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 August! Enjoy!

1. Latin American Music Fiesta 2019

When: Friday, August 2nd to Sunday, August 4th

Hotel Maya is hosting the annual Latin American Music Festival at their indoor/outdoor restaurant & lounge, Fuego. Enjoy the Pacific Ocean views while dancing to the live latino music of five talented performers!

2. Kenneth Walker Dance Project

When: Saturday, August 3rd & Sunday, August 4th

Experience the flourishing Los Angeles dance scene by getting a ticket to see the Kenneth Williams Dance Project (KWDP). A contemporary ballet company, KWDP is known for its wit, charm, and diverse shows. This upcoming performance will be the world premiere of In Her Footsteps, set to music from North Africa.

3. Midsummer Scream 2019

When: Saturday, August 3rd & Sunday, August 4th

If you'd like to celebrate Halloween a little early this year, head to the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center for a not-so-typical summer festival. Midsummer Scream is back to scare guests with haunted attractions and live entertainment, and there's something for every age.

4. Dine LBC

When: Saturday, August 3rd & Sunday, August 11th

Dine LBC, Long Beach's annual Restaurant Week, is beginning on Saturday, August 3rd. You then have nine days to try all the delicious cuisine the city has to offer, which is offered in two or three-course menus at a set price. This is a great opportunity to try the best restaurants from any of Long Beach's twelve unique neighborhoods.

5. Long Beach Jazz Festival

When: Friday, August 9th - Sunday, August 11th

Come to Rainbow Lagoon Park to catch the Long Beach Jazz Festival, which features everything from classic R&B to hot summer night jazz. In addition to the music, guests can enjoy the beautiful outdoor setting, food, and art.

6. Summer Concert Series Shoreline Village

When: Weekends through Labor Day

Shoreline Village

On weekends through Labor Day, treat yourself to live music at Shoreline Village. Enjoy the gorgeous weather and harbor views as you soak up the sounds of summer!

7. Farm Dinner at the Ranch

When: Saturday, August 24th 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 3rd annual Farm Dinner at the Ranch is back to provide a delightful evening filled with Old Western charm. Guests will get to experience a night at Rancho Los Alamitos, while feasting on farm-to-table dishes and socializing amid lively music, barns, corrals, and gardens. As a plus, all ticket proceeds from this event will go towards Rancho Los Alamitos’ educational mission.

8. Long Beach Comic Con

When: Saturday, August 31st & Sunday, September 1st

Calling all comic fans and space geeks- Long Beach Comic Con is right around the corner! Get ready for a weekend of cosplay, panels, and expos covering topics such as your favorite characters or space explorations.

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