Pumpkin Races

Looking for fun activities to do during spooky season with the kids and the rest of the family?

Look no further you found the perfect event for you! 

Manhattan Beach Pumpkin Race!

Happening Saturday, October 30th The Pumpkin Race Festival is a free event where you and the kids can show off your costumes, and make your own pumpkin racer.

The event starts at 12:00 pm

Races begin at 2:00 pm on the DOT! Don’t be late

Ready for College Football?

College Football has started! 

Ready to see UCLA and USC games? If you’re planning on checking out some of these games The Sea View Inn in Manhattan Beach, CA is the perfect spot to stay and enjoy some extra time at the beach in the sunshine. We’re a quick drive to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and the LA Memorial Coliseum in DTLA. 

UCLA started off by playing Alabama State 

USC started off head to head with Stanford 

Link: Here is a list of the full UCLA schedule


Link: Click here to see the full USC schedule


Calling All Drink Lovers

Do you need coffee to function or are just a beverage kinda person? Here are our top recommendations for all of your beverage needs in Manhattan Beach, CA

Bluestone Lane 
For the coffee addicts that might also want something to snack on.321 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Open 7 am 4 pm every day

451 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Open 7 am - 6 pm every day

Two Guns Espresso in El Porto
3516 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
6 am - 3 pm every day

For all your boba and bubble tea needs.
1100 Manhattan Ave unit 102, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
11 am - 9 pm every day

Reborn coffee
3180 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
M-T 9 am - 3 pm
F-S 9 am - 5 pm

GoodboyBob Coffee Roasters
1300 Highland Ave Unit 109, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
M-F 6:30 am - 3pm
S&S 7 am - 4 pm

Hi-Fi Espresso
A little bit further but worth the trip!
227 CA-1, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
7 am - 4 pm every day

Pur Bean is new to town but so delicious.
1133 Artesia Blvd Ste F, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
6 am - 5 pm
S&S 7 am - 4 pm

Back to School - College Edition

Back to School season is upon us which means it's time to move your kids back into their dorms! Worried about cramping their style? Stay with us at The Sea View Inn. We are perfectly located in Manhattan Beach and less than an hour away from LMU, UCLA, USC, and CSULB! 

Proximity to The Sea View Inn:

LMU - about a 15-minute drive - 6.5 mi

UCLA - 47 minutes - 17.7 mi

USC - 30 minutes - 18.1 mi

CSULB - 33 minutes - 22.1 mi

PS- For all you Lion families: Our very own Downtown Manhattan Beach is hosting LMU Orientation Weekend fun from August 26th-August 28th. Check out more details here and don't forget to book your stay with us while we still have availability!

Manhattan Beach Open 2022

The AVP Gold Series, Manhattan Beach Open is happening August 19th - August 21st 2022.

We hope to see you at this awesome event. The AVP MB Open is going to introduce new athletes as well as former event champions.

Check out more information at https://avp.com/event/gold-series-manhattan-beach-open/

Charlie Saikley 6-Man Beach Volleyball Tournament

On August 5 & 6, 2022, the beloved Volleyball Tournament is back. 

Named after Charlie Saikley, who passed 17 years ago, aka the “Godfather of Beach Volleyball,” Saikley brought the 6-man to Manhattan Beach over 43 years ago.

To learn more about Charlie Saikley and the 6-man tournament, visit https://www.manhattanbeach.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/beach-volleyball/charlie-saikley-6-man-beach-volleyball-tournament

July 4th Fireworks

Everyone loves celebrating Independence Day with friends and family. We love to bbq, soak up the sun, swim, and watch the fireworks light up the sky.

Here are our top suggestions on where to watch the fireworks in the South Bay 2022!

  1. El Segundo Fireworks Spectacular
  2. Redondo Beach 4th of July Festival @ 4:30-10:00
  3. 4th of July in The Village - Redondo Beach @ 12 pm
  4. 4th of July on Avenue 1 @ 1 pm - 9 pm

Celebrate PRIDE in Manhattan Beach

Tuesday, June 14th, come hang out in Manhattan Beach, where South Bay businesses are donating a percentage of their proceeds to PFLAG Manhattan Beach/South Bay.

You can shop online or in-store.

The Manhattan Beach Farmers Market will have a PRIDE TABLE set up from 11 am to 3 pm

A Celebration of Diversity & Inclusion at the MB Pier from 5 to 5:30 pm

Pages bookstore presents "A Pride Book Talk" at 6 pm

At dusk join in for the Rainbow Pier Lighting

Enjoy your meal with a view of the Ocean

Food with a view? Sounds like a perfect time to us! Enjoy a delicious meal at one of our fabulous local eateries while overlooking the gorgeous views of Manhattan Beach.

Head to Manhattan Beach Blvd. for the best food & views in town! With amazing outdoor seating options and the close proximity to the beach, you are sure to have a wonderful dining experience at the following local spots.

The Strand House - With 180 degree views of the Manhattan Beach pier, The Strand House provides a sophisticated yet comfortable vibe for those looking for a 5-star experience. Enjoy the delicious Coastal California cuisine curated by Chef Craig Hopson. The Strand House is known for its exquisite food, wine, and amazing views of the ocean! Make a reservation online to dine in, or head downstairs to The Strand Bar for first-come-first-serve availability!

117 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Rock’N Fish Restaurant - Known for their legendary Navy Grog rum cocktail, Rock’N Fish is a local gem loved by many! Rock’N Fish takes American dishes from around the country and interprets them using the best local ingredients.  Whether you are in the mood for a delicious burger or tasty local Seafood, you are guaranteed a great meal!

120 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Manhattan Pizzeria - Looking for a casual slice of pizza by the beach? Stop by the Manhattan Pizzeria! This pizzeria brings the taste of Boston to Manhattan Beach. Owned locally by pizza fanatic, Bobby Eskowitz, this old-school pizza joint is all about embracing the community. Their outdoor seating is located right on Manhattan Beach Blvd. and offers gorgeous views of the Manhattan Beach pier. Stop by for a slice, and watch their staff do what they love most– making customers smile with pizza!

133 Manhattan Beach Blvd #5431, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Simmzy’s Restaurant Manhattan Beach - Simzy’s is the perfect place for brews and burgers! Sit outside and enjoy a complimentary ocean breeze while eating the classic Simzy’s Burger. They pride themselves on their homemade craft beers and food worth savoring! 

229 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Concerts in the Park

Summer is all about getting outside, soaking in the vitamin D, and having fun! Looking for some fun local activities to participate in this summer? Grab your friends and families and head over to Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach for Concerts in the Park!

Concerts in the Park, presented by Chevron, is an annual event held each year that features different local bands & cover bands each week. Starting July 3rd, the event runs every Sunday thru September 4th. 

Enjoy the sounds of summer with the Manhattan Beach community. Don’t forget to bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and something to eat or sip on to make the most out of your time at Concerts in the Park!

As the event approaches they will announce the bands playing. Stay up to date on their website. See you there!