Category: Special Events

Live Music @ Metlox

May 26 – September 1, 2019

Metlox Plaza presents Live Music at Metlox every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

Each Sunday afternoon Metlox Plaza will feature a different band or musician for shoppers, diners and gatherers to enjoy. Metlox Plaza is a unique shopping and dining destination located at the gateway to Downtown Manhattan Beach.

Metlox boasts a European style town square where upscale shopping and dining offerings intertwine with landscaped courtyards, fountains, a fire sculpture and public art that celebrates the history of the Metlox Pottery manufacturing facility that occupied the site from 1927.

Nelson’s Summer Concert Series

June 1 – October 26, 2019

Terranea Resort presents the Nelson’s Summer Concert Series starting Saturday, June 1. The series runs from Memorial Day Weekend through late October.

Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m., guests will enjoy live music at Nelson’s cliff-side perch overlooking the deep blue. Local bands and musicians will play everything from Country and Reggae to Classic Rock.

Delicious food, fabulous music, incomparable vistas – this is how we do summer in the South Bay.

Saturday, June 1, Feed the Kitty
Friday, June 7, Everyday Housewives
Saturday, June 8, Wise
Friday, June 14, Wise
Saturday, June 15, Headshine
Friday, June 21, The Backtracks

Lunada Bay Summer Concert Series

June 23 – August 25, 2019

The Lunada Bay Homeowners Association presents the Summer Concert Series on select Sundays.

Summer means backyard barbecues, ice cold lemonade, family vacations, trips to the beach and even better, the annual Lunada Bay Summer Concert Series. Fun, affordable and family-friendly, the Summer Concert Series features bands performing at Lunada Bay Park and PV High School. This year’s lineup promises something for everyone with lots of local artists and new exciting headliners. A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase at all events in support of LBHOA and local businesses. Plus look out for the “Kids Corner” offering arts and crafts.

Be sure to bring blankets, chairs, a picnic dinner and enjoy a wonderful evening in the park with family and friends.

Polliwog Park Summer Concert Series

June 30 – September 1, 2019

The City of Manhattan Beach presents the annual Concerts in the Park series kicking off Sunday, July 7 with a Salute to the Troops and running through September 1.

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. So get out your beach chairs, blankets and picnic baskets and head to Polliwog Park for some classic summertime fun!

These performances are free to the public. There are no dogs, barbecues or wheeled vehicles allowed at any time in the concert area. Umbrellas and pop-up tents may be set up before and after the concert but once the concert begins, you will be required to take them down.

The Point Summer Music Series

July 3 – August 28, 2019

The Point hosts the annual Summer Music Series every Wednesday night from July 3 through August 28.

As the sun begins to set on the day, head to The Point every Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. throughout July and August to celebrate hot summer nights.

Spread out a blanket, snuggle up and rock out to a different genre of music every week. From R&B to Smooth Jazz, the South Bay’s Living Room is sure to become a part of your weekly summer routine.

It’s a fun and relaxing way to spend a Wednesday evening, so grab a few friends, a couple of blankets and beach chairs and get to The Point!

The concert schedule is as follows:

July 03 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Retrofit (Rock/ Reggae)
July 10 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Phoenix Rising (Rock)

Redondo Pier Summer of Music Concert Series

July 4 – August 31, 2019

The Redondo Beach Pier Association presents the Summer of Music Concert Series every Thursday and Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. starting July 4 and running through August 31.

The free concert series kicks off on the 4th of July from 6 to 8 p.m. The first concert will be followed by the annual fireworks display beginning at 9 p.m. The fireworks can be viewed for free from Redondo Beach Pier. Parking will be a $20 flat rate on July 4th and all other times, parking at the Redondo Beach Pier (north or south structures), is $2.00 per hour. Concerts on July 18, July 27, August 15 and August 24 will take place on the octagon below Kincaid’s.

Malaga Cove Concerts in the Park

July 10 – August 28, 2019

Microsoft Word - OC Register Newport Beach August 08 2010.docThe Malaga Cove Business & Professional Association, in cooperation with the Palos Verde Police Officers Association, is proud to present Concerts in the Park.

The concerts will take place every Wednesday evening July 10 through August 28 at Farham Martin’s Park adjacent to the Malaga Cove Library.

The music starts at 6:30 p.m. but concert goers may arrive at the park as early as 3 p.m. to spread a blanket and claim a prime parking spot.

The concert schedule is as follows:

Redondo Beach Library Activities for August

August 1 – 31, 2019

The Redondo Beach Library offers a variety of activities for all ages including music, writing, dance, language, reading, crafts and more!

A few require registration but all of them are FREE!

Redondo Beach Main Library is located at 303 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Telephone: 310 318-0675

Redondo Beach North Branch Library is located at 2000 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278. Telephone: 310 318-0677

For more information on Library programs and services, please call (310) 318-0675, option 5 for Adult or Teen Programs, or (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs.

For updated information, visit the website at

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for August

August 1 – 31, 2019

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special activities and monthly events.

One of the South Bay’s best kept secrets is the surprising amount of natural habitat to be found in the area and it is the mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to “preserve land and restore habitat for the enjoyment and education of all.”

For additional information and registration, visit the website at or call (310) 541-7613.

Take a look at what’s on tap for August….

Beauty & the Beast

August 16 – 24, 2019

Torrance Theatre Company presents a production of Beauty & the Beast August 16 through August 24 at the James Armstrong Theater.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Torrance! Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature film, this breathtaking spectacle has won the hearts of millions of people worldwide.

August 16 at 8pm
August 17 at 2pm & 8pm
August 18 at 2pm
August 22 at 7pm
August 23 at 8pm
August 24 at 2pm & 8pm

Reserved Seating is $40. Select discounts for children and 4-packs available.

Night Market in Redondo Beach

August 22, 2019

Native Harvest presents the Redondo Beach Night Market on Thursday, August 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church and every Thursday night during the summer months.

The Night Market vendors offer an array of hot and prepared foods for purchase, seating area, DJ, and kid’s corner for the little ones.

For additional information, visit the Facebook page at

The Night Market takes place in the parking lot of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church located at 301 Avenue D, in Redondo Beach.

Summer Fridays Drive-In Movies

August 23, 2019

The Roadium Open Air Market presents Summer Fridays Drive-In Movies every Friday (August 23) this summer.

The Roadium is reviving its classic 1950’s drive-in for a one-of-a-kind movie-going experience this summer. Every Friday night, guests can enjoy a great film in this throwback retro setting, along with food trucks, movie concessions, and more!

Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with the movie starting at 8 p.m.

Summer Fridays Movie Lineup:

6/7/2019: Back to the Future
6/14/2019: Jurassic Park
6/21/2019: Moana
6/28/2019: Matilda (In-N-Out Truck)
7/5/2019: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
7/12/2019: Grease (Classic Car night)

Movies Under the Stars @ Alta Vista Park

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019

The City of Redondo Beach hosts Movies Under the Stars every Friday night in August at Alta Vista Park.

This FREE event is open to the public and the community is invited to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and popcorn down to Alta Vista Park at dusk and enjoy a night of cinema under the stars. The movies start at dusk. The schedule is as follows:

August 02 – Small Foot
August 09 – Ocean’s 11
August 16 – Little Shop of Horrors
August 23 – Speedway
August 30 – The Black Stallion

Community Yoga @ The Promenade

August 24, 2019

Equinox and Promenade on the Peninsula present Community Yoga on Saturday, August 24 from 9 to 10 a.m. in the central courtyard.

The community is invited for an all-levels yoga class! Mats and props will be provided with pre-registration or you can bring your own mat.

Also, a complimentary day pass for those who would like to use Equinox facilities and Kids Club access where you can drop off the kids while you work out! Kids Club accepts ages 3 months all the way up to 7 years! You must RSVP for Kids Club to .