The annual boat parade has celebrated 61 years of festive light displays, delighting Los Angeles and its visitors. Head to the LA Waterfront for the Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade in the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel.
The main body of decorated boats will stretch about one(1) mile, as the parade passes the designated Viewing and Judges’ Stations. Below are estimated viewing times for various locations along the parade route.
6:00 – 6:30 PM: START – E. Basin proceeding up Cerritos Channel, past Wilmington Marinas
6:45 – 7:30 PM: Cruise Ship Plaza, Battleship Iowa (Judges Station), LA Maritime Museum, Port Police Dock proceeding towards West Harbor (Old Ports O’ Call Village)
7:00 – 8:00 PM: West Harbor (Old Ports O’ Call Village) Viewing Areas
7:45 – 8:15 PM: Warehouse 1, SS Lane Victory
8:00 – 8:30 PM: Cabrillo Marinas (Judges Station), 22nd Street Landing, END
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…
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Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate or an adult beverage within the Enchanted experience.
We provide a platform to celebrate poetry while using it as the foundation for creativity, innovation, and expression across an array of media outlets. We invite artists and audiences alike to share their stories, to take up space, and get free.
$8 – $10
AWFF is proud to present its Official Selection of 2023 Asian Academy Award️️ and Golden Globe submissions for Best International Feature Film and Best Motion Picture – Non-English Language, along with a series of Asian Film Day programs, exclusive presentations, and tribute retrospectives. Our festival aims to promote these films through physical screenings, panels, special events, and social media platforms in order to assist the filmmakers in their campaigns for Award success.
The Downtown Santa Monica Farmers market is widely recognized as one of the largest and most diverse Certified Farmers’ Markets in the nation. Local residents, out-of-town visitors, celebrities, and many of Los Angeles’ best-known chefs and restaurants, can be found shopping in this location which features over 60 California farms.