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Photo Essay - The Lotus Festival

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This weekend Echo Park is hosting its annual Lotus Festival, featuring a variety of entertainment, booths, and food vendors. The event encourages a sharing of the cultures of Asian and Pacific Island communities, and is timed to coincide with the blooming of the lotus blossom. Festivities continue Sunday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m.

Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, California, located on Park Avenue between Glendale Avenue and Echo Park Boulevard, just north of the Hollywood (101) and Pasadena (110) freeway junction, near Dodger Stadium. Check out the website here for more information.

My favorite overheard conversation of the day:

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Remember, you can't spell funnel cake without the F-U-N.

You can't spell funeral without the F-U-N either.

Yeah. They should call it a bummer-al or something.

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Photos by Elise Thompson for LAist