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2024 Lunar New Year Festival

  1. Sidewalk Sales Application

    This application is NOT for an event booth and only for businesses located within the festival area.

    During the 2024 Lunar New Year Festival, businesses located within the festival area (see map below) will be allowed to conduct sidewalk sales on Saturday, January 27, 2024, between 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday, January 28, 2024, between 10 a.m.-7 p.m., under the following requirements:

    1. The display area cannot project more than three (3) feet from the front of the building and no wider than the frontage of the building. The remaining sidewalk shall not be obstructed at any time;
    2. The display area must be on a table, display rack, or portable shelving and shall be placed against the building.  The placement of merchandise on the ground is not permitted;
    3. No merchandise can be displayed or dumped on the public sidewalk;
    4. The display of merchandise must be presented in an orderly and professional manner;
    5. Only merchandise sold in the store can be sold as part of the sidewalk sale;
    6. No used or second hand merchandise can be sold;
    7. No food items prepared or otherwise can be sold from a sidewalk sale; and
    8. No temporary advertisement or signs will be permitted as part of the sidewalk sale other than the advertisement for the merchandise.  Such signs shall not be more than two (2) square feet and done in a professional manner;

    City of Monterey Park staff will be present at the event and strictly enforce these requirements. If found to be in violation, sidewalk sale must be removed immediately. 

    To participate, please fill out the Sidewalk Sales Application found below:

  2. Business must be located within the Lunar New Year Festival area, which is along Garvey Ave. between Garfield Ave. and Alhambra Ave. as shown in yellow on the map below.

  3. Sidewalk Sales Map
  4. Owner/Manager Acknowledgement*

    In consideration of being permitted to participate in 2024 Lunar New Year Festival and all activities associated with such participation, I agree, on behalf of myself and business to the following: 

    1. I agree and represent that I have inspected, or immediately upon entering the public property will inspect, the premises and facilities.  My entry onto the public property for all purposes associated with the 2024 Lunar New Year Festival (“Program”), including, without limitation, participation or use of any City premises, constitutes an acknowledgment that such premises were inspected and that I find and accept them as being safe and reasonably suited for the purposes of my participation in this Program.

    2. I understand that my participation exposes me to the risk of personal injury, death, illness, communicable disease, viruses or property damage. I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating and agree to assume such risks

    3. I release, waive, discharge, and covenant on behalf of myself, business, heirs, executors, and administrators, not to sue the City of Monterey Park, its elected and appointed officials, agents, volunteers, and employees (“Releasees”) from all liability to me, or my business, for any loss or damage, and any claim or demands on account of personal or property injury or because of my death, whether caused by Releasees’ negligence or otherwise, while I and my business, participate in the Program.

    4. I agree to indemnify and hold the Releasees harmless from and against any and all claims arising from my, or my business', participation in the Program, whether caused by Releasees’ negligence or otherwise.  I will pay all costs incident to any claim, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees.

    5. I expressly agree that the foregoing release, waiver, and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of California and that if any portion is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. 

    I have read and voluntarily sign the release and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement, and further agree that no oral representations, statements, or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made. 

  5. Note:  City of Monterey Park staff will be present at the event and will strictly enforce these requirements. 

    For questions or more information, please call the Planning Division at (626) 307-1415.

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