SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- "Crazy Rich Asians" and "Ocean's 8" star Awkwafina will be the Grand Marshal at the 2024 San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade.
The Golden Globe-winning actress, who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for "The Farewell" in 2020, will kick off the parade on February 24 when she lights the ceremonial opening firecrackers.
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown will be the honorary marshal.
The theme for this year's Chinese New Year Festival and Parade is "Embracing the Dragon Within."
Chinese New Year celebrations will run for more than a month this year from January 28 through March 3.
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