Lunar New Year Festival  

January 27-28, 2024, Downtown Monterey Park

The City of Monterey Park, event producer World Journal and all our food vendors, entertainers and merchants invite you to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dragon in Monterey Park.

  • Saturday, January 27, 2024, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 28, 2024, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Free admission
  • Entertainment, food, family activities, and vendors
  • Downtown Monterey Park on Garvey Avenue between Garfield and Alhambra Avenues.

Monterey Park’s Lunar New Year festival features vendors offering unique gifts and specialty items, food booths with various types of delectable items, amusement rides, and lots of live entertainment. The traditional New Year lion and dragon dancers will kick off the festival Saturday morning. Various types of entertainment will be featured on both days. A carnival fun zone will be featured in parking lots at the corner of Garvey and Lincoln Avenues.

Past Lunar New Year events in Monterey Park have drawn visitors per day from all over the world. Plan on attending now for a full weekend of fun, entertainment, shopping, and dining. The event is presented by the City of Monterey Park, the Monterey Park Downtown Business Improvement District Advisory Committee, and World Journal LA, LLC.

Vendor and Sponsorship Information

For more information on how to become a vendor or sponsor please contact:

World Journal LA, LLC
1588 Corporate Center Drive
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Email World Journal
Phone: 323-268-4982 ext. 600

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Free Parking and Shuttle Bus Service Jan 27-28, 2024 

Round trip pick-up and drop-off shuttle service Sat & Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Barnes Park, 350 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91754. No shuttle, free parking only.
  • Mark Keppel High School, 501 E. Hellman Ave., Alhambra, CA 91801. Drop off at 7-Eleven lot on Alhambra Ave.
  • Repetto Elementary School, 650 Grandridge Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91754. Drop off at Lincoln Hotel parking lot behind hotel on Garfield Ave.
  • Ynez Elementary School, 120 S Ynez Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754. No shuttle, free parking only.

Lunar New Year street closures

  • East Garvey Avenue between Garfield and Alhambra Avenues will be closed from approximately 5 p.m. on Friday, January 26 until approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, January 28.
  • Surrounding streets such as Baltimore, Lincoln, Russell, Nicholson, Everett and Edgley will also be closed.
  • Garfield Avenue will remain open for north/south traffic.
  • MPK Spirit and Metro buses will be detoured. For Metro info, please visit their service advisories page.
  • View street closure map 

Bookmark this page as www.montereypark.ca.gov/lunarnewyear.