Long Beach Queen Mary
The Queen Mary welcomes back the celebration of true Scottish heritage with the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV February 18-19. The festival will kick off with the Burns Supper on February 17 followed by a full weekend of rich Scottish culture highlighted through authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine all in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.
The Queen Mary’s WET Carnival is Southern California’s newest festival experience bringing live performances from today’s top artists including B.o.B, Lil Jon, Tyga, Kent Jones and more to the Long Beach shore on Saturday, September 3.
The Iron Master
The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor has a new cantankerous resident spirit, Iron Master. His torrid legend is brought to life through Intrepid. The new maze transports guests aboard a steamin’ locomotive, back to the birthplace of the Golden Era of Travel –Scotland’s storied shipyard of Clydebank.
The public is invited to attend a Queen Mary Land Development Task Force workshop and provide input on future development of the area surrounding the Queen Mary. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, July 9, 2016, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the First Congregational Church of Long Beach, 241 Cedar Avenue.
“Give a Soldier a Night Off” is the theme for the annual Army Birthday Ball on the Queen Mary. An opportunity for local Soldiers to relax, have fun at a formal military gala to celebrate the U.S.Army’s 241st Birthday going back to 14 June 1775.
Leave your passport at home; this New Year’s Eve around-the-world-party only requires a ticket to the Queen Mary. Regally berthed in Long Beach harbor since 1967 she will again host an epic night of entertainment festivities and culinary adventures inspired by international destinations; five hours of dining, dancing and toasting aboard three acres of floating maritime history, as New Orleans, Moscow, Beijing, Tokyo and Hollywood celebrate 2016 as only the Queen Mary can.
This week, the Long Beach City Council approved an Amended and Restated Queen Mary Master Lease and subsequent assignment to a new Master Lessee, Urban Commons, LLC, for the City-owned Queen Mary and adjacent shore side property.
The World War II War Brides Association will be holding its annual reunion aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA, November 3-7, 2015.
The Queen Mary will once again be overtaken by a deep freeze for the fourth annual CHILL, opening on November 20, 2015. Experience the frozen magic that will bring holiday wonderment and artic temperatures to Southern California.
Mayor Robert Garcia has announced his 12 appointments to the Queen Mary Land Development Task Force, which was proposed by him and Vice Mayor Lowenthal and approved by the City Council in June. The 12-member body will make recommendations for the development of the 43.8 acres of property around the historic ship, which includes Queen Mary Events Park, Sea Walk Village, several parking lots, and vacant land.