Chinese New Year Festival & Parade

When:
February 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2018-02-17T12:00:00-08:00
2018-02-17T20:00:00-08:00
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 12PM – 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: 119th 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. Please contact the Chinese Chamber of Commerce at (213) 617-0396 or www.lachinesechamber.org for details.

Central Plaza (943 N Broadway)

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Artisans
Calligraphy by George Guojian Cui
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi
Clay Sculpture by Kelou Xu
Face Painting by Tai-Ling Wong
Fruit & Vegetable Carving by Thais Inc.

Capuchin Monkey (4pm-7pm)

Central Plaza Main Stage
Emcee: Lindsay Louie
12:00pm-12:20pm   Traditional Southern Style Dragon and Lion Dance / (Performed by: East Wind Foundation For Youth)
12:30pm-1:00pm     Sean Wang on Guzhen
1:00pm-3:00pm       DARK
3:00pm-4:30pm       Jim Duncan and “Island Time”
4:30pm-5:00pm       Traditional Southern Style Dragon and Lion Dance / (Performed by: East Wind Foundation For Youth)
5:00pm-6:30pm       “Island Time” feat Jason Arimoto
6:30pm-7:00pm       Martial Arts/ Shaolin Yanxu Gongfa School with Sean Wang on Guzhen
7:00pm-8:00pm       Brit Rodriguez

Craft & Vintage Market
Afternoon Par-Tea
Bad Pickle Tees
Clenn Designs
East West Shop
JDN73
LA MENO
Max Li tintype
Robot by Matt Q Spangler
Savana Lilly Jewelry
Sol De Cobre
Warrior Painters

Craft Beer Garden
Maui Brewing pineapple wheat
Bear republic pilsner
Garage project pernicious weed double ipa
Modern times City of the Sun
Stone IPA

LA Gourmet Food Trucks
India Jones
Jogasaki Sushiburrito
Fluff Ice
Kogi Truck
Lobsta Truck
The Pudding Truck
Tokyo Doggie Style
Vchos Truck
Yalla Truck

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage
Curated by Kevin Bronson of Buzzbandla.com
3PM – SLEEP STATE
4PM – ZHAO
5PM – NICOLE KIKI JAFFE
6PM
ROYALJAG
7PMFAUNAVISION
8PMDANA AND THE WOLF

Pop Up Food Booth
Chef Royce Burke
Chef Isa Fabro

Roaming Performer
Magician – Minh Tran (6pm-8pm)

West Plaza (949 N Hill)

Arts & Craft Workshop with Nori Shirasu
Calligraphy
Brush Painting
Chinese Lucky Charm

Culinary Stage (4pm) curated by Chef Royce Burke
Hosts: Felix Fang & Royce Burke
4:00 Lynn Liu (Sichuan Impression) – Sichuan Braised Jambalaya
4:30 TianTian Qiu (Hip Hot) – Pineapple Sticky Rice (菠蘿糯米飯)
5:00 Johnny Lee – Long Life Noodles
5:30 Royce Burke – Hoisin Fat Choi & Steamed Fish
6:30 Isa Fabro – Egg Tart (蛋撻)
7:00 Jessica Wang – Butter Mochi (年糕)
7:30 Royce Burke – Tang Yuan (湯圓)

**Schedule subject to change without notice**

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