Gardena Events

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South Bay Farmers’ Markets Schedule

South Bay farmers' MarketsThe South Bay has several terrific Farmers’ Markets throughout the week.

These are great community amenities that provide an opportunity to shop locally for the freshest, seasonal produce available.

Here’s a schedule by day of the week:

DineLA Restaurant Week

January 17 – 31, 2020

Attention local foodies! Restaurant Week is back and it’s time to DineLA!

DineLA Restaurant Week is a bi-annual dining event established to introduce diners to the extensive assortment of restaurants in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. DineLA Winter Restaurant Week takes place over 14 consecutive days and runs from January 17 through January 31.

Local foodies and visitors to the area will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced prix fixe menus from some of LA’s best restaurants during this this period.

Restaurants from El Segundo to Palos Verdes will be participating in this culinary event. Some of the restaurants will feature lunch, some will offer dinner and some will present both so be sure to check the website at Diners may make a reservation online at Open Table or contact the restaurant directly. Due to the popularity of this event, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-ins are welcome but there is no guarantee they can be accommodated.

This is a great opportunity to sample something different and it’s sure to whet your appetite without emptying your wallet!

MLK Jr. Commemorative Parade & Celebration

January 18, 2020

The City of Gardena presents the annual MLK Jr. Commemorative Parade & Celebration on Saturday, January 18 at 10 a.m.

The parade starts at the corner of Van Ness and Marine Avenues and ends at Rowley Park.

A celebration will immediately follow the parade at Rowley Park. The event features a Battle of the Bands and other entertainment.

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at

Rowley Park is located at 13220 Van Ness Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249.