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Long Beach Sea Festival July 22-28 2012

The Long Beach Sea Festival showcases special events from June to September on the coast of Long Beach. Sea Festival brings unique and memorable fun to your summer with sponsorships by the Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Gas & Oil, Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau, Bellingham Marine, and Anchor QEA. For a comprehensive schedule packed with events for the entire family, be sure to visit the calendar at longbeachseafestival.com!

Coming This Week:
Moonlight Movies on the Beach
Every Monday and Tuesday evening, the night sky over Granada Beach will light up with both classic and current movies for the whole family to enjoy! Hosted by Alfredo’s Beach Club, each movie will have food and beverage available for purchase, with movie and parking absolutely free! Movies begin at dusk.

July 23                        Annie Hall
July 24                        The Wizard of Oz

International Jet Ski Boat Association Offshore National Championship 2012
Long Beach hosts the International Jet Ski Boat Association (IJSBA) Offshore National Championships. This 57-mile, round-trip race will test the limits of the racer and his or her craft.  Over 50 of the best PWC racers from around the world descend upon Long Beach in search of a championship and bragging rights. This RPM Racing event is open to all jet ski enthusiasts, and is sponsored by Sea Doo, Hot Products, Optima Racing, Bomber Eyewear, Hydro-Turf, and Kia Dealers of Orange County. Please visit www.rpmracingent.com for more information. The race will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, from Alamitos Bay.

Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race
Close to 200 young sailors ranging in age from 6-14 venture into the choppy waters of Long Beach Harbor Thursday, July 26, 2012 in the 25th annual Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race co-hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club and part of the 2012 City of Long Beach Sea Festival. This is the only junior sailing event of the year where the eight-foot-long Sabots ever venture out on the ocean on a five mile course from the east end of Shoreline Marina to Alamitos Bay. This special event will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, from Alamitos Bay.

Long Beach Crawfish Festival
For over 19 years the Crawfish Festival has become a Long Beach tradition to over thousands of festival-goers annually. We combine the best Cajun, Zydeco, and New Orleans sounds of music, tons of fresh crawfish prepared Louisiana style and served by authentic Cajun chefs, giant food court, children's area, dance floor, two stages and beach bars to create the largest Crawfish Festival outside of Louisiana right here in Southern California. The Long Beach Crawfish Festival will take place Saturday, July 28, from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday, July 29, from noon to 10 p.m. at Rainbow Lagoon. For more information, please visit www.longbeachcrawfishfestival.com.

Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival 2012
The annual Dragon Boat competition will consist of 60 local, national, and international Dragon Boat teams. In addition to exciting Dragon Boat races, the event will have spectator entertainment consisting of colorful dragon dance, multicultural performances, acrobats, and much more. The Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 28-29, at Long Beach Marine Stadium. For more information, please visit www.lbdragonboat.com.