Since 1972, Manhattan Beach has put on the Annual Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair normally takes place in early October and is a community fair with arts and crafts, food, games and entertainment. The fair is held at Live Oak Park (on Valley Drive between 15th and 21st Streets).
The goal of the community fair is to create a weekend event where locals can support each other as customers and operators of fun booths while raising funds for local charity organizations. The fair is distinguished in that it is organized and executed by an all volunteer Fair Board of local residents. All of the food booths are operated by 100% non-profit groups.
- 10K run
- chili cookoff
- Toddler trot (1 and 2 year olds have a race... muliple heats per age group)
- Beer Garden
- lots of fair food
- Battle of the Bands
For more information on the Fair, please visit the Hometown Fair website at http://www.mbfair.org/