Manhattan Beach Events

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

WeWork MB Opening Party

June 29, 2017

WeWork Manhattan BeachWeWork Manhattan Beach Towers will host an Opening Party on Thursday, June 29 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Why leave the beach every day to fight traffic and spend hours on the road when you could have your office right down the street? WeWork breaks the status quo with a place for entrepreneurs and enterprises alike to stop commuting and put those hours toward their business, their craft, and their life’s work. Check out what your work like could be like at the WeWork Manhattan Beach Launch Party!

Attendees will enjoy sips, bites and swag! Stop by and check it out!

Summer Pool Party @ Shade MB

July 2, 2017

Summer Sundays on the SkydeckShade Hotel Manhattan Beach hosts the Summer Pool Party of the season on Sunday, July 2 on the rooftop Skydeck from 1 to 7 p.m.

Guests will enjoy exquisite cocktails; menu specials created by Executive Chef Ashley Oates of zinc@shade; and a DJ spinning uplifting music for guests to enjoy while basking in the summer sun.

“Summer is our favorite season at Shade,” said Jeffery Modaff, general manager of Shade Manhattan Beach. “Our Skydeck provides the ideal setting for friends to come together and enjoy the summer sun, amazing food, drinks and music in a contemporary and luxurious atmosphere.”

Shade’s Summer Pool Parties are open to the public for those 21 and over, and there is a $20 admission fee. The final pool party of the season is scheduled for August 13.

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Concerts in Polliwog Park

July 2 – September 3, 2017

Concerts in Polliwog ParkThe City of Manhattan Beach presents the annual Concerts in the Park series kicking off Sunday, July 2 and running through September 3.

The series is a summer-long event held at Polliwog Park and takes place every Sunday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Concerts in the Park has featured such artists as the Doo-Wah Riders, Nathan Shrake, Elvis and Beatles tribute Bands, as well as a host of other talented musicians.

MB Chamber Business Connection Lunch & Learn

July 7, 2017

MB ChamberThe Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts the Business Connection Lunch & Learn the first Friday of every month.

This month, the luncheon will take place a Manhattan House on Friday, July 7 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The restaurant usually doesn’t offer lunch service but they’re opening just for this special event. Chamber Members are invited to bring a friend at the member rate of $25.

For additional information and reservations, visit the website at

Manhattan House Farm-to-table restaurant is located at 1019 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA.

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.

BCHD Summer Fitness Series : Mindful Yoga on the Beach

July 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2017

bchd yoga - sbbjJoin Beach Cities Health District for the FREE Summer Fitness Series: Mindful Yoga on the Beach, Monday evenings in July at 6:30 p.m.

The weekly event takes place on the sand south of the Manhattan Beach Pier. Get moving and de-stress with this free, public event that brings together community, fitness and fun! Everyone is welcome to participate — women, men and children — and you can participate at your own pace. By all means, invite friends, family and co-workers!

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.

Manhattan Beach Open Tennis Tournament

July 20 – 23, 2017

MB Tennis OpenThe City of Manhattan Beach and Skechers present the annual Manhattan Beach Open Tennis Tournament Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23.

Take your game to the next level or put your practice into play at this classic South Bay sporting event! All the action takes place at the Live Oak Park Tennis Facility, Mira Costa High School and Manhattan Country Club. From Men’s and Women’s Open Singles and Doubles Divisions to Amateur Divisions, the tournament is sure to provide a fun-filled weekend of competition at its finest. The event features:

•Prizes and trophies for all division winners
•Single elimination
•All entries include lunch, a T-shirt, and a goodie bag
•US Open Wilson tennis balls will be in play for all events.

Kinecta Community Celebration & Chili Cook-Off

July 22, 2017

Kinecta Chili Cook OffKinecta celebrates community service in the South Bay with the annual Community Celebration & Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, July 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This FREE public event features food, prizes and family fun! Attendees will enjoy Kinecta’s Texas-style BBQ rig, a Chili Cook-Off, music, children’s entertainment, raffle prizes, giveaways and more. During the event, Kinecta will extend special recognition to local police and fire departments for their service and dedication.

The BBQ lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The chili tasting will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with the chili winners announced at 1:30 p.m. A suggested donation of $2 for food and $1 for raffle. Proceeds to benefit CMN Hospitals.

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Kinecta Federal Credit Union is located at 1440 Rosecrans Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Beauty & Body Care Open House

July 22, 2017

Beauty & Body CareCoe Dynamics will host a Body & Beauty Care Open House on Saturday, July 22 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at Embody Pilates Studio

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.