Tagged with festivals

Huzzah! from the Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Huzzah! from the Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Hear ye, hear ye. I have some important news. After several years of knowing about it, I have finally attended the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale. Okay, so it isn’t thaaat important in the grander scheme of things (or even the littler scheme of things), but it is something that I have talked about wanting … Continue reading

Holi on the Beach

Holi on the Beach

For a few years now, the Association for India’s Development (AID) LA-OC chapter has put together Holi on the Beach, an annual celebration of Holi to raise funds for the org’s grassroots programs. Billed as “The Biggest Holi in SoCal”, tons of people from Indian and non-Indian backgrounds come together to ring in the arrival … Continue reading

The Lotus Flowers of Echo Park

The Lotus Flowers of Echo Park

This past weekend, Echo Park hosted its 34th Lotus Festival, celebrating the blossoming of the flowers in Echo Park Lake. It was actually the first Lotus Festival since the park reopened after going through an intense renovation process that included draining the lake. I stopped by a bit on Saturday to check out the event and … Continue reading

Grand Park’s First New Year’s Eve

Grand Park’s First New Year’s Eve

Happy new year! It’s 2014 and I am ready for new adventures to share. This year already started out pretty eventful with Grand Park’s first annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Organizers wanted to use Grand Park as a centralized location for those living in Los Angeles to celebrate together, similar to Times Square in New … Continue reading

Glow with the Flow

Glow with the Flow

I’m not sure if I am sorry for making that pun in the title or not. Either way, it works for me, so let’s talk about this “all-night cultural experience” called Glow that took place in Santa Monica last Saturday. Glow sounded pretty intriguing when I first heard about it. The event takes place in … Continue reading