Holiday Carnival

KYCC is excited to announce our 30th Annual Holiday Carnival! The event promises to be a fun-filled holiday celebration for the children and families of Koreatown, attracting more than 2,000 guests. Our Holiday Carnival is filled with game booths, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and a special opportunity for children (ages 0-10) to meet Santa and receive a beautifully wrapped holiday gift. Stay tuned for more details!

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Location: Hobart Elementary School (980 S Hobart Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006 – enter via the Serrano gate)

Parking: Street parking only, public transit and carpooling is highly encouraged as parking is impacted in this area.

KYCC is looking for event sponsors and partners to run toy drives, volunteer at our event, and help us wrap over 1,000 toys for our children. To learn more or partner, please contact Ernie Yoshikawa at (213) 365-7400 Ext. 5239 or

Holiday Carnival FAQ

Q: Can I pre-register to attend this event before the carnival?

A: There is no pre-registration for the Holiday Carnival. Just come out to the event, it’s free for all!

Q: Where do I park?

A: Street parking is the only option for attendees of this event – it is located in a densely populated neighborhood so we strongly encourage the use of public transit and carpooling.

Q: Can I volunteer?

A: Yes! We offer volunteer opportunities for those who are 14 years or older. Volunteer signups for giftwrapping before the event and day of event volunteering will be available in late October/early November. Please note these spaces often fill up very quickly. Please keep an eye out on our volunteer page.

Q: Do all children receive toys?

A: Toys are available for children ages 0-10 while supplies last.  

Q: Are there other ways I can be part of the carnival?

A: Yes! Our sponsor deck has details on the event and partnership opportunities, including our toy drive.

This event is neither sponsored by nor is it in any way connected to the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Q: Where can I find flyers?

A: Flyers can be downloaded here in English, Spanish and Korean.