This Weekend in Long Beach: Events & Things to Do

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

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

1. Shark Lagoon Nights

When: Friday evenings.

Every Friday evening, bring your family to the Aquarium of the Pacific for Shark Lagoon Nights. You will have the chance to touch bamboo sharks and view large sharks like sandtigers. The event is free and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

2. The Long Beach Expo

When: Friday, June 7th & Saturday, June 8th

This is one of the largest coin, currency, stamp, and sport collectible shows out there. Bring your family to the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center to discover these prized collectibles.

3. Summer Concert Series Shoreline Village

When: Friday & Saturday evenings

On Fridays and Saturdays from 6-9 p.m. treat yourself to live music at Shoreline village. Enjoy the gorgeous weather and harbor views as you soak up the sounds of summer.

4. Beethoven's Ninth

When: Saturday, June 8th

Visit the beautiful Terrace Theater to hear the symphony perform Beethoven's Ninth with conductor Eckart Preu and the Long Beach Camerata Singers. 

5. Father's Day Brunch at Cafe Sevilla

When: Sunday, June 16th

Celebrate Father's Day with an amazing brunch menu he'll love, including 7-hour braised short ribs, pan-seared salmon and more. Call for reservations. 

6. Royal Sunday Brunch at the Queen Mary

When: Sundays throughout June

side view of the Queen Mary for their Royal Sunday Brunch in Long Beach

Every weekend all month long the legendary Queen Mary hosts the Royal Sunday Brunch, featuring dishes from around the world in a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The centerpiece of the brunch is the carving station which includes prime rib cooked to perfection and served with au jus, as well as leg of lamb with mint jus. 

Additionally, breakfast favorites like eggs benedict, omelettes, and pancakes are made to order. There are also options for Southwestern flavors and even Asian cuisine, as well as the chef’s own crafted Cobb salad and an assortment of cheeses, both domestic and imported, at the salad station. Have a seat and enjoy one of Long Beach’s most popular ongoing local attractions.

7. Patchwork Show at Marine Stadium

When: Sunday, June 23rd

Browse handmade and independent goods from 200+ local artisans plus enjoy selections from local food trucks and live indie bands. This is family-friendly event is FREE to attend too!

8. Pirate Invasion and Mermaid Festival

When: Saturday, June 29th

Don't miss the largest gathering of Pirates on the West Coast! This festival is family-friendly and includes live entertainment, real pirate ship attacks, costume contests, food, and more!

For all upcoming events visit our Event Calendar or check out the This Is Long Beach blog where you can sign up for our email newsletter! 

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