Fall Events Calendar 2023


New Blues Festival

Labor Day Weekend, September 2-4, 9 am – 9 pm Each Day

Family-friendly blue concert event with two stages, food vendors, full bar and more.  Featuring acts like Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Phantom Blues Band, Catfish & the Hollywood Hound Dogs and dozens more. Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach. Parking at The Pike Garage off West Shoreline Drive.


Long Beach Greek Festival

Labor Day Weekend, September 2-4, Noon – 9 pm Each Day

Opa! Experience the flavors and melodies of Greece at Long Beach’s Premiere Greek Food & Music Festival. Admission $5. Festival is held at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 5761 E Colorado St, Long Beach. Free parking and shuttle rides from the VA Hospital general parking lot off N. Bellflower Blvd and Anaheim Rd.


Puptopia Festival

September 9, 10 am – 5 pm

The best dog festival in America! Check out the spectacular shows on the Main Stage, enjoy photo ops at the PAWground, visit the K9 Lounge for drinks and eats for boths dogs and humans. You’ll also find an agility course and a the SPAW, where you can get your furry friend a pawfect peticure and pawwsage! Marina Green, 386 E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach.


Belmont Shore Car Show

September 10, General Admission 9 am (VIP 5:30 am, Pre-registration 7 am)

This year’s car show will showcase approximately 700 cars with a wide variety of classic cars, custom cars and hot rods. This is one of the largest one-day classic car shows in the west coast. The event draws approximately 50,000 attendees and an assortment of vendors, not counting the amazing restaurants and shops stretching over 14 blocks, closing 2nd Street in the beautiful Belmont Shore of Long Beach, CA.


Coastal Country Jam

September 16 & 17, Noon to 10 pm Each Day

Coastal Country Jam returns for its 5th year to a new bigger and better festival! This unique event will take place in between ocean and city skyline views in the coastal community of Long Beach, in the heart of Southern California. Saturday features Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn and more; Sunday headliners are Tim McGraw and Maren Morris. Marina Green, 386 East Shoreline Drive, Long Beach.


Annual Ranchos Walk

September 23, Register online for times and info.

Walk and enjoy the 9.4-mile scenic route that will start at Rancho Los Cerritos and end at Rancho Los Alamitos. At the end-of-walk celebration, we will have food from Battambong BBQ and beer for sale by Beachwood Brewing. Relax and enjoy our shaded lawn after the walk. Once registration is open, we will send a special e-newsletter to all of our subscribers. We look forward to seeing you there! The end-of-walk celebration at Rancho Los Alamitos during Ranchos Walk is supported by the Office of Councilman Daryl Supernaw and Beachwood Brewing.


SoCal Step Out

September 30, Registration 8 am, Walk starts at 9 am

Step Out is a day full of fun and excitement as we celebrate people living with diabetes and fundraise in support of the mission of the American Diabetes Association®. Rainbow Lagoon, 400 E Shoreline Dr., Long Beach.





Japanese Classic Car Show

October 7, 9 am – 3 pm

This is the 18th annual Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach, featuring “kyusha”:  pre-1995 Japanese classic cars like vintage Toyotas, Nissans and more. Food trucks will be on site! Marina Green, 386 Shoreline Dr., Long Beach.


Long Beach Marathon

October 14-15, See website for event hours.

Starting with the Aquarium of the Pacific 5K run on Saturday morning, and going through to the Bike Tour and the Full and Half Marathons on Sunday, this has become one of Long Beach’s signature events each year. In addition to the actual races, there’s a virtual run for those unable to attend. If you’re in town, you can check out the Finish Line Festival for food trucks and photos ops, Sunday, October 15, from 8 am to 1 pm at Marina Green, Shoreline Drive at Linden Avenue. 





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Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes. She has consistently been one of the top Realtors in the Long Beach area. Prior to her award-winning career in real estate with the Shannon jones Team, Shannon has had successful careers in journalism and public relations. She holds a bachelors degree from UC Irvine and a masters degree from UC Berkeley. Shannon holds E-Pro, CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), and PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) certifications. Shannon is very personable and maintains a very strong moral compass, always putting the best interest of home buyers/sellers above monetary goals. A California native, Shannon enjoys gardening, travel, reading, cooking and poker when she’s not selling homes MY DESIGNATIONS Lic# 01247705 | CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) | E-Pro | PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) MY SERVICE AREAS Anaheim Bellflower Buena Park Carson Cerritos Cypress Downey Fountain Valley Garden Grove Huntington Beach La Palma Lakewood Long Beach Los Alamitos Los Angeles County Norwalk Orange County Rossmoor San Pedro Seal Beach Signal Hill South Bay Westminster