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Art Walk

Art Walk

Ocean Blvd., Linden Ave,, 1st Street, Broadway and Elm Ave (map)

The Art Walk takes place on Ocean Blvd., Linden Ave,, 1st Street, Broadway and Elm Ave. Art galleries, gift shops, boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops stay open late. Linden Avenue is closed to the traffic and transformed into a street art fair by local artists. Two stages are dedicated to street performances and live music. Unique items and works of art in combination with paintings, sculpture, photography, crafts and hands-on workshops mixed with theatre and dance are offered.

Price: Free

Phone: 562.682-9735

Email: findyourart@earthlink.net

Website: http://www.artwalklb.com/

7th Annual Uptown Jazz Festival

7th Annual Uptown Jazz Festival

Houghton Park (map)

Bring your family and friends for great jazz music, a Kid's Zone, food and vendor booth and more! Sponsored by the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson.

Free admission.

Phone: 562.570.7777

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Sea Festival: Pirate Invasion

Sea Festival: Pirate Invasion

Shoreline Aquatic Park (map)

Costumed Pirates and three Pirate ships will descend on the Shoreline Park for two days of sword fights, cannon and musket battles, a treasure hunt, adult and children’s costume contest, an interactive kid’s zone, arts and craft vendors, live and DJ entertainment on our stages, food and grog, a living history encampment, a live production of “Treasure Island," and this year we’ve to add more mermaids, and have a Mermaid themed village.

Open June 29 and 30, 10 AM - 9 PM each day.

Website: www.alfredosbeachclub.com

4th of July Bike Parade

4th of July Bike Parade

Granada Boat Launch Ramp (map)

Celebrate Independence Day and ride your decorated bike along the Shoreline Bike Path in the 4th of July Bike Parade. Contests for patriotic speech and costume and watermelon seed spitting are part or the fun. 

Registration opens at 9:15 am, bike ride begins at 10 am.

Free to spectate.

Email: Justin@JustinRudd.com
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Festival Queen Mary All American 4th of July

Festival Queen Mary All American 4th of July

Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy. (map)

Experience July 4th as special live entertainment, family games, arts & crafts, historic tours and a patriotic theatrical movie in the Queen Mary Theatre. In the evening, the Queen Mary will present its signature fireworks spectacular filled

Price:  $44.40 per adult (ages 12+); $26.40 per child (ages 4-11) Children 4 and under free.

Phone:  877.342.0752

Email:  onlinetickets@queenmary.com

Website: http://www.queenmary.com/events/july-fourth/

LB Sea Festival: Catalina Ski Race

LB Sea Festival: Catalina Ski Race

South Shore Launch Ramp (map)

Now in it’s 69th year, the Catalina Ski Race attracts water skiers from around the globe to compete in a race across 62 miles of ocean from the Queen Mary to Avalon and back.  The competition classes range from novice to expert.  For more information visit www.catalinaskirace.net

Admission: Free for Spectators. Entrants visit www.catalinaskirace.net
Email: stewart307@socal.rr.com
Phone: 562.944.0485
Website: www.catalinaskirace.net/

Sea Festival: Dragon Boat Races

Sea Festival: Dragon Boat Races

Marine Stadium (map)

View one of the largest dragon boat competitions in California, Chinese traditional art demonstrations, Chinese Acrobats, traditional dance, hip hop, music and martial arts performances.  Come join us for all the fun, food and excitement. 

Open Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM - 6 PM on Saturday, and 9 AM - 3:30 PM on Sunday.

Website: https://www.lbdragonboat.com/

Sea Festival: Love Long Beach Festival

Sea Festival: Love Long Beach Festival

Shoreline Aquatic Park (map)

Love Long Beach the annual two day festival, spreading the magic of all that is Long Beach. DJs, music, arts and crafts, food trucks, vendors, yoga, sound healing and much more! Kid and family friendly, all ages are welcome! Mega fun for everyone at Shoreline Aquatic Park.

Price: TBA per day • 16 years old and younger are FREE Tickets will be sold at the entrance day of event

Email: Fill out contact form at http://lovelongbeachcelebration.com/location.html

Website: http://lovelongbeachcelebration.com/

 

Sea Festival: Kid's Fishing Rodeo

Sea Festival: Kid's Fishing Rodeo

Somerset Park (map)

Free fishing event for boys and girls under ages 16. Unde age 12 must be supervised by an adult. Provide own tackle. Food and beverages for sale.

Price: Free

Phone: 562-314-8778

Email: mail@alfredosbeachclub.com

Website: http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com/seafest-fishing.html