Bring family and friends and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and music! This summer, take advantage of the El Dorado Nature Center Summer Concerts Series this summer.

Summer Concerts Series

The El Dorado Nature Center outdoor concerts will open for picnicking at 6:30 pm, with live music performances from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

2022 Schedule

  • July 14 – The Salty Suites (acoustic and instrumental) 
  • July 28 – Sligo Rags (Celtic, jazz, and Bluegrass)
  • August 11 – Corday (classic rock)
  • August 25 – JP McDermott & Western Bop (rockabilly)


The concerts are available at no cost, but a $5 donation to the Friends of El Dorado Nature Center is encouraged.

What to Bring

Attendees are encouraged to bring low chairs or blankets and a picnic dinner. 

Facial coverings are not required for Summer Concert Series attendees, regardless of vaccination status, per California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance and the city of Long Beach’s Health Order

More Info

For more information about the El Dorado Nature Center’s 2022 Summer Concert Series, call 562-570-1745.

What Is El Dorado Nature Center?

El Dorado Nature Center is nestled between the 605 Freeway and the San Gabriel River. Offering an oasis of natural habitat, come here if you’re looking for a bit of nature in the middle of the city. Visitors get the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban environment when they visit the El Dorado Nature Center. 

The Nature Center grounds cover 105 acres, all providing sanctuary for animals and plant life. Enjoy the diverse terrain, including:

  • Two miles of dirt trails 
  • A ¼ mile paved trail that winds around two lakes
  • A stream
  • Forested areas

At the entrance, you’ll find yourself on a small island that houses the Visitor Center after crossing over the wooden bridge that spans the lake. Here you’ll find educational displays, an art gallery, and a small gift shop offering environmentally themed books and gifts.

Nature Center Hours

Closed Mondays, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day, and Easter.


Tuesday through Sunday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

*No Trail entry after 4:30 pm.


Tuesday through Sunday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

El Dorado Nature Center Visitors Center Location

7550 E Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 570-1745
Open Tuesday through Sunday  8:30 am – 4:00 pm