California Festivals


Monterey Park Lunar New Year Festival

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit January 21-22, 2023. 

Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, January 22, 2023, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Garvey Avenue
Monterey Park, CA
Free admission,

East Garvey Avenue between Garfield and Alhambra Avenues will be closed from approximately 5 p.m. on Friday until approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2023.

Shuttle buses every 15-20 minutes from Mark Keppel High School, Barnes Park, Ynez Elementary School & El Repetto Elementary School, with over 250,000 people in attendance! Garvey Avenue Closed

Seven blocks of entertainment, food, family activities and vendors Downtown Monterey Park on Garvey Avenue between Ramona and Alhambra Avenues.

Celebrate 100+ years since the founding of the City of Monterey Park in association with World Journal, Monterey Park City and its Business Improvement District Advisory Committee.

2023 Lunar New Year Festival in Monterey Park Garvey Avenue

Chinese culture, exotic cuisines, business expositions, kid's facilities, folk arts, and cultural performances on two stages (on Lincoln & Garvey Avenues) include dragon and lion dances, model runway walks, Chinese talk show, Yuan Ji martial arts, Mongolian chopsticks dances, Ku-Fu, techno three princes (Taiwanese fusion dance), belly dances, Mexican mariachi music and dances and Chinese folk music bands. On a separate stage look for LA Voice singing competition featuring 25 singers competing to win top prize.

Seven blocks on Garvey Avenue will be closed to accommodate the event and its. Performances , master calligraphers writing couplets, traditional arts, Chinese yoyo, etc. Additionally, there will also be bungee jump facilities, a carnival section with rides and games, wishing trees, traditional Taiwanese arcades…and much more, great for visitors of all ages.

Around 300 vendors -- 56 food booths featuring traditional Chinese street food, arts & crafts, clothing and souvenirs -- are a highlight to this seven block street fair and parade.

There's a Lunar New Year tradition in Hong Kong to go to the temples and spin the luck-change copper windmill. Therefore, there will be a windmill at the festival, along with red envelope giveaways to bring good luck to participants. There will also be two gold and silver wishing trees for participants to wish for a good year.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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