Beach trips can mean different things to different people. For some, it’s the perfect leisure spot to reconnect with nature; some sees it as a destination for outdoor activities and water sports; or simply just a place to relax and escape from the busy work life.
If we talk about the sand and the sea, we think of the chill laidback vibe, palm trees, the sound of waves, sunbathing, thrilling water activities, seafood and beer, and a lot of fun!
But there really is more to the beach than meets the eye. You might be surprised to find out that some people actually look forward to local beach events where they can drum up the excitement during their trips. If you’re one of them, bookmark this page for future reference.
We’ve rounded up some of the most exciting local events in South Bay in the coming months.
Hermosa Beach Pier
September 3-5, 2022
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Fiesta Hermosa is the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California that takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Hermosa Beach. With the ocean as a picturesque back drop for this popular summer festival, people gather to Fiesta Hermosa not just for the art fair, but for the music and really good food. To learn more about this fair, visit https://fiestahermosa.net/
Seaside Lagoon, Redondo Beach
September 16-18, 2022
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BeachLife Ranch is a major Country & Americana music festival born in South Bay, Los Angeles. This event honors the cowboy surfer’s way of life. Both locals and tourists are welcome in this celebration of love and respect for the outdoors, nature, friends, music, art, and the Southern California beachlife culture. Check out this year’s artist lineup and buy tickets on this website: https://www.beachliferanch.com/
34th Family Halloween Carnival
Manhattan Heights Park
1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
October 22, 2022 (1:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
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Bring out the whole family and get them into the Halloween spirit in the afternoon of October 22nd for the 34th Family Halloween Carnival. This gathering is filled with frightfully fun games, tricks and treats, costume contests, and parade at the Manhattan Heights Parks. For more information about this family event, head on to:
34th World Famous Pumpkin Race
Manhattan Beach Pier
October 30, 2022 (12:00 pm-5:00pm)
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Gather up your family and friends to take part in the spectacle of the Manhattan Beach Pier area as it transforms into an amazing Pumpkin Race Land! The annual Pumkin Race Festival is a free event where everyone can enjoy fun activities for all ages. Don’t forget to get your Holloween costumes ready as you join this fun and unusual family event. You can relive the previous year’s Pumpkin Races at this website: https://www.manhattanbeach.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/special-events/world-famous-pumpkin-race-festival
Manhattan Beach Pier Lighting
Manhattan Beach Pier
November 16, 2022 (5:00pm
The 33rd Annual Pier Lighting event is coming on November 16th this year! It’s the official start of the holidays season in Manhattan Beach. It’s also the local restaurants and businesses’ way of saying thank you to their customers and community for the support throughout the year. The City of Manhattan Beach and the Downtown Business and Professional Association will light the streets for the holidays. During this annual event, you can expect an evening of holiday music, shopping, and dining all at one spectacular location.
Manhattan Beach Pier
December 11, 2022 (5:00pm-8:00pm)
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Manhattan Beach’s signature Holiday Fireworks event is set to go off with a bang this year on December 11th! Create new memories with your family and friends this holidays season by coming out to join this annual event. Feel a sense of community and watch the merriest people (locals and tourists alike) come together in the beach for a spectacular fireworks show.
There is always something fun to do! Contact me today to find your perfect dream home in the South Bay.