Exciting Events in Long Beach

Don't miss out on all the exciting festivals, shows, exhibits, concerts and more!

Chinese New Year


Celebrate Chinese New Year aboard the majestic Queen Mary! Chinese New Year: Shanghai Nights will celebrate the year with traditional Chinese culture, cuisine, and exhilarating entertainment, featuring Wushu Shaolin Lion and Dragon dancing, Wushu Warriors Shaolin acrobatics, a guzheng ensemble, and more! Located in the beautiful Queen’s Salon, this limited seating event will be a feast for the senses surrounded by stunning decor. 



The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games. Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.

Valentine’s Day


Bring the one you love aboard the Queen Mary this Valentine’s Day for an unforgettable evening of romance and old-world glamour. Vintage burlesque performances, a steamy tango duet, and captivating contortionists will put on a show celebrating love, playfulness, and beauty, all while you dine on a delectable four-course meal.

St. Patrick's Day


We’re transforming the Queen Mary’s historic salons and spaces into Irish pubs for one night only! Experience Irish food, drinks, and lots of fun as you wander, stroll, or dance around the ship to the sounds of traditional Irish music! Tickets include access to the ship and all St. Patrick’s Day event areas. Sláinte!

Queensway 5K


Lace up your high-top sneakers and walk, run, or jog through the Queen Mary’s Events Park and the ever-beautiful Long Beach harbor. Back for its second year, the Queensway 5K is a family-friendly event and festival, providing an opportunity to celebrate the Long Beach community, businesses and organizations, all right here at the iconic Queen Mary.

Waterfront Cook-Off


Treat your taste buds and join us on Saturday, May 11 at the Queen Mary Events Park for Waterfront Cook-Off! The food festival will bring an afternoon of delicious food tastings, brews, and family fun to SoCal, and will also serve as the California State Championship competition for BBQ, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, and California State Championship for Chili, sanctioned by the International Chili Society.

4th Of July


Celebrate Independence Day in style, come early and spend the day aboard the Queen Mary. Explore the ship, listen to live music, enjoy family-friendly entertainment and a giant fireworks extravaganza.

Rumble On The Water


Queen Mary in association with Roy Englebrecht Promotions brings back to the legendary ship another MMA fight known as Rumble on the Water.

Rumble will feature some top contenders and exciting local fighters in this action-packed show. Join us as we present this exciting Rumble MMA fight complete with a beautiful view of the Long Beach Skyline on an amazing summer evening.

Dark Harbor

September, October, November

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Southern California’s most terrifyingly authentic haunt, will once again rise from the deep, dripping with a history of the infamously haunted ship. Named one of the top 10 most haunted places on Earth by Time Magazine, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor offers the most authentically frightening experience available, bringing the true haunted tales of The Queen Mary to life.

Queen Mary Christmas

November, December, January

Queen Mary Christmas will transport you to a magical Christmas of yesteryear aboard the legendary ship, as you stroll the beautiful decks surrounded by dazzling light displays, musical performances, sweet treats, family activities, and more. The holidays are about to set sail aboard the Queen Mary! 

New Year's Eve


Ring in the New Year aboard the majestic Queen Mary on December 31. The Queen Mary's New Year's Eve Past & Present invites revelers to travel back in time and voyage throughout the ships uniquely themed decks and ballrooms for spectacular live music, DJ's, dancers, dueling pianos and more! One of SoCal’s best fireworks displays will light up the night sky off the stern of the ship at midnight.

Are you interested in having your event on board the ship? With so many diverse rooms, spaces & parks, The Queen Mary can help create the perfect experience for your guests. With expertise in large & small scale concerts, festivals, beer festivals, screenings, filmings and more, you will not be disappointed in having us as your venue.

Let us know what amazing event you'd like to bring aboard.


Thinking to join us as a vendor for one of our events? The Queen Mary produces many events each year, covering all spectrums of guests, concerts, festivals, screenings, special events and more. We have many vendors who join us for our productions and would love to have you join us. Let us know about your business!

*This does not guarantee vendorship to any specific event.

Do you dream of performing on a historic piece of history? The Queen Mary produces many events* each year, covering all spectrums of guests, concerts, festivals, screenings, special events and more. We'd love to hear what specialty you can bring to our events! Let us know about your act!

*This does not guarantee access to any specific event.