Downtown

Has an undeniably urban personality and is a veritable wellspring of hip boutiques.

Welcome to Downtown Long Beach

The vibrant heartbeat of Long Beach, Downtown promises a non-stop rotation of thrilling entertainment
 
At night, the community of Downtown Long Beach comes to life in a kaleidoscope of colors. The neon glow of the city’s iconic ferris wheel, the fairy lights hanging over picturesque shopping corridors, the glimmer of high-rises reflecting off the Los Angeles River: all of it contributes to the neighborhood's intrinsic glow. Downtown has an undeniably urban personality and is a veritable wellspring of hip boutiques and foodie-approved restaurants, cultural institutions, and entertainment centers. 
 
Among a multitude of historic buildings and landmark attractions, Downtown maintains a modern vibe that’s born of trendsetting commercial centers and a dedication to forward progress. A verdant promenade and plenty of greenspaces keep Downtown feeling picturesque, and blend perfectly with the rich assortment of architectural variety. 
 
Tucked away in soaring buildings whose styles range from chic, contemporary new-builds to historic Beaux-Arts and mid-century modern towers, a large number of luxe condominiums await. Full of character and charm, these coveted locations feature panoramic views of the ocean and city lights, as well as a sense of prestige that comes from living in the core of one of SoCal’s most notable cities. 
 

What to Love

  • Multiple retail centers for endless shopping
  • A mix of beach attractions and high-end commercial offerings
  • Carefree attitude paired with luxurious amenities

Local Lifestyle

Downtown Long Beach is a community that’s as idyllic and aesthetically pleasing as it is entertaining, and visitors from around the world flock to its dynamic streets and beaches. Downtown sets the tone for the rest of the city, serving as the source for the town's well-known inclusivity, diversity, and fun-loving mentality.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Regarded as the epicenter for all things exciting, the neighborhood of Downtown Long Beach is loaded with a majority of the city’s attractions, all placed among the palm-lined streets and dazzling venues.  At Shoreline Village, retail enthusiasts can enjoy waterfront shopping at its finest. Here, specialty shops and local boutiques sit next to funnel cake vendors and sophisticated restaurants for an eclectic mix of options.
 
The Pike Outlets are one of Downtown’s most famous attractions, home to a vintage carousel and ferris wheel as well as more than 30 retailers and restaurants. Looking for the perfect seafood menu? Parker’s Lighthouse is the seaside fine dining establishment that’s earned rave reviews for its oceanfront views and mesquite-grilled seafood. For Italian-inspired cuisine, there are few better than Michael’s Downtown, which uses only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients for its menu. 
 
The Portuguese Bend Distillery is the first distillery in all of Long Beach, and in addition to its exceptional spirits, the location also offers an upscale restaurant and bar featuring their unique creations. Club membership at District Wine is a must for all connoisseurs of the drink. Visiting the phenomenal wine bar and lounge is a favorite activity among locals and visitors alike, who all love the daily wine tastings and delectable tapas.
 

Things to Do

Dining is also an activity in its own right in Downtown Long Beach, thanks to the plenitude of options along Pine Avenue, known as the town’s “Restaurant Row.” Along with its culinary wonders, Pine Avenue is also an extraordinary location for nightlife and serves as the home for many of the area’s hottest attractions. 
 
Among these must-see spots, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is the city’s premier destination for live performances and exhibits. The Aquarium of the Pacific is also located along Pine Avenue and features everything from shark lagoons to a sea otter habitat. Each year, Pine Avenue also hosts lively community festivals and events, including but not limited to the Taste of Downtown and the 3-block-large New Year’s Eve Celebration.
 

Schools

Downtown Long Beach is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: 
 
 
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