Tour Long Beach Harbor for an up close and personal glimpse of dolphins, sea lions, and whales. This company also does special events, like the Hallowe'en "Boo Cruise" aboard the Harbor Breeze. Photo by Michele W/Flickr.
The annual Progressive International Motorcycle Show hits Long Beach in December. With free gear checks, exhibits from all major manufacturers, vendors, demos, and seminars, this is an enthusiast's dream.
This production of the Nutcracker is so popular, it has been playing every December for more than 30 years. With a full symphony orchestra, world-class dancers, fireworks, and a horse, this is a spectacle in the best sense of the word.