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Posted on: September 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City of Monterey Park Celebrates 6th Annual Geranium Festival and ArtWalk

Geranium Festival and Artwalk 2019 flyer image

Dog costume contest, Dia de los Muertos art walk, and rock climbing complement good old fashioned sack races and eating contests at the city fair-themed event. Admission is free to the public 

For some “Art in the Park, with a Little Bark,” come on down to Barnes Park Saturday, October 12 from 5-10 p.m. for the Sixth Annual Geranium Festival and ArtWalk. This year’s family friendly activities include train rides, sack races, a rock climbing wall, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) costume contest (for humans and for dogs) and altar contest. Plus, enjoy art by local community artists, interactive STEAM-related (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) activities, police and fire demonstrations, games, food and more. 

Or, just come out to the park and enjoy a fall evening with your Monterey Park family, friends and neighbors. Whatever your interests, the Geranium Festival has something for you. 

Sixth Annual Geranium Festival and ArtWalk
Saturday, October 12, 2019
5-10 p.m.
Free admission
Barnes Park, 350 S. McPherrin Avenue,
Monterey Park, CA 91754. 

Look for more details in the October issue of the Cascades newspaper and on the city website. For costume and altar contests, ArtWalk exhibitor or general event information, please visit and search for “Geranium Festival” or call the recreation department at 626-307-1388. Barnes Park is located at 350 S. McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. 

Media Contact 
Orlando Muro, Recreation Supervisor 

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