An event with a funny name, the Whale Fiesta is celebrating its 47th year at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro. The family event is free and open to the public, to celebrate marine life and the beginning of the Pacific Gray Whale migration season.
Aquarium’s Exploration Center, Aquatic Nursery and the Library will be open to visitors 10 AM to 5 PM (but the fiesta event officially ends at 3 PM), free to explore. There will be scientists and volunteers on-hand to provide information about the marine life we live so close to. There will also be free activities such as face painting and a Great Duct Tape Whale Contest.
The fiesta is this Sunday, January 29, 2017. Visit their website for more details.
Head over to Redondo Beach Pier on Saturday, September 25, 2016 if you want to see some amazing cars and meet other automobile enthusiasts.
Show starts at 10 AM and goes until 3 PM. It’s free and open for all to attend.
See the event page for more information.
The Redondo Pier Association is hosting a free Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from noon to 4 PM.
This is the 14th Annual festival that the Pier Association has organized, showcasing the work that goes into making these beautiful, but temporary, pieces of art.
Bring your family or friends and spend the day at the beach! A perfect SoCal Saturday. See the event page for more information.
Labor Day weekend head over to Long Beach for a fun Greek festival. There will be dancing performances, music, food booths and vendors, and games for children.
Admission is $3 per person, children 11 and under free
Visit their website for more information, or call (562) 494-8929.
Since 1972 the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has hosted the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California. There will be live musical acts and tribute bands all weekend long. Plus, a kiddie carnival featuring a fun bungee jump for kids aged 3 to 10 years old. Also pony rides, a petting zoo, face painters and more for the kids.
The fair takes place each day September 3rd through the 5th, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Admission is free to hang out, and enjoy the music. Rides, food, and other attractions would cost additional.
See their website for further details.
Maybe a festival dedicated to a fruit doesn’t sound like fun, but this event at Old World German restaurant in Huntington Beach will feature live music, carnival games, face painting, and a live wiener dog race at 3 PM. Fun for the whole family!
The festival runs from 2 PM to 6 PM on Sunday, August 21, 2016.
More event information.
For the first time ever, the Port of Los Angeles is hosting LA Fleet Week. The four-day event takes place from September 2-5, 2016. It’s a celebration of the United States military and their place in our port.
There will be live entertainment, military demonstrations, and educational activities. Tours of the ships are free, with a timed ticket. It sounds like a great way to celebrate Labor Day in LA.
Tickets will go fast. Get yours today!
For More Information: Website // Twitter // Tickets
Residents of the South Bay should mark their calendars for August 20, 2016 to enjoy the annual Downtown El Segundo Car Show.
The event is from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, on Main Street. The organizers have set up a Facebook page to post more events and updates.