33rd Annual Japanese New Year’s Bell-Ringing Ceremony
San Francisco, CA 94102
Ring in the New Year by taking a swing at a 2,100-pound, 16th-century Japanese temple bell.
While you wait your turn, paint a Year of the Boar charm (netsuke) and make a wish for the New Year.
First come, first served. Pick up tickets to ring the bell at the admissions desk. Members can enjoy earlier admission to this event. (members only) 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM
We make every effort to allow all our visitors an opportunity to participate in this ceremony. However, to ensure you have a chance to ring the bell, it is recommended that you arrive at Samsung Hall no later than 12 p.m.
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