Long Beach, the seventh-largest city in California, boasts 81 miles of beaches and is sunny 345 days of the year. With endless beaches and gorgeous weather, any time of the year is a dream in Long Beach. Yet it gets even better in the summer! Here are three summer activities in Long Beach that you won’t want to miss.


Summer Concerts

This summer, there are concerts scheduled nearly every weekend in Long Beach. Concerts at the Gaslamp Long Beach include tributes to Selena, Tom Petty, Journey, and Guns N’ Roses. Other venues in Long Beach are holding concerts, including performances by Scotty Boy, Dr. Coolwhip, and Brian Wilson. With such a variety of music and styles, you are sure to find a concert that fits your tastes! 


Firework Shows

You won’t want to miss the fireworks this year on the Fourth of July! There are so many incredible spots near Long Beach to see firework shows. One option is a free show on the Long Beach waterfront at 9:00 p.m. If you’d like an even fancier experience, Harbor Breeze Cruises is offering ticketed boat rides for spectators to watch the show on the water. Other options in the area include Fireworks LA and Independence Day on the Bay.


Farmers Markets

Finally, summer is the perfect time to pick out farm-fresh products from the local farmers markets. In Long Beach, there are farmers markets nearly every day of the week. A few popular ones include the Long Beach Marina, Bixby Knolls Farmers Market, and the Farmers Marketplace of Long Beach. Not only do these markets have the best quality produce in town, but they also sell other products such as flowers and handmade crafts and accessories.


Didn’t think Long Beach could get better? It does in the summer! If you are looking for summer activities in Long Beach, be sure to give these three ideas a go. And if you decide to stay longer, the Circle Apartments at Long Beach offers one- and two-bedroom Long Beach apartments and two-bedroom townhomes for rent.

Image courtesy of Farmers Market Long Beach Marina