From a new battleship museum and craft marketplace, to concerts, festivals and movies, the LA Waterfront offers a variety of year-round events to entertain families and people of all ages. New events are frequently added to the calendar below, so check back often to see what's going on.

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December 20-28

Tall Ship Adventure Sails

Join Los Angeles Maritime Institute for an unforgettable Family Holiday Adventure at Sea aboard L.A.'s Official Tall Ships, Irving Johnson and Exy Johnson. Cannon Battle Sails 12/20, 12/21, 12/27, 12/28 (2:00-5:00 p.m.), Family Adventure Sail 12/23 (12:00-2:00 p.m.). Boarding at the Downtown Harbor. Tickets $60 adults, $40 children. Proceeds benefit the TopSail Youth Program. For more information, visit or call 310-833-6055.

Tuesday, December 23

Sunset Tidepool Walk

3 to 4:30 p.m., Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Join CMA Educators and volunteers as we share the winter wonders of our natural habitats! Taking advantage of our annual great winter low tides, we are offering a Winter Sunset Tidepool Walk on a Tuesday. Winter at the beach can be FUN!

Sunday, January 11

Salt Marsh Open House w/Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

2-4 p.m. Visit Cabrillo Beach’s own wetland habitat, Salinas de San Pedro, and discover the plants and animals that call it home! Using binoculars, magnifying glasses and other tools, CMA Educators and volunteers will help you observe and explore this habitat. Or simply sit back, watch the tide change and listen to the birds and other wildlife. Free and open to all ages