Riviera Village Certified Farmers Market
Start your weekend off with the Riviera Village Certified Farmers Market on Friday afternoons, rain or shine, from 3 to 7 pm, on the corner of Ave. I and Catalina Ave. Vendors are carefully selected and are organic, responsible, and traditional farmers from southern and central California. There will be fruits and vegetables, meat and eggs, and honey, olive oil, flowers, plants, and herbs
When: Every Friday
Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barbershop Quarteting & Chorus Singing
South Bay Coastliners Barbershop Harmony Chorus You don't have to have the voice of a Meadowlark, or read music.... Just be able to carry a tune, and love to sing and have a good time! Come and sing with us, It's good for you.
Where: 125 W Beryl St, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (Salvation Army Community Center)
Date: Weekly on Wednesdays
Redondo Beach Pier
This U-shaped pier bristles with fishing poles, and once in a while you'll see someone reel in a catch. You'll also find restaurants, fast-food stands here, along with souvenir shops, one of which touts a 16-and-a-half-foot long great white shark on display.
Rent a Bicycle
Ride a little or ride a lot. The oceanfront bike path here is flat and runs for over 20 miles up to Santa Monica.
Half-day and longer deep-sea fishing trips. No pole? No problem. Rent equipment at their tackle shop. Catches here include halibut, mackerel, bonita, sand bass, yellowtail and more.
Take a Speedboat Ride
This 70-foot, 140-passenger speedboat blasts off hourly on weekends and holiday afternoons.
27-Mile Coastal Trail
Known for being one of the best family vacation spots for activities, the flat oceanfront bike path runs for over 27 miles. You can take this path from our hotel front doors all the way to Santa Monica in a breeze! Order up a delicious family picnic or a romantic couples Box Lunch from BALEEN kitchen and make a day of it!
Head for the Hollywood Riviera
Some say these six blocks of unique, local shops, salons and eateries resembles southern France. You can get there by walking along the oceanfront sidewalk south from the pier or take Beach Cities Transit bus #104.
Go for a Swim
You can swim in the ocean, but if you like your water calmer, Seaside Lagoon offers a salt water pool with sandy beaches.
Watch the Grunion Run
No, this isn't a 5K or a 10K. Instead, it's the mating spectacle of small, silvery fish that spawn en masse on southern California beaches shortly at high tide shortly after a full moon. The peak spawning period is late March through early June.
Scenic Walking Tours
Seaside Lagoon/Moonstone Park Trail. Take in the splendid views of the Redondo Beach Harbor and Seaside Lagoon. View the famous “Whaling Wall” on the AES Redondo Generating Station building along Harbor Drive, created by renowned muralist, Wyland.
"The happiest place on earth" and its little sibling, Disney's California Adventure are a big hit.
Universal Studios Hollywood
A theme park that grew out of a studio tour.
Hollywood Boulevard is ready for its close-up, thanks to years of urban renewal and renovation. Enjoy the Walk of Fame, Grumman’s Theatre and more.
Packed with exclusive shops, full of gawkers. They all came to enjoy the excess.
Los Angeles kitsch and over-the-top culture at its best. Here you'll find Muscle Beach, street performers and tacky shops galore.
Perhaps one of the world's most famous streets, it began as a route between the stars' posh neighborhoods and the Hollywood studios. It runs from downtown to the ocean, passing through the "Sunset Strip" on its way.
Knott's Berry Farm
Knotts' Southern California Resort includes Soak City U.S.A. and a theme park-full of family shows and rides.
Once the largest ship afloat, she's been docked in Long Beach for longer than she sailed, and her elegance never fails to impress.