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115th Annual Golden Dragon Parade
Hosted by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, the Annual Golden Dragon Parade enters the 115th year
In celebrating over one hundred years of tradition, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles presents the 115th Annual Golden Dragon Parade. With over thousands and thousands of individuals lining the parade route and thousands viewing the telecast each year, this colorful celebration along North Broadway in Chinatown has become the premiere cultural event in the Southern California Asian-American Community.
Since the mid-1980’s, the Golden Dragon Parade has expanded to include almost two dozen floats, multiple marching bands, government officials, various dignitaries, entertainers, local business leaders and cultural groups. The parade’s theme emphasizes ethnic diversity, Chinese Culture and exposure to Chinese-American businesses. The parade continues to be a rich and diverse experience for Angelenos of all ages and ethnicities.
Free and open to the public. Bring a chair or sit on the curb anywhere along Hill & Broadway streets in Chinatown to enjoy the pagentry.
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