The UVSA Tet Festival is back for the Year of the Rooster! The 36th annual Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration will be held from January 27-29, 2017 at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA. This year’s theme is “Spring of Harmony | Xuân Thanh Bình.”

The UVSA Tết Festival (Hội Tết Sinh Viên) of Southern California is recognized as the world’s largest Tết Festival outside of Vietnam. To help preserve Vietnamese culture, the Tết Festival attracts over 100,000 audiences and offers hundreds of booths in a span of a 3-day weekend event. Visitors are immersed within a vibrant array of traditional foods, live entertainment, festive games, and customs celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year.

1 Day Ticket: $5
3 Day Ticket: $12

OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Friday, January 27: 4PM to 10PM
Saturday, January 28: 11AM to 10PM
Sunday, January 29: 11AM to 9PM

[FRIDAY 1/27]
• Pho Eating Contest
• Raising of Cây Nêu and Prayer to Village Deity (Lễ Dựng Nêu và Lễ Rước Thành Hoàng)
• Miss Vietnam of Southern California Pageant

• Ancestral Altar Procession – Lễ Rước Kiệu Tổ
• Opening Ceremony
• Short Film Contest
• Floral Arrangement Contest
• Pho Eating Contest
• Youth Night (~6PM)

[SUNDAY 1/29]
• Spring Wedding – Đám Cưới Đầu Xuân
• Children’s Pageant
• Pho Eating Contest
• Grand Concert

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