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Where To Celebrate The 2024 Lunar New Year in SoCal

The Lunar New Year is a vibrant and festive time celebrated by many cultures across Asia and also in Southern California. With 2024 being the Year of the Dragon, symbolizing good luck, justice, prosperity, and strength, plenty of exciting events are happening in the southland to mark the occasion. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, here are a few ways you can immerse yourself in the Lunar New Year celebrations in Southern California!

Chinese New Year Festival at The Huntington

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 10-11

Where: The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino

Cost: $29


Disney California Adventure

When: Through Feb. 18

Where: Paradise Gardens Park at Disney California Adventure Park, 1313 S. Harbor Blvd,. Anaheim

Cost: Park admission is required


Downtown Pomona Lunar New Year

When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 10

Where: 197 W. Second Street, Pomona

Cost: Free


Golden Dragon Lunar New Year Parade

When: 1 p.m. Feb. 17

Where: 943 North Broadway, Los Angeles

Cost: Free


Historic Main Street in Garden Grove

When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Feb. 11

Where: 12987 Main Street, Garden Grove

Cost: Free


L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 

When: 8 a.m. Feb. 24-25

Where: Los Angeles Chinatown Plaza, 943 N. Broadway, Los Angeles.

Cost: $38-$75 to register for races, free to attend festival


Lunar New Year at USC Pacific Asia Museum

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 10

Where: USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena

Cost: Free


Lunar New Year at Pacific Symphony

When: 8 p.m. Feb. 10

Where: Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa

Cost: $72-$79


Lunar New Year of the Dragon

When: 3-4 p.m. Feb. 10

Where: Baldwin Park Library, 4181 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park

Cost: Free


San Gabriel Lunar Lantern Festival

When: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 17 and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 18

Where: San Gabriel Mission District, 320 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel

Cost: Free


The Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival

When: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Feb 18

Where: Main Street between First and Third Streets.

Cost: Free


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