Olvera Street

Olvera St. & Marchesseault St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012- Map It
(213) 485-6855

AAA Editor Notes

Olvera Street is n. of the Plaza between N. Main and Alameda sts. Named after Agustin Olvera, Los Angeles' first judge, the block-long street is one of the oldest streets in the city; it was revitalized in 1930 as a Mexican marketplace. Sidewalk shops and stalls sell handicrafts; restaurants serve authentic Mexican dishes. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated in October and November, and Las Posadas, a 9-night Mexican Christmas procession, is celebrated in December. Food is available.
Free.
Hours: Daily 10-7; some shops close at 8 p.m. Apr.-Sept.