Annual Events

Here are the events to look forward to year after year in Long Beach.

Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

April

Dubbed the largest street race in the country, come see race cars reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour while zipping through the streets of Downtown Long Beach. The Grand Prix of Long Beach is the largest event in the city drawing in a crowd of around 170,000 spectators.

Long Beach Juneteenth Celebration

June

Honor and celebrate Black history and culture at the annual Long Beach Juneteenth Celebration, featuring live music, food, family activities and more along the Long Beach Waterfront.

Long Beach Pride Festival & Parade

July

The Long Beach Pride is the second largest event in the city and one of the largest Pride events in the country. With about 80,000 participants, the two-day event features more than 250 marching groups and floats representing various religious, governmental, sponsor, and social organizations.

Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon

October

The Marathon course runs along the waterfront a vast majority of the time and a half marathon course that’s strictly beachfront property. Take part in the Marathon, half marathon, bike tour, wheelchair marathon, or 5K run!