Chinatown Summer Nights (8/10)

August 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – August 11, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Central Plaza
943 N Broadway Los Angeles
CA 90012

Central Plaza (943 N Broadway)

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth (5pm-10pm)
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Artisan (5pm-9:30pm)
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi (5pm-7:30pm)
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee (6pm-9pm)
Face Painting by Tai-Ling Wong

Central Plaza Main Stage | KCRW DJ
5:00PM Sean + Ye Jin (Chinese Zither + Pipa)
5:30PM Shaolin Temple Cultural Center
6:00PM Sean + Ye Jin (Chinese Zither + Pipa)
7:00PM Shaolin Temple Cultural Center
7:20PM Sean + Ye Jin (Chinese Zither + Pipa)
7:45PM East Wind Lion Dance
8PM KCRW DJ Mathieu Schreyer
10PM KCRW DJ Raul Campos

Craft & Vintage Market
De La Luna Designs
LA Meno
LA Style Rush
Lioness Jewelry
Luedicke, Adam The poster list
Sketch Cartel
Sol de Cobre

Culinary Corner 5pm-midnight
Brothecary – Sheng Jian Bao (生煎包), Steamed Dumplings (水餃)
Dragon Whiskers Candy – Dragon Whiskers Candy (龍鬚糖), Dragon Breath Popcorn (仙氣薏米花)
LA Brisket – Sandwiches, Bowl, Lemonade
Lao Tao Taiwanese Street Food – Organic Veggie infused potstickers, butterfly tea
Pique-Nique L.A. – Pork Belly Zongzi + pickles on the side, Banana Zongzi
Ramen Champ – Champ “Cup of Noodle”, Spam Musubi, Takoyaki
Saigon Deli – Sugar Cane Juice
Secret Lasagna – Lasagna (meat or vegan), Garlic Bread
.standstill. – Cold brews, Flavored Beverages, Tea Flight/Tasting 1 hour (Taiwan / Yunnan)
Wax Paper – Grilled Cheese (ham extra), Berries and vanilla cream, 2 different coolers

Food Trucks 5pm-midnight
Border Grill Truck
India Jones
Jogasaki Truck
Love Bird
Sweet Cravings
Tokyo Doggie Style
Wise Barbecue
Vivace Pizza
Yalla Truck

Street Performer
Eutectic on Broadway on Shiseido steps (7:30pm-10pm)
Magic with Makoto Halverson (6pm-9pm)
Magic with Minh Tran (8pm-10pm)

West Plaza (949 N Hill)

Arts & Craft Workshop (5pm-8:30pm)
Calligraphy Workshop by Nori Shirasu
Geometric Pig

Mandarin Plaza (970 N. Broadway)


General Lee’s presents Bamboo Room 5pm-midnight
(2) Bars + DJ Amor

Dim Sum Cart by Golden Dragon Restaurant (6pm-10pm)
Connect 4
Giant Chess Set
Ping Pong Table

Performance by Lewena Strings Ensemble from Temple City High School (6:30pm-10pm)


Craft Beer Garden 5pm-midnight
21st Amendment – Hell or High Watermelon Wheat
Highland Park Brewery – Beeper, Timbo Pils
Modern Times Brewing – Critical Band Spa
Stone Brewing – Honey Blonde Ale, Notorious POG Sour, Stone IPA, Tropic

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage 5pm-midnight
Curated by Kensington Presents
5PM – Mara Connor
6PM – Nicole Kiki Jaffe
7PM – Inspired and The Sleep
8PM – Oddnesse
10PM – Monogem
11PM – Khushi

Blossom Plaza (900 N. Broadway)

Avocado Mama – Vegan Mac & Cheese
CLAY CA – Stop by the studio to work on a collaborative community piece or watch instructors throw large pieces on the wheel!
DIY Craft Table (Free) – Light up Chinatown with paper lanterns you can decorate with rubbing plates, crayons and a light is included! All ages welcome.
Dog Drop (Free) – a new kind of dog daycare based around convenience and flexibility. Dogdrop will set-up an exciting photo-booth, so don’t forget to bring your pup!
Eastern Projects – Sung Jik Yang presents Portraits, Opening reception 6pm-10pm
LA Wine Chinatown – Wine & Beer specials, Flights & Hot Dogs
Lawn Games (Free) – giant games = fun
Ms. Masa – handmade tortillas and quesadillas filled with options of cheese, carne asada or refried beans.
Nomad Ice Pops – handmade ice pops with whole fruits and vegetables blended into fun and interesting flavors
Songbird – Extended Café Hours 4-9 PM

8:30PM  FREE Movie Screening (Karate Kid Part III) & Popcorn (limited seating)