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 July! Enjoy!

1. Whale & Dolphin Harbor Cruises

When: On Saturdays 
A perfect family activity, cruise the harbor and ride out into the Pacific to get to know Long Beach's marine residents. You'll be able to spot whales, dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life. Cruises board daily at 12pm and 3 pm. More info here.

2. Dine LBC

When: August 4th - 12th
Long Beach's food scene comes alive for the annual Dine LBC event. Nine days of dining across dozens of restaurants. Don't miss out on this foodie feast. More info here.

3. Brunch Life Festival

When: Saturday August 4th
We wish we could eat brunch seven days a week. If you love brunch then head to this festival to savor local brunch tastings, mimosas, and specialty drinks. There will be live entertainment, photo booths, and more. This is a 21 and over event. More info here.

4. Sunday Afternoon Music at Shoreline Village

When: Sundays in August
Groove to live music from 2 pm until 5 pm on Sundays at Shoreline Village. There will be themed tribute bands and generational favorites. It's the perfect outdoor setting to take in some tunes. More info here.

5. Long Beach Jazz Festival

When: August 10th - 12th, 2018
The 31st annual Long Beach Jazz Festival brings talented musicians to the California coast for three days of amazing tunes. Sit on the grass by the lagoon and enjoy a selection of food, art, and entertainment. More info here.

6. Long Beach BBQ Festival

When: August 17th - 19th, 2018
Bring your appetite to this three-day long BBQ lover's event. Featuring a food court, live music, kids activities, and more. If you love all things BBQ then you'll enjoy delicious selections from award-winning pitmasters. More info here.

7. 8th Annual Taste of Brews

When: Saturday, August 18th
Head to beautiful lighthouse park for this craft beer festival featuring dozens of local beers and ciders from Southern California's finest brewers. More info here.

8. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

When: Saturday August 25th (with additional showtimes in September).
Catch the play that launched Tennessee Williams' career. This drama will take the stage at the Beverly O'Neill Theater in downtown Long Beach. More info here.

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