Photo by Christopher Launi

On the 3rd Saturday of each month, explore the diversity of Downtown Long Beach, where old and new development come together to create a vibrant urban neighborhood. Learn about the growth of one of California’s largest cities and discover buildings from every decade of the 20th-century that contribute to its unique character. The tour includes historic landmarks such as the WPA-era Recreation Mural, The Breakers, The Willmore, Farmers & Merchant Bank, First National Bank Security Bank Building, and more!


Schedule: 3rd Saturday of every month

Start time: 9:30 am

Where: Meet in front of the WPA Mural at the north end of the Promenade. 205 East 3rd Street, Long Beach, CA 90802

Parking: 2 hours free parking at 3rd & Promenade parking structure

Length: 2 to 2 1/2 hours

Distance covered: About 1-1/2 miles total walking

Walking difficulty: Moderate

Cost: $10 donation per adult

All tickets will be held at will call at the start of the tour

In the event of significant rain the tour will be canceled and you may arrange to attend a later tour

Special tours may be scheduled for groups of five or more people, Contact