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Family-Friendly Things to Do August 24-26

4th Fridays on 4th Street

Friday, August 24 | 6:00pm-9:00pm

4th Street | Temple to Cherry, Long Beach, California 90814

Activate the business district on the Fourth Friday of every month. You can expect to enjoy extended store hours, food and drink specials, discounted merchandise, pop-up shops, art shows, live music, double decker bus rides, and more. The Long Beach Trolley will be cruising up & down 4th Street and a bike valet will be available for those biking to the event. Also, make sure to stop by Lil’ Devils boutique to help celebrate 10 years of business in Long Beach. Learn More:

Family Friendly Bird Walk

Saturday, August 25 | 8:00am-9:30am

4600 N Virginia Rd, Long Beach 90807 | Rancho Los Cerritos

Join the volunteers of Rancho Los Cerritos and your Long Beach neighbors for a leisurely stroll through the grounds of the historic rancho. How many resident birds and seasonal migrants can you spot in trees and on the historic grounds? A limited number of binoculars are available to lend or you may bring your own to help spot our feathered friends. Listen to the calls and songs and potentially observe nesting as the season continues to bring new life, growth, birds and blooms. This event is free for all. Learn More:

Beach Streets Twilight

Saturday, August 25 | 5:00pm-10:00pm

Shoreline Drive, Long Beach 90802

Summers in Long Beach are the absolute best. And on Saturday, you can enjoy one of the final summer nights with friends, celebrating our community. Beach Streets is designed to be an event that invites residents to think differently about our streets. Yes, you have been to Shoreline Drive and the Pike BUT you haven’t experienced the area quite like this before. Beach Streets Twilight offers an opportunity to enjoy a one-mile route full of some of Long Beach’s best activities including live music, food, shopping, light displays, and activities for the entire family. To avoid traffic delays, try arriving to the event via LB Transit.

Bob Baker’s Marionettes

Sunday, August 26 | 11:00am-12:00pm

Bixby Park | 130 Cherry Ave., Long Beach 90802

Join friends and neighbors for a special performance by the Bob Baker Marionettes and their puppeteers. Admire handcrafted and highly-animated marionettes gliding on stage and through crowds of smiling faces. This is a lively and interactive show, which is sure to bring out the kid in adults and invigorate the imagination of young minds. Bob Baker Marionettes is a fanciful show with over 50 years of tradition and experience pulling the strings of family fun.


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