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Santa Ana Tết Lunar New Year Festival 2024

For the first time ever, the city of Santa Ana is hosting a Lunar New Year Celebration! Coming to Centennial Park, the Tết Lunar New Year Festival event celebrates the diverse Asian and Vietnamese cultures throughout the community, and is intended to be added to the annual calendar of special events going forward.

This exciting new cultural community festival is hosted by the City of Santa Ana Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency and the Santa Ana Public Library. Let’s celebrate the Year Of The Dragon Together! We look forward to seeing you there.

Tet Lunar New Year Festival

Lunar New Year will be begin on Saturday, February 10, 2024 and ends on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Tết and Chinese New Year will celebrate the Year of the Dragon.

Be sure to check out all Orange County Lunar New Year events.

Santa Ana Tết Lunar New Year Festival

Where: Centennial Park
Address: 3000 W. Edinger Ave., Santa Ana, CA
Date/Time: Saturday, February 3, 2024 | 2PM – 7PM
Parking: Free, on-site parking
Admission: Free to attend

Lunar New Year Festival Things To Do

Guests can look forward to a variety of exciting, family friendly activities at the event including:

  • A Lion dance, Dragon Dance, Drummers, and other cultural performances
  • Additional live entertainment
  • Anaheim Ducks Mascot, Wild Wing + activities and prizes
  • Asian American Senior Citizens Service Center will have a traditional Chinese costume dance (cheongsam) + fashion show, calligraphy workshop, games, and prizes
  • Library Lane and Storytime
  • Kids activities and play area
  • Traditional cultural art
  • Community Resources
  • Food and drink vendors
  • Fireworks Show (6:45PM)

There will be plenty of room to relax and enjoy the afternoon celebrating at the Lunar New Year Festival. Stay and enjoy all the event has to offer and bring a picnic, blankets, and lawn chairs.

About Centennial Park

Centennial Park is located in Santa Ana near Edinger Avenue and Fairview Street. The park is just under 70 acres with plenty of open space, sports fields, picnic areas, playgrounds, a hiking exercise trail, skate park, and a fishing lake. There are 466 designated parking spots at Centennial Park.


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Heidi Deal is the author of the Newcomers Handbook to Living In Los Angeles & Orange County, and a children’s book author specializing in history and human rights.