This Weekend in Long Beach: Events & Things to Do

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

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


When: March 2-3
Photo: Stomp © Steve McNicholas

The Horse Presented by Long Beach Opera

When: March 4-5


When: March 11

Audiences can anticipate a highly-charged, exhilarating evening at the Terrace Theater when the symphony embarks on a thrilling musical pilgrimage through fire and ice and passion. We welcome back the Silver-Garburg piano duo, who return to join Long Beach Camerata Singers and South Bay Children’s Choir in the exuberant orchestral panorama of Carl Orff’s pulsating Carmina Burana.

Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific

When: March 17

Kick the holiday weekend off with your finned friends at the first Night Dive of the year. This adults-only event features food trucks, cash bars, DJs throughout the Aquarium galleries, art, and a live band performing on the stage in front of the Honda Blue Cavern. Night Dive will sell out so be sure to purchase your tickets early.

Musica Angelica Presents: Handel and Hendrix

When: March 18

When Handel settled in London at the house where he would spend the rest of his life, he became obsessed with the great English poets of previous generations, resulting in his setting of “Ode to St. Cecilia,” a veritable love letter to music. We combine arias from this masterpiece with instrumental works from his great Opus 6 Concerti Grossi and “Terpsichore”, Handel’s love letter to dance. Many generations later, another musical pioneer took up residence in the same house: Jimi Hendrix! We celebrate this odd connection with a "built-in encore" of "Little Wing" arranged for rock quartet and Musica Angelica, in the spirit of last season's "Exit Music.”

The Long Beach Antique Flea Market

When: March 19

Explore endless possibilities with over 800 sellers feature a huge selection of antiques, collectibles, clothing, home decor, re-purposes items and everything chic, cheap, unique & vintage.

Photo Credit: emilyvallely

Long Beach Symphony: Pops! Bravo, Broadway!

When: March 25

Celebrating the best of Broadway featuring West Side Story, My Fair Lady, Chicago, Les Miserables, Hairspray, Rent, and Little Shop of Horrors. Plus Andrew Lloyd Webber’s greatest hits from Cats and Phantom of the Opera.