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Hollywood Carnival 2024

A street extravaganza full of dancers, musicians and performers

Dates: June 20-23, 2024 (unconfirmed)

Every year in late June Los Angeles’ Hollywood Blvd hosts a vibrant Carnival celebrating life, freedom, cultural fusion, and self-expression. The street is filled with masqueraders dressed in stunning costumes dancing to rhythms of Soca, Samba, Reggae, Zouk, Punta, Meringue, Mariachi, Reggaeton, Blues, and other dynamic music. The Carnival in LA celebrates its diverse multi-cultural scene.

Hollywood Carnival Parade of the Bands (June 22, 2024)

The parade starts at 10 am on Hollywood Blvd between Western Ave and Highland Ave. The Grand Marshal and Parade Queen kick off the festivities by cutting the ribbon for the Parade of the Bands. The procession continues for three miles (4.8 km), ending on N Highland Ave at the entrance to the Carnival Culture Village.

The parade is followed by live entertainment, featuring colorful dances, food, arts, crafts, and music. Several celebrities from various genres, including movie stars and music icons make appearance at the festival. Los Angeles Carnival lasts for about ten hours and attracts thousands of people.

Get tickets

If you're interested in buying tickets, visit the link in the External Resources below. A wise decision would be to buy them in advance, namely during the Xmas holiday sale, offering the best prices. The fesitival passes range from $185 to $600 and provide access to the carnival's amazing seven events. What's more, you can also opt for a double ticket or a quad ticket, covering two and four persons respectively.

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin