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Where to be in LB: Things to Do December 14-16

Nightmare Before Christmas Inspired Beer Festival

Friday, December 14 | 6:30-10:00pm

The Queen Mary | 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

This Friday, come aboard the historic Queen Mary for the ultimate holiday-themed beer festival. The event will feature unlimited samples of 20 different winter, pumpkin, and holiday ales from local breweries. As you enjoy your drinks, you’ll be submerged into Tim Burton’s Halloweentown, complete with your favorite Nightmare Before Christmas characters, photo ops, live music, karaoke, and more. Tickets will include a souvenir cup, access to all entertainment, and access to the Queen Mary before, during and after the event. Learn more:

30-Minute Beach Cleanup

Saturday, December 15 | 10:00am

Rosie’s Dog Beach | 1 Granada Avenue Long Beach, CA 90803

If you’re looking to give back and beautify your community, join your neighbors for the monthly 30-minute beach cleanup at Rosie’s Dog Beach. All necessary supplies will be provided such as bags, gloves, refreshments and more. All ages and group sizes are welcome, and parking will be available to all volunteers for free. This event will occur rain or shine. Learn more:

Belmont Shore Santa Crawl

Saturday, December 15 | 12:00–6:00pm

Belmont Shore | Second Street

Get ready to eat, drink and be merry. For the first time ever, Belmont Shore will be hosting the ultimate holiday beer crawl: the Belmont Shore Santa Crawl! To celebrate the event’s inception, there will be no entry fee or wristbands. Participants will simply be given a starting point, an end point, and a suggested route to follow (or, choose your own adventure!) Everyone is welcome and festive costumes are encouraged. Learn more:

Long Beach Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 15 - Sunday, December 16 | Varying times

Terrace Theater | 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

This weekend, Southern California's favorite Nutcracker will return to the Terrace Theater for seven amazing performances. Long Beach Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" will feature beautiful ballet dancing, dazzling special effects, and amazing scenery, making this the performance of a lifetime. This holiday favorite will even be presented with a professional live symphonic orchestra and children's choir. General admission and VIP tickets can be purchased online or in person up to two hours before the performances. Learn more:


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