ktchicago wrote:What do the Chinese characters say?
It's Japanese. The cat is maneki neko, the "dolls" are daruma, and the statues are the ShichiOMG PONIES!!ujin (<-hyuk, funny Woot. Won't let me post the name! Search Seven Lucky Gods...) All are symbols of fortune.
"幸運を祈る!" (kouun wo inoru) Means good luck (literally "wishing for good luck").
"幸運 越えん" (kouun koen) means good luck park.