Happy Friday! It’s going to be a b-e-a-utiful weekend in Los Angeles and we are more than excited for our three-day weekend. Here is your MLK edition of our L.A. Weekender:

Asian American ExpoAsian American Expo & Lunar Palooza (Jan. 17-18): The Asian American Expo is back at Fairplex this weekend for two days of live entertainment, shopping, contests, delicious food and a colorful collaboration of Asian cultures. Also new this year is Lunar Palooza (Jan. 17), which will feature popular Asian-American singers and DJs, food trucks and shopping. For more information visit www.asianamericanexpo.com or lunarpalooza.com.

Kings vs. Ducks (Jan. 17): It’s LA vs OC when the Los Angeles Kings play against the Anaheim Ducks Saturday night. Head down to the Staples Center to watch the game.

Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show (Jan. 18): The first Swap Meet & Classic Car Show of the year is at Fairplex bright and early Sunday morning. Shop hundreds of car parts and accessories at low swap meet prices, and see thousands of original and restores classic vehicles. For more information visit pomonaswapmeet.com.

Los Angeles Kingdom Parade (Jan 19): Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his vision of equality, justice and peace. The 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Kingdom Day parade takesplace along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Los Angeles. Enjoy food and live music at the end of the parade route. For more information on the parade and other celebrations throughout the city their website.

LACMA Holiday Monday (Jan. 19): LACMA is giving free admission to the public in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The museum is giving bilingual tours, free programs and art workshops. For more information visit lacma.org.

The Fairplex L.A. Weekender is a calendar of weekend events throughout Los Angeles County, from the heart of downtown to the beach cities to the IE. Additional information about all listings can be found at the event’s official website. If you have suggestions for an event, leave a comment in the box below or email us at tanji@fairplex.com

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