The event was held at the Terrace Theater Plaza and featured thousands of twinkling lights, a fireworks display, a visit by Mr. & Mrs. S. Claus, musical performances, and food trucks from 5 to 8 p.m.
People showing up for the party will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for entry of anyone over 2 years of age.
“Long Beach is showing ’em how to do it, huh?”
The custom-made ribbon will stretch along the roof of the complex and will come to life when its lights are turned on during the Dec. 4 tree-lighting ceremony from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Terrace Theater Plaza, 300 E. Ocean Blvd.
A 50-foot Christmas tree lit up in front of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center to kick off the holiday season Tuesday night.
Hundreds of Long Beach residents packed the outside entry to the Terrace Theatre Tuesday night for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony led by Mayor Robert Garcia in partnership with the Long Beach Convention Center and Visitors Bureau.
More than 100 people gathered around Long Beach Performing Arts Center’s Terrace Plaza Monday evening for the city’s inaugural Christmas tree lighting ceremony featuring 35,000 LED lights on a 40-foot tree.