Manhattan Beach Events

South Bay By Jackie is your source for information about fun and interesting Manhattan Beach events.

Earth Hour

March 25, 2017

Earth HourThe City of Manhattan Beach would like to invite businesses to turn off nonessential lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 in support of the global Earth Hour movement.

The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to participate as a symbol of community support for the planet. The City will do its part by turning off the pier lights during this time and welcomes the participation of all interested businesses.

For additional information on the event, visit the website at

This shouldn’t be limited to Manhattan Beach – how about if the whole South Bay does this???

Meet the Artists @ Yorktown Anniversary Celebration

March 30, 2017

YORKTOWN_LOVES_LOCAL_ARTISANSYorktown will celebrate their second anniversary with Meet the Artists on Thursday, March 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Yorktown has become known as a haven for local, established, and up and coming artists and designers, and they want to show off our local creatives and introduce them to our community. Local artists include: Snygg Mas, Drica Lobo, Missy Patterson, Elisabeth Pohle, Shannon Wadsworth, Michael Panetta, Susan Anderson, Michael Graham and Lisa Pedersen.

Sips and lite bites will be provided by Yorktown and Patron Spirits.

A limited number of tickets are available for $20 per person and 100% of ticket sales and a percentage of any of the art sold, will benefit Walk With Sally.

Pre-Chella Festival Party

April 1, 2017

Pre-Chella Festival PartyDiane’s Beach Fever will host a Pre-chella Festival Party on Saturday, April 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It’s time to get your dessert look on for the Coachella Festival. The event features a gift with every purchase, music, raffles, sips, bites, giveaways, henna artist and more. Win prizes from Agua Bendita, Frankies Bikinis, Billabong, a TAVIK beach throw and much more!

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at

Diane’s is located at 1125 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Whisky, Wine & A Splash of Love

April 1, 2017

Whiskey, Wine and A Splash of LoveThe PS I Love You Foundation presents Whisky, Wine & a Splash of Love on Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Country Club.

If you enjoy exceptional whisky and wines and supporting great causes then don’t miss the first annual Whisky, Wine, and a Splash of Love event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the P.S. I Love You Foundation’s “Love 4 Life” initiative that provides social and emotional learning courses for at risk youth, in disadvantaged areas of our community.

Attendees can expect exceptional pourings from The Dalmore, Koval, Buffalo Trace Distillery, The Macallan and more. Wine tastings include a selection of fine Italian varietals curated from Northeast Italy’s famous wine regions of Abruzzo and Veneto.

FREE Stretch Classes

April 2 & 8, 2017

StretchballYoga Cycle and Shine Studio will present FREE Healthy Stretch Classes led by South Bay health, fitness and nutrition expert, Julie Heath

Creator of the StretchBall™, Julie will lead instruction on an effective method that will help participants enjoy the stretch of yoga and the relaxation of massage. The StretchBall™ class will include techniques to gently loosen tight muscles in hips, back, hamstrings, chest, shoulders and more…. in literally, seconds. Roll your way to feeling great!

Upcoming free class schedule:

April 2, 11am-12pm @ Yoga Cycle 2015 Manhattan Beach Blvd. #110, Redondo Beach (424) 456-4161

MBPD Coffee with a Cop

April 4, 2017

MBPD Coffee with a CopJoin the Manhattan Beach Police Department for Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday, April 4 from 8 to 11 a.m. at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.

Coffee with a Cop is a community-based program designed to bring residents and police officers together for a casual meet-and-greet. Manhattan Beach residents are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee and have a one-on-one conversation with different members of the Manhattan Beach Police Department. Members from the Detective, Records, Parking and Animal Control, Patrol and Traffic Sections will be there to answer any questions you may have. Or, you can always just stop by to say Hello!

Manhattan Beach Police Department Chief Eve R. Irvine said, “Coffee with a Cop is a great way to bring the police and residents together to connect over a cup of coffee.”

South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit

May 9, 2017

south-bay-business-leaders-summit-south-bay-by-jackieThe Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit on Tuesday, May 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..

The event provides a day full of information and tools to help build meaningful relationships, improve productivity, set achievable goals, create strong customer service, and improve on marketing efficiencies. Together, whether a small or large business, we are building a legacy of solid, smart entrepreneurs and business people in the South Bay.

Tour de Pier

May 21, 2017

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The annual Tour de Pier will take place on Sunday, May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier

This unique fundraising event brings one of the hottest indoor fitness activities – stationary cycling – to the gorgeous outdoors. The Tour de Pier includes four 50 minute sessions beginning at 9 a.m.

Participants will be overlooking the Manhattan Beach Pier and riding in place while taking in the historic Southern California ocean view.

Storytelling Seminar

Third Tuesdays

storytellingJim Mueller, producer of the South Bay Stories Show, hosts a Storytelling Seminar every third Tuesday at the Joslyn Center at 12:30 p.m. in the Sunset Room.

The main focus is the participants. Jim discusses storytelling principles and techniques, but it’s mostly the stories of the participants.

Yoga @ Shade Hotel Rooftop

Every Monday & Saturday

Shade Yoga 2 - sbbjShade Hotel offers a Yoga Class every Monday and Saturday morning on the rooftop Skydeck.

Gather a few friends for an all levels class taught by certified Yogi Katherine Guerra. The class begins at 10 a.m. both days and is an hour long.

This event is ‘weather permitting’, so don’t show up if it’s raining, and attendees should bring their own mat. It’s a terrific way to start the day!

Call 310-546-4995 to reserve your spot!

For additional information, visit the website at or call 310-546-4995.

Shade Hotel is located at 1221 North Valley Drive in Manhattan Beach.