Public Transportation

SFMTA: The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency oversees Muni, bike and pedestrian programs, taxis, parking and traffic control operations in the city. Plan your trip to the Chinese New Year Parade and to other San Francisco's most popular landmarks and destinations.

AC Transit: Serves Berkeley, Oakland and other East Bay communities. In SF, buses depart from the Transbay Terminal and Financial District. (510) 839-2882.

BART: Links San Francisco with the East Bay and Daly City. In SF, trains run underground along Market Street. Stops at Embarcadero, Montgomery, Powell, Civic Center. (415) 992-2278.

CalTrain: Rail service to the Peninsula, San Jose. In SF, trains depart from the San Francisco Cal-Train Station. 4th St./Townsend (800) 660-4287.

Golden Gate Transit: Serves Marin County, parts of Sonoma. In SF, buses stop on Lombard St., Van Ness Ave., Geary Blvd., Financial District, Transbay Terminal. (415) 923-2000.

SamTrans: Serves San Mateo County including the San Francisco International Airport, Palo Alto, Daly City. In SF, buses stop in Financial District, Transbay Terminal. (800) 660-4287.

Additional Ferry, Bus, Rail, Transit Information:

MUNI Parade Reroute Information

The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade begins at 5:15 pm at Second and Market Streets, proceeds west on Market to Kearny, north on Kearny to Post, west on Post to Powell, north on Powell to Sutter, east on Sutter back to Kearny, then to Columbus Avenue, where the parade will disperse.

Streets along the route will close to traffic beginning at 5 p.m. and will reopen once the parade has passed and the route has been cleaned. Market Street between Second and Fremont Streets and Second Street between Market and Mission Streets will be closed beginning at 4 p.m. to accommodate the parade staging area. Market Street cross traffic will be allowed until 5 p.m.

Parking Garages

Union Square Chinatown
  • Chinatown Park and Ride
    $3 weekend validated parking and free Chinatown shuttle, with validation from over 500 Chinatown merchants. Minimum $3 purchase.
    Saturday and Sunday, 9am-10pm
    Golden Gateway Garage
    250 Clay Street
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    Hotline 415.984.1481 |

    超過500間華埠商店 參加。最低消費$3。
    熱線號碼415.984.1481 |

  • Portsmouth Square Garage
    733 Kearny/Clay

  • St. Mary's Square Garage
    433 Kearny Street, SF

  • Hilton Financial District Garage
    643 Washington Street, SF
    Special Flat Rate on 2/11/17 $30.00

  • 550 Kearny Garage (entrance is on 655 Sacramento Street)
    415 397-2742
    Special CNYP Rate on Saturday, 2/11/17 $30.00 flat rate for the whole day 9:00am and closes at 11:00pm. No in and out in the garage.

North Beach

Driving to the Chinese New Year Parade & Festival?

We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero!

SpotHero is an on-demand parking app that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking! Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app or visit the SpotHero Chinatown Parking Page to find parking in advance at a great price!

New users can enter promo code SFCHINESENY for an extra $5 off parking. That's $5 off already discounted rates!

For parking related questions, contact (312) 566-7768

Parking Panda

Parking for the parade is available through Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations. Attendees can purchase 100% guaranteed parking in advance at over 20 nearby parking garages within easy walking distance of the parade.

Due to heavy traffic to the parade, most lots and garages are expected to fill up ahead of time, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase a parking pass in advance if driving to the parade.

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