You’re in the mood for a day of exploring. You want to be where the energy is high, and you can’t wait to see what’s around every corner. If that sounds like your ideal Saturday morning, then Downtown Long Beach has plenty of awesome things to do! Read on for our list of awesome things that will make your day downtown unforgettable.
Go on a Shopping Spree
Long Beach is home to some of the best shopping in Southern California. Whether you love vintage, thrift shops, or high-end luxuries and upscale boutiques, downtown has everything you’re looking for and more! There’s no shortage of awesome spots where you can find that perfect dress; from The Attic Thrift Store to the beloved Sycamore Vintage. Whether you’re looking for a casual outfit or something more formal, downtown has options that will make your wallet and wardrobe happy.
Are You Hungry?
Hungry for lunch yet? There’s no shortage of delectable restaurants in Long Beach! Downtown is home to some amazing eateries; from The Pie Bar —if you haven’t had their pie, we don’t know what you’re waiting for—to Little Beasts where they serve up specialty burgers and sandwiches. If pizza sounds like it would hit the spot right about now (and let’s be real, who doesn’t love pizza?), then head over to Dewey Pizza Co . Their pies are delicious and come with unique topping combinations that you won’t find anywhere else. After lunch take a stroll down Pine Avenue and pop into one of the many boutiques or enjoy some window shopping .
Ready for Dinner?
Dinner time! Downtown Long Beach has plenty of options to choose from, whether you’re in the mood for Mexican food , Italian cuisine , sushi —which is perfect if it’s your cheat day—or American comfort foods like burgers, sandwiches and seafood. If pizza sounds good again (we told you there was no shortage!), then head over to Pizza Port Brewing Co. where they serve up delicious pies with unique toppings as well as their famous craft beer!
Catch a Movie
Catch a movie! Downtown Long Beach has many awesome theaters where you can see the latest blockbusters or indie flicks. Their screens show some of the best new releases as well as classics, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy at their theater.
Take a Walk on the Beach
There are so many ways to enjoy the beach, but there’s nothing quite like taking a walk along its shore. Downtown Long Beach has some of the best beaches in California with plenty of space for you and your dog—or just yourself if Fido doesn’t want to join! Make a day out of it by packing a lunch or picking up something from one of Downtown’s delicious restaurants, then head over to Shoreline Village Park. Here you can explore all that downtown has to offer while catching amazing views of Catalina Island.