Join us for one of our most favorite events of the year...Lunar New Year Festival!
Sponsored by Teance Fine Teas and Fourth Street, this special day includes: martial arts performances, lion dances by the famous Kei Lun performers from San Francisco, traditional treats from merchants, a shop blessing parade and craft tables for the kids.
Rain or shine, this is a family friendly, authentic, celebratory, exciting and funny event. Hope you can come!
SPECIAL NOTE 2019
This event is dedicated to the life and memory of Winnie Yu, co-founder of Teance Fine Teas. She passed away in 2017 but we will always carry her remarkable strength, friendship and leadership in our hearts. In partnership with Fourth Street, Winnie began our beloved festival 11 years ago. We will keep her traditions going strong.
12-2PM Treat give-ways at shops (participating shops will have PIG picture in window)
12-1PM Martial Arts Performance
1-2PM Traditional Lion Dance by Kei Lun Martial Arts (see video below)
2-3:30PM Store Blessing Parade
On Delaware at Fourth Street, in front of Sur La Table and Fourth Street Flower stand.
The lion dancers have been featured on KQED, take a look:
Kei Lun Lion Dancers Find New Meaning in Ancient Steps
Teance Fine Teas 3:30PM free tea tasting class, 4:15PM Free Mahjong class (1780 Fourth Street)
Stained Glass Garden All are welcome to participate in a community mosaic project of a pig. Finished artwork will be donated to Thousand Oaks Elementary! (1800 Fourth Street)
OneSky volunteers will be doing a free art project with kids. Table outside will be near Peet's (1776 Fourth Street)
Five Little Monkeys will be making Chinese drums with kids outside their shop (1810 Fourth Street)
Aiken will be serving special Chinese refreshments to adults (1809B Fourth Street)
Miki’s Paper staff will be making origami pigs with anyone interested outside their shop (1801 Fourth Street)
Stella Carakasi will be offering their exclusive collection curated especially fro Lunar New Year celebrations at 30% off (1901 Fourth Street, suite 105)
Warby Parker will be giving away treats on this special day (1911 Fourth Street)
PICS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS