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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Salute to the Troops: Picnic and Concert has been cancelled.
The City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Commission, together with the Manhattan Beach City Council, are honoring and thanking the military service and sacrifice of the South Bay men and women in uniform and their families who have served their country. Join us as we honor them at the fifth annual Salute to the Troops Picnic and Concert on Sunday, July 5, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Polliwog Park Amphitheater.
The first 300 veterans and active duty military will receive a free Salute to the Troops Challenge Coin!
Salute to the Troops - CANCELLED
Part of the 2020 Concerts in the Park - CANCELLED
The Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park is an annual event held each year at Polliwog Park.
Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics, then sit back and relax to the sounds of summer! Seating is first come, first served! Concerts in the Park are free and well attended; early arrival to obtain prime lawn seating is encouraged. Concert goers are asked to leave pets at home. Use low backed chairs to minimize visibility issues behind you. Don't block the aisles. Be courteous to others. No smoking in the park. Watch your children, keep them off the stage and the stage apron. Climbing the trees in the park is not permitted. Place your trash in the bins throughout the park. NO-- pets, barbecues, skateboards, scooters, or roller blades are allowed in the park. Concert staff and security are not responsible for unattended chairs blankets and other picnic items. Please do not remove items (chairs, blankets, etc.) that do not belong to you.
Parking: Please note parking can be difficult around the park during the concert series. Carpooling, walking and use of taxi/rideshare is encouraged. All handicap parking will be at Begg Pool parking lot and there will be a rideshare/taxi pick-up and drop-off area on Manhattan Beach Boulevard.
*Concert band subject to change