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The 7th Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival (LACF) returns, bigger and better than ever! On Saturday, June 23, 2018, Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles will miraculously transform into a Grand Carnival and Street Extravaganza with a parade that ends at the Carnival Culture Village.
The Los Angeles Culture Festival, is a non-profit 501© (3) tax exempt organization, and Hollywood Carnival LLC (HC) is a joint venture. Together they proudly present a world culture festival, expressing the colors of culture and freedom of the world as one people representing, a celebration of our culture and traditions featuring colorful costumes, dancers, food, art, and music from around the world including; South America, Caribbean, Mexico, Asia, Central America, Africa, Middle East and Europe.
For 2-miles, 50,000 spectators will witness parade-goers and masqueraders dressed in vibrant, breathtaking costumes dancing to pulsating rhythms of the world. The parade route begins at 10:30 AM on Hollywood Blvd. and Western Ave. and ending on Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave. at the Carnival Culture Village, 6800 Hollywood Blvd, that will feature many celebrities, influencers, grand sound stage, liquor bars, international cuisines, and concert performances.
Soca Music King Machel Montano, will perform in the Carnival Culture Village and is the Ambassador for the festival.
The parade celebration will commence with the Grand Marshal and Parade Queen cutting the ribbon for the Parade of the Bands; making it the perfect opportunity for Press and Celebrities participation.
The pre-and-post events, begin on Thursday, June 21 and end on Sunday, June 24 as follows:
Thursday, June 21st
9 PM – 2 AM: Welcome to Hollywood, @Lure Nightclub, 1439 Ivar Ave, LA 90028
Friday, June 22nd
12 Noon – 6 PM: Fete du Jour (Day Party), @ Le Jardin, 1430 N. Cahuenga Blvd, LA 90028
9 PM – 2 AM: The Main Event, 740 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, 90014
Saturday, June 23rd
10:30 AM – 4 PM: The Parade, on the streets of Hollywood Blvd from Western to Highland Ave. FREE
12 Noon – 9:30 PM: Carnival Culture Village, @ 6800 block of Hollywood Blvd, LA 90028
10 PM – 2:00 AM: Parade After Party @ LATC, 514 Spring St, LA, 90013
Sunday, June 24th
11 AM- 5 PM: Hollywood Carnival Shine @ Boulevard 3, 6523 Sunset Blvd, LA 90028
Purchase Tickets: https://www.hollywoodcarnival.com
About Los Angeles Culture Festival™
Los Angeles Culture Festival™ is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, organized solely for charitable, educational, cultural and entertainment purposes. We embrace and encourage diversity in our society by promoting events and fundraisers to increase cultural awareness and unity. We keep the broader interest of our community in mind as we advance our goal of sharing the various cultures, traditions, costumes, dances, food and music of the world as one people.