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Chinatown’s Moon Festival Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Chinatown’s Moon Festival: A Fun Family Event

crowds wander beneath neon framed archway to Chinatown

These balmy nights are perfect for street food and music. So hop on the LA Metro Gold Line to the Chinatown station for Chinatown’s 75th annual Moon Festival on Saturday, September 21.

The festivities run from 5 p.m. to midnight — and Metro trains run until 2 a.m. on Saturday nights.

You’ll find food trucks, cooking demonstrations and samples, live music and DJs, crafts, moon viewing and moon cakes — a flaky pastry filled with bean paste.

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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.

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Highland Park Market Offers Friendly Atmosphere

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Highland Park’s Old LA Market (Tuesdays, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.):
A Friendly Market in a Colorful Neighborhood

Small, but charming describes Highland Park’s Old LA Farmer’s Market, which runs along Avenue 58 near the Highland Park Gold Line station to Figueroa Street.

We agree with many of the reviewers on Yelp that this market is quaint, and its small size keeps it from feeling too commercial or overwhelming.

See you there!

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