One of Little Tokyo’s most spirited events, Oshogatsu, welcomes the new year. On Tuesday, Jan. 1, food, entertainment, shopping, and of course, free admission, will be available from 10:50 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Added this year: Free parking at the S+P Parking Lot, 428 E. Temple St., plus a free shuttle.
Take the Metro Gold Line to the Little Tokyo/Arts District stop. For anyone planning to drive, the free park-and-ride service from the S+P lot includes a shuttle with stops at Weller Court and Japanese Village Plaza (JVP) for the festivities.
Shuttle hours will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the parking lot will be open until 9 p.m.