New Year's Celebrations

33rd Annual Japanese New Year Bell-Ringing Ceremony

December 30th, 2018
Photo: J. Yin /

Sunday, Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Samsung Hall, Asian Art Museum

Participate in the striking of the 16th-century bronze bell to leave behind any negative experiences, wrong deeds, and ill luck of 2018. First come, first served; pick up tickets at admission desk. Free with museum admission ($15), 415-581-3500,

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