Board Applications

Become a DLBA Board Member! We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2020-2021 fiscal year.


Discover DLBA’s 2019 achievements with highlights from Special Events, Public Realm, Economic Development, and more!


Taking place the third Thursday of every month, this free, family and pet-friendly event highlights downtown neighborhoods with live music, art activations and entertainment.


Navigate our unique Downtown neighborhoods and explore distinct attractions.

1.38 Un-Square Miles

Nothing about DTLB is typical. New here? Come see what we mean.

The Voice of Downtown

See all the ways we’re helping Downtown Long Beach thrive.

The DTLB Experience

Explore our interactive map to find exactly what you’re looking for.

What’s Going Down

Check out the performances, festivals and foodie delights happening in DTLB.

Doing Business in DTLB

Be a part of a Southern California success story, starting right from here.

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Downtown Feels Different.

At the heart of an innovative, diverse city lies 1.38 Un-square Miles of unmistakable energy. Our cross streets are cross-sections of what makes Long Beach unique – people living, working, playing and discovering this great place together. To feel it for yourself, come on down.

Visit DTLB

When you visit Downtown Long Beach, you’ll find a place that’s open. Open for business and for world-class meals and entertainment, absolutely. But also open to new ideas, outside perspectives and, of course, you. Come see why this slice of California heaven is made to be explored.
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Invest In DTLB

We don’t have to sell you on location. Business does more than move through Long Beach; it stays here and plays a vital role in defining the region’s present and future growth. Now is the time to be a part of a scene that’s much more than just a spectacular view.
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About DLBA

DLBA has a passion for Long Beach. We believe there’s no better city in which to live, work, or raise a family, and Downtown is at the core of Long Beach’s resurgence. We work tirelessly on behalf of our tenants, businesses and property owners to promote our shared passion for this city and bring it to even greater heights.
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Downtown’s Unfiltered photography contest launched for its second year, providing an opportunity for novice and professional photographers to engage with the downtown area.

Upcoming Events

Mon 30

Monday Night Market

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr 01

1 Million Cups Long Beach

April 1 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Apr 03

DTLB Farmers Market

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Apr 05

Queer Soup Night Fundraiser

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Getting Around

California’s sixth-largest city is one of its most accessible. Downtown is designed with all modes of transportation in mind – we’re a walker’s paradise just as much as we’re a public transportation leader.
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Streets That Mean More

Public Realm promotes a safe, vibrant and beautiful Downtown by developing and supporting programs and policies that foster a transit-, pedestrian-, and bicycle-friendly environment.
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