Beach it up with your pooch!Wednesday July 12, 2017
Everyone loves the beach — especially dogs! Luckily, Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach is only a short drive from Riverdale. This 4-acre site is located along Ocean Blvd between Granada Avenue and Roycroft Avenue. The Dog Zone is in effect from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. Be sure to bring your own bags from home to keep this area clean. Keep in mind that some dogs need sunscreen according to dog trainer/behaviorist extraordinaire Cesar Millan.
Long Beach Vegan Festival: JULY 8Wednesday July 5, 2017
The vegan festival is back for it exciting 2nd year! Enjoy fresh ocean breezes and incredible vegan cuisine. There will be music to entertain you as well as food and product vendors and kids area. What a fun way to enjoy Long Beach and learn about delicious vegan food. There will also be a vegan chili cookoff too! This festival is family-friendly for all ages. It will take place on July 8 from 11am-7pm at popular Rainbow Lagoon Park located at 400 Shoreline Village Drive in Long Beach. If you can’t make it to the festival, check out these yummy vegan recipes.
Red, white, and blue! Fireworks Shows in Long BeachTuesday June 27, 2017
Two iconic Long Beach venues will have breathtaking fireworks events to enjoy for July 4th. At the Queen Mary’s All-American 4th of July, they will be having family-friendly activities, family games, arts & crafts as well as historic tours of the ship. Plus, the hit 80’s artist The Pointer Sisters will be performing. The signature fireworks spectacular accompanied patriotic music and fresh ocean breezes will be beyond compare. The Aquarium of the Pacific is having its own Fourth of July celebration. This special late night access to the aquarium is pretty darn cool. Not only will you get to enjoy a fireworks show at the July Fourth Late Night BBQ at Aquarium of the Pacific but you’ll also get a plate of bbq too. On behalf of everyone at Riverdale, have a safe and Happy Fourth of July!
Long Beach Bayou Festival: June 24Wednesday June 21, 2017
Enjoy the sounds and taste of New Orleans right here in Long Beach! The Long Beach Bayou Festival is now in its 31st year. Discover Bayou and Cajun cuisine as well as a variety of music including blues, zydeco, and cajun. There will be a Mardi Gras parade, kid’s corner, crawfish eating contest, and much more. The festival will take place at Rainbow Lagoon Park located at East Shoreline Drive. Long Beach has always been a city that honors music. In fact, KKJZ 88.1 FM, America’s Jazz and Blues Station, is located on the campus of Cal State Long Beach.
Moonlight Movies at the BeachWednesday June 14, 2017
From June 15-August 22, enjoy free movies and fresh ocean breezes at the movies on the beach event at Alfredo’s Beach Club in Long Beach. They are shown at three different locations: Alamitos Beach, Cherry Beach, and Granada Beach. Upcoming selections include Star Wars Rogue One, The Secret Life of Pets, Means Girls, The Princess Bride, Napoleon Dynamite, The Sandlot, Little Mermaid and more! Bring your beach chairs and enjoy the show! When you live in a new home for sale in Long Beach at Riverdale, you’ll always be having fun like this.
Riverdale Construction updateFriday May 26, 2017
So much construction progress is happening at Riverdale in Long Beach that we thought we’d share the excitement with you. This gated community of 131 detached homes for sale offers spacious floor plans, modern appliances, and upscale finishes. Start the pre-qualification process now! Be sure to stay tuned for more construction updates soon!
Movie theatres in Long Beach near RiverdaleMonday May 15, 2017
Summer is coming and that means awesome new movies! When you live at Riverdale, you’ll enjoy great theaters to do just that. Cinemark at The Pike is ideal for movies, dining, and shopping. AMC Marina Pacifica on Pacific Coast Highway has super comfy recliner seating. Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26 & IMAX has plush seating and all your concession favorites. For the artsy types out there, enjoy the Art Theatre which features independent films, cult classics, and more.
2nd Saturday Art Walk Street FairTuesday May 9, 2017
Life in Long Beach is always inspiring! Art is everywhere in this coastal city. Check out the 2nd Saturday Art Walk Street Fair on May 13 from 4-10pm. This art walk includes fire dancers in the mix. It’s always fun to take a stroll and support local talent and businesses. To get your art fix every day, check out Long Beach Museum of Art and Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach.
Taste of Downtown Long Beach: MAY 3-4Tuesday May 2, 2017
Experience culinary excellence on Pine Ave. between 1st and 3rd streets for the annual Taste of Downtown Long Beach. It takes place each night from 6 to 10 p.m. Participating restaurants include:
Beer Belly, Gladstones, Pier 76 Fish Grill, L’Opera Ristorante, Café Sevilla, Pump’d Nutrition, Auld Dubliner, Jersey Mikes, Famous Dave’s BBQ, MADE by Millworks, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Michael’s Pizzeria, Romeo’s Chocolates, Cielo at The Sky Room, Bo-Beau Kitchen + Rooftap, PF Changs, Johnny Rockets, Gaucho Grill, Agaves Kitchen | Tequila, Alegria Cocina Latina, King’s Fish House, Shannon’s on Pine, and George’s Greek Cafe, & Buono’s Pizzeria.
The next Taste of Downtown is August 23 & 24, 2017.
Aquarium of The Pacific Night EventsSaturday April 15, 2017
Did you know that the beautiful and stunning Aquarium of The Pacific has amazing night events?! It sure does. Now through December, enjoy Shark Lagoon Nights until 9pm. Check out these incredible creatures for FREE! You can touch bamboo sharks and see large sharks such as sand tigers as well as rays in the Aquarium’s Shark Lagoon. Coffee, hot cocoa, beer, wine, desserts, and snacks are available for purchase. The Aquarium also features great live music and works of art at special night events too. This is also a wonderful place to celebrate birthdays and holidays as well. When you live at Riverdale in Long Beach, you’ll have easy access to the best of this thriving beach metropolis.