Upcoming Port-hosted events on the LA Waterfront

The following free events are hosted (and in some cases, sponsored) by the Port of Los Angeles. For all other events on the LA Waterfront, visit lawaterfront.org. For more information, please call Community Relations at (310) 732-3508. Event fliers with additional information are added as it gets closer to the event date.



Lunar New Year Festival

Saturday, February 2 
3-7 p.m.
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Join the Port of Los Angeles in celebrating the fifth annual Lunar New Year Festival, this year, at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on the LA Waterfront. 2019 is the year of the pig! This free cultural festival offers free parking, free admission, and free entertainment, including face painting, crafts, a petting zoo and fireworks finale! A rain or shine community event.

Event Flier

STEM Funshop on the LA Waterfront

Saturday, March 9
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Banning's Landing Community Center

The STEM Funshop is an educational event for students of all ages designed to stimulate the brain with activities centered around Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

World Trade Week Free Public Boat Tours

Saturday, May 18 
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Departing from Banning's Landing Community Center and Downtown Harbor

In celebration of World Trade Week, take a FREE 60-minute narrated boat tour of Los Angeles Harbor, courtesy of the Port of Los Angeles! Tours depart every 30 minutes from two locations in San Pedro and Wilmington. Tour routes are slightly different, so if you joined us in San Pedro last year, why not try Wilmington this year? No need to RSVP - tours are first come, first served. Don’t forget your camera!

World Trade Week Boat Tours

11th Annual Cars & Stripes Forever!®

Friday, June 28
5-10 p.m.
Harbor Boulevard and the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro

Hosted by the Port of Los Angeles, Cars & Stripes Forever!® is a free community celebration to kick off Independence Day weekend, featuring a classic car show (with more than 100 cars built before 1975), an exotic car display, motorcycles, live bands, food trucks, a beer garden, and grand fireworks finale at 9:15 p.m.

Cars & Stripes Forever