THE WEEKLY IS YOUR RUN DOWN FOR LONG BEACH EVENTS HAPPENING EACH WEEKEND.
Friday Feb. 17
When: 7- 11 p.m.
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California 90802
More information: The Aquarium of the Pacific will be open extended hours for this exclusive adult-only event. Jam out to local bands with the fish, listen to DJs while walking though undersea exhibits, and enjoy drinks and food trucks all night.
When: 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: Cirivellos, 4115 N. Viking Way, Long Beach, California 90808
More information: Enjoy a night full of music, vendors, and food at Long Beach Madness. Tickets are $7 where guests of all ages can enjoy two different stages performing live music from bands like The Hurricanes, Uniform, Tunnels, and more.
When: 7:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Where: The Sky Room, 40 S Locust Ave., Long Beach, California 90802
More information: Although Valentine’s is over, the romance never is! Spend an evening at the Sky Room AKA “Long Beach’s Most Romantic Restaurant.” RSVP for a night of sweet and romantic entertainment with good food and live music. Save the date and call 562-983-2703 for reservations.
Saturday Feb. 18
When: Feb 18-19, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California 90802
More information: Geeks hit the beach for the annual Long Beach Comic Expo. Fans can cosplay and enjoy the works of artists, writers and creators of all types of pop culture. This two-day event will bring big name stars and artists to panels and workshops, so don’t miss out!
When: 12 – 1 p.m.
Where: Livingstone Park, 220 Park Ave. Livingston Drive, Long Beach, California 90803
More information: Bring out your best red heels (or red shoes) and walk a mile down 2nd street for Heart Health Month. Men, women, and children are encouraged to come out and walk on the sidewalk at noon.
When: 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Third Eye Records, 2234 E 4th St. Unit A, Long Beach, California 90814
More information: Do you like Jazz? Come out and groove with local Jazz group Hangback at this free live performance at Third Eye Records.
When: Feb 18-19, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Where: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802
More information: Enjoy the rich culture of Scotland during this two-day event and experience authentic Scottish activities, games, dancing, entertainment and food to honor the original Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.
Sunday Feb. 19
When: 4 – 8 p.m.
Where: Roxanne’s Cocktail Lounge & Latin Grill, 1115 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, California 90807
More information: Still in the Valentines mood? Stop on by Roxanne’s Cocktail Lounge and Latin Grill for the “Be Mine” Valentine’s themed art show that will showcase local artists work and live music.
When: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Art Theatre Long Beach, 2025 E 4th St, Long Beach, California 90814
More information: The Art Theater will host the 3rd Annual Sustainable Sunday Cinema with a mixer and screening of the critically acclaimed film DamNation. After the screening, there will be a Q&A with Candice Meneghin, Conservation Manager for Cal Trout. Advance tickets are $10 and $12 at the door.
When: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Where: Jax Bicycle Center, 3000 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90808
More information: Cyclists are invited to start the morning with a ride around town every Sunday at 7:30 a.m. Get your fitness on while site seeing some local Long Beach favorite spots.