California Festivals

Monterey Park Play Days

May 9-12, 2019

Barnes Park
350 S. McPherrin Ave.
Monterey Park, CA
Admission is free,

Parade May 11, 2019, 11 a.m.
Route: S. Ramone at Newmark Ave., left on Garvey Ave., left on Chandler, left on W. Newmark. Ends at McPherrin Ave.
Parade includes Clowns, Marching Bands, Drill Teams, Novelty Acts

Carnival 2019

Thursday 5-10 p.m. $2 ride night
Friday 5-11 p.m. $25 All you can ride wristband until 10 p.m.
Saturday 12-11 p.m. $30 All you can ride wristband until 10 p.m.
Sunday 1-10 p.m. $30 All you can ride wristband until 10 p.m.

Carnival includes food, carnival games and rides

Thursday, May 9, 2019

5-8 p.m. Performances by local groups
5:30-7:30 p.m. KIIS FM
7:30-7:50 p.m.  MAD Dance Studio

Friday, May 10, 2019

Carnival 5-11 p.m.
Food Trucks-5-11 p.m.
Cousins Maine Lobster
Pinch of Flavor
Kogi BBQ
Phantom Food Truck
Fluff Ice
Blast Ice Cream
6-9 p.m. Performances by local groups

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Parade 11 a.m. 
Free popsicles for kids along parade route, while supplies last
Carnival 12-11 p.m.
Food Trucks-12-11 p.m.
LA LA Lasagna
Pinch of Flavor
Phantom Food Truck
Fluff Ice
Spyros Gyros
Swami's Sandwiches
4- 5:30 p.m.  Laker Girls
4- 6 p.m. MY FM
6:30-9:30 p.m. Cold Duck concert

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Carnival-1-10 p.m.
Electric Sundays concerts
1- 3 p.m. DJ $herlock and Friends
3-3:50 p.m. Adult Karate
4-7 p.m. Free Concert featuring Danny So with special guest Cici Lau


Monterey Park Geranium Festival & ArtWalk


Barnes Park
350 S. McPherrin Ave.
Monterey Park, CA
Admission is free,

Bring your family and friends! For more information please contact the Recreation & Community Services Dept. about this 4th annual festival celebrating America's Top 3 Places to Live! The event is called Geranium Festival in honor of Monterey Park's official city flower, the Geranium.

Bring family and friends to the annual city fair-themed Geranium Festival featuring a variety of events, activities, contests, demonstrations and exhibits for the whole family to enjoy. Artwalk | Train Rides | Rock Wall | Kids Workshops | Interactive Booths | Library Activities | Food | Games | Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math Activities And More.

Contest Schedule:
5pm Musical Chairs, Team Hula, Giant Skis
6pm Potato Sack and 3 Legged Races
7pm Dia de los Muertos Altar and Costume Contest
8pm Dog Costume Contests
9pm Eating Contests

Applications for Artwalk and Altar Contest | Dog Costume Contest | Human Dia de los Muertos Costume Contest are available on City of Monterey Park website at: ​If your business would like to support the Geranium Festival via sponsorship please contact Robert Aguirre at or 626-307-1388.

Cherry Blossom Festival


Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Barnes Park
350 S. McPherrin Ave.
Monterey Park, CA
Admission is free,

Origami | Foods with Asian flair | Taiko drumming | Kids Games and Crafts | Japanese dancing, Martial Arts | Ikebana displays and demos | Mochi making | Japanese musical entertainment

Free shuttle service from Langley Senior Center, 400 W. Emerson, Ynez Elementary School, 120 S. Ynez and Repetto Elementary School, 650 S. Grandridge

Monterey Park was named no. 3 in the top 100 places to live in the U.S. by Money Magazine, 2017.

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

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