Popular Local Event Delivers a Decade of Fireworks,
Food and Family Fun

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — June 20, 2018 — Kicking off an exciting summer line-up on the LA Waterfront, make sure to head to San Pedro for the 10th Annual Cars & Stripes Forever! on June 29 from 5-10 p.m. at Harbor Blvd. and the Vincent Thomas Bridge. The family event is free and open to all ages.

More than 100 pre-1975 classic cars and motorcycles will be on display, surrounded by live bands performing on two stages with Radio Active and Identity Crisis topping the list. A tempting assortment of food trucks will serve up local cuisine, along with an adjacent beer garden. Crowning the festivities will be a dazzling fireworks presentation that begins at 9:15 p.m. 

“Cars & Stripes has become an annual tradition on the LA Waterfront for locals and visitors alike,” said Port of Los Angles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “The popularity of this event speaks for itself, with attendance more than doubling since 2008 – beginning with 10,000 attendees and reaching more than 25,000 in recent years.”

Cars & Stripes Forever! will take place at Harbor Blvd. and the Vincent Thomas Bridge, adjacent to the Fanfare Fountains on the LA Waterfront promenade. A free shuttle to and from Downtown San Pedro will be available, as well as low-cost parking at Harbor Blvd. and 1st Street.

Visit LAWaterfront.org for more information.

Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Port of Los Angeles, with miles of public promenade and walking paths, acres of open space and scenic views, the LA Waterfront blankets more than 400 acres of prime waterfront property and boasts historic Los Angeles Harbor landmarks, such as the welcoming Vincent Thomas Bridge and Angels Gate Lighthouse. The busiest container port in North America, the Port of Los Angeles funds and maintains the LA Waterfront, and remains committed to enhancing public access to the waterfront by connecting visitors and local harbor communities with recreational and commercial attractions that expand and diversify the Port’s position as a premier source of economic vitality for the region.

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