Salute to the Troops Picnic and Concert
Part of the 2018 Concerts in the Park presented by OneWest Bank
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 fourth annual Salute to the Troops Picnic and Concert at the Polliwog Park Amphitheater. The first 400 veterans and active duty military will receive a free Salute to the Troops Challenge Coin.
Featured band Navy Band Southwest is one of the Navy’s finest and oldest continuing musical organizations. Now with over 80 years of support to the San Diego community, the band serves as the musical ambassador for the Commander, Navy Region Southwest. Under the direction of Lieutenant Jane E. Hoffman, the band is located onboard Naval Base San Diego, and serves the military and civilian communities throughout the Southwestern United States.
The Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park presented by OneWest Bank 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. Handicap parking is available in the Historical Society parking area from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A sign will be posted on the driveway gate when this area is filled. Overflow handicap parking is available in the Begg Pool parking area located at the bottom of the ramp leading to Begg Pool, 1402 North Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
- July 1, 2018
- 5:00PM - 7:00PM