Long Beach Summer 2014

We live in a city on the water with free resources and free cultural events throughout the neighborhoods. Take advantage of this wonderful place we call home. Long Beach… it will surprise you.

Long Beach Municipal Band: A Summer Festival of Music
This is the band’s 105th year! Join them for free concerts this summer. All concerts start at 6:30 p.m.

Whaley Park 5620 Atherton Street July 1, 8
Los Cerritos Park 3750 Del Mar July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Marine Stadium Appian Way July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Bluff/Bixby Park Ocean and Junipero July 15, 22, 29
El Dorado Park 2800 Studebaker July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1

The Port of Long Beach offers both boat and train tours of the port, complimentary to the public. The train tours are rare and fill up fast. The Harbor tours, by boat, are offered May through November 1 on the 1st and 3rdSaturday of the month, at 10:00 a.m. They also offer sunset cruises the 2nd and 4thThursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. through August and starting at 6:30 p.m. in September.

Harbor cruises fill up fast and are reserved by registering online the 1stMonday of the month, at noon. August tour registration begins Monday, July 7th at noon. July cruises and waitlists are full.

Free, family movies are offered throughout the city. All movies start at dusk. Pack up the family and bring the popcorn.
“Frozen” Whaley Park June 20 (Sing-a-long), Pan American June 23, Scherer June 25, Bixby June 27, DeForest August 25, El Dorado August 27 (Sing-a-long)
“The Nut Job” Admiral Kidd June 30, Orizaba July 2
“Monsters University” Coolidge July 7, Stearns Champions July 9, Chavez July 7
“The Lego Movie” Somerset July 14, McBride July 16, Houghton July 18
“Free Birds” Signal Hill July 21, Veterans July 23, Heartwell July 25
“Despicable Me 2” Davenport July 28, Drake July 30, Wardlow August 1, Grace August 18
“Smurfs 2” Cherry August 4, King August 6, College Estates August 8
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Seaside August 11, Ramona August 13, Signal Hill August 15
“Planes” MacArthur August 20, Silverado August 22
“The True Story of an American Legend” PG-13 Blair Stadium July 19

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