Tag year of the hare

Join In This Year’s Chinese New Year Celebration!

Have you ever celebrated ANYthing for fifteen days in a row? Maybe it’s time to join in the Chinese New Year Celebration! The celebration starts with the New Moon on the first day of the new year and ends on the full moon (15 days later). According to the Chinese calendar, this year, the year of the rabbit, begins on February 3, 2011 and ends on January 22, 2012.

Close out this marathon celebration at the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade this Saturday, February 19 5:15pm-8:00pm. Started in the 1860s, the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade is now the largest celebration of its kind in the world! What would such a celebration be without food? Answer: Hungry. 7×7 SF gives you your complete itinerary for where to eat and what to order on the day of the parade! Take advantage of this tool to avoid crowds and long lines (for food).  For more options, check out this list of places to eat on the parade route!

If you’re feeling particularly inspired, you should DEFINITELY TRY Mission Chinese Food! Known for its amazingly delicious creations, Mission Chinese Food also donates $0.75 from each entrée to the San Francisco Food Bank! Check out the exotic menu before you go, and let us at Parties That Cook know how it goes!