This Weekend in Long Beach: Events & Things to Do

What's Happening in Long Beach, CA This Weekend?

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Here are our top picks for weekend events and activities in Long Beach this March. Enjoy!

1. The Andrews Brothers

When: February 27th - March 8th

The Andrews Brothers Show in Long Beach

Catch the entertaining production of The Andrews Brothers at Beverly O'Neill Theatre! This musical takes place in 1945 in the South Pacific, as The Andrews Sisters are quarantined from a flu outbreak and miss the big USO show they're supposed to headline. Three WWII soldiers step in to take their place, and thus forms The Andrews Brothers. This feel-good musical is filled with hilarious adventures, mistaken identities, and the music of a generation.

2. Rocky Horror Picture Show

When: Every Saturday

shadowcast at Rocky Horror Picture Show screening

An ongoing event at The Art Theatre, the Rocky Horror Picture Show is truly like nothing you've seen before. This cult-classic freak show performance includes some wild characters and costumes, music from the original movie, plus plenty of audience participation.

3. Shamrock 'N' Roll

When: Saturday, March 14th

Shamrock N Roll aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Shamrock 'N' Roll! On March 14th, climb aboard the Queen Mary for a party that would make the Irish proud. There will be live bands performing Irish rock and other genres, lots of traditional fare, and beer pints available at various bars around the venue.

4. CSULB Annual Pow Wow

When: Saturday, March 14th


CSU Long Beach hosts an annual Pow Wow on their central quad to embrace the university's large American Indian population. This two-day event allows attendees to experience American Indian culture through sampling traditional foods and participating in tribal dancing. There will also be vendors selling their homemade American Indian art, both traditional and contemporary.

5. Whistle Pig & Westland Whiskies Mixer

When: Friday, March 20th

Whistle Pig & Westland Whiskies Mixer at L'Opera

Kick back, relax, and enjoy an evening of whiskey tasting and small bites at L'Opera. Tickets are $40 per person, but it's well worth it to spend a night in one of the most beautiful structures in Long Beach. The award-winning L'Opera Building is a famous historical landmark, featuring marble columns, mahogany hardwood flooring, and two gorgeous private dining rooms.

6. A Sondheim & Lloyd Webber Celebration

When: Saturday, March 21st

A Sondheim & Lloyd Webber Celebration

Broadway fans won't want to miss this tribute to legendary composers Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The celebratory show will take place at the Long Beach Arena, and will feature Broadway stars singing tunes from hit shows like West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Cats, and Phantom of the Opera.

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