2022 Riverside Lunar Festival
January 29, 2022 to January 30, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
3581 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, California 92501
Celebrate the Year of the Tiger in Downtown Riverside with food, shopping, and cultural performances!
The event will kick off with an opening ceremony on Mission Inn Ave from 11:30am-1:00pm on Saturday Jan 29. Be sure to check out the Taiko Drummers, Lion & Dragon Dance performances, and Shaolin Kungfu.
At the stage, performers from all around LA will showcase their talents during the event. Must watch shows include, traditional Chinese dance by Inland HuaXia ECAA, Tang Arts and Performing Studios, K-Pop from M.A.D Dance Studios, traditional instruments from Merano Cultural Group, and Japanese Taiko Drums from UCR. There will also be martial arts demonstration from Filipino Martial Arts and so much more.
Be sure to come with an empty stomach to enjoy unique bites and mouthwatering drinks. Craving lamb skewers seasoned with cumin, steamed buns and dumplings, or flame grilled squid the size of your face? You’ve come to the right place!
Local and regional artisans will be selling traditional and modern goods, including hand cut paper art, handmade jewelry and clothing, terra cotta dolls, Japanese dolls, and hand-written calligraphy from China and Vietnam. Also be sure to check out local artists drawing caricatures, manga, henna, and custom paintings.
Young children can experience the fun-zone inflatable rides, including a 40’ obstacle course, 20’ tall rock wall climb, and princess (Disney) jumper among many more. Kids can also experience the Japanese game machine corner and unique prizes you can win. Kids can come away with a unique Lunar New Year experience.
The 2022 Riverside Lunar Festival is presented by Panana events with support from the The City of Riverside, ICAA, UC Riverside CSSA.
Admission is free and parking is free. For more information please visit pananaevents.com.