New Year’s Eve is quickly moving in and with a list of activities, venues, dinners, party invitations, decorative hats, confetti and more, it’s often hard to choose between all the amazing options available. To help ring in your New Year right, here are our Top 3 picks for 2013’s New Year’s Eve in Long Beach!
1. DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH | a stapled tradition in Long Beach’s history, locals and visitors alike gather in this festive area surrounded by the New Year celebration! Hosting family-friendly events to adult late-night NYE goers along Pine Avenue’s city block party, there is never a shortage of fun and memories in the making! See for yourself…
Family-Friendly Waterfront Celebration (FREE) | “Beginning at 5 p.m., Downtown’s waterfront amphitheatre will come alive with a flurry of activities. Live bands including Paperplanes and Phat Cat Swinger will energize the crowds and children’s activities including face painting, balloon artists and a trackless train will keep the whole family entertained. Starting at 7:30 p.m. Phat Cat Swinger, a high energy swing band, will lead attendees into the New Year. At 9 p.m., the sky will light up for an East Coast countdown with a ten minute fireworks spectacular from Rainbow Harbor’s lighthouse peninsula. Don’t miss the final hour of live music as families welcome the New Year together.”
The Spazmatics Headline Pine Avenue Celebration | “Kicking off at 6 p.m., this year’s Pine Avenue event will encompass two-square city blocks for a massive outdoor celebration featuring three stages of live entertainment. The main stage will feature local Long Beach Funk Band OO Soul, and the Spazmatics, the Ultimate New Wave ‘80s Show. The AMP Radio Stage will feature acclaimed DJ- Bizzy and AMP Radio DJ McCabe, with another bonus stage showcasing TNT, a rocking AC/DC Cover Band. There is something for everyone! With seven outdoor bar areas, you won’t miss a beat!” TICKET INFORMATION
2. NEW YEAR’S EVE FAMILY SLEEPOVER | Grab your sleeping bags for a New Year’s Eve experience aquatic style! Held at the Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach California, families can join in the New Year celebration under the sea as you dine over pizza and enjoy this year’s theme of ‘deep sea animal adaptations’! Also enjoy other planned activities like glow-in-the dark scavenger hunts, touch a shark, painting, feeding engaging fish, and view the gran firework show from the Café Scuba Terrace. With breakfast included and a last tour of seals and sea lions, this selection is jam packed with amazement! 5PM-7AM TICKET INFORMATION
3. NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS CRUISE | Starting at 9:30pm, enjoy a beautiful night sail along the Long Beach Harbor aboard Harbor Breeze Cruises and grab your front row seats to an amazing firework display. But first, celebrate the goodbye of 2012 and hello to 2013 with an OPEN BAR, appetizers, & dancing! TICKET INFORMATION
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