Pacific Islander Festival June 7-8, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm, Aquarium of the Pacific, www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/pacific_islander_festival/
Long Beach Bayou Festival (Rainbow Lagoon Park, June 21-22, 2014), www.longbeachfestival.com, View Photos.
Summer and Music is a series of music festivals including Dancing in the Streets in June, Twisted at the Pike in July and Bicycle Drive-In in August, and Buskerfest in September. summerandmusic.com
Pier Daze - Pirate Invasion and Mermaid Festival on Belmont Pier (Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier June 28-29, 2014), http://alfredosbeachclub.com
July 4th Fireworks and Party on the Pier Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier at Belmont Shore Beach, July 4th, 10 am - 10 pm) http://alfredosbeachclub.com/events.html
Love Long Beach Festival (Granada Beach, July 19-20, 2014) includes live music and DJs, art, volleyball, swimming, running, paddling, yoga, farmers market, organic food court, craft beer and wine court and a kids area. lovelongbeachfestival.com
Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival (Marine Stadium, July 26-27, 2014), two-day Dragon Boat races, food, music, arts, crafts and Chinese acrobats. www.lbdragonboat.com
Crawfish Festival (Rainbow Lagoon, August 2-3, 2014), features Louisiana musicians www.longbeachcrawfishfestival.com, View Photos.
The Great Sand Castle Contest (Granada Beach, Aug. 16-17, 2014), BBQ, arts and crafts, kids zone and sand sculptures. Info or castle-building classes: (562) 434-1542 lbsandcastle.com
Long Beach BBQ Festival (Rainbow Lagoon Park, Aug 22-24, 2014) Award-winning BBQ teams from around the world prepare all kinds of BBQ. Western bands, dance floor, two bars, craft vendors, children's stage. www.longbeachbbqfestival.com
Taste of Brews Beer tasting festival at Shoreline Aquatic Park (AKA Lighthouse Park) August 23, 2014, www.tasteofbrews.com
Tiki Beach Festival (Granada Beach, Aug. 23-24, 2014), Two luaus with food, entertainment, an island market place, cultural center, tiki carvers, outrigger and catamaran cruises, kids zone, www.alfredosbeachclub.com/tiki_festival.htm
Lobster Festival New England lobsters, drinking, music and dancing at Rainbow Lagoon and Marina Green, Sept 5-7, 2014, www.originallobsterfestival.com
K9 Festival at Dog Beach (Granada Beach, Sept 13-14, 2014) includes dog activities on the beach, dog coursing, stand up paddling with your dog, Frisbee disc demonstrations, dog beauty contest and a dog diving show, dog vendor area as well as arts and crafts, a kid's zone, DJs and food and beverage court. alfredosbeachclub.com/events.html
Shoreline Village Pirate Festival (Shoreline Village, Sept 20, 2014) www.shorelinevillage.com
Buccaneer Days - Another pirate invasion at Belmont Pier wraps up the season Oct 4-5, 2014 alfredosbeachclub.com/events.html