Fun Festivals for February in LA

Want to get out and experience the dazzling beauty of another culture? Then Los Angeles is the place to be this month. Here are two events that you might want to check out when you’re in the mood to have a uniquely entertaining time.

Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition - Long BeachConvention Center - Feb 13th through Feb 15th

For three days, some of the best belly dancers in the world will congregate and face-off in some stunning competitions. See the dancers, attend a class to improve your own belly dancing skills, join the harbor cruise and more. It’s a weekend filled with gorgeous and talented women - what more could you ask for?

Golden Dragon Parade & Chinese New Year Festival - Chinatown - Feb 21st & 22nd

This fun event has been taking place in one form or another for more than 100 years and has grown to attract more than 100,000 people annually. See the parade as it winds its way through the streets, enjoying all the unique floats and displays. Then top the night off by hitting up one of the authentic Chinese restaurants nearby.


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