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Nevada City Chinese Near Year Festival and Parade


The Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade welcomes the Year of the Dog, a family-friendly celebration, honoring the early Chinese pioneers of the Sierra Foothills. The parade begins at noon at the Chinese Monument, at the entrance to the parking lot on Commercial Street. The Parade will be led by ceremonial Lion Dancers and a 72’ Chinese Dragon from Eastern Ways Martial Arts of Sacramento. The parade of will make its way down Commercial Street and end at the Three Forks parking lot, where the Lion Dancers and Dragon dancers will spearhead an afternoon of Asian culture and entertainment. Food will be for sale from Kaliko’s Hawaiian Kitchen and home-made desserts by Xiao Mao (Little CATS Culture Club). Exhibitors will populate the parking lot and lower Commercial Street. We are seeking parade entries, entertainers, vendors, sponsors, and volunteers. Contact Jeannie Wood at