Summer in the South Bay

Summertime, and the living is easy!

There are so many concerts, festivals, theater opportunities, and sporting events to enjoy in the South Bay, it’s hard to fit them all in! Here is a list of a few of our favorites:


AAU California Coed Open with Southern Pacific Volleyball – August 30th, Dockweiler State Beach


Endless Summer Beach Tennis Tournament Aug 22 – 23, Hermosa Beach

Smackfest Volleyball Tourney – September 12th, Hermosa Beach

Indian Summer Beach Tennis Tournament September 19 – 20, Hermosa Beach

Halloween Beach Tennis Tournament October 24th – 25th, Hermosa Beach

California Beach Volleyball Association Tournaments – throughout the summer in Hermosa and Manhattan Beach


Hermosa Beach Triathlon – October 18th


Redondo Beach Summer Music Festival at the Pier Thursdays and Saturdays through August 30th.

Hermosa Beach Sunset Concerts South of the pier on Sundays in August starting at 5pm.

Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Concerts Sundays through August starting at 5pm.

Marina Del Rey Summer Concert Series From Classical to Jazz, to R&B!


Shakespeare by the Sea Firday & Saturday, August 14th and 15th at 7pm in Polliwog Park

A Faery Hunt interactive children’s theater Sunday, September 20th, Sunset Theatre Company, 1603 Aviation Blvd. #6, Redondo Beach

Free Outdoor Movie Nights Marina Del Rey July and August

Manhattan Movie Night! – August 29th starting at 5:30 at the Marriott Golf Course. Get your tickets now!


Dining for a Cause

Richstone Family Center’s Endless Summer Beach Party August 29th, 6:30 pm at King Harbor on the beach in Redondo Beach

Taste of the Pier – Redondo Beach Pier October 11th from noon – 4pm

Just Plain Food

Marina Del Rey Food Trucks

Redondo Beach – Dinner at the Arts and Lunch at the Arts Food Trucks

Trying to find a food truck on the go? Try Food Truck Maps


Friends of Redondo Beach Arts Exhibition – July 31 – August 2, and August 7 – 9, AES Power Plant, 1100 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach

Sea Side Art Walk August 12th, Redondo Beach

Fiesta Hermosa September 5th – 7th, Hermosa Beach at the Pier

Chalk Festival on the Redondo Beach Pier Saturday, September 6th – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Palos Verdes Concours D’ Elegance Sunday, September 20, 2015 – 10AM – 4PM – “a world-class show of classic, vintage historical, and special-interest automobiles.” The proceeds from the tickets “provides funds for charitable and community purposes.” All good!

12th Annual Rods, Rides and Relics Classic Car Show on The Pier September 27th 10am – 3pm, Redondo Pier

Other things to do

Shop in Manhattan Beach! or Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo,

See when the next Library book sale is El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, or Redondo Beach.

View the City of Redondo Beach list of events for 2015

Additional Hermosa Beach Activities are listed here, or go to the City of Hermosa Beach Web Site!

Farmers Markets

Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates Farmer’s Market Every Sunday

Manhattan Beach Every Tuesday

City of Torrance Farmer’s Market – Every Tuesday and Saturday

Redondo Beach Every Thursday

El Segundo Farmer’s Market Every Thursday

Hermosa Beach Farmer’s Market Every Friday