Monday, June 17, 2024

Cultural Events

Pride Month at its tiniest but brightest: Catalina Island Pride returns for third iteration

Catalina Island Pride returns for its third year in a row as the event continues to grow, from 4,000 its first year to over 6,000 last year. The single day event will take place on Saturday, June 15.

Moonlight Movies on the Beach canceled for first time in 25 years; hopes to return next year

You read that right: After a quarter of a century fostering the Long Beach community, Moonlight Movies on the Beach is cancelled for the first time in its history. The annual tradition of screening free movies throughout the summer—both on the sand and in more accessible parts of the city—has been adored by residents and visitors alike.

75+ breweries. 150+ beers. LA Beer Week’s Independent Beer Fest in Long Beach is massive

As with last year, where thousands descended upon Shoreline Aquatic Park in Downtown Long Beach, LA Beer Week and its Independent Beer Fest will once again invade Downtown Long Beach with the largest beer festival in SoCal. Come Saturday, June 15, the festival will bring over 75 breweries from the region and over 150 different beers with them.

Meet the artists mural-ing our city for Long Beach Walls 2024

Long Beach Walls and the Art Renzei Festival have changed the city’s art scene, turning Long Beach into one of the region’s finest outdoor museums,...

Broadway at the Beach to bring certified Great White Way shows to Downtown Long Beach

Broadway at the Beach, a partnership between the Terrace Theater in Downtown Long Beach and MagicSpace Entertainment, is set to feature fully sanctioned national tours of Broadway musicals and shows—and will be formally making its debut at the Terrace Theater, becoming the first time the city has a seasonal set of touring shows from the Great White Way.

Tour the oil islands, step inside historical homes, and more: Long Beach Architecture Week 2024 arrives

From celebrating the 100th birthday of Downtown Long Beach's historic Cooper Arms building to having a tour of the T.H.U.M.S. Islands, Long Beach Architecture Week is taking 2024 by the foundation with a slew of events for everyone's inner lover of architecture, spatial history, and Long Beach appreciation.

Anderson .Paak to perform DJ set at Juneteenth Long Beach celebration

Juneteenth Long Beach will be returning this year come Saturday, June 15 at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Downtown Long Beach—and it will be bringing DJ Pee Wee (aka Anderson .Paak) on board for a DJ set like no other.

From a free night market to free movie screenings, The Queen Mary launches into summer events

After testing ideas—like the "Studio 534" disco nights or the wildly popular, weekly Meet Me at the Mary Tuesdays—The Queen Mary has launched a set of events beginning in May that will play throughout the summer, from free movie screenings to affordable ticketed events like a monthly disco dance party.