Second Street, south of Main
At this new cultural celebration, there is so much to see and explore. At the festival grounds, guests will be greeted by the legendary Chang’e character, the inspiration of the Moon Festival, and the stilt walkers dressed as the Sun. There are 60 unique booths, ranging from professional services to arts and crafts. In addition, enjoy an art and floral arrangement exhibit with tea ceremonies at Alhambra City Hall. While walking up and down on Main Street, attendees may enter a contest to win fabulous prizes by collecting “stamps” on their passport from participating restaurants and stores offering special promotions and activities.
Art Exhibit at Alhambra City Hall from 9/12 – 10/1
As a part of the celebration for Alhambra Moon Festival on Main, an Art Exhibit will be held at Alhambra City Hall from September 11th to October 1st including the festival weekend. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 4 pm, on Monday, September 11th. Two tea Ceremonies will be held on the days of festival 9/30 and 10/1.
Twenty-four (24) Chinese paintings: A group of renowned artists from the Chinese American Artists Association will participate with paintings bringing lovely birds and flowers in different forms to complement the natural beauty and the graceful moonlight. The mythical goddess named Chang’e in the ancient fairy tale associated with the Moon Festival will come to life as well.
Twenty (20) flower arrangements: With the support of Ikebana International Los Angeles Chapter, 20 flower arrangements representing four different schools and styles of Ikebana art will showcase this natural art form which is backed up by articulate theories and artistic creativity
Yixing clay teapots: This is a traditional style of Chinese teapots commonly used to brew tea originated in China, dating back to the 15th century. They are made from clay produced near Yixing in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu. A prominent collector, Lu Xiao-Tu from Yi-xing will showcase his artistic and unique artworks.