Voyage to the fishing villages that shaped Monterey. Landing in Monterey in the 1850s, the first Chinese families created the abalone and squid industry in Monterey.
From Dynasty to Democracy combines the color of Chinatown with the inspiring history of the community’s struggle against discrimination starting in the 1800’s, and how that struggle shaped America’s understanding of human rights.
Join CCC in an expedition to Locke, the only town inhabited exclusively by Chinese in America. Locke serves as a reminder of the hundreds of Chinese communities that once existed across the American West, home to the pioneers who brought critical expertise and labor to the building of early America.
You are cordially invited to a special viewing party of the annual Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday, February 24th 5-8pm on the Dr. Rolland and Kathryn Lowe Community Bridge in the heart of Chinatown.
Looking for a fun way to usher in the Year of the Dog? Come participate in CCC’s Spring Festival, an extravaganza of free performances – dance, martial arts, and family friendly activities.
Join San Francisco’s largest indoor Lunar New Year celebration, and bring the whole family.
Join us on August 12th for the 8th Annual Chinatown Music Festival in its new home on Waverly Place in the heart of Chinatown! This year the Festival will feature the theme of “Living Alleyways” to highlight the main arteries of the community and the vibrancy in the neighborhood through the arts.