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 January. Enjoy!

The Long Beach Symphony Presents: Violins of Hope

When: January 8-9

Experience a stunning performance showcasing a unique collection restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. This concert is presented as part of “Violins of Hope Los Angeles County,” a region-wide dialogue about music, art, social justice, and free expression.

The Long Beach Antique Flea Market

When: January 16

Start the new year with some new digs. Over 800 sellers feature a huge selection of antiques, collectibles, clothing, home decor, re-purposes items and everything chic, cheap, unique & vintage.

MOLAA Corner Park Plein Air Workshop

When: January 16

Put your New Year's Resolution of being more creative to the test. Join the Museum of Latin American Art for a morning drawing workshop lead by teaching artist Maria Mannanal in the new Corner Garden. The featured medium will be pen & ink and all materials will be provided by MOLAA.


When: January 29

Prepare for the most hilarious night you’ll ever have at the ballet as the “unspeakably talented” (Calgary Herald) Trocks return to the Carpenter Center for the seventh time! The all-male dance company’s one-of-a-kind combination of ballet satire and spot-on choreography have thrilled dance connoisseurs and delighted audiences for over 40 years!