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Aloha Festivals coming to city near you.

Listen to sounds of Hawaii and learn about the Polynesian cultural through family festivals. Three opportunities to have fun in a hula skirt. 
Aloha Festival is happening June 4th at the Northridge Park in the San Fernando Valley / Los Angeles area. There will music, food  and all things Hawaii. This is a great way to get out and have fun with the family and friends. The event is sponsored by the city of Los Angeles. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes. As always check the weather to ensure it is sunny and rain free. Arrive early to ensure you find parking. 

Address: 10058 Reseda Blvd. Northridge, Ca 91324

Can't make it to the Northridge Aloha Festival then go to the Garden Grove Elk Lodge to enjoy live Hawaiian entertainment. There is a fee of $10.00 per person to participate.

Address: 11551 Trask Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92843

2016 San Dimas Ho'olaule'a will have Polynesian music, dancing and crafts. The fun event will take place at The San Dimas Canyon Park
1628 Sycamore Canyon Rd, San Dimas, CA 91773

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. Call ahead of time to ensure the event is not cancelled. 


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