SF Chinese New Year parade this Saturday

February 3, 2009 2:05:30 PM PST
San Francisco's annual Chinese New Year parade takes place this Saturday.

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the floats at Pier 27 in San Francisco.

It's the year of the ox according to the Chinese lunar new year.

The San Francisco Chinese New Year parade starts on Saturday at 5:15 p.m. at 2nd and Market streets. It then continues through Union Square, winds through Chinatown and ends at Kearny Street and Columbus Avenue.

For more information on this year's parade, visit www.chineseparade.com