6/30 at 5:00p at LA City Hall-Free to Public. Jimmy Kimmel to host & performance by Moby.
The transition of power at Los Angeles City Hall starts this Sunday evening as Eric Garcetti is sworn in as the city's new mayor, during a free public party in downtown's Grand Park.
The public can enter at 1st Street and Broadway, with gates opening at 5 p.m. Garcetti's staff is warning that parking will be limited and that people should arrive early. Those wishing to avoid traffic can take the Red Line subway to the Civic Center station, which has an exit near Grand Park.
Hollywood, a major backer of his campaign, will be on hand. Jimmy Kimmel is emceeing, and techno master Moby, accompanied by a choir, will kick off the event with a song.
The event will include Steampunk carnival games, multicultural music and an oath of office administered by the 13-year-old daughter of a janitor.
Besides Moby, there will be performances by Afghan American singer Ariana Delawari and two-time Grammy winner Melanie Fiona.