Things to do in Long Beach this week 4/30/19

Plans or no plans? Come on down to Shoreline Aquatic Park, and taste the delicious seafood at the Sea Food Fest this weekend. Not feeling this weeks weather? no problem. Bixby Knolls has a Handmade Fest event that takes place indoors and outdoors! Feel free to bring your family to enjoy. What a great way to bring in May!

Economic Development Blueprint Community Update 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 4:00pm-6:00pm

Attend the Blueprint Community Update on Tuesday April 30th to hear updates on programs, partnerships, and initiatives that have been implemented as a result of the Blueprint.

City Council Chambers

333 W. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90802

Free parking available at parking structure located at 332 W. Broadway

Pacific Islander Festival

Sat/Sun May 4&5 


100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, California 90802

Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through traditional craft demonstrations, educational programs, and live entertainment, including music and dance performances. Watch hula, listen to Tahitian drumming, try out ancient Hawaiian games, and admire artisans as they create traditional weavings. The Pacific Islander Festival will feature various cultures, including Hawaiian, Marshallese, Tahitian, Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Kiribati, and Maori.


Included with general admission to guests. Free to Aquarium members; 20% off for their guests.


Members get in free. Simply show your card at the entrance.

Not a member? General admission is required. You can purchase 


(562) 590-3100, ext. 0

Long Beach Seafood Festival

May 4th 11-6:30pm

200 Aquarium Way,

Long Beach, California 90802

The Long Beach Seafood Festival is perfect for all the seafood fanatics out there! Come and celebrate the regions most delicious and unique recipes, all the way from local chefs to the finest restaurant. 

Get your tickets ?

Bring your family and friends of all ages to the Light House in Long Beach and dig in! You’ll have a stunning view of the ocean and the Queen Mary to go with your mouthwatering food and of course, great vibes! 

Food vendors will have mini samples of their food available for purchase at just $5 and regular full-sized meals too. Everyone needs something sweet after some good grub and lucky for you there will be desert trucks on site too! 

Eating competitions, mechanical bulls, life-sized games, face painting, and live music, this is not an event to be missed!

Book now ?

Any questions?

(646) 781-7359 / (917) 979-2124

Uptown Village Market 

Fri/Sat May3 & May 4 

4321 Atlantic Ave

Long Beach, California 90807

Our handmade festival features an outdoor and inside shopping area, live music, food trucks and craft centers.

Our 14th Show!The Uptown Village Market is a great place for artists and creators of well-crafted goods to show and sell their work. Our bi-annual event is a showcase of unique, high quality, and, above all, HANDCRAFTED items.Our event features an outdoor and inside shopping area, live music, food trucks and craft centers. Opening night will be held in conjunction with the popular First Fridays art walk event in Bixby Knolls Long Beach, a night of art, music and food, which regularly draws crowds of thousands of participants to the lively Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach.Our event is always family friendly and FREE to attend! Enjoy- handmade jewelry, bath and body goodies, papergoods, clothing, handbags, accessories, art, pottery, garden finds, home goods, plushies, crochet & knit items, pet gear, kits & patterns, Tons of food (some Vegan!) and more!

Queen Mary Royal Sunday Brunch

Sun May5 10-2pm

1126 Queens Hwy

Long Beach, California 90802

A local favorite, the Queen Mary Royal Sunday Brunch takes you on a worldwide culinary adventure and features over 50 unique dishes from around the globe. Delight in traditional western breakfast fare like made-to-order omelets, pancakes, eggs benedict and homemade hash. Experience a southwestern sensation with Albondigas soup and carne asada tacos, or spice it up with Hot n’ Sour soup or Asian style ribs. Cleanse your palate at our refreshing salad station featuring a chef crafted Cobb salad, imported tuna nicoise and a variety of domestic and imported cheeses. The highlight is our signature carving station, which offers perfectly prepared prime rib with au jus and leg of lamb with mint jus.

Every Sunday, the Royal Sunday Brunch will also be featuring entertainment from The Fresh Rhythm Big Band and Five Got Rhythm Combo. These Millennial Jazz aficionados are putting their “fresh spin” on the romantic and jazz standards of The Great American Songbook. 

Lego Saturdays 

Sat May 4 10:30-4:30pm

195 Bay Shore Ave

Long Beach, California 90803

If you can imagine it, you can build it! Building with LEGO’s is fun for the whole family. Come flex your creativity at Bay Shore Library! You bring the ideas, we’ll provide the bricks.

Event Contact: Library Assistant @ 562-570-1039