Hermosa Beach Events

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South Bay Film & Music Festival

June 22 – 25, 2017

SB FIlm & Music FestivalThe City of Hermosa Beach and the Hermosa Arts Foundation present the annual South Bay Film & Music Festival from June 22 through June 25.

Selections will include offerings from the Documentary, Narrative, Surf Film Showcase and Shorts Programs sections, as well as art exhibitions and special presentations. Many of the filmmakers, actors and participating artists will be on hand for Q&A sessions following the film screenings. The Festival will also present a number of World Premieres and an Opening Night Gala: Under an Arctic Sky on Thursday, June 22 at 8 p.m.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.SouthBayFest.com.

Shakespeare by the Sea

July 9 – August 17, 2017

Shakespeare by the Sea - sbbjThis season, Shakespeare by the Sea presents two brand new productions staged at venues throughout the South Bay. Performances of MacBeth and Taming of the Shrew will take place during July and August.

Macbeth: “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” Seduced by supernatural prophecy, Macbeth and his Lady embark on an ambitious quest to win the Scottish Throne. In the aftermath of their success, we glimpse a world torn apart when a volatile, paranoid tyrant becomes King.

Body & Beauty Care Open House

July 15, 2017

Beauty & Body CareCoe Dynamics will host a Body & Beauty Care Open House on Saturday, July 15 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at a private home in Hermosa Beach.

The community is invited to come see, smell, touch, feel, and learn what TRUE, QUALITY-TESTED, ALL-NATURAL personal beauty care products can do for your outside beauty and inside health.

AVP Pro Tour Gold Series

July 20 – 23 & August 17 – 20, 2017

AVP 2The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) is proud to announce the Gold Series for the upcoming New York, Manhattan Beach and Chicago Pro Tour tournaments, which feature elevated prize money and points for competing athletes. For the first time ever, prize money will increase from $150,000 to $175,000 for the New York Open, and $225,000 for the Manhattan Beach Open as well as the Championships in Chicago.

In addition, the AVP will celebrate its return to Hermosa Beach since 2007 with an expanded Main Draw from 16 to 24 teams per gender to accommodate the growing demand and talent in the qualification rounds.

International Surf Festival

August 3 – 6, 2017

The annual International Surf Festival will take place Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 6.

The host city for this year’s Festival is the City of Manhattan Beach. The event promotes the four South Bay beach cities, the world’s best lifeguard service, and physical fitness for thousands of participants.

The festival kicks off with the Charlie Saikley Volleyball Tournament (better known as 6-man!) on Thursday, August 3 at 9 a.m. at the Manhattan Beach pier.

Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts

August 6, 2017

Hermosa Beach Summer ConcertsSaint Rocke and LA Car Guy present the 2017 Hermosa Beach Summer Concert Series!

The concerts will take place Sundays in August from 5 to 8 p.m. on the south side of the Hermosa Beach Pier located at the base of Pier Plaza.

These concerts are some of the most popular events in the South Bay and the crowd numbers well into the thousands.

Arrive early to claim a prime viewing spot because EVERYBODY will be there!

The schedule and band line-up are as follows:

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 30, 2017

Walk to End Alzheimer'sTake the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s at the Beach Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday September 30 beginning at 8 a.m.

The route length is 2 miles long and starts at Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach. Registration begins at 8 a.m., the ceremony is at 9 a.m. and the Walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Every registered participant will receive a T-shirt after achieving the fundraising minimum of $100. Unless otherwise communicated, T-shirts will be available for pick up on Walk day.

Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival

October 21 & 22, 2017

HB FIne Arts FestSupport local artists at the twelfth annual Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, October 21 Sunday, October 22.

Formerly known as Hermosa Artwalk, the Festival has grown considerably over the years and now takes place on the lawn of the Community Center between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. both days. The Hermosa Beach Art Walk was founded in 2002 by local artist Ken Klade as a non-profit community organization and art exhibition designed to promote arts education and appreciation.

The event features the work of nearly 100 talented artists in a variety of mediums including photography, glass, metal, paintings, ceramics and mixed media. Attendees will enjoy live music and food for purchase along with arts and crafts for children.

Hermosa Beach Drum Circle

Third Sundays

Sabina-sandovalThe Hermosa Beach Drum Circle takes place every third Sunday of the month from 12 noon to 3 p.m. just north of the Hermosa Beach Pier on the sand.

Local rock star drummer Sabina Sandoval facilitates this very popular drum circle which draws crowds of onlookers and participants. Drums and percussion instruments are provided so that no one is left out. Any donations received are used for the purchase, maintenance and repair of instruments and to keep the circle alive.

South Bay Farmers’ Markets Schedule

The South Bay has several terrific Farmers’ Markets throughout the week.

These are great community amenities that provide an opportunity to shop locally for the freshest, seasonal produce available.

Here’s a schedule by day of the week: