With the largest Cambodian population outside of Cambodia, Long Beach is the place to celebrate Cambodian New Year. Events are split into two weekends. For 2013 the Cambodian New Year Parade has been canceled. There is a larger Cambodian New Year Festival a couple weeks later which draws about 20,000 people to El Dorado Park. Suor sdey chnam thmei! Happy Cambodian New Year!
Cambodian New Year Parade
A colorful parade down Anaheim Street through Cambodia Town in Long Beach..
When: Saturday, April 6, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Anaheim St from Junipero to Warren, Long Beach, CA
Cambodian New Year Festival
When: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 9 am - 5 pm
Where: El Dorado Regional Park, Area III, 7550 East Spring Street
Cost: Advance festival tickets $30/vehicle including $7 park fee, festival day $40/vehicle including park fee.
Tickets: Advance tickets can be purchased at local Cambodian businesses (see website for list). Same day tickets can be purchased at the El Dorado Public Library Parking Lot at 2900 North Studebaker Road (8 am - 2 pm).