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Where to be in LB: Things to Do September 7-9

Long Beach Original Lobster Festival

Friday, September 7 - Sunday, September 9

Friday: 5:00-10:00pm, Saturday/Sunday: 12:00pm-10:00pm

The Long Beach Original Lobster Festival returns for its 22nd year this Friday through Sunday at Rainbow Lagoon Park. Enjoy tasty eats in the food court, kick back in the VIP Lounge, take a free souvenir e-photo, and sip on beer, wine, and specialty drinks as you enjoy the breezy, downtown atmosphere. This event is also family-friendly, as kids can enjoy a comedy magic show, balloon twisting, face painting, games and more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:


Saturday, September 8 | 5:00pm-11:00pm

This Saturday, head on over to East Village Arts District for Summer and Music’s final event of the summer. Local and regional bands will perform on four stages, set up on flatbed trucks with minimal plugged-in equipment, “busking” for wooden nickels. This event welcomes all ages and is free for all, so make sure to come out and enjoy some great music. For more information:

Long Beach Comic Con 2018

Saturday, September 8 - Sunday, September 9 | 10:00am-5:00pm

This weekend, celebrate comic books and pop culture during the Long Beach Comic Con! Held at the Long Beach Convention Center, this event packs in two days of movie screenings, panels, meet and greets, and an action-packed exhibit floor with artists, retailers, celebrity signings and more. And don’t forget to dress for the occasion with your favorite cosplay outfits; it’s the perfect occasion to show them off! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

Belmont Shore Car Show

Sunday, September 9 | 9:00am-3:00pm

This Sunday, enjoy 14 blocks of classic cars at the 29th Annual Belmont Shore Car Show. This event is a great opportunity to see classic cars up close, meet the owners, and take photos with some of your favorites throughout the event! All of the Belmont Shore vendors, restaurants and retail will also be available for event goers to enjoy. This event is completely free, so make sure to take advantage of the opportunity! For more information:


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