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Where to be in LB: Things to Do December 20-22

Live After 5ive DTLB

Thursday, December 20 | 5:00-9:00pm

Downtown Long Beach | The Loop

Every third Thursday of the month, head over to the Loop on the corner of Ocean Boulevard and Pine Avenue for the ultimate community event: Live After 5ive. This month’s theme, “Home for the Holidays,” will feature live music, pop-ups along historic Pine Avenue, and free hot chocolate for the first 50 people. Don’t forget to wear your best ugly Christmas sweater to enter into the Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest. And feel free to bring your pets along! This event is pet and family-friendly. Learn more:

Waterfront Tour of Lights

Now-December 30 | 5:15-9:00pm

Legends Long Beach | 5236 E. 2nd St. Long Beach, CA 90803

Have you witnessed this year’s Christmas lights at Naples yet? If not, here’s your chance! Through December 30, the Long Beach Trolley is offering a Waterfront Tour of those lights we all know and love. For $20 to $30, embark on this 30-minute tour through Naples, Belmont Shore and Bay Shore Avenue as you enjoy freshly-baked cookies, candy canes, and hot cocoa Tour guests will also be given a complimentary souvenir Santa hat. For more information and for departure times, visit:

Operation Santa Paws

Saturday, December 22 |11:30am-2:30pm

Various locations

This Saturday, spread some holiday cheer to your favorite four-legged friends during Operation Santa Paws! Presented by Justin Rudd, Operation Santa Paws is a holiday toy/treat/supplies drive for shelter/rescue dogs and cats. Bring some nice toys, treats and shelter cleaning supplies, then help pass them out at various locations throughout Long Beach and Orange County. Learn more:


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