Summer Concerts in Redondo Beach

By Keith Kyle

If you’re looking for a great alternative to the beach for some summer entertainment, the summer concert series is a great option. The city of Redondo Beach is offering “Concerts on the Pier” every Thursday and Saturday through August 31st from 6pm to 8pm.  The upcoming schedule includes:

  • August 10 – Ghost in the Machine (Police cover)
  • August 12 – Scrap Yard Aces
  • August 17 – Living Cover
  • August 19 – Elwood Moon
  • August 24 – Abrakadabra
  • August 26 – Like Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin cover)
  • August 31 – Strange Days (Doors cover)

Riviera Village Holiday Stroll in Redondo Beach

If you are looking for a great way to kick off the holidays in Redondo Beach the Riviera Village holiday stroll may be just the ticket.  Enjoy a great community asmosphere, carolers, sleigh rides, tasty treat, Santa of course, and even some snow.

The annual Holiday Stroll kicks off at 5 p.m. A parade featuring marching bands from local schools and that jolly guy in the red suit, Santa Claus, at the corner of Catalina Avenue and Avenue I. With over 300 fashionable boutiques offering a wide variety of unique gift ideas, Riviera Village is the destination of choice for discerning shoppers. The Village takes on a cheerful holiday atmosphere with lights, decorations and festive music for your enjoyment as you stroll along the avenues admiring the festooned store fronts.

 

Happy Thanksgiving from Redondo Beach Real Estate and Homes

From our family to yours we wanted to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving.Whether you’re celebrating on the Esplanade, Riviera Village or in the Golden Hills we hope you have a wonderful holiday

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Happy Halloween from Redondo Beach Real Estate

From all of us at Redondo Beach Real Estate and Homes for Sale, Keith Kyle Homes and Vista Sotheby’s International, we wishhermosa-beach-halloween you and yours a very safe and happy Halloween. The holiday’s are always a great time, and there’s no better place to celebrate than here in Redondo Beach and the South Bay.

Featured Video – Welcome to Redondo Beach

By Keith Kyle

What makes Redondo Beach such a desirable place to live?……Just about everything.  Take a look at our Welcome to Redondo Beach video to see why the saying “if you’re lucky enough to live at the beach…..you’re lucky enough” is certainly true in this wonderful coastal community.

 

Redondo Beach Boat Parade Happens this Weekend in King Harbor

By Keith Kyle

Two of the cooler things in Redondo Beach is the very tight community and of course the ocean.  What better way to combine the two than the annual boat parade in King Harbor.  Come and see this unique tradition with boats decked out in lights, paddleboarders, outrigger canoes, Santa and more.  The boat parade is happening on Saturday December 12 with the paddleboard parade at 4:30 and the boat parade beginning at 5:45.  They’ll have bleacher seating in Moonstone Park (see map below) and food trucks will be there starting at 3:30.  How can you go wrong with boats, sunsets, food, and the holidays!

Holidays in Redondo – Riviera Village Holiday Stroll 2015

One of the great aspects of life in the South Bay is the sense of community the beach cities offer.  One of the best Hollywood-Riviera-Holiday-Strolltimes of the year to enjoy that community is the holiday season with each city having numerous events and festivities.  On December 3rd from 5-9pm is the always fun and cheerful Riviera Village holiday stroll.

Riviera Village is already a charming shopping and  dining area that is
pedestrian friendly with a variety of places to choose from.  For the holiday stroll, Catalina Avenue is shut down to car traffic and turned into a pedestrian only 2013-12-18 18.25.22festival, making it a safe and fun way to start the holidays.

The Holiday Parade down Catalina Ave. steps off at 6 pm and features local bands, scout troops, dance groups, and some Redondo Beach dignitaries.

Riviera Village offers a wonderful holiday atmosphere with carolers and music, twinkling lights, horse drawn carriage, decorations and in years past has even seen a bit of snow!

Catalina Avenue will be closed to traffic from Avenue I to Elena Avenue from 5 to 9 p.m. to facilitate the happy shoppers.

 

It’s Holiday Time in the Hollywood Riviera

There’s no place like home for the holidays and if you live in the South Bay there are plenty of activities and places to enjoy the holidays.Hollywood Riviera Holidays

 

Riviera Village Holiday Stroll is Thursday, Dec. 4, 5 to 9 pm

Start your holiday celebrating in Riviera Village at the annual Holiday Stroll on Thursday, December 4, from 5 to 9 pm.  This wonderful collection of upscale shops will stay open late that night, offering fabulous finds and delectable treats to all.  The Holiday Parade down Catalina Ave. steps off at 6 pm and features local bands, Scout troops, dance groups, Redondo Beach mayor Steve Aspel and Councilman Jeff Ginsburg.

Stroll with friends under twinkling lights amid holiday cheer.  Take a horse-drawn carriage ride past the beautifully decorated shop windows as you’re surrounded by the sounds of the season.  Listen to local bands playing on Ave. I following the Parade.  It’s a great night to meet up with friends, start your shopping, and get some holiday cheer on.

 

Happy Halloween from Redondo Beach Real Estate

We hope that you and yours have a safe and happy Halloween weekend.  Halloween in the Beach Cities and South Bay is ideal with some great family friendly neighborhoods and perfect places to take the little ones to trick or treat.  The walkstreets of Hermosa Beach and Manhattan offer the best locations as they’re always lively and no cars!   Have fun.

Hermosa Beach Halloween House Happy Halloween

Lobster Fest in Redondo Beach September 26-28

Hosted by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, the Redondo Beach  Lobster Festival is a great event for the whole family.  With activities for the kids, live entertainment for the parents and delicious Maine lobsters for to all, you’re sure to have fun.  Plus, there will be arts and crafts booths and other local vendors offering their wares.  Tickets are available online at www.lobsterfestival.com.

One of the highly anticipated events of fall is the annual lobster fest held at the Seaside Lagoon in King Harbor.  The event is certainly focused on food, and they’re plenty of that, but also has a variety of craft beers, local  crafts, music and more.  Tickets can be purchased in advance and the admission fee allows you to enter the festival without purchasing lobster meals so you can enjoy the live music, shows, entertainment, vendors, and seaside location overlooking the Redondo Beach Harbor.

Seaside Lagoon
2oo Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA

Activities – Some of the various activities and events of the weekend include:

Rat Beach Bike Tour

The Rat Beach Bike Tour, sponsored by the Rotary Club of South Bay, will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 with three great rides to Seaside Lagoon Redondo Beachchoose from, a Metric Century (62 miles), Metric Half Century (31 Miles) and a Metric Quarter Century (15.5 miles), starting from a new location at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach. This year the RAT RIDE is partnering with the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival and will offer riders even more opportunities with free admission into the Lobster Festival for lunch and a huge party at the end of the ride!

www.RatBeachBikeTour.com

Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons

Bring Your Bathing Suit on Saturday & Sunday for Stand-Up Paddle Board Lessons!

Kiddie Area

The Kiddie Area will feature a Big Slide! This 45 feet long 12 feet high dual slide is a blast for kids and will be staffed by professionals from Elite Special Events.

Face Painting

Children can get their faces and body parts painted.

Balloon Art

Fun for kids and adults.

Music

Friday 9/26

Barley Legal  – 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Andy & Renee w/ Hard Rain – 7:30- pm-8:30 pm

Pine Mountain Logs – 9:00 pm-11:00 pm

Saturday 9/27

A Certain Groove – 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Frankly Speaking – 2:30 pm-3:45 pm

The Reflexx – 4:45 pm-6:15 pm

The Knights of Monte Carlo – 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Surf City All Stars w/David Marks – 9:00 pm-10:30 pm

Sunday 9/28

Shari Puorto Band – 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Eric Sardinas & Big Motor – 2:30 pm-3:45 pm

Janiva Magness  –  4:15 pm-5:30 pm

The Straycat Lee Rocker  – 6:00 pm-7:30 pm