Go Metro to the 121st annual Golden Dragon Parade this Saturday, Feb. 1. The Chinatown Central Plaza celebration includes almost two dozen floats, marching bands, music, delicious food and more. The parade travels along North Broadway starting at 1 p.m. and is free to attend.
The best way to get to the Golden Dragon Parade is to take the L Line (Gold) to Chinatown Station, or walk over from Union Station. Metrolink is also running special service on the Orange County Line from Laguna Niguel to L.A. for the event. Be one of the first 200 attending OCTA’s Irvine Station celebration and receive a free roundtrip Metrolink ticket! Station festivities include a traditional lion dance, prizes, and refreshments. Metrolink tickets are good for free day-of transfer to Metro Bus and Rail.
Free Irvine Station Event
- Saturday, Feb. 1
- 15215 Barranca Parkway, Irvine
- Celebration | 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
- First train to L.A. Union Station | 9:08 a.m.
- FREE tickets to first 200 people*
- FREE lion dance
- FREE refreshments
*First 200 people in attendance will receive a free round trip Metrolink ticket. First come, first served.
If you’re looking for a different event to check out this weekend, here’s another good one!
Heading to @TheHuntington this weekend for #ChineseNewYear ? Catch our free shuttle from @metrolosangeles L Line (Gold Line) Sierra Madre Station every 10 minutes on February 1 or February 2. More info on our website, link in bio. #atTheH #lunarnewyear #FREE #publictransit pic.twitter.com/urULCS6vyN
— Pasadena DOT (@PasadenaDOT) January 29, 2020
For those already booked this weekend, don’t worry. The celebrations in Chinatown continue the weekend after next with the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run/Walk & Bike Ride on Feb. 15-16. If you’re not walking, running or biking, enjoy the Firecracker Festival featuring free music, entertainment, dancing and more.
For both events, we recommend taking the L Line (Gold) to Chinatown Station as buses will be detouring in the area. To view all service changes and detours visit our Service Advisories page for more info.
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