100 Days of Summer Starts Friday with Concert in the Park by DSB
2011-05-26 · By Editor
100 Days of Summer kicks off on Friday, May 27, with a performance by DSB (Don’t Stop Believin’), the pre-eminent Journey Tribute Band, at Marina Vista Park, at Colorado Street and Santiago Avenue. The fun will begin at 5:00 pm with bouncers, face painting, and family games leading up to the DSB performance at 6:30 pm. DSB delivers the nostalgic concert experience that will keep you believin’ by capturing the lush and signature sound of renowned vocalist Steve Perry and Journey in their prime.
Admission is free. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and picnic dinners and relax on the lawn for a great evening of family fun.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach offers hundreds of free or low-cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the City. 100 Days of Summer is a partnership between the City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring residents unprecedented access to all that the city has to offer this summer.
“From concerts in the park to movies on the beach, there are many great events and activities happening right here in Long Beach for free,” said Mayor Bob Foster. “There’s no reason to leave town to find fun this summer as there is something for everyone to enjoy.”
The 100 Days of Summer campaign encourages residents to “stay and play” in Long Beach. The website www.100daysofsummer.org is a one-stop information source for detailed suggestions of great summer activities happening every day from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Long Beach.
The website is full of program listings for free concerts and movies, Long Beach Sea Festival events, the El Dorado Nature Center, Rancho Los Cerritos and Rancho Los Alamitos historic sites, and ideas for spontaneous fun like biking, golf, tennis, kayaking swimming, and free drop-in youth and teen programs. The online calendar lets people browse hundreds of events, and more than 500 classes in the arts, sports, music and more!