Downtown Long Beach will host a massive celebration this New Year’s Eve with two incredible events beginning at 5 p.m..
Produced and sponsored by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), New Year’s Eve in Downtown
will begin with a family-friendly event in the Waterfront Amphitheatre at Rainbow Harbor followed by a high-energy street party on Pine Avenue.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!
Seven outdoor bar areas will serve up a variety of spirits, allowing guests to enjoy food and beverages throughout the venue without missing a minute of live music. As midnight strikes a festive countdown celebration will bring in 2013 in style!
The Pine Avenue Celebration is located at intersection of Pine Avenue & Broadway Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Prices are $15 in advance, or will be available at the event for $20 each.
Purchases made after December 27th can be picked up at the Ticket Booth tent on Pine Avenue at 1st Street on New Years's Eve, December 31 beginning at 2pm. To avoid long lines, it is advisable to pick up your tickets prior to 7pm.
On New Year's Eve, December 31, discounted tickets can be purchased from 2pm-6pm at the event Ticket Booth located at Pine Avenue and 1st Street. For any questions please contact the DLBA at 562-436-4259
. There are no refunds.Dine Out for New Year's Eve
Several restaurants are offering dining packages from 6pm-9pm and include tickets to the event. For more information click here.Free Transportation
The DLBA has partnered with Long Beach Transit to sponsor free transportation from 5pm to 2:30am on New Year's Eve. Thank You to Our Sponsors
The DLBA would like to thank the event sponsors: Gladstone's Long Beach, The Pike at Rainbow Harbor, the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau and Long Beach Transit. View Poster