Guide to Long Beach, CA

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Guide to Long Beach, CA

Recreation & Activities

As part of our service to the community, we want to make sure everyone has access to yoga regardless of their financial situation. We offer classes once a day 7 days a week at 11am and seasonal 6pm classes M-F. Located on the corner of Ocean and Junipero, on the bluff, overlooking the pacific ocean. https://www.yogalutionmovement.com/bluff-yoga
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Yoga on the Bluff : Yogalution Movement
26 Junipero Ave
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As part of our service to the community, we want to make sure everyone has access to yoga regardless of their financial situation. We offer classes once a day 7 days a week at 11am and seasonal 6pm classes M-F. Located on the corner of Ocean and Junipero, on the bluff, overlooking the pacific ocean. https://www.yogalutionmovement.com/bluff-yoga
The Aquarium of the Pacific is the fourth most-attended aquarium in the nation, displaying some 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits that showcase the amazing biodiversity of the Pacific Ocean. You can usually find some discounts for admission via our friends at Goldstar, plus there are also discount combo packs for AAA members and tickets to ther area attractions, so be sure to shop and compare before you get your tickets.
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Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
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The Aquarium of the Pacific is the fourth most-attended aquarium in the nation, displaying some 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits that showcase the amazing biodiversity of the Pacific Ocean. You can usually find some discounts for admission via our friends at Goldstar, plus there are also discount combo packs for AAA members and tickets to ther area attractions, so be sure to shop and compare before you get your tickets.
Bixby Knolls Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry) Every Wednesday at 6:30pm Hosted by Brandon Baker 4245 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA UploadAdd Photos phone: 562-981-0028 host: facebook.com/musicalbaker Sign ups start at 6:30pm. All music, poetry, and comedy is allowed. Just be respectful of parents and mindful of children. Buy a drink and support local talent!
Bixby Joe Coffee & Tea
4245 Atlantic Ave
Bixby Knolls Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry) Every Wednesday at 6:30pm Hosted by Brandon Baker 4245 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA UploadAdd Photos phone: 562-981-0028 host: facebook.com/musicalbaker Sign ups start at 6:30pm. All music, poetry, and comedy is allowed. Just be respectful of parents and mindful of children. Buy a drink and support local talent!
2015-2016 will represent the 81st season The Long Beach Symphony has been active. The LBSO annually produces six Classical concerts at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace Theater and five POPS! concert events in the Long Beach Arena, along with series of free music concerts in multiple locations throughout the City of Long Beach.
Long Beach Symphony
249 East Ocean Boulevard
2015-2016 will represent the 81st season The Long Beach Symphony has been active. The LBSO annually produces six Classical concerts at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace Theater and five POPS! concert events in the Long Beach Arena, along with series of free music concerts in multiple locations throughout the City of Long Beach.
Located in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, The Museum of Latin American Art pursues a mission to “expand knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art” with features including a 15,000 sq. ft. sculpture garden and and an expanded permanent collection, rotating exhibitions, educational programs, and unique cultural events.
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Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
628 Alamitos Avenue
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Located in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, The Museum of Latin American Art pursues a mission to “expand knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art” with features including a 15,000 sq. ft. sculpture garden and and an expanded permanent collection, rotating exhibitions, educational programs, and unique cultural events.
Founded in 2010, the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) showcases the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through a permanent collection of works, along with educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. It’s right across the street from MOLA (and there’s no dedicated parking lot for PIEAM) so you might want to consider doing both in the same day. Admission if $5 for adults.
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
695 Alamitos Avenue
Founded in 2010, the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) showcases the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through a permanent collection of works, along with educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. It’s right across the street from MOLA (and there’s no dedicated parking lot for PIEAM) so you might want to consider doing both in the same day. Admission if $5 for adults.
Rosie’s four-acre space is the the only off-leash dog beach in L.A. County. Keep in mind only one dog is permitted per adult so if you’re bringing a pack of dogs, you’ll need a pack of humans too!
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Rosie's Dog Beach
5000 East Ocean Boulevard
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Rosie’s four-acre space is the the only off-leash dog beach in L.A. County. Keep in mind only one dog is permitted per adult so if you’re bringing a pack of dogs, you’ll need a pack of humans too!
If you’re looking for a top-level comedy venue to check out in Long Beach, the Laugh Factory is your spot. Just keep in mind shows come with a two drink/item minimum.
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Laugh Factory
151 South Pine Avenue
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If you’re looking for a top-level comedy venue to check out in Long Beach, the Laugh Factory is your spot. Just keep in mind shows come with a two drink/item minimum.

Food scene

Adjacent to the aquarium is Shoreline Park, a grassy peninsula where you can take stroll with an amazing view of the Queen Mary or have a family picnic, or even just hang out in the shade under the (fake) lighthouse. Across the harbor you’ll find shopping, dining, and a walkable pier, and many seasonal events that are all part of Shoreline Village
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Shoreline Village
429 Shoreline Village Drive
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Adjacent to the aquarium is Shoreline Park, a grassy peninsula where you can take stroll with an amazing view of the Queen Mary or have a family picnic, or even just hang out in the shade under the (fake) lighthouse. Across the harbor you’ll find shopping, dining, and a walkable pier, and many seasonal events that are all part of Shoreline Village
Local Coffee Shop with live music every Wednesday starting @ 6pm
Bixby Joe Coffee & Tea
4245 Atlantic Ave
Local Coffee Shop with live music every Wednesday starting @ 6pm

Sightseeing

Adjacent to the aquarium is Shoreline Park, a grassy peninsula where you can take stroll with an amazing view of the Queen Mary or have a family picnic, or even just hang out in the shade under the (fake) lighthouse. Across the harbor you’ll find shopping, dining, and a walkable pier, and many seasonal events that are all part of Shoreline Village
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Shoreline Village
429 Shoreline Village Drive
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Adjacent to the aquarium is Shoreline Park, a grassy peninsula where you can take stroll with an amazing view of the Queen Mary or have a family picnic, or even just hang out in the shade under the (fake) lighthouse. Across the harbor you’ll find shopping, dining, and a walkable pier, and many seasonal events that are all part of Shoreline Village
Since being decommissioned in 1967 and finding its permanent home in city of Long Beach, the Queen Mary has transitioned into a floating hotel and one of the most iconic attractions and event venues in the entire city. Whether you want to take a tour to learn about the unique history of the amazing vessel or venture out for one of the seasonal events like CHILL or Dark Harbor, the Queen Mary is well worth a visit at least once.
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The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
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Since being decommissioned in 1967 and finding its permanent home in city of Long Beach, the Queen Mary has transitioned into a floating hotel and one of the most iconic attractions and event venues in the entire city. Whether you want to take a tour to learn about the unique history of the amazing vessel or venture out for one of the seasonal events like CHILL or Dark Harbor, the Queen Mary is well worth a visit at least once.
Just blocks away from the beach in the heart of the East Village Arts District is the Long Beach Art Walk. With an arts community as diverse as the port city it resides in Long Beach celebrates the arts every 2nd Saturday of the month. Named one of the most diverse cities and known for our relaxed beach side culture immerse yourself in the art created by our many flourishing art collectives and eclectic galleries. Featuring painting, sculpture, performances, trades and live music all your senses are sure to be satisfied when paired with food and beverages from a variety of restaurants and bars located within the art walk. Visit the hub locations for information and a printed map of the LB Art Walk. https://artslb.org/lb-artwalk/
Downtown Long Beach Art Walk
525 E Broadway
Just blocks away from the beach in the heart of the East Village Arts District is the Long Beach Art Walk. With an arts community as diverse as the port city it resides in Long Beach celebrates the arts every 2nd Saturday of the month. Named one of the most diverse cities and known for our relaxed beach side culture immerse yourself in the art created by our many flourishing art collectives and eclectic galleries. Featuring painting, sculpture, performances, trades and live music all your senses are sure to be satisfied when paired with food and beverages from a variety of restaurants and bars located within the art walk. Visit the hub locations for information and a printed map of the LB Art Walk. https://artslb.org/lb-artwalk/
Bixby Knolls Art Walk Every first Friday of the month you can come to the Long Beach neighborhood of Bixby Knolls for an evening event focused on promoting local businesses, artists and musicians through extended operating hours and family-friendly activities. Takes place on Atlantic Ave from Bixby Rd to San Antonio Dr, regularly scheduled for 6:30pm-9:30pm on the first Friday of every month.
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Bixby Knolls
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Bixby Knolls Art Walk Every first Friday of the month you can come to the Long Beach neighborhood of Bixby Knolls for an evening event focused on promoting local businesses, artists and musicians through extended operating hours and family-friendly activities. Takes place on Atlantic Ave from Bixby Rd to San Antonio Dr, regularly scheduled for 6:30pm-9:30pm on the first Friday of every month.
This 1.3 acre Japanese Garden on the campus of Cal State Long Beach offers a tranquil respite in beautiful maintained environment. Best part? Admission to the garden is free (but mind the cost of permitted parking on campus).
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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
Earl Warren Drive
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This 1.3 acre Japanese Garden on the campus of Cal State Long Beach offers a tranquil respite in beautiful maintained environment. Best part? Admission to the garden is free (but mind the cost of permitted parking on campus).
Every third Saturday of the month the Long Beach Heritage nonprofit offers a walking tour exploring the historic architecture of the greater downtown LB area.
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Downtown
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Every third Saturday of the month the Long Beach Heritage nonprofit offers a walking tour exploring the historic architecture of the greater downtown LB area.
Located in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, The Museum of Latin American Art pursues a mission to “expand knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art” with features including a 15,000 sq. ft. sculpture garden and and an expanded permanent collection, rotating exhibitions, educational programs, and unique cultural events.
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Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
628 Alamitos Avenue
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Located in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, The Museum of Latin American Art pursues a mission to “expand knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art” with features including a 15,000 sq. ft. sculpture garden and and an expanded permanent collection, rotating exhibitions, educational programs, and unique cultural events.
Founded in 2010, the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) showcases the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through a permanent collection of works, along with educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. It’s right across the street from MOLA (and there’s no dedicated parking lot for PIEAM) so you might want to consider doing both in the same day. Admission if $5 for adults.
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
695 Alamitos Avenue
Founded in 2010, the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) showcases the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through a permanent collection of works, along with educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. It’s right across the street from MOLA (and there’s no dedicated parking lot for PIEAM) so you might want to consider doing both in the same day. Admission if $5 for adults.
The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is North America's only premier special event space to give you world-class features at no extra cost. Whether you are planning a tradeshow, convention, corporate meeting or special event, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is an ideal location. Our expansive multipurpose complex includes a wide range of venues, including the arena, two theaters, ballrooms, exhibit halls, meeting rooms and more, each fully customizable to meet the unique needs of your next event. Located in the heart of downtown Long Beach, the Center is within walking distance to first-class accommodations (more than 5,000 rooms citywide, most within the downtown area), shopping, dining, attractions, sightseeing along picturesque bays and 5 1/2 miles of sandy beach.
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Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
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The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is North America's only premier special event space to give you world-class features at no extra cost. Whether you are planning a tradeshow, convention, corporate meeting or special event, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is an ideal location. Our expansive multipurpose complex includes a wide range of venues, including the arena, two theaters, ballrooms, exhibit halls, meeting rooms and more, each fully customizable to meet the unique needs of your next event. Located in the heart of downtown Long Beach, the Center is within walking distance to first-class accommodations (more than 5,000 rooms citywide, most within the downtown area), shopping, dining, attractions, sightseeing along picturesque bays and 5 1/2 miles of sandy beach.
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