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Lunar New Year Events in LA: Happy 4706!!!

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The Lunar New Year has officially started, and pigs are like soooo last year. To usher in the Year of the Mouse and Rat, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles is hosting the 109th Annual Golden Dragon Parade and festival on February 9th and 10th. Performers from Beijing will lead the parade, followed by assorted city officials (Villaraigosa et al.), Mickey Mouse as grand Marshall, flower drum dances, a plethora of beauty queens, and lots of floats, costumes, and dragons.

109th Annual Golden Dragon Parade
February 9th
2:00PM to 5:00PM
Parade route starts at the corner of Cesar Chavez and Broadway, and will follow Broadway and Hill Streets in Chinatown.

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce has also organized a Lunar New Year Festival with martial arts demonstrations, Chinese acrobats, Chinese and Korean pop bands, food, carnival games, lion dancers, and activities for children.

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Lunar New Year Festival
Saturday, February 9th
10:00AM to 8:00PM
and Sunday, February 10th
10:00AM to 3:00PM
at the corner of Broadway and Cesar Chavez in Chinatown