Directions & Parking

The City of Monterey Park is bordered on the west by the Long Beach Freeway (710), on the north by the San Bernardino Freeway (Interstate 10), and on the south by the Pomona Freeway (State Highway 60).

Barnes Park

Barnes Park is located directly behind the Civic Center (City Hall).

From the 10 Freeway

  • Going either east or west, exit Garfield Avenue and proceed south to Newmark Avenue
  • Turn right on Newmark Avenue
  • No public parking is available for festival patrons in the parking structure; except access by handicapped / disabled persons Street parking is available or review below for limited space parking lots

From the 60 Freeway

  • Exit the freeway at Garfield / Wilcox Avenue exit
  • Turn right at the second traffic signal if you go east on the 60, until the first traffic signal which is Garfield
  • Take Garfield north for about 1.5 miles
  • Go one block to the stop sign and proceed to City Hall
  • Continue straight and turn left at the driveway for the parking structure

From the 710 Freeway

  • Exit the freeway at Avenida Cesar Chavez
  • When you exit the freeway, the street is actually Ford Boulevard, turn left (going north) to Avenida Cesar Chavez
  • Turn right (going east) and proceed until Atlantic Boulevard
  • Turn left (going north) to Newmark Avenue
  • Turn right and proceed towards the Civic Center
  • Off-street parking or limited free parking is available

Parking & Shuttle Service

Free parking and shuttle service is available approximately every 15 minutes to the festival. Please do not park in the library parking lot for the Cherry Blossom Festival. This lot is reserved for library patrons.
  • Langley Center
    400 W. Emerson
    Monterey Park, CA
  • Repetto Elementary School                                               650 Grandridge Ave                                                       Monterey Park, CA
  • Ynez Elementary School                                                        120 S. Ynez Ave.                                                                    Monterey Park, CA.