Walk or run the annual Bok Kai 5k. Everyone is welcome including teams! Pre-registration is heavily encouraged. On-site registration begins at 7:15 am and the race starts at 8 am. All proceeds will benefit Marysville Chinese Community Nonprofit. 


Pre-Register here!

Enjoy a special lion dance performance by White Crane Kung Fu School from San Francisco filled with lights, drums, and tricks.

End the night with a fireworks show by Devastating Pyrotechnics. Make sure to bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy the show.

Bok Kai car show

Enjoy the sights and sounds of lion dancing, firecrackers, and of course the dragon as members of the Yuba-Sutter area off their festive costumes and floats.

Find more parade information at the Bok Kai Parade website


For parade entry and vendor, forms click here

Saturday, February 25th

Buddhist Church of Marysville 125 B St. 

1:30 pm

Hard Rock Casino & Hotel

Sunday, February 26th

1st and C St. Marysville 4:00pm

Free to attend and all ages are welcome. Enjoy the story of "The Jade Rabbit" performed by the children's theater group Red Phoenix Rising.

bok kai street dance & music festival

2023 Bok Kai Weekend event schedule 

We end Bok Kai Weekend with the celebration of the water god Bok Eye, as a procession of firecrackers and gong kick off the firing of bombs.

Free to attend and all ages are welcome. Come enjoy drink specials, food, and live music at two stages. 

Friday, February 24th

202 D St. 6 pm - 9 pm

Join us for the first annual Bok Kai Car Show. Cars of all kinds will line the streets of historic downtown Marysville.


Register for the car show here


Order your Bok Kai Car Show Shirt here

Pixar Movie “Turning Red” Screening

Saturday, February 25th & 26th

Buddhist Church of Marysville 125 B St. 


bok kai 5k walk / run

Free screenings of the Pixar Movie "Turning Red." Saturday screenings will be 2:30pm and 8:30pm. Sunday's screening will be at 1:30 pm with a special Q&A with the movie's Production Designer Rona Liu. Prior registration is required for this event. Fun fact the Bok Kai Temple was used as the inspiration for the Temple used in the film 


Registration for Saturday's 2:30pm showing coming soon. 


Registration for Saturday's 8:30pm showing coming soon. 


Registration for Sunday's 1:30pm showing with a special Q&A  coming soon. 

Saturday, February 25th

1st and C St. Marysville 7:30pm

Saturday, February 25th

Downtown Marysville starts at 2pm 

Lion Dance Performance & Fireworks show

Special rate of $249 a night. 

Call 530-632-4503 and mention BOK KAI to get your room block rate! 

Cruise through the streets of downtown historic Marysville with friends and family while enjoying stops at shops along the way. 


​All are welcome, entry is free. Permit and route map will be provided in the Habitat for Humanity parking lot. All rules of the road apply during the event.

Cruising into the weekend

Special rate of $109 a night. Book through the link here.

Little Manila Rising presents

"The Jade Rabbit" Red Phoenix Rising Children's Theatre

Listen for the sound of the drums as they can be heard playing up and down the streets of downtown Marysville as lion dancers visit businesses to extend blessings and good fortune for the new year. 

The Official Bok Kai Temple Website, sponsored by

The Marysville Chinese Community

Bok Kai Temple

Downtown Blessing of Businesses

Saturday, February 25th

Silver Dollar Saloon 330 1st St. 1:00 pm - Close

Bok Kai rib Cook off

Sunday, February 26th

D St. from 1st-5th Marysville 10am - 3pm

143rd bok kai Parade

Sunday, February 26th

Habitat for Humanity Yuba Sutter 202 D St.

7am - 1pm | Judging at 12pm. 

Come join us for a weekend of fun at the Bok Kai Festival! 


Details about events are found below. Some events require prior registration. Please be sure to read about the events you're interested in. 

Watch as 6 teams battle for the best ribs in the first annual Bok Kai Rib Cook Off. Ribs start cooking at 8am and judging at 12pm. 


Want to participate? Download your forms here

Saturday, February 25th

Parade begins at 6th and D St. and goes to 2nd and C St. 11 am - 1:00 pm

Bok Kai bomb day celebration

Saturday, February 25th

303 First St. Race Starts at 8am

​​February 24th - 26th​

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