Category Archives: Cultural Festivals

Pasadena’s Chalk Festival Paints the Town, June 15 – 16

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The 21st Annual Chalk Festival a Colorful Family Event

They’re painting the town — or rather the sidewalks — at Paseo Colorado (280 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101) at the annual Chalk Festival. This artform, which might be thought of as child’s play by some, is celebrating its 21st anniversary in Pasadena on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, and showcasing the sophistication of these pavement painters.

Take the Gold Line to the Memorial Park Station and have a fun family outing! Continue reading

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Hop on the Blue Line for Festive M. L. King, Jr. Day Parade

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Celebrate Community and History at the Long Beach M. L. King, Jr. Day Parade Saturday, January 19, 2013.

A festivity filled with community pride, the Long Beach M. L King, Jr. Day Parade will feature Long Beach marching bands and school groups, union members, politicians, police and military, and citizens, all joyfully honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

There’s something for everyone — from cheer leaders to vintage cars — followed by a great community festival with free entertainment and tasty food at reasonable prices.

We wish you a wonderful day in the spirit of Dr. King. Continue reading

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Gold Line Event: Mariachi Festival Nov. 18, 2012

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Mariachi Music, Food, Community Spirit to Brighten Fall on November 18, 2012, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

The promise of trumpets, guitars, brightly colored dancing costumes, glittering charro outfits, and, of course, good food is drawing us to the 22nd Annual Mariachi Festival and International Farmers’ Market this Sunday, November 18, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Mariachi Festival couldn’t be more conveniently located for Metro adventurers – it’s right at the Metro Gold Line Mariachi Plaza station in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles.

So hop on the Metro and party! Continue reading

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