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Holiday Activities at 2nd & PCH
Shul by the Shore Grand Chanukah Extravaganza
2ND & PCH celebrates the Festival of Lights with the Shul by the Shore Grand Chanukah Extravaganza on Sunday, November 28th, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, to commemorate the first night of Chanukah. This celebration is free and open to all, presented in partnership with Shul by the Shore. Lighting of the menorah will take place at 4:00 pm on the 2ND & PCH grand staircase led by Rabbi Abba Perelmuter. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia will be in attendance and speak immediately following the lighting, joined by community leaders. Entertainment will include a live three-piece band, a stilt walker and Chanukah crafts for children. Light pre-packaged refreshments and chocolate gelt will be served.
PCH Movies & Moonlight Holiday Series
PCH Movies and Moonlight returns with a three-week holiday series. Movies are complimentary for the community to enjoy; self-seating and heaters will be available along Seaport Way on a first come first serve basis. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.
Elf on December 3rd with special guests Buddy the Elf and Jovie in attendance for photos and meet and greets from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.
Fred Claus on December 10th with a holiday performance and meet and greets with Mickey and Minnie Mouse 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
The Grinch on December 17th with special guests and entertainment by The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Christmas Tree Lighting
The 2ND & PCH Annual Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on Friday, December 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, free and open to all. A 53-foot live White Fir tree will illuminate the Long Beach sky, accompanied by an evening of live music, digital photos at the 2ND & PCH holiday backdrop with Buddy the Elf and Jovie, character meet and greets, balloons, face painting and more. A pre-show tree lighting performance will begin at 5:00 pm near the grand staircase and fountain with the lighting of the tree at approximately 6:00 pm.
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