Chinese New Year Festival & Golden Dragon Parade

When:
February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-02-01T12:00:00-08:00
2020-02-01T20:00:00-08:00
Where:
Central Plaza
943-951 N Broadway
Los Angeles
CA 90012
Cost:
Free
Contact:
(213) 680-0243

The festival is easily accessed via Metro Gold Line rail from the Chinatown Station.

STREET CLOSURE 11AM – 4PM
* Hill Street from Bernard to Temple
* Ord, Alpine, College & Bernard Streets from North Broadway to North Hill Street
* North Broadway from Bernard Street to Cesar Chavez Avenue
* Cesar Chavez Avenue from North Broadway to Main Street

1pm-3pm: 121st Annual Golden Dragon Parade will begin at the intersection of Hill Street and Ord Street. The Golden Dragon Parade is the oldest celebration of its kind in America. For parade information and to purchase grandstand seats, please contact the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles at (213) 617-0396 or visit their website at www.lachinesechamber.org.

Central Plaza (943 N Broadway)

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Artisans
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee (5pm-8pm)
Face Painting by Tai-Ling Wong
Magic by Minh Tran (6pm-8pm)

Central Plaza Main Stage Entertainment (12pm-8pm)
12:00pm   Traditional Southern Lion Dance [East Wind Lion Dance]
12:15pm   Emcee Remarks
1:00pm – 3:00pm   DARK / Golden Dragon Parade
12:15pm  
Emcee Remarks
3:15pm  
GUGU Drum Group
3:45pm   [Acrobats] Hula Hoop, Mongolian Contortion
4:00pm   Conan Liu – Magician
4:30pm  
Traditional Southern Lion Dance [East Wind Lion Dance]
4:45pm   Shaolin Kung Fu Yuan [Master Yan Hui]
5:15pm   GUGU Drum Group
5:45pm   [Acrobats] Hula Hoop, Mongolian Contortion
6:00pm   Conan Liu – Magician
6:30pm   Shaolin Kung Fu Yuan [Master Yan Hui]
6:45pm   GUGU Drum Group
7:15pm   Lewana Strings Ensemble
7:30pm   Katherine Ho – Singer
7:50pm   Closing Remarks

Craft & Vintage Market
Clenn Designs
EMT
First Chinese Baptist Church of LA
JDN73
LA MENO
PATTRASHOME
Sol De Cobre
Thunderbachs

LA Gourmet Food Trucks
Fluff Ice
India Jones
Jogasaki Truck
Kogi
Lobsta Truck
Sticky Rice
Tokyo Doggie Style
Vivace Pizza
Wise Barbecue
Yalla Truck

Culinary Corner
Dragon Whiskers Candy – Dragon Whiskers Candy (龍鬚糖)
Golden Dragon Restaurant – Har Gow (蝦餃), Siu Mai (燒賣), Veggie Egg Rolls (蔬菜春捲), Steamed BBQ Pork Buns (蒸叉燒包), Chow Mein (炒麵)
Katsu Sando – Chicken Katsu Sando, Pork Katsu Sando
LA Brisket – Sandwich, Rice Bowl, Soda, Lemonade
Lao Tao Taiwanese Street Food – Organic Veggie infused potstickers, butterfly tea
Saigon Deli – Sugar Cane Juice
.standstill. – Gardenia Green Tea, Pu’er Remix, Bug Bitten Oolong, Loose Leaf Teas Free Tea Ceremony

West Plaza (949 Hill Street)

Arts & Craft Family Workshop
Paper Cutting Rat Lantern
Rat Bookmark

Blossom Plaza (900 N Broadway)

CLAY CA
Eastern Projects
LA Wine Chinatown
Songbird

[TBA] DIY Arts & Crafts – Year of the Rat hats

6PM  Free Movie Screening (Ratatouille) & Popcorn (limited seating)

**Schedule subject to change without notice**

Presented by the Chinatown Business Improvement District, with support from LA Weekly and Los Angeles Chinatown Corporation.