Special Events in Long Beach

Long Beach Grand Prix
If you enjoy auto racing, then check out the Long Beach Grand Prix. Held each year through the streets of Long Beach, the Long Beach Grand Prix has been a favorite event of Indy car fans and drivers since 1975. The Grand Prix event features open wheel racecars and includes 85 laps covering just over 167 miles.

Long Beach Sea Festival
When you want an event that celebrates the sea and the ocean environment, check out the Long Beach Sea Festival. The festival includes several individual events such as a sand castle building competition, a powerboat race, children's fishing rodeo and evening movies on the beach. There are several more events during the festival that provide a great opportunity to learn more about the sea around the Long Beach area.

Bixby Knolls Dragster Expo and Car Show
If you enjoy exciting dragsters and fast cars, take a look at the Bixby Knolls Dragster Expo and Car Show. The event features more than 250 show cars each year along with exhibits and demonstrations of everything from BMX bikes to classic dragsters. Many legendary and current racers are on hand each year to sign autographs and meet their fans. The festival also includes great music and food, along with a number of vendors with products to help you enhance your own sports car.

Long Beach Jazz Festival
If you love to experience and celebrate real Jazz music, then check out the Long Beach Jazz Festival. Set on a beautiful grassy knoll against a romantic lagoon, the Jazz Festival includes many legendary and current jazz artists. These jazz artists will be on hand to meet their fans and talk about their music as well as playing some great tunes to entertain you during the festival. If you want to meet a jazz musician, the likes of David Sanborn, Keith Sweat or many others, then check out this amazing festival in Long Beach.

Bollas Boat Fest
When you are ready to celebrate the summer on the beach in Long Beach then check out the Bollas Boat Fest. Featuring many great hip hop and top 40 DJ's along with fantastic dance music and a party atmosphere, the Bollas Boat Fest is the place to just go and have some fun. The music also includes many Latin vibes as well as rock and R&B music. There are many drink specials during the event to help you save money.