Chinatown is one of the most kid-friendly destinations in Downtown Los Angeles. Whether you go for a morning dim sum or a late-evening dinner, the restaurants are mostly family-centric environments. Throughout the year, the biggest of events in Chinatown is the Chinese New Year Festival, which takes place this Saturday, February 20th.

The tour will take visitors to a number of temples, art galleries, antique stores, and more unique treasures–not to mention some great bargains will be found! This event is actually added in conjunction with the Firecracker 5K/10K Run/Walk. If you’re interested in the mini run, click here for more info.

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Golden Dragon Parade | Photo by JerryDP, Flickr

Saturday, February 20, 2016
10:30am – 12pm
$15 per person
RSVP required as group size is limited.
Submit a request online here.

Tips: wear comfortable walking shoes and don’t blow the whole day looking for a parking spot; take the Metro to the Gold Line’s Chinatown stop.

Is this year your year?

2016 is the Year of the Red Fire Monkey. People born in the Year of the Monkey: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, and 2016. The year portends fickle economic conditions and financial unpredictability, but is an auspicious year for building and strengthening romantic and familial relationships. Those born this year are intelligent, witty, and creative. They are problems solvers and work well in groups while also demonstrating an independence and inventiveness associated with achievers. Gentle and honest, they are often rewarded with deep love relationships.

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