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January 2020

January 1 - December 31
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Los Angeles, CA United States

2020 Festival Guide

Under the leadership of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to present this year’s Festival Guide, which gives you an overview of the exciting festivals, celebrations, and events taking place throughout Los Angeles in the upcoming year. Download the guide here:  

February 2020

February 1 - March 31
Various locations, Los Angeles, CA United States

African American Heritage Month

African American History Month Programs Our Authors Study Club celebrates the African American History Month with an opening ceremony at City Hall, the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Scholarship and awards luncheon, an oratorical contest, and several church and community events.

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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RAVE Cinemas 15 and Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States

Pan African Film and Arts Festival

America’s largest black film festival showcasing over 150 new films from Africa, the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, South America, and Canada. This event also features 100 Black fine artists and craftspeople, poetry, fashion shows, free forums, and panel discussions. Check online for films, times and ticket prices.

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 22, 2020

The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
$14

23rd Annual Masters of the American West

This prestigious exhibition and sale showcase paintings and sculptures by 64 nationally recognized Western artists.   Tuesdays – Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Adults – $14, Students and Seniors – $10, Children (3–12) – $6

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Hillcrest Congregational Church, 2000 West Road
La Habra Heights, CA 90631 United States
Free

60th Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts

Celebrating 60 years as a community service event showcasing the arts. Enjoy artist demonstrations, exhibits, children’s art workshops, an arts and crafts boutique, entertainment, and food. View and shop for ceramics, sculpture, oil and watercolor paintings, jewelry, handmade clothing, mixed media, blown glass, carved wood, pottery, photography, and weaving.

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Temple City Park, 9701 Las Tunas Drive
Temple City, CA 91780 United States
Free

76th Temple City Camellia Festival and Carnival

Marching bands come from as far away as Lancaster and Victorville to participate and compete in this three-day festival. Other highlights include games, rides, arts and crafts, and food booths. Free Entertainment throughout the Weekend. Friday 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m., Camelia Parade, Saturday 10:00 a.m.

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$35

African American Festival

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its eighteenth annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures. Adults – $34.95, Seniors – $31.95, Children – $24.95, Children under three and Members are Free

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
South Central, Florence-Firestone and Watts, Los Angeles, CA 90011 United States
Free

CicLAvia South LA: South Central to Watts

Over 6 miles of Los Angeles Streets will be completely closed to vehicular traffic and filled with safe and exciting activities for all ages. Along the route, there will be numerous stops bustling with music, games, vendors, food, and much more. All forms of non-motorized transit are welcome; this includes pedestrians, scooters, bicycles, wheelchairs, skateboards, wagons, strollers, rollerblades, and more.   Download the Route map online.

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
Free

Afro-Latinx Festival at MOLAA

Celebrate cultural diversity and the African influence in Latin America at MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival! Learn about the many ways in which the African influence has permeated Latin America and how you experience these first hand through music, dance, food, and even martial arts. Join us at the museum as we highlight this mixture of customs from African and Mestizo peoples in Latin America through art workshops, face painting, live performances, and more! Attendees are encouraged to use public transportation, bike…

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Leimert Park Village, 43rd Place
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Leimert Park Artwalk

Leimert Park Village has a long history of being the center of African American arts and culture. The village is inviting the public on the last Sunday of each month to share a day of art exhibitions, music, fashion, food, drumming, spoken word, and local shopping. Throughout the day, cultural spaces, artist studios, and storefronts will also have offerings ranging from free computer seminars and specialty vendors to film screenings, youth theater performances, and live bands.

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