Planning Events in Long Beach, CA
Planning events in Long Beach is always a treat. This unique city is accessible by highway from its surrounding LA cities as well as Orange County, and its iconic waterways and beaches make it a prime spot for a beachside outing. Long Beach’s vibrant culture permeates its gorgeous venues, from its street art to its gondolier rides, and its plentiful cultural centers like museums and operas make it a great location for a destination event. Long Beach is filled with plenty to do and sights to see: the iconic Queen Mary, the Aquarium of the Pacific, and the Lion’s Club Lighthouse are examples of its lively history. Each of these unique spots make for amazing excursion locations to explore with your team. Looking for more of our top picks for Long Beach event locations? We’d like to present to you some of our favorite indoor and outdoor venues. Keep reading to find out more.
Unlike the “event planners” at hotels and other venues, our team is dedicated throughout the entire process- not just the day-of. Imagine how much smoother this whole planning process would be if you only had to make one phone call to get an update on any aspect from location to guest invites and RSVPs to entertainment and food. Even ordering custom printed banners, signs and T-shirts! One phone call and you’ll get everything you’ll need to make your company picnic, company Christmas party, conference or another type of corporate event happen. No matter what your event needs, we’ve got the solution.
Long Beach has some of the best locations for both indoor and outdoor events. For XOS we produced a award-winning event a great beachfront venue.
We do hundreds of outdoor events in Long Beach as well. Just take a look at this company picnic held at Long Beach’s most visited sandy location – the beach! This sea-side company picnic for America’s Tires had all the classics, including a water balloon toss, fresh food, and fun games.
Just take a look at the event we produced for Nike Running. Their company hosted a team-building beach bonfire complete with paddle boarding, a volleyball game, and s’mores.
If sun and sand is not in the books for you, perhaps you’ll dig this company picnic held at El Dorado Park for a local healthcare company. They went with a Rodeo theme which included mouth-watering ribs cooked over an oak fire, company-colored bandanas, and a wild petting zoo.
We’ve worked in Long Beach for so long, we know all the best locations (see below for our favorite Long Beach locations). Whether you’re looking for pristine waterfront locations or unique indoor event venues, our Long Beach event planners have plenty to choose from. Long Beach is the perfect spot for your Southern LA corporate event with its mixture of gorgeous parks, waterfront venues, and beautiful event spots. The waterfront locations are perfect for any manner of corporate excursion, like this seaside team building outing one company hosted. Local parks are also perfectly suited for hosting company picnics. Long Beach has a little something for every type of event, and we’d like to share some of its highlights with you.
For company picnics, Long Beach’s parks and beaches are a perfect pick! Our company picnic specialists will ensure everyone finds their way to your group picnic area with professionally printed signs and informative maps (we provide maps to park management to pass out at the gates) for your employees. Because of the open nature of any park, we also provide friendly security and registration staff to help ensure you and your guests get to enjoy your day. Our company picnic planners also have 35 years of experience planning layouts that add structure and flow to an otherwise open area. Use them to create your very own amusement in one of Long Beach’s amazing outdoor locations!
El Dorado Park
If you are having a company picnic in Long Beach, El Dorado Park (both East and West) offers large outdoor areas for large groups. Many of our clients use El Dorado Park for their annual picnics. We’ve brought in many different picnic entertainment shows and activities such as zip lines, live band, inflatables, giant slides, carnival games, rides and more. Our on-site BBQ catering fills the entire area with the sweet smells of summer. This park is massive with two main sections, West and East. Want to see what we can do with this park? Check out how we turned El Dorado Park into the Wild West for this healthcare company’s rodeo company picnic.
One of our other favorite locations for a company picnic, outdoor event, or summer celebration is Granada Beach. Granada Beach is unique in that it is a private beach, which gives our company the opportunity to bring in alcohol, music, and all rentals and entertainment to make your Long Beach company picnic a total success! Granada Beach also has great parking and is in the perfect location, right between Orange County and Los Angeles County, making this an excellent location for commuters! Want to see what this beach looks like decked out for a company picnic? See this case study on one of our Granada Beach company picnics.
If these locations aren’t available, there’s also…
- Rainbow Lagoon Park, a scenic park with an equally beautiful lagoon and plenty of open space for a company picnic
- Shoreline Aquatic Park, a seaside stretch of green located near the Aquarium of the Pacific with plenty of open grass for corporate events
Marina Greens, a 9.4 acre beachside park with plenty of open space for large corporate events. Its grassy stretch meets the sandy shoreline and combines the best of parks and beaches into one location!
Looking for indoor venues for your next corporate party, conference, or meeting? Our Long Beach event planners have selected some of our top picks for event venues in the city, and we’d like to share them with you today. We can bring in everything you’ll need for an exceptional event as your one-stop-shop for event planning. Our event planners can turn any location you choose into your perfect event space, bringing in AV equipment, multimedia fabrications like this, beautiful decor and design, and plenty of top-notch catering. We’ll work with you to personalize your venue of choice according to your vision, your company, and your event. Whether you’d like an unforgettable holiday party with plenty of live entertainment, or are looking to host a destination event in Long Beach, our event planners will ensure it will be an event to remember.
Ovation Square is located in the heart of downtown Long Beach. This multilevel event space has a flexible layout, and can accommodate up to 1,000 people. The Ovation Square has a built-in 46’ stage as well as box seating perfect for breakout sessions. This location comes with high end AV systems, private entrances, ample parking, and its main level is an absolutely massive space perfect for any type of corporate event.
Ebell Long Beach
This gorgeous event space boasts 17,200 square feet of space, which is ideal for a corporate party. It has several different spaces, such as the parlor or the courtyard, and comes with a private kitchen where our catering team can set up shop. The Ebell has a state-of-the-art sound system running throughout it, so you can rest assured knowing your sound needs will be met. This space is perfect for executive meetings, corporate anniversary celebrations, and holiday parties alike, and is a prime indoor event space in Long Beach.
If these aren’t available, we recommend…
- The Modern, an 11,000 square foot event venue located on the top floor of an airplane hangar. Its sleek and modern design makes the perfect backdrop for a corporate event.
Our company picnic specialists will ensure everyone finds their way to your group picnic area with professionally printed signs and informative maps (we provide maps to park management to pass out at the gates) for your employees. Because of the open nature of any park, we also provide friendly security and registration staff to help ensure you and your guests get to enjoy your day. Our company picnic planners also have 35 years of experience planning layouts that add structure and flow to an otherwise open area. Use them to create your very own amusement park or have them manage your employee appreciation event at an amusement park!
Our Favorite Long Beach Parks, Venues & Event Locations
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