There will be a celebration for the birthdate of Monterey Park at Barnes Park. Ready to celebrate? If you like thrilling rides, games of skill, great food and live entertainment, you’ll love Play Days! Come to the annual City of Monterey Park birthday celebration. Carnival Thurs.5pm-10pm, Fri 5pm- midnight, Sat. 12pm- midnight, Sun. 1pm-10pm. Parade Saturday at 11am on Garvey Avenue.New route for 2019: Parade will start at Ramona/Newmark and proceed north to Garvey Ave., West to Chandler Ave., south to Newmark Ave. and East to McPherrin Ave. Parade ends at Barnes Park at the carnival.