Bring the Pets and Enjoy the Sales at 4th Street Retro Ramble and Pet Stroll

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Long Beach’s World-Famous Retro Row is giving one of its signature events a pet-friendly twist this month. On Saturday September 27, the street’s semi-annual Retro Ramble will become a “Sidewalk Sale with Wagging Tails,” welcoming animal friends of all kinds with special pet-themed vendors, services and events, including:

Pet-perfect Goodies and Gifts for sale;

Low-cost Pet Clinic by the Society for California Veterinary Vaccine Care (SCVVC), offering vaccinations and micro-chipping;

  • Mobile Pet Grooming so pets look their best;
  • Pet Photos & Best Dressed Pet Contest;
  • Free Ice Cream from Long Beach’s own Ice Cream Ian;
  • Retro Bottled Soda Pop for sale from the Tiki Monster Side Show Soda truck;
  • Event T-shirts made-to-order for $7 from Red Eye Media.

With its 50+ locally owned vintage and trend-setting shops, coffeehouses, wine bars, and artisan-inspired restaurants, Retro Row is where the vibrancy and creative spirit of Long Beach lives. The Retro Ramble offers bargains on unique items ranging from furnishings and housewares to accessories and fashion — from vintage to hip contemporary – as well as surf and skate gear, gifts, one-of-a kind tchotchkes, art framing, books, vinyl, CDs and more.

Make a day of it with your favorite four- and two-legged pals. Grab lunch or dinner at any of the pet-friendly eateries along the street, which offers organic Vietnamese, authentic Mexican and Greek, upscale Peruvian, artisan pasta and pub fare as well as handcrafted gourmet coffee and sandwiches and boutique wine & gourmet snacks.

And there’s more to do on the street even after the Retro Ramble festivities wind down. From 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Artistic Edge Art & Framing hosts an opening reception for its latest exhibition: Recent Works by Katie Stubblefield.

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About 4th Street: Dubbed Retro Row, 4th Street is where the vibrancy and creative spirit of Long Beach, CA lives! Stretching between Temple and Hermosa Avenues, the district is home to an exciting group of 50+ independent merchants. Kitschy and hip and always hospitable, 4th Street features vintage & contemporary clothing, furniture & accessories, art, antiques & collectibles, books, roller skates & skate boards as well as a locally owned restaurants, coffee shops and wine bars. We also boast salon and health & fitness services. Adding to the retro vibe of the street is the restored 1920’s Art Theatre, which hosts a mix of first-run and art films, live concerts & comedy and other unique events. 4th Street is one of the few designated bike-friendly business districts in the city and has been featured in the pages of the New York Times as well as New York, Sunset and Los Angeles magazines.

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