Lunar New Year-Tet Festival (3 Days)
Date: January 27, 2023 at 3:00 pm – 11:00pm/ January 28/29 at 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Location: 2200 Eastridge Loop 2200 Eastridge Loop San Jose, CA 95122
*Take a 15 minute rideshare from the station
Link to Event