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Where to Be in LB: Things to Do August 29-September 3

Taste of Downtown Waterfront

Wednesday, August 29 - Thursday, August 30 | 6:00-10:00pm

Taste of Downtown showcases Downtown’s culinary culture, and this edition of the event is no different. Downtown restaurants including Q Smokehouse, Plant Junkie Cafe, Dog Haus, and more will be present with delicious samples from their menus. Admission to this event is free and tasting tickets will be $1 each. For more information:

E Hula Mau

Friday, August 31 - Sunday, September 2

Friday: 12:00pm | Saturday and Sunday: 8:00am

Indulge in all-things Hawaiian during E Hula Mau. This event welcomes all who are interested in experiencing Hawaiian traditions like hula, language, chant, and music. This extravaganza will also have plenty of fun activities at the Polynesian Arts and Crafts Fair, plus informative Hawaiian workshops, island entertainment, and delicious island dishes. For more information:

New Blues Festival

Saturday, September 1 - Sunday, September 2 | 10:00am

For the fifth year in a row, the New Blues Festival will bring more than 30 rock and new blues performers to El Dorado East Regional Park. With food, drinks and merchandise available for purchase, the New Blues Festival combines a two-day blues concert with an all-encompassing festival experience. General admission and VIP tickets are still available, which can be purchased online or at the gate (for an increased price.) For more information:

Long Beach Greek Festival by the Sea

Saturday, September 1 - Monday, September 3 | 12:00pm

Enjoy a taste of Greece during the Long Beach Greek Festival by the Sea! From authentic Greek food to cooking demonstrations, shopping and live dancing, you’ll be surrounded by the sites and sounds of a culture with a deep history and beautiful traditions. Visit for more information.


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