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Where to be in LB: Things to Do November 30-December 1

Elf the Musical

Friday, November 30-Sunday, December 9 | Varying Times

Carpenter Performing Arts Center | 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach, CA, 90815

Beginning this Friday, join Musical Theatre West for the holiday performance of the season: Elf the Musical! Based on the 2003 hit film starring Will Ferrell, “Elf the Musical” follows Buddy the Elf as he travels from the North Pole to New York to discover his true roots. This is sure to be the musical event of the season, so make sure to purchase your tickets early! Learn more:

Pirate Santa's Shoreline Adventure

Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 | 1:00-5:00pm

Shoreline Village | 429 Shoreline Village Dr., Long Beach, CA, 90802

This weekend, stop by Shoreline Village and enjoy the ultimate pirate adventure! This FREE family-friendly event allows everyone, especially your little ones, to experience everything from a treasure hunt to live music, pirate performances, jugglers, and more. The first 500 families will receive a FREE book, Pirate Santa, which is a charming illustrated children’s storybook that teaches the universal values of kindness. Guests will also be treated to two special book readings during the event. Learn more:

Holiday Festival: ¡Fiesta Navideña!

Saturday, December 1| 2:00-7:00pm

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) | 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA, 90802

This Saturday, kick off the holiday season at MOLAA and immerse yourself in classic Mexican Christmas traditions! Enjoy a live Pastorela performance, participate in activities and art workshops, and savor traditional Mexican holiday snacks like tamales, champurrado and much more! Guest will also be able to do some holiday shopping from local vendors in attendance. Best of all, admission is FREE! Learn more:

36th Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 1 | 6:00-9:00pm

Belmont Shore | Second Street

This Saturday, grab your cold-weather gear and head over to Second Street; it’s time for the annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade! This year’s theme is "Parade of 1000 Lights" and will feature over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities. And of course, no Christmas parade would be complete without Saint Nick himself! The parade route will be along East Second Street and begins heading east from Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue, so make sure to arrive early to get a great spot along the route. Learn more:


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