The Little Saigon District in San Francisco will be bustling with excitement as over 60 diverse arts and crafts, food, and community booths fill Larkin and Ellis streets on Sunday, Jan. 30, in celebration of the Vietnamese New Year’s Tet Festival. The 15th annual festival will be located in the Tenderloin, home to the largest Vietnamese community in the city.
When the festival first started, it drew 2,000 people. Now, it attracts over 30,000 annually. The event seeks to promote cultural awareness and preserve Vietnamese heritage.
Former Mayors Willie Brown and Mayor Gavin Newsom and members of the Board of Supervisors and other city officials have regularly attended the event and have even helped in passing out red envelopes to children.
Come enjoy a unique cultural experience! All day Vietnamese traditional and modern concert with renown singers, food, dances, and games!
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 30, 10am to 6pm
WHERE: Little Saigon (on Larkin St. between Eddy and O’Farrell Streets) San Francisco
CONTACT: vietccsf.org, (415) 351-1038