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Mark Your Calendars for 2024 Events in Manhattan Beach

Jan 02, 2024 10:42PM ● By Mb News Staff

A crowd enjoys the sunset in front of the Light Gate sculpture, one of the iconic projects of Manhattan Beach's Cultural Arts Commission.

Happy New Year! It's time to mark your calendars for all of the major landmark, iconic, and can't-miss events in Manhattan Beach in 2024.

Note: All events are subject to change. For the latest updates and newest events, check the MB News events calendar.

Also note: The Manhattan Beach Unified School District does not finalize its 2023/24 calendar until later in the year, so the 2024 school start date and Thanksgiving/winter vacation dates are not yet available.

2024 Manhattan Beach Events

January 27 - Light Gate Sunset (5:19 p.m.)

February 19-23 - MBUSD Winter Break (Ski Week); no school for MBUSD students
February 24 - American Martyrs 5K

April 1-5 - MBUSD Spring Break

May 18-19 - Manhattan Beach Parks & Rec Family Campout
May (Date TBA) - Grand View Gator Run (benefiting MBEF)

June 8:  Manhattan Wine Auction (benefiting MBEF)
June 9: (tentative) MBX Parents' Classic Softball Tournament
June 13 - Last day of school for MBUSD students
June 15 - Begg Pool Kickoff Party

July 4 - Fourth of July Pool Party at Begg Pool
July 7 - September 1 (Sundays) - Concerts in the Park
July (Date TBA) - Shakespeare by the Sea

July 31-August 4 - International Surf Festival


September 21 - UN International Day of Peace celebration
September 29 (tentative) -  Downtown Manhattan Beach Car Show with MPBD K-9 Foundation


November 9 (tentative) - VetFest
November 11 - Manhattan Beach Veterans Day Ceremony
November 14  (at 4:51 p.m.) - Light Gate Sunset
November 20 - Pier Lighting and Holiday Open House
November 29-December 1 - Manhattan Beach Pickleball Turkey Tournament

December 7 - MB Parks and Rec's Holiday Crafts with Santa/Gingerbread Decorating
December 14 (tentative) - The Great Santa Stroll




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