‘Tis the Season to Cozy up and Cure Your Comfort Food Cravings

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger
Photography Provided By: Tim Aukshunas

Local Long Beach lifestyle destination 2ND & PCH is welcoming you (and fall) with a variety of festive activities and eats that are sure to put you in a cozy mood. From a Halloween dress-up competition to the center’s Movies & Moonlight Fall Series, there is so much to see, do and eat at this waterfront wonderland on the iconic Pacific Coast Highway. Here’s four ways to (safely) embrace the spirit of the season at 2ND & PCH.


1 | Fall Flicks 2ND & PCH

Running Fridays at 6 p.m. from Oct. 30-Nov. 13, 2ND & PCH is welcoming locals and visitors to enjoy a series of socially distant outdoor movies in the street. These film showings are complimentary to the community, and self-seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets and cozy up! Keep in mind: seating will be limited due to social distancing protocols.

Movie Lineup:
Oct. 30: Coco (2017)
Nov. 6: Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Nov. 13: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)


2 | Autumn Eats

If you weren’t already aware, 2ND & PCH plays host to a variety of restaurants, cafes and dessert spots that are sure to cure all your comfort food cravings. Noble Bird Rotisserie, Urban Plates, Shake Shack, Ola Mexican Kitchen, Hungry Angelina, Otosan Sushi and Whole Foods Market all serve up a variety of different cuisines, and many have rolled out special fall-inspired menus. Don’t forget to hit Tuesday’s Sweet Shoppe, Boba Guys and Ample Hills Creamery for your sweet tooth and movie night cravings! For a complete listing of tenants, visit the 2ND & PCH website.


3 | Play Dress Up

On Oct. 30, guests of all ages can participate in a costume contest that will feature a variety of giveaways starting at 5 p.m. To enter, all you have to do is arrive between 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. in costume, check in at the 2ND & PCH tent in front of the grand staircase, select your category, take a photo and sign the permission waivers. The community will assist the judges in selecting the winners of each category, and prizes from participating 2ND & PCH tenants will be awarded! For more information on this festive Halloween competition, visit the happenings tab on the 2ND & PCH website. While there,you can review the contest rules and categories.


4 | Relax Fireside

One of the best aspects of this luxury lifestyle center is the location! As you stroll through, you and your crew can catch glimpses of the sparkling Alamitos Bay Marina. Watch the sunset and enjoy a socially distanced meal or dessert around one of 2ND & PCH’s many fire pits. There is no better spot for some cozy family time. 


6400 Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90803

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