The Beautiful History and Culture of Korea

The Los Angeles Korean Festival is a significant event that promotes the history and culture of Korea to the younger generation of all backgrounds. Various exhibits, such as the historical wall, and showcasing acts, like  the march of traditional, Korean soldiers along with many more, are displayed in the festival, with the hope of creating meaningful memories, and a better understanding of Korea's long and rich history. Please come and enjoy our 48th Los Angeles Korean Festival for an amazing and enriching experience of a lifetime!


Sponsored by The Korea Times (Los Angeles), the annual Korean Parade on Olympic Boulevard has become one of the best features that the festival offers. Ornate floats from corporate sponsors, performers, and Koreatown's notable figures, parade down the street as crowds of all ages gather. 

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Historical Wall

A 100ft long wall stands tall in the middle of the festival, proudly showcasing the history of Korea. This wall also includes the history of Korean-Americans and Koreatown, Los Angeles and how the early leaders of the community laid down their Korean roots and obtained their current status. 


Traditional Korean Dolls

Come and see the display of the colorful dolls wearing traditional Korean hanbok. Have an unforgettable time taking beautiful photos with precious people with the colorful dolls!


Experience the Throwback

Korean traditional attire is called hanbok. Here at the Los Angeles Korean Festival, you have an opportunity to adorn yourself and take composite images in front of breathtaking backdrops of Korean structures and sites. Share these amazing moments and experiences with the people you treasure the most.


Experience of Traditional Play

Traditional instruments are also available for play. Bring friends along to learn about Korean ancestral spirits and sing traditional songs with a large gong [Jing], a small gong [Kkwaenggwari], middle waist drum [Janggu], small handle drum [Sogo], and many more Korean instruments.


Experience of Paper Craft 

Learn the art of paper craft. Join us to learn how to make a Korean lotus flower, craft a turtle ship, write Korean calligraphy and much more. Learn and experience Korean culture through these fun-filled activities.