Manhattan Beach Events

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

South Bay Farmers’ Markets Schedule

South Bay farmers' MarketsThe 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:

Costume Figure Drawing @ MBAC

First Thursdays

LIVE-Costume-Figure-Drawing-MBACThe Manhattan Beach Art Center presents LIVE: Costume Figure Drawing the first Thursday of each month from 7 to 10 p.m.

LIVE is a FREE series of Thursday night community-building activities designed to enhance artistic skills and develop presentation confidence in local artists. Small refreshments and good vibes will be provided. LIVE is open to everyone 16 years and older. Events are FREE but a donation of $12 is much appreciated to help defray costs.

Hang out with your friends and work on your figure drawing skills with a live costumed model. No instructors and no pressure – draw as you feel! Attendees should bring their own materials; easels will be provided if necessary.

For additional information, call (310) 802-5440 or contact via email at

Manhattan Beach Art Center is located at 1560 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

SkyDeck Yoga

Every Monday & Saturday

Shade Hotel offers a complimentary Yoga Class every Monday and Saturday morning on the rooftop Skydeck at 10 a.m..

Gather a few friends for an hour long, all levels class taught by certified Yogi Katherine Guerra.

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.

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.

For additional information, visit the website at

Metlox Plaza is located at 451 Manhattan Beach Boulevard in Manhattan Beach with convenient metered parking in the Metlox structure.

BCHD Events & Activities for June

June 1 – 30, 2019

Beach Cities Health District offers the community a variety of monthly activities and special events.

For additional information, visit the website at

Take a look at what’s scheduled for June…

MB Chamber Summer Mixer

June 19, 2019

The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the Summer Mixer on Wednesday, June 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 at Shade Hotel.

What better way to welcome Summer than by celebrating National Martini Day on the Skydeck at Shade Hotel! At this quarterly mixer, attendees will enjoy delicious drinks and appetizers from zinc @ shade. Manhattan Beach Chamber members get $6 Martinis. Cash Bar (beer, wine, and select cocktails). Don’t forget your business cards!

Admission is FREE.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at

Shade Hotel is located at 1221 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

White Light White Night Kick-off Party

June 20, 2019

Join Walk With Sally for the annual White Light White Night Kick Off Party on Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Shade Hotel Redondo Beach.

The annual White Light White Night event will be held on the rooftop of The Plaza at Continental Park on Saturday, July 20 and the Kickoff Party will offer guests a preview of the big event. The evening will feature live music, sips, bites and the first chance to purchase WLWN tickets.

Tickets are $25 per person.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at

Shade Hotel is located at 655 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA.

Manhattan Movie Nights

June 29, 2019

The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce and Street Food Cinema present Manhattan Movie Nights on Saturday, June 29 at Westdrift Golf Course in Manhattan Beach.

The event features live music, food trucks and a movie screening of Greaser. Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? 1 hour 50 minutes. Doors open at 5:30, the music begins at 6:30 and the movie starts at 8:30.

Limited tickets will be available at the door (cash only) starting at 6 p.m. Please note: door may be held at any time to allow for advance ticket holders to enter. No dogs over 20 pounds will be permitted.

Tickets are $6 – $24. Tickets at the door will cost more.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at

The Westdrift (formerly Manhattan Beach Marriott) Golf Course is located at 1400 Park View Avenue in Manhattan Beach.

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, June 30 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.

BCHD Summer Fitness Series : Mindful Yoga on the Beach

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019

Join Beach Cities Health District for the FREE Summer Fitness Series: Mindful Yoga on the Beach, every Monday evening in July at 6 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!

Registration starts at 6 p.m. with the hour long yoga class beginning at 6:30. All participants must sign a waiver. Attendees should bring their own yoga mat. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable, athletic clothing and bring a jacket in case of cool weather. Classes will be led by certified instructors from the Center for Health & Fitness.