Family Events This Weekend
5th Annual Long Beach County Fair First Fridays
Friday, April 6 | 6:30pm-9:30pm
4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California 90807
Yee haw! It's time for the 5th Annual Long Beach County Fair, First Fridays style! Enjoy a night out with the family strolling the exuberant streets of Long Beach. Stop for a hula hoop party or watch as your little ones enjoy painting with fruits and veggies or boogie to DJs and live music. Try out a new restaurant and enjoy extended business hours at any of the locally-owned retail space along Atlantic Avenue. This is definitely a must-do First Friday outing.
Learn More: http://firstfridayslongbeach.com/faq/
Saturday, April 7 | 1pm-4pm
Rancho Los Cerritos. 4600 N. Virginia Rd. Long Beach, CA 90807
Getting creative with local history is what this creation station family event is all about! Brilliant Blue is the theme color for April, and the museum will be providing a range of artists' materials in blue hues for children to experiment with old-fashioned arts and crafts. This is a free and fun mid-day activity to enjoy just before or after lunch. See you there!
Learn More: https://www.rancholoscerritos.org
Formula Drift and Auto Con
Saturday, April 7 | 12pm
300 Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, California 90802
With racing events leading up to the Toyota Grand Prix, Formula Drift is a high energy look into the world of racing and… well, drifting. Long Beach is the first stop of a 2018 world competition for these drifters and they are eager to become the season’s first winners. Watch with excitement as supped-up cars whiz along the Ocean Boulevard racetrack. Kids will enjoy high-energy drifting and will have an opportunity to see similar cars up close at the Auto Con showroom. Check out the link for tickets and show schedule.
Learn More: http://www.formulad.com/schedule/long-beach
Jazz Festival and Spring Celebration
Sunday, April 8 | 11am-5pm
628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach CA 90802
Be inspired by the complex sounds and rich culture of jazz as you celebrate a fun spring season! This festival features talented local ensembles, art workshops for all ages, interactive activities, a story time for the kiddos, gallery tours and much more. Come out and enjoy a day in the sun! This is a free event with food and drinks available for purchase.
Learn More: https://www.molaa.org