Blending the casual atmosphere of a beach town with the excitement
and electric hum of a big city.
Long Beach lets visitors enjoy all
the amenities and entertainment
of a big city alongside the friendly
welcome of a beach resort.
Experience everything that
makes Long Beach magical: the
food, nightlife, scenic pathways
and miles of sandy beachfront
and inland waterways. ;ere are
345 days of sunshine each year,
which means unlimited
for attendees. Dine in singular
restaurants with panoramic
ocean vistas. Stroll well-lit,
boardwalks and esplanades.
Long Beach is rated one of
the “most walkable” cities in
America and one of the top
Transportation is modern and
e;cient. Metro trains whisk passengers to
Los Angeles with connections to all the Metro rail
and bus lines. Long Beach Transit operates a ;eet
of electric and hybrid buses. Passport buses are
free in the downtown area and water taxis ply the
waters of Queensway Bay and Rainbow Harbor.
Long Beach o;ers world-class attractions:
the majestic Queen Mary, the Aquarium of the
Paci;c, whale watching, harbor cruises, and
comedy and musical clubs featuring entertainment across all genres.
With multiple museums, Spanish-era ranchos,
and historic sites and buildings, we’re proud
of our past and looking forward to a dynamic
future. Art and culture is a vital part of our
community. Numerous theatrical, music and
dance companies call Long Beach home.
Located in the center of Southern California,
Long Beach is close to all of the Southland’s
major attractions via freeway and public trans-
portation. Downtown LA, Hollywood,
Universal Studios and Disneyland
are all within 30 minutes of
Getting to and from Long
Beach is also quick and easy,
with three major airports less
than 30 minutes away.
With over 400,000 square
feet of modern, ;exible exhibit
and meeting space, ;e Long
Beach Convention & Entertainment
Center, is located in the center of
the downtown waterfront with sweeping
harbor views. ;e center is a “trailblazer”
in creating indoor/outdoor turnkey venues
providing planners with creative and cost-
saving special events.
Long Beach Convention
& Visitors Bureau
Steve Goodling, President & CEO
Explore the Only Urban Downtown
Waterfront Between San Francisco
and San Diego