Concert Venues

The concerts take place at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center at the south end of Long Beach Boulevard at Ocean Boulevard. Classical Series concerts are staged at the Terrace Theater, while the POPS! Series concerts take place in the Long Beach Arena. The Long Beach Performing Arts Center is part of the expansive Long Beach Convention Center complex, which is steps from the harbor and within easy walking distance of numerous downtown restaurants.

  • Terrace Theater

    The six-concert Classical series takes place at the Terrace Theater. Part of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, the Terrace Theater is a beautiful venue accommodating nearly 3,000 patrons. The format honors an elegant Continental style with spaces for wheelchairs. The theater’s soaring lobby boasts a floor-to-ceiling glass façade with stunning views of the center’s dramatic fountain plaza. There’s an ocean view from the facility’s west side and, at night, brightly lit cityscape from the east perimeter.

    TERRACE THEATER

    Long Beach Performing Arts Center
    300 E. Ocean Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90802

    Phone: (562) 436-3636
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  • Long Beach Arena

    The five-concert POPS! series takes place at the Long Beach Arena. Part of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, the arena accommodates more than 7,000 patrons—with 3,000 of them seated on the arena floor for pre-concert picnicking—hence the POPS! well-known brand, “Southern California’s Greatest Indoor Musical Picnics.” The outside of the building is covered by the world’s largest outdoor mural, Planet Ocean, by internationally renowned marine-life artist Wyland.

    LONG BEACH ARENA

    Long Beach Performing Arts Center
    300 E. Ocean Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90802

    Phone: (562) 436-3636
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  • Long Beach Symphony

    The Symphony administration offices are located across the street from the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, at the corner of Long Beach Blvd. and Ocean. The Long Beach Symphony box office is open here from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM weekdays and from 9:00 AM to noon on the day of a concert.

    LONG BEACH SYMPHONY

    249 E. Ocean Blvd, Suite 200
    Long Beach, CA 90802

    Phone: (562) 436-3203
    Fax: (562) 491-3599
    E-mail: info@LongBeachSymphony.org