Tips for Grand Prix of Long Beach

300 East Ocean Blvd Long Beach CA 90802
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199 Grand Prix of Long Beach Tips

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It's cheap and easy - park at any Blue Line station (we parked at Willow with secure parking garage parking) and paid $4.50 each for a round trip pass just for the day. Parking lots close to Ocean Blvd. were charging up to $25 for race day parking. Save some money and take the Blue Line.
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The Convention Center hosted several Grand Prix related activities, access to race gear. All and all this was a great experience, one I will repeat and recommend for even those who are not race enthusiast.
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The various food options were part of the fun. Awesome that the restaurants along Shoreline to include the Shoreline Village restaurants were open to event attendees. Additionally, the latter locations served as great locations to watch the Grand Prix.
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The blue line metro leaves you within walking distance of all activities, 1/2 of a mile.
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if you plan on having some drinks as all events the drinks are pricey as well as food I suggest hitting up the restaurants
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There are many restaurants around the event walking distance you should take a stroll to the Yard House very good food and very friendly Beautiful waitresses try one or many of the hundreds of tap beers they offer great atmosphere and awesome classic Rock Music
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The weather was HOT! but then Freezing after 6pm.. I wore I wore shorts and a shirt. Perfect all day until aabout 6-7pm, then it got freezing cold! Wear shorts if you dont mind the cold with covered shoes and carry a light sweater for after 6pm..
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Sandi
I wore a dress with a sweater and a furry hoodie and was still cold..
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Sandi
Bring/wear earplugs - it's very LOUD!
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
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The weather was Sunny. I wore T-shirt but bring a jacket as well. Oh! Sneakers are a must. Tons of walking .
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The weather was Sunny and warm but cooled off when the sun went down. so bring a jacket.. I wore Tennis shoes. You walk a lot. .
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They say no "stadium seats", but I saw people who got them in, and the aluminum grand stands aren't very comfortable. Might be worth a try to bring a cushion.
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Anything goes here during Grand Prix, best time of year to visit Long Beach. Tons of drink specials especially on Pine Ave NORTH-George's greek cafe, Alegria, Cafe Sevilla, Octopus sushi, Wokcano, Shannon's on Pine, Taco Beach, etc. Tropicalata Cuban cafe, cheapest empanadas ever! Bring earplugs if you cannot stand the noise!
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Parking can be expensive but it is not bad to park and walk a few blocks.
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My office is a few blocks up so I park there and walk :0)
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I feel the concert should stay as is on SATURDAY :0)
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Take the metro train, drops you off right next to the entrance
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