Chinatown Summer Nights

When:
August 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am
2017-08-05T17:00:00-07:00
2017-08-06T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Central Plaza
943 N Broadway Los Angeles
CA 90012
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights presents an exciting hot spot for Angelenos this summer. Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks; sample the neighborhood’s wares; watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations; experience large-scale, outdoor video projections; take part in hands-on, Chinese cultural activities presented by local organizations and museums; sip on craft brews and dance in Central Plaza with 89.9 KCRW’s DJ’s!

Central Plaza (943 N Broadway)

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth (6pm-10pm)
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Artisan (5pm-9:30pm)
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee
Face Painting by Tai-Ling Wong
Fruit Carving by THAIS Inc.

Arts & Craft Workshop (5pm-8:30pm)
Calligraphy Workshop with Nori Shirasu
Friendship Bracelet Workshop

Central Plaza Main Stage | KCRW DJ
5PM Sean Wang on Guzheng (Chinese zither)
6PM Minh Tran, Magician
6:45PM Sean Wang on Guzheng (Chinese zither)
7:30PM East Wind Lion Dance Troupe
8PM KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad
10PM KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole

Craft & Vintage Market
Auragami
Flea Market Girl Jewelry
JDN73/IniCreations
LA Meno
NoRal Collections
Pattra’s home
Shelly & co
Sol de Cobre
Vintage by NyLaurent

Culinary Stage
Hosts: Felix Fang
6:00pm – Donut by Isa Fabro
6:30pm – Coffee by Aldo, Coffee Hall
6:45pm – Cocktail by General Lee’s
7:00pm – Taco by Johnny Lee, Taco Monster
7:30pm – Orange Peel Chicken & French Style Beef Steak by Lupe Liang, Hop Woo Seafood Restaurant
8:15pm – Cocktail by Grand Star Jazz Club
8:30pm – Eating Contest
9:00pm – Lasagna & Potato Tots Poutine by Royce Burke, Secret Lasagna

Pop Up Food Booth
Pop Up by Chef Isa Fabro
Secret Lasagna by Chef Royce Burke
Pop Up by Sticky Rice
Taco Monster by Chef Johnny Lee

Food Trucks 5pm-midnight
Crepes Bonaparte
India Jones Chow Truck
Jogasaki Burrito
Kogi Truck
Lobsta Truck
Spoon & Pork
Tokyo Doggie Style
Wise Babeque
Yalla Truck

Minh Tran, Magician
6pm-6:45pm – perform on Central Plaza Main Stage
7pm-8pm – perform on Jung Jing Road

Mandarin Plaza (970 N. Broadway)

1950’s Vintage search light
provided by Bob Meza with Victory Searchlight

Craft Beer Garden 5pm-midnight
Stone IPA
White Rascal
Fremont summer pale ale
modern times fruitlands
bvd Kolsch
mamas little Pils.

Craft & Vintage Market
Aceoteric
D Collective
East/West
Jada N Jon
Mamorimaru
Max Li Tintype Booth
Miracle Eye
Shakatastics
She is me
The Global Trunk

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage
Curated by Kevin Bronson of Buzzbandla.com
5PM MetronOhm
6PM Lucy & La Mer
7PM Chris Price
8PM Wait. Think. Fast.
9PM Isle & Fever
10PM HAWAI
11PM The Federal Empire

Pop Up Food Booths
BaoHaus
Lao Tao Taiwanese Street Food
Pop Up by Homeboy Industries