New Years Eve Festival – Downtown Long Beach

NYE Festival photo by Long Beach Independent, local Long Beach music blog

Each year, Downtown Long Beach comes alive with a New Year’s Eve Festival. This year is no different. The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) will be continuing this tradition in partnership with Knitting Factory Entertainment by hosting a three-stage, three-block festival on Pine Avenue between 1st and 4th Streets.

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Co-headlining the festival will be St. Paul and the Broken Bones along with Citizen Cope.

According to the Downtown Long Beach Alliance, the lineup is rounded out by Australian indie-electronic duo Cut Copy with a DJ set, electro-dance master Big Data, reggae songstress Hirie, house DJ Plastic Plates, and Latin soul group Boogaloo Assassins. Joining them are The Delta Bombers, DJ Paul V., DJ Taharba, and Sizwe the DJ. And just added to Pine Ave, DJ Jeremiah Red from KROQ.

The festivities will kick off at 8PM on Saturday, December 31 and culminate with a midnight countdown, followed by celebration and dancing until 2AM. $40 pre-sale tickets for the concert-style street party by clicking here and available through December 25. Following that, tickets will be $50 online as well as available at the gate on the day of the event.

For more information, please visit Downtown Long Beach Alliance’s website here.