Centennial Year Events

The following list of events were held during the City's Centennial year and honor the people and events who have made San Gabriel one of the most extraordinary cities in California.

April 29, 2012, 1p - 5p -

"History On Display - Part 2" at Grapevine Park

May 23, 2012, 11:45a -

Centennial Luncheon, San Gabriel Hilton

January, 2013 - "Welcome to San Gabriel's Centennial Year"

  • Rose Parade Float
  • Jan 15-31-San Gabriel Fine Arts Association (SGFAA) Art Show with a Mission theme - "Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow"
  • Jan 19, 2pm-Dances from China, Library Event

February, 2013 - "Education"

  • Feb 2 & 3-San Gabriel Museum Displays and Gold Panning
  • Feb 2, 2pm-Chinese New Year Party, Library Event
  • Feb 9, 2pm-Chinese Lantern Workshop, Library Event
  • Feb 20-SG Chamber Networking Mixer/Chinese New Year Celebration at Asian Pacific National Bank
  • Feb 23, 2pm-The Lizard Wizard Show, Library Event

March, 2013 - "Celebrate Spring"

  • Mar 21, 11:30am - SG Chamber of Commerce, Women's Division Soup & Salad Bar Luncheon
  • Mar 30, 7am-'Egg'straordinary Spring Celebration sponsored by the San Gabriel Kiwanis Club and the City of San Gabriel
  • Mar 30, 2pm- Cesar Chavez Day Library Event

April, 2013 - "Happy Birthday San Gabriel"

  • Apr 5-7-The Mission Play, A California Classic Re-imagined
  • Apr 7, 10:30am-SG Chamber of Commerce Centennial Sunday Brunch
  • Apr 24, 12pm- San Gabriel time capsule excavated
  • Apr 24-Centennial Gala Dinner, San Gabriel Country Club to include opening of San Gabriel time capsule
  • City Birthday Celebration
  • SGFAA Art Show

May, 2013 - "Enjoy the Outdoors"

  • May 2, 7:30am- San Gabriel Centennial Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by Hope Christian Fellowship
  • This event is an independently sponsored event. Events not officially sponsored by the Centennial Committee are conducted by the sponsoring community organization and the Centennial Committee is not responsible for their content.
  • May 4, 2pm- The Hobbit Family Tea Party, Library Event
  • May 15, 5:30pm- SG Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Expo at Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel
  • May 18, 2pm-Anniversary of the Dedication of La Laguna de San Gabriel Playground

June, 2013 - "Arts & Culture"

  • June 2, 3pm-CalStateLA/Olympia Youth Orchestra FREE Community Concert
  • June 4, 2pm-Honoring Centennial Centenarians
  • June 15, 7:30pm-AATF Dance Festival

July, 2013 - "Celebrate our Youth and the Future of San Gabriel"

  • 4th of July parade & Kids Day
  • July 29-San Gabriel Library '100 Books' Event closes

August, 2013 - "Celebrate our Community and Cultural Diversity"

  • Aug 6-National Night Out
  • Aug 31, 6am-Walk to LA
  • Library Month - One City One Book

September, 2013 - "Living History"

  • SG Mission Fiesta and Mission Tours

October, 2013 - "Health and Wellness"

  • Oct 12-Sound of San Gabriel Concert
  • Oct 13-San Gabriel Chamber Bridal Expo
  • Oct 19, 9am-SGV Medical Center Health Fair

November, 2013 - "Let's Be Thankful"

  • Nov 6-SG Rotary, Trees of Giving
  • Nov 16, 7 am-Turkey Trot
  • Nov 16-San Gabriel Fine Arts Association Art Show
  • Nov 20-SG Chamber Annual Harvest Dinner

December, 2013 - "Home for the Holidays"

  • Dec 3, 12pm-San Gabriel time capsule buried
  • Dec 3, 6pm-Holiday Tree Lighting
  • Dec 8, 12pm-Holiday Home Tours including Adobes
  • Dec 18-SG Chamber Holiday Mixer