The 25th annual Alhambra Lunar New Year celebration will take place on Feb 13th. celebration will consist of two events: an art exhibit and a street festival. The art exhibition will kick off the celebration for the Year of the Monkey and will be held from January 8th to January 29th at Alhambra City Hall. The New Year Festival will be held on Saturday, February 13th at a new location on Valley Boulevard, from Almansor to Vega. The festival hours are 10am to 5pm.
More than 20,000 attendees are expected to visit the 200 booths to explore the Asian cultures. Toyota will present their new lines of cars. McDonald's will provide samples of their signature drinks. Jack, the white dog from Wells Fargo, will make an appearance at the outdoor stage with music from the live band and various Kung Fu demonstrations. Snoopy will be at the MetLife booth. Contests and giveaways will be available at Charter, AIG, Chase Bank and Union Bank booths. The God of Fortune will pass out red envelope candies on behalf of East West Bank. Tzu Chi and Christian Herald will provide free medical consultations. There will be all-day entertainment including changing faces performances, stunts and different ethnic folk dances.
This is a great place to have fun, try the local cuisine and enjoy entertainment with family and friends. Free admission and parking are available on side streets and nearby shopping centers.
Event website: www.alhambranewyearfestival.com.