Two Days of Festival and Unlimited Fun!

Whether it be traditional Chinese music ensembles, Korean performance troupes, Vietnamese folk dance, Japanese taiko drummers, Lion Dancers, Latin Jazz or funk and soul bands – the Firecracker Festival has consistently showcased its goal in building community through celebrating the many facets of Arts and Culture in Los Angeles.

The Firecracker Festival is free to the public and takes place in Chinatown’s Central Plaza. In conjunction with the Firecracker Health & Fitness Expo, where all participants must visit to pick up their race packets. These expos feature a variety of health & fitness products and information, community organizations and more.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Bike Ride

  • 7:30am: On-site Bike Ride Registration Opens, Pre-reg Bike Ride bib/Shirt Pickup
  • 8:15am: Bike Ride Opening Ceremony
  • 9:00am: 30+ mile Bike Ride Start
  • 9:15am: 20+ mile Bike Ride Start

All Events

  • 10:00am – 2:00pm: Carbo-Load Meal (Included with entry)
  • 10:00am – 3:00pm: 5K/10K/Kiddie Run (Sunday) Registration Open, Bib/Shirt Pickup

Sunday, February 12, 2017

All Event

  • 6:00am: On-site Registration Opens, Pre-Registration Pickup
  • 7:25am: Opening Ceremonies, National Anthem, Lion Dance and lighting of 100,000 Firecrackers
  • 8:00/8:05am: 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 8:30am: 10K Run Start
  • 9:45am: Kiddie Run Start

Awards Presentation

  • 9:15am: 5K Awards Presentation
  • 10:00am: 10K Awards Presentation

Firecracker Festival

  • 10:00 am – 10:00 pm – Free to the public
LOCATED ON THE MAIN STAGE IN CENTRAL PLAZA 943 N BROADWAY

SAT FEB 11TH FESTIVAL SCHEDULE*

  • 10:00am-10:15am  THE IMMORTALS LION DANCE TROUPE
  • 10:30am- 11:15am  ASGE CHOIR AND KOREAN DRUM ENSEMBLE
  • 11:30am-12:00pm  LAS PALMAS GRUPO FOLKLORICO AND GRUPO FOLKLORICO TZINTZUNI
  • 12:30-1:15pm  KAWALEA POLYNESIAN DANCE
  • 1:45pm-2:15pm  YUUJOU DAIKO
  • 2:45pm-3:15pm  USC TC DANCE
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm THE COMPANY AND CREW OF MILLENIUM DANCE COMPLEX
  • 4:00 pm NIGHT FESTIVAL
    • Hosted By: Arianna Basco, actress / poet
      4:10pm – 4:30pm  JENYI, singer / songwriter
      4:35pm – 4:55pm JASON CHU, hip-hop artist / poet / activist
      5:00pm – 5:20pm  DREMAGIX, magician
      5:25pm – 5:45pm  PRISKA, singer / songwriter
      5:50pm – 6:10pm  LEO XIA, singer / songwriter / dancer
      6:15pm – 6:35pm  NEEL GHOSH, stand up comedian
      6:15pm – 6:35pm  NEEL GHOSH, stand up comedian
      6:40pm – 7:00pm  ERIN KIM, singer / songwriter
      7:05pm – 7:25pm  KAREN JOYCE, singer / songwriter / musician / poet
      7:30pm – 8:00pm  PERRY & DANIELLE, pop duo
      8:05pm – 8:35pm  OLIVIA THAI, singer / songwriter
      8:40pm – 8:45pm  Thank you acknowledgements
      8:45pm – 10:00pm Festival DJ
      FOOD TRUCKS
      The Deli Doctor
      Grilled Cheese
      Middle Feast
      Rice Balls of Fire
      Seoul Sausage
      White Rabbit
      Bison Burger
      The Greasy Wiener
SUN FEB 12TH ACTIVITY SCHEDULE*

*This event schedule is subject to change without notice.

Take a look at 2017 Firecracker run/bike ride event and festivities with the video below:

 

Location: 943 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

It is convenient to the Chinatown stop on the Metro Gold Line, and several bus routes.

Interested in showcasing your brand? Contact us today to reserve a space at the Firecracker Festival and Expo!

Email: booths@firecracker10k.org