Learn about the 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 and events, such as the historical wall, the march of Korean traditional soldiers and many more, will enable all attendees have better understanding on rich and long history of Korea and create meaningful and exciting memories. Please come and enjoy our 48th Los Angeles Korean Festival for an amazing and enriching experience of a lifetime!


Sponsored by Korea Times, the annual Korean Parade on Olympic Boulevard has become one of the biggest events that the festival offers. Ornate floats from corporate sponsors, performers, and notable figures involved in the Korean community parade down the street as crowds of all ages gather. 


Historical Wall

A wall measuring a hundred feet in length stands tall in the middle of the festival, proudly showcasing the history of Korea. This wall also includes the history of Korean-Americans and the history of how Koreatown laid down its roots and obtained its current status.


Korean Traditional Dolls

Come 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 of Traditional Costume

Korean traditional attire is called the "hanbok." Here at the Los Angeles Korean Festival, you have an opportunity to wear one and take composite images in front of backdrops of breathtaking Korean structures and views. 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.