Fourth Fridays On Fourth Street
Retro Row Launches 2017 Event Series
LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Fourth Street’s Retro Row, a vintage-focused shopping and dining district between Temple and Hermosa avenues, debuts a new, free community event series. The first took place in April.
Activating the business district on the Fourth Friday of every month, from about 6 to 9 p.m., attendees can expect to enjoy extended store hours, food and drink specials, discounted merchandise, pop up shops, art shows, live music and more along the thoroughfare.
The events are free and open to the public.
“Fourth Street’s Retro Row is all about nostalgia, but we are also working to forge a new era along our busy thoroughfare,” said Kerstin Kansteiner, owner of Portfolio Coffeehouse (2300 E. Fourth St.).
Each month’s Fourth Fridays event will have a theme. For example, May’s theme is “Americana.” April’s is “The Power of Women.” And October includes a Creature Crawl in honor of Halloween.
Other activities planned for Fourth Fridays event include:
Complimentary bike valet GENEROUSLY PROVIDED BY THE PORT OF LONG BEACH
Food and drink specials
Music buskers on the sidewalk
After-hours concert at the Art Theatre
Vendors, artists and much more
Walking or biking to the event is strongly encouraged. A bike valet will be provided by the Port of Long Beach, so come by bike and safely park your bike at the 4th and Cherry lot.
Additional activities and updates will be posted on social media.
ABOUT FOURTH STREET’S RETRO ROW
The Fourth Street Business Association is one of the city’s official business improvement districts (BIDs), and it stretches along Fourth Street between Temple and Hermosa avenues. For a directory of businesses or more information about the association, visit 4thStreetLongBeach.com or contact us at 4thStreetLongBeach@gmail.com. And, follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.