August 5, 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Parade 11 a.m.
700 S. Broadway
Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90012
ECUADORIAN Festival Parade 11 a.m.
Parade route: Broadway & 7th St. going north on Broadway until Temple St. then Main St. The parade will have Car clubs, Dance Groups, Drill Teams, convertibles, Motorcycles, 24 Beauty Queens and various Businesses.
Annual TASTE OF ECUADOR Food Festival is a FREE entry family event for all ages.
More than 10,000 Ecuadorians, 5,000 people from other nationalities enjoy Ecuadorian Cuisine and some other well-known food dishes. Attendants can browse Ecuadorian Crafts and Commercial Products while listening to Ecuadorian Musical groups, observing Folklore customs and participating in games and promotions.
From the mountainous regions people prefer meat served with rice, corn and potatoes. Hornado (Potatoes Served With Roasted Pig & Hominy, Llapingachos (Pan Seared Potato Ball). Fritada, Humitas, Tamales, Lomo Saltado & Churrasco. From the Coast people prefer Fish, Beans, Plantains And Seafood. Ceviche (Fish, Shrimp, Etc.) Marinated in Lime Juice, Yuca Bread, Encebollado (Marinade Chunks of Fish, Onions & Spices), Patacones (unripe Plantains Fried, Mashed Up & Then Refried), Seco De Chivo Goat Stew). A variety of fresh fruit are available: Granadilla, Passion fruit, Naranjilla, Bananas, Tree Tomato, Etc.
Since 1999 the Ecuadorian community in Los Angeles has been celebrating their Independence Day and this year they will celebrate their Fiestas Patrias with activities at the Festival in La Placita Olvera where more than 10,000 Ecuadorians, 2,500 Latinos from other countries and 2,500 people from other nationalities come together to enjoy a full menu of Ecuadorian Cuisine, Ecuadorian Arts & Crafts, Ecuadorian Musical groups, Ecuadorian Folklore customs, Commercial Products, lots of free gifts, Carnival Games, free health screenings and a variety of products, services and information provided by all type of exhibitors.
On weekends you can enjoy outdoor entertainment by strolling bolero musicians and folkloric dancing. Since 1999 the Ecuadorian community in Los Angeles has been celebrating their Independence Day and this year they will celebrate their Fiestas Patrias (1809-2012) with activities. The Annual Parade starts at 11 a.m. on Broadway & 8th St. going north on Broadway until Temple St. then Main St. ending at La Placita Olvera. The parade will have Car clubs, Dance Groups, Drill Teams, convertibles, Motorcycles, 24 Beauty Queens and various Businesses. More than 10,000 Ecuadorians & 2,500 Latinos from other countries will celebrate at La Placita Olvera with Ecuadorian Food, Ecuadorian Arts & Crafts, Ecuadorian musical groups, Commercial Products, free health screenings, lots of free gifts, Carnival Games and a variety of products, services and information provided by all type of exhibitors:
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