WELCOME TO THE LA WATERFRONT

A hidden gem of local culture, history, eclectic shops and delicious cuisine, the LA Waterfront is a destination that amazes and delights millions of visitors each year. Set against the backdrop of America’s busiest port, the Port of Los Angeles, and just 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, the LA Waterfront features expansive marinas and beaches, museums and historical landmarks, award-winning open spaces and a flourishing downtown art scene.

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HAPPY JUNETEENTH!


The Port of Los Angeles is proud to present a free fireworks show on Saturday, June 19th at 8:45 p.m. The Juneteenth 400 Celebration, commemorates the emancipation of slavery in America. Two great places to view the fireworks show are Cabrillo Way Marina or 22nd Street Park.

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SUMMER 2021 EVENTS LINE-UP

CARS & STRIPES FOREVER! WILL RETURN JULY 1, 2022

While Port of Los Angeles-hosted public events remain on pause, our annual Cars & Stripes Forever!® event will not be held this year, but will return next year. This free, popular pre-Independence Day celebration with classic cars, live bands, a beer garden, and grand fireworks finale, is slated to take place on Friday, July 1, 2022. Registration for classic cars (built before 1971) opens in May 2022.

 




 

CABRILLO MARINE AQUARIUM SET TO REOPEN SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2021

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will reopen to the general public Saturday, June 19. New hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and there are several new and upgraded exhibits to come see. Located at 3720 Stephen M. White Drive in San Pedro, the aquarium is a facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks with support from the Port of Los Angeles and the nonprofit Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. 
 

 
 

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Completed Projects

Since the inception of the LA Waterfront almost two decades ago, the Port of LA has successfully planned, invested and developed a significant number of waterfront properties and public open spaces.
 


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Current Projects

The LA Waterfront consists of a series of waterfront developments and community enhancement projects encompassing more than 400 acres of existing Port of LA property in the communities of San Pedro and Wilmington.
 


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Upcoming Projects

The footprint of the LA Waterfront has changed dramatically over the past fifteen years, and there is much more to come. The Port of LA is committed to projects that provide additional open space and encourage public access.

 


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LA Waterfront Fun Facts

Angels Gate Lighthouse

Angels Gate is the only lighthouse on the U.S. West Coast that shines an emerald-green beacon that has welcomed vessels to the Port of Los Angeles since 1913.

Events and Visitors

The LA Waterfront is home to nearly 100 annual events, attracting more than 3 million visitors, including LA Fleet Week® over Labor Day Weekend.

LA World Cruise Center

Home to the hit TV show The Love Boat, filmed at the Port of Los Angeles from 1977-1987, today more than 500,000 passengers cruise through the Port annually.

Port of LA Investments

The Port invested $600 million in the LA Waterfront from 2005 to 2015, with plans to invest another $400 million, the total investment will total $1 billion by 2025.

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