Labor Day is here and is our holiday! We all have worked hard throughout the year and deserve a holiday for us to enjoy our lives and family. Use your Labor Day Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the LA, Long Beach, San Pedro areas this weekend. Some of the activities happening in SoCal this weekend include: the San Pedro Labor Fest, a fiesta in Hermosa Beach, and Pulp Fiction in the open air.
WHEN: August 30 @ 7:30PM
WHERE: 434 W. 6th Street
San Pedro, 90731
WHAT: A celebration of Labor through film, art, and music in venues throughout downtown San Pedro. The festival features works of art in and about the Labor Movement. All events are open to the public. Suggested donation is $10 at screenings and performances. Presented by ILWU Local 13, Local 63, Local 94 & the Harry Bridges Institute.
WHEN: August 31, Doors: 5:30pm, Music: 7pm, Movie: 8:30pm
WHERE: Los Angeles State Historic Park (Downtown)
1245 N. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
WHAT: Come out for the outdoor extravaganza of live music (Torches), a HUGE selection of food trucks to tempt any palate and a classic movie, Pulp Fiction. Quentin Tarantino intertwines stories of varied characters in this Academy Award-winning, incredibly funny, fast-paced action drama.
COST: $10 Advance General Admission / $12 General Admission At the Door (cash or credit)
WHEN: August 31, 9am -9 5pm
WHERE: USS IOWA
250 South Harbor Blvd
San Pedro, CA 90731
WHAT: Join Battleship IOWA and Go Country 105FM for a Labor Day Tribute to the American Worker. Fun and attractions include: Free game booths, live entertainment, Go Country Street Team, huge selection of incredible food and community service booths.
COST: $10 (Ticket information)
WHEN: August 31 – September 2 @ 10AM – 6 PM (All Weekend Long)
WHERE: Downtown Hermosa Beach
Pier Plaza and Beach Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA
WHAT: The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is hosting the 41st Annual “Fiesta Hermosa” in Downtown Hermosa Beach and will feature approximately 300 artists and crafters. Artisans featured include painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handi-crafters from all over. With the ocean as a backdrop, Hermosa Beach is an ideal place for a summer festival with temperatures of 80 degrees and balmy sea breezes.
WHEN: Aug 30 – Sept 1 (All Weekend Long)
WHERE: Seaport Marina Hotel
6900 E. Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90803
WHAT: This Labor Day weekend is jam packed with great live music in Long Beach. Over 30 bands, a pool party, DJ’s, and a Big Red Bus ride! This is a 16 & Over event (except for the Pool Party which is All Ages) which does not happen that often in Long Beach so it’s a great event for the local high school crowd to enjoy.
COST: $10 – $60 (Ticket information)
Comment below and let us know if these are the kinds of events that you like doing. Also, feel free to make suggestions for other weekend events that are coming down the pipe. Most importantly, have a great weekend and enjoy your time away from work!