Summer vibes are in full swing in Long Beach, NY, aka, the City by the Sea and New York’s Backyard. The city does deserve that reputation. Here is where you come to unwind and leave the stress of the daily grind behind. When summer is here, you need to allot more than just a weekend to fully enjoy everything Long Beach has to offer.
Mark your calendar for the best events of Summer 2018!
Starting June 23rd, Long Beach will become an outdoor cinema twice a month. Locals eagerly await this beloved summer tradition, and who can blame them? Imagine scouting for the perfect spot, sitting back on your blanket or beach chair to watch the classic Jaws. Check the Facebook page for the full movie schedule.
Another annual tradition, the Summer Concert Series will kick off on July 5 and end on August 30th. The concerts will take place on different beaches, Monday through Thursday and are completely free! The lineup includes various genres and talented artists that are bound to become your favorites.
The LBIFF is back from August 1 to 4 with a selection of independent films that gets better every year. You’ll see documentaries, short films, feature films and much more. And that’s not all! Taste on the Beach, part of the LBIFF, is a food festival that brings together chefs, wineries and craft beers on closing night for three hours of delicacies and live music.
You’ve worked had for your summer body, but there’s no reason for you to stop now! Here are the races and fitness events you can add to your training this season. Luckily, most of these events take place just a couple of blocks or in front of The Allegria.
June 16 at 8am. Swim (pool), bike and run. Open to kids ages 4-13. Distances vary according to age group.
The Fabulous 4th of July 4K and 1K Children’s Fun Run
July 4. 1K at 8am and 4K at 8:30am
Waterfront Warriors 5K
July 15 at 8am. Open to all.
The Long Beach Biathlon
July 22 at 8:30am for children and teens, 9am for adults. Run and swim (ocean). Open to children and teens ages 7-15, and adults 16 and up.
C.U.R.B. Annual Bike Tour
August 11 at 8:30am. Recreational 11-mile bike tour around Long Beach.
The Long Beach Lifeguard Memorial Swim
August 19 at 9am. Open to all.
Have you started planning your summer holiday yet? Consult the Allegria Hotel’s special offers and book your stay!