Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor – Sept 26 – Nov 2, 2019

When: September 26 – November 2, 2019 Where: 1126 Queens Highway Long Beach, CA 90802 Admission: Purchase Tickets Here Southern California’s most terrifyingly authentic haunt, the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, will once again rise from the depths for its 10th season for 23-nights of terror September 26 through November 2, 2019. Brace for impact for Dark Harbor’s most anticipated season yet with 6 mazes- including the all-new ROGUE Maze, 13 bars, fire shows, aerialists, sliders, Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Sinister Swings, Panic! 4-D Experience, zombie DJs, Barrel Room Tastings, R.I.P. Lounge, and…

Dark Hour – A Look Behind the Screams – October, 2019

When: October 11, 18, 25 and 31, 2019 Where: Queen Mary – 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802 Admission: Buy tickets Here The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Southern California’s most terrifyingly authentic haunt, will once again resurrect the legendary ghost stories from the infamously haunted ship September 26 – November 2, 2019. Returning to the 10th annual Dark Harbor by popular demand, the wickedly exclusive backstage experience Dark Hour – A Look Behind the Screams! offers thrill seekers and haunt enthusiasts a special inside glimpse into the spine-chilling event. On select nights, brave fans…

Interfaith Blessing of the Animals – October 13, 2019

When: October 13, 2019 Where:1 Granada Ave Long Beach, CA 90803 Admission: Free BRING YOUR PETS! Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) invites the public to bring their pets to the annual, free interfaith pet blessing at the beach (1 Granada Ave., 90803) at sunset on Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 5:45 p.m. Special guests expected: a mini cow, pony, alpaca, goats, sheep, bunnies, and ducks. The event is sponsored by Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) and Haute Dogs. For more information please visit hautedogs.org/blessing

Jet Blue Long Beach Marathon – October 13, 2019

When: Sunday October 13, 2019 Starting in Downtown Long Beach, runners head towards the historic Queen Mary and then through Shoreline Village. After running next to the Pacific Ocean on the flat beach path, marathoners head through Belmont Shore toward Marine Stadium. Cheerleaders, sororities, fraternities, clubs, student organizations, faculty, and the school mascot Prospector Pete come out full-force to cheer as runners complete a 5K loop around the California State University, Long Beach campus. With 6.2 miles to go, runners head back towards Ocean Boulevard for a fast finish and Finish…

Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade – October 27, 2019

When: Sunday October 27, 2019 starting at 2:30pm Where: Marina Vista Park, 5355 E. Eliot St. Long Beach, 90803 Admission: Free Registration: For registration info please visit the website We encourage humans (adults and kids) to wear costumes, too! It’s free to enter the human costume contest/parade at 2:25, just before the Howl’oween dog parade begins at 2:30. Just be signed-in at the registration tent to get your entry number. Humans should wear entry number on their torso area. Those without and those with a dog will be considered for the cash…

24th Annual Historical Cemetery Tour – October 26, 2019

When: October 26, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Where: 1095 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, California 90807 Admission: To purchase tickets visit the website Since 1995, the HSLB has conducted an annual living history tour at the city’s two oldest cemeteries. Located on Willow Street between Orange and California avenues, the Long Beach Municipal Cemetery and adjacent Sunnyside Cemetery are “home” to more than 20,000 past residents of the area. The tour takes place the last Saturday of October and features graveside performances by actors who relate the life and demise…

Long Beach Veterans Day Parade – November 9, 2019

When:November 9, 2019 at 10:00am Where: Atlantic Ave & South St. Long Beach, CA 90802 Admission: Free The Long Beach Veterans Day Parade & Celebration has grown far beyond anything former Councilman Jerry Shultz imagined back in 1996. His original goal was to create a patriotic event in Long Beach. The very first year the Committee passed a hat to get enough money to buy incidentals. The first few years were very low key, then the parade began to grow, not only in size but also in notoriety. About ten years…

Long Beach Turkey Trot – November 28, 2019

When: November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day) Where: 1 Grenada ave, Long Beach, CA Admission: Register Here THE THANKSGIVING DAY 5K/10K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and Kids 1/2-Mile Wingding will take place at the Granada Boat Launch Ramp, 1 Granada Ave., 90803 in Belmont Shore. Packet pickup is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the start/finish line or 30 minutes before your race begins. For more information please visit justinrudd.com/trot

Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade – December 7, 2019

When: December 7, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Belmont Shore 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA Admission: Free The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade will march down East Second Street to the beat of over a dozen local marching bands. The Theme this year is TBA. Featuring over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities and dignitaries. And of course, no Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by good ole’ St. Nick! The parade route is along East Second Street and begins…

The Nutcracker – December 14 – 22, 2019

When: December 14 – 22, 2019 Where: Long Beach Terrace Theater 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA Admission: Buy Tickets Here The Long Beach Ballet’s Artistic Director, David Wilcox, pulled out all the stops for the 36th production of the classical tale.  This production boasts a full symphony orchestra, a flying sleigh, a real live horse, on-stage pyrotechnics, and a cast of over 200.  The enchanting scenery was created by former Disney designers Elliot Hessayon and Scott Schaffer, the detailed costumes designed by Australian artist Adrian Clark, and special effects by…