I had the opportunity to attend it for the first time and all I can say is that it was okay. In a way, this was a good thing since it gave me time to purchase food and find an ideal spot to view the parade. Ventured into Pok Pok LA only to get dumbfounded with their menu lack of selection, however they did have hard to find items listed in the menu, which I found to be cool , slow service and absence of Asian customers, which I immediately considered as a red flag.
It was just kung pao tofu , but it was good and best of all, vegetarian! Besides, I had found a decent place to view the parade and wanted to reserve my spot. Of all the days, Lollicup just had to be super busy. I guess I just lost my thirst by the time I actually got the drink.
Now for the parade. Marching bands and color guard gals from different schools were featured. Beautiful horses that could gallop and dance were present. Different martial arts schools were featured as well. And of course, lion dances were featured, too.
Anyway, I suppose this should make a lot of sense as to why I just found the parade to be okay overall. I should probably also add the fact that the event was for free and free is always good regardless of the actual outcome of the event. For 36 years, the festival has been organized entirely by volunteers from the Union of Vietnamese Student Association.
The festival encompasses a wide range of events and activities, including the Miss Vietnam of Southern California Pageant to a hip hop dance competition, lion dancing and a pho eating competition. The Golden Dragon Parade is one of L. The parade draws thousands of people each year to L. For more information, click here. This free street festival is held is the heart of Alhambra's business district, on Valley Boulevard between Almansor and Vega Streets.
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Pico Boulevard through Feb. Poppy Reserve Volunteer Training: Now hold up just one moment. It is not, repeat not poppy time in the Antelope Valley just yet. Not for weeks, and we don't even know what the bloom will be. But word is that January's storms could bring some solid poppy action, maybe, in March and April. Want to be a part of a SoCal sight spectacular beloved by many?
Sign up to volunteer. You'll need to attend two volunteer sessions, on Feb. Seriously, though: What if we have a carpet-type situation this year, after a few years of low poppy turnout? Join in one of L. The Chinatown Central Plaza celebration includes almost two dozen floats, multiple marching bands, entertainers, delicious food and more. The colorful parade travels along North Broadway starting at 1 p.
The festival showcases free cultural arts, music, and entertainment of all kinds. For both events, we recommend taking the Metro Gold Line to Chinatown Station as buses will be detouring in the area. Both Gold and Red Line will run longer trains this Saturday in anticipation of large crowds. To view all service changes and detours visit our Service Advisories page for more info.
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