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Rats Invade Santa Monica Place; Community Invited Nevertheless

Shopping center invites you to celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends and family

Santa Monica Place commemorates the Year of the Rat with an annual Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, January 25 from 2 – 5 p.m. Hosted by comedian Paul "PK" Kim, celebrations will include authentic cultural performances and activities such as the traditional Chinese lion dance, Korean fan dance, stilt-walkers, traditional dough artist, balloon twister, family-friendly arts and crafts, and New Year's Wishing Trees, which will be placed near the event for patrons to hang a wish on the branches.

"Santa Monica Place invites the community to come together and celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends and family," commented Stephanie Eglin, Senior Manager, Marketing, Santa Monica Place. "We're excited to integrate the cultural traditions of Lunar New Year into Santa Monica Place's shopping and dining and provide immersive experiences for our local residents as well as our international visitors.

More information about Santa Monica Place and the annual Lunar New Year celebration is available at the website.

Santa Monica Place is located at 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, at Broadway and Third Street Promenade. The event will be held on level one in Center Plaza.

Located steps away from the Pacific Ocean in Downtown Santa Monica and adjacent to Third Street Promenade, the unique, all-outdoor Santa Monica Place is home to Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Hugo Boss, BARNEYS NEW YORK, Nike, dozens more shops and an inspired collection of restaurants and entertainment experiences including True Food Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Sonoma Wine Garden, ArcLight Cinemas and more. Santa Monica Place also is home to a growing set of engaging, digitally native brands, such as b8ta, Ministry of Supply, Monica + Andy, Peloton and others.

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