As November rolls in, Long Beach transforms into a hub of vibrant events and activities, offering something for everyone. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Long Beach in November is a treasure trove of cultural, musical, and festive experiences. 

Here’s a glimpse into some of the best events you can look forward to this November in Long Beach, thanks to Long Beach Stuff.

Día de Los Muertos Parade & Festival (Nov. 4)

8th Annual Día de Los Muertos Parade & Festival (November 4): This event is a beautiful celebration of life and death, deeply rooted in the traditions of Mexico and Latin America. The community comes together in downtown Long Beach for a grand celebration, embracing the cultural significance of this day with a parade and festival.

Autumn Festival (Nov. 11-12)

Autumn Festival (November 11-12): The Autumn Festival is a weekend-long event that highlights the rich traditions and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines. It’s a perfect family event with traditional craft demonstrations, music, dance, cultural arts exhibits, and storytelling.

World Ballet Series (Nov. 12)

World Ballet Series: Cinderella (November 12): Experience the magic of Cinderella, a classical ballet performance at the Terrace Theater. This enchanting story, filled with humor and the promise of “happily ever after,” is a part of the World Ballet Series and is performed by a multinational cast of professional ballet dancers.

Dreamstate Southern California (Nov. 17-18)

Dreamstate Southern California (November 17-18): Held at the Queen Mary, this trance music festival is a must for electronic music enthusiasts. Dreamstate offers a unique experience with ethereal beats and timeless melodies that promise to transport you to a higher state of consciousness.

ComplexCon (Nov. 18-19)

ComplexCon (November 18-19): ComplexCon is a festival of the future, combining the world’s most influential brands and artists. It’s an immersive experience featuring style, sneakers, art, food, music, and more. This event is a haven for those who love contemporary culture and creativity.

Long Beach Symphony (Nov. 18)

Long Beach Symphony Presents Bernstein (November 18): Enjoy an evening with the Long Beach Symphony at the Terrace Theater. The event features renowned Hindustani violinist Kala Ramnath, performing the mesmerizing Hindustani Violin Concerto by Reena Esmail.

Thanksgiving Lunch (Nov. 23)

Thanksgiving Lunch (November 23): Celebrate Thanksgiving with a unique twist at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving spread buffet style, surrounded by sea otters, puffins, and other marine animals.

Check Out All the Autumn Fun in Long Beach

These events not only offer entertainment but also a chance to immerse yourself in the diverse culture and community spirit of Long Beach. Whether you’re looking for a cultural experience, musical entertainment, or festive celebrations, Long Beach in November has it all.

For more information on these events and to discover other exciting activities happening in Long Beach, check out the Long Beach Local App.