Interactive Reptile Show, Live Concerts and Outdoor Movies Are Among Free Events at 2ND & PCH This August

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2ND & PCH is pleased to invite the community to soak up the last days of summer at the premier outdoor shopping center this August with complementary movie nights, outdoor concerts, an interactive reptile show and more.

Corbin Maxey, Animal Expert comes to 2ND & PCH for a one of a kind interactive reptile show on Thursday, August 24th at 5:00 pm on the grand staircase. Animal ambassadors include a Green Iguana, Rainbow Boa, Sulcata Tortoise and much more! Corbin and select animals will be available for meet and greets and photos following the show until 7:00 pm. Lines may be cut early to ensure everyone has an opportunity to meet Corbin and his Reptile Friends, be sure to arrive early and get your place in line on a first come first-served basis, no reservations or holding places in line.

Enjoy live outdoor concerts as part of the PCH Raising Decibels series, bringing family-friendly musical performances to Seaport Way 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm on select Thursday evenings. The series features an array of top Southern California bands across a variety of genres. Free face painting and airbrush tattoos will be available 5:00 – 8:00 pm and a dance area will be provided. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for first-come, first-served seating beginning at 11:00 am.

August headlining acts include:

  • August 3rd: Blue Breeze Band (Rhythm and Blues) with opener Leah (Quartet)
  • August 10th: Rod the Mod, Never a Dull Moment Tribute Band with opener Michelle Tyler, Stevie Nicks Tribute

PCH Raising Decibels concerts resume in October. For the full line-up, visit

PCH Movies & Moonlight, the center’s outdoor movie series presented in partnership with One Medical, continues along Seaport Way Fridays at sunset through August 18th. Pre-show entertainment and complementary airbrush tattoos will be available 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, prior to movie start times. Movies are free to the community; self-seating will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and pets are welcome but must remain leashed. 2ND & PCH offers an array of restaurants, retailers and specialty services within the center for the community to enjoy before, during or after the movie. 

Line-up includes: 

  • August 4th: Disney Pixar’s Turning Red
  • August 11th: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • August 18th: Disney Pixar’s Monster’s Inc.

Young adventurers  are invited to enjoy summer and discover the fun at PCH Summertime Explorers, a weekly kids club, hosted in partnership with Shop Small Bizz Little’s, Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm through August 23rd. Located on the grand staircase and Seaport Way, the free series features a unique theme each week with crafts and interactive and educational entertainment. Additional activities include face painting, balloon twisting, fun custom themed backdrops and more. Kids Club welcomes explorers of all ages but is best suited for ages 2 – 10 years. Shop Small Bizz Little’s will also host a mini outdoor market featuring local family-friendly vendors each week with a selection of children’s apparel, gifts and more. 

Weekly themes include: 

  • August 2nd: Kids in the Kitchen
  • August 9th: Mythical Creatures
  • August 16th: Mermaids and Pirates
  • August 23rd: End of Summer Bash, Dance Party

The Dreamers Market returns to the center on Saturday, August 5th from 3:00 – 8:00 pm and offers a magical day filled with local treasures. Along Seaport Way, guests can shop for one-of-a-kind wonders from local makers and enjoy family-friendly activities like face painting, a children’s play area and live music. An enchanting meet and greet with mermaid friends will also take place 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. 

Creative Communal Makers Market returns to Seaport Way on Sunday, August 13th 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Support local artisans and shop small businesses at this carefully curated open-air market that features over 35 makers, photo ops, live music and more. 

2ND & PCH is proud to host another American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, August 7th 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. Help save a life and visit the Bloodmobile on Seaport Way or book an appointment in advance. To register for an appointment, visit and type the sponsor code “2NDPCH” under “Find A Blood Drive.” Prospective donors can fill out the health history questionnaire in advance of their appointment at Walk-ups will be welcome pending availability. 

All 2ND & PCH events are weather permitting, free to the community and do not require a ticket to attend. For more information on events and a complete list of tenants visit or connect via Instagram or Facebook.

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