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From a historic battleship museum and craft brewery to outdoor concerts, festivals and movies, the LA Waterfront offers a variety of year-round events to entertain people of all ages. New events are frequently added to the calendar below, so check back often to see what's happening on the LA Waterfront.

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Wednesday, October 17

3rd Wednesday Wild Bird Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at White Point Nature Preserve

8:30 a.m. Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds that make the White Point Nature Preserve home. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners. White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Saturday, October 20

3rd Saturday Family Nature Walk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve

9 a.m. This Naturalist led nature walk includes a visit through the Tongva Native Plant Demonstration Garden, where you will learn how early inhabitants of the peninsula used these plants in a variety of purposes for thousands of years. Then walk the trails through beautifully restored coastal sage scrub habitat. Stop at a former gun emplacement to learn about the military history of the area. The walk concludes with a visit to the Nature Education Center with multi-media activities for all ages. This is a moderate walk. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90731. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-561-0917.

Saturday, October 20

Outdoor Volunteer Day with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at White Point Nature Preserve

9 a.m.–noon Help beautify the native plant demonstration garden and surrounding habitat. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Saturday, October 20

LAS CHIKAS Annual Celia Cruz Birthday Salsa Show at the Warner Grand Annex

8 p.m. Annual Celia Cruz Birthday show! Performing at the Warner Grand Annex, San Pedro, the all-women Las Chikas band returns with covers of classic Cruz songs and their own high-energy salsa.
Buy Tickets Here: www.grandvision.org

Saturday, October 27

Happy Harbor Halloween

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Two Locations: Downtown Harbor and Wilmington Waterfront Park
Celebrate Halloween on the LA Waterfront with the Port of Los Angeles! First, kick off the day with a Halloween-themed pet "bark or treat" from 10-11 a.m. (Halloween costumes are admired but not required.) Then from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., enjoy Happy Harbor Halloween, a free, family-friendly event that features a costume parade, music, reptiles, arts and crafts, face painting, games, and fun for kids of all ages!

Saturday, October 27

Outdoor Volunteer Day by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the Native Plant Nursery

9 a.m.–noonNurture seedlings and grow shrubs for habitat restoration projects all around the Peninsula. Reservations required by Wednesday, October 3rd and Wednesday, October 24th. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Saturday, October 27

4th Saturday Education Workshop by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Yoga by the Sea at White Point Nature Preserve

11 a.m. Join wellness coach Joy Vinson-Roy for a morning of yoga in the Tongva native plants garden. Dress for the weather. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90731. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-561-0917 or sign up at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Saturday, October 27

13th Annual Sea Scare with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

7-10 p.m. The best family Halloween party is back and only at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium! Experience the Aquarium as it is transformed into an underwater world of chills, thrills, and of course, gills. Come in costume and join the masquerade of ghosts and goblins. Don't forget to enter the annual Sea Scare Costume Contest for a chance to win spook-tacular prizes! Members of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium get a special free early entry into the event at 6pm for our "Members Only Hour." Not a member yet? Join today! Get your tickets early, event will sell out! Pre-Sale admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Day of event admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information please visit our website at www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org or contact Programs Director Alie LeBeau at (310) 548-7562 x 225

Saturday, October 27

THE SPRINGSTEEN EXPERIENCE at the Warner Grand Annex

8 p.m. A wild ride through The Boss' brilliant musical catalog with Josh Schreiber’s acclaimed tribute experience at the Warner Grand Annex, San Pedro. 
Buy Tickets Here: www.grandvision.org

Sunday, October 28

San Pedro's 7th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival

3 p.m.-9 p.m. Los Angelenos will unite to celebrate Hispanic culture as The San Pedro Property Owners’ Alliance, a nonprofit organization, presents The 7th Annual San Pedro Dia de los Muertos Festival. With over 10,000 locals expected to attend, Los Angeles and Orange County visitors will experience a vibrant and historic downtown filled with a festive live entertainment lineup including energetic and globally-inspired performances by two-time grammy award winning performers, Mariachi Divas, and celebrated local headliners and Kotolan, and Salt Petal. This event will take place at 398 West 6th Street, San Pedro.
 

Saturday, November 3

MIRAGE Tribute to Fleetwood Mac at the Warner Grand Annex

8 p.m. A journey through the greatest hits of the legendary superstar band at the Warner Grand Annex, San Pedro. 

Buy Tickets Here:www.grandvision.org

Thursday, November 15

MARIA MULDAUR at THE GRAND ANNEX

7:30 PM
Best known for her 1974 Grammy-nominated mega-hit Midnight at the Oasis, Muldaur has earned worldwide recognition as a powerhouse American roots and blues vocalist, garnering multiple Grammy nominations and playing with the best – including Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Snow, Odetta, Bill Wyman and more.

Saturday, November 17

LAURENCE JUBER at the Warner Grand Annex

8 p.m. Two-time Grammy winning guitarist and former bandmate with Paul McCartney's Wings, Juber fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, for shimmering multi-faceted instrumental performance live at the Warner Grand Annex, San Pedro. 

Buy Tickets Here: www.grandvision.org

Friday, November 30

REVEREND TALL TREE BLUES OPERA A Blues Opera at the Warner Grand Annex

8 p.m. This contemporary "blues opera" by Chris Pierce & Mark Malone follows the journey of a fictional street preacher, many years ago in the American Deep South. A story of love, sorrow, earthy humor, and finally, redemption, we accompany Reverend Tall Tree as he plies his trade as a street preacher in the dusty small towns of the lower Mississippi valley. Performing live at the Warner Grand Annex, San Pedro.

Buy Tickets Here: www.grandvision.org

Saturday, December 1

56th Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade

6 p.m.-9 p.m. The Los Angeles Harbor communities of San Pedro and Wilmington will celebrate the free and festive 56th Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade on Saturday, December 1, at 6 p.m., along the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles.

Sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade starts in the East Basin near Banning’s Landing Community Center in Wilmington and takes approximately 90 minutes to cover the entire parade route through the Los Angeles Main Channel. Officials and community leaders will take part in the parade as judges or passengers on approximately 60 participating vessels of all shapes and sizes, from tugboats to tall ships.

Saturday, December 1

Port of Los Angeles Wilmington Winter Wonderland

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Each year, it snows in Wilmington for one day! Join the Port of Los Angeles at Wilmington Waterfront Park to play in the snow - even if it's warm and sunny outside! Enjoy free snow, face painting, games, and holiday crafts. A free event brought to you by the Port of Los Angeles. (Please note: in the event of rain, this event will be canceled.)

Sunday, December 2

DEJA VU at THE GRAND ANNEX

7:30 p.m. Enjoy a holiday tribute to Crosby Stills Nash & Young with their magical songs and harmonies.

First Thursday of the Month

1st Thursday ArtWalk in Downtown San Pedro

5-9 p.m. 6th and Mesa Streets, Downtown San Pedro. This monthly event draws crowds to historic downtown San Pedro's eclectic art galleries, shops and eateries. Live music abounds and gourmet food trucks augment the great selection of restaurants around the LA Waterfront. Some restaurants offer 1st Thursday Night Specials. Whether you indulge in the nosh or just want to walk around, it's a great place to people-watch and experience the growing art scene in San Pedro. For more information, visit www.1stthursday.com

First and Third Thursdays of the Month

First & Third Thursday Concert Series

6-9 p.m. Enjoy FREE live entertainment and a variety of food trucks in Downtown San Pedro every first and third Thursdays of the month at the corner of 6th and Mesa Streets.

First Saturday of the Month

Monthly Beach Cleanup with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

8-10 a.m. Join CMA Educators in helping to keep our Coastal Park eco-friendly and clean! Come find out what marine debris is doing to our ocean and help us to collect and categorize what we find on Cabrillo Beach. Groups wishing to participate are asked to call during business hours Monday through Friday at 310-548-7562. Meet at the steps in front of the John M. Olguin Auditorium. Free and open to all ages.

Every Thursday

Wilmington 'Heart of the Harbor' Local Harvest Farmers Market

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Located on L Street between Avalon Blvd & Marine Ave in Wilmington. This hometown style Farmers Market has a variety of farm fresh certified California-grown fruits, vegetables, assorted plants and flowers. Along with fresh cooked fare vendors, this market has a wide variety of gourmet specialty foods. Arts, crafts and jewelry from local area artists can also be found and purchased here. Musicians from the surrounding communities will entertain you while you shop, eat, or just leisurely stroll through. For more information visit localharvestfarmersmarkets.com.

Every Friday

Downtown San Pedro Local Harvest Farmers Market

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Located on 6th Street between Pacific Avenue and Mesa Street in San Pedro. Every Friday at the Historic Downtown San Pedro Local Harvest Farmers Market is unique at this event with local musicians. Shop for Certified California-grown, farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers. Enjoy fresh, hot fare from one of many vendors, with gourmet specialty foods and treats, and unique arts & crafts vendors.