This Weekend's Family Fun Events

May 2, 2018

Celebrate the first weekend in May with a Cinco de Mayo celebration, a night at the Aquarium of the Pacific and more!

Uptown Village Market

Friday, May 4 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

EXPO Arts Center | 4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA, 90807


Looking to get out of the house for a bit on Friday evening? Gather the family, bundle up and head over to the Uptown Village Market to see what our local artists and creators of well-crafted goods have to show and sell. This bi-annual event is a showcase of unique, high quality, and, above all, HANDCRAFTED items. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and craft centers.


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Shark Lagoon Nights at the Aquarium

Friday, May 4 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Aquarium of the Pacific | 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA, 90802

 It’s likely that you have been to the Aquarium of the Pacific at least once during the day; if not once, possibly more visits than you can count. We like this event because it’s a unique experience for local families to visit the aquarium in the evening when the crowds have dissipated and the sharks are in “night mode.”  It’s nice to indulge in a cup of coffee, hot cocoa, wine or beer and casually enjoy the outside aquarium space with family. Best of all, this event is free!


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Cinco de Mayo Celebration and Cultural Conversation

Saturday, May 5 | 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library | 5870 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA, 90805

 Here is a Cinco de Mayo celebration that the whole family can enjoy! Join the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library as they bring the community together to celebrate and educate of Mexican and Mexican-American culture and traditions. Enjoy the beauty of Folklorico dancing, live Mariachi music, performances by the Latin American Student Society from Jordan High School and historical presentations.


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Rossmoor Community Festival

Sunday, May 6 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Rush Park | 3021 Blume Dr., Rossmoor, CA, 90720

 This is just a good ol’ community festival hosted by local residents and neighborhood associations. Enjoy a line-up of classic cars as old as 1930’s models, a dog parade, food trucks and food booths, live entertainment and more. This is definitely a day for a park blanket, folding chairs, and a relaxed attitude. Join the community for this social Sunday outing.


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