The FRIENDS Experience Opens in Long Beach Area


After successful runs in more than 10 North American cities, the wildly popular The FRIENDSTM Experience will open in the Long Beach area on Friday, June 23, 2023. Originally created for the show’s 25th anniversary, fans can celebrate their favorite friends and revisit some of the series’ most iconic moments with this interactive experience created by Original X Productions (OGX), Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Group. “The One Near Long Beach” will be located at 4661 Silva St. at Lakewood Center. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, May 25 at 10 a.m. PST exclusively at

Voted as one of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Best New Attractions and included in CNN’s 12 Best Immersive Experiences around the world, The FRIENDSTM Experience features several nostalgia-packed rooms and activations including Monica’s kitchen and the iconic FRIENDSTM fountain. The interactive space provides opportunities to explore the show’s history and re-create your favorite moments including posing in front of Rachel and Monica’s purple door, relaxing in Chandler and Joey’s recliner, and helping Ross with the famous sofa pivot. And of course, the space will feature a re-created Central Perk with the legendary orange couch. An onsite FRIENDSTM retail store featuring exclusive products will also be open to both ticketed and non-ticketed guests.

The FRIENDSTM Experience invites fans to step inside the world of the iconic series, relive their favorite moments and celebrate the show unlike ever before,” said Stacy Moscatelli, Co-President and Chief Strategy Officer of OGX. “We are looking forward to bringing this one-of-a-kind experience to southern California.”

The FRIENDSTM Experience: The One Near Long Beach will be open from June 23 through September 17. A full schedule of operating hours can be found at www.FriendsTheExperience/LongBeach. Timed entry tickets are available starting at $30 plus taxes and fees. Guided group tours are also available for groups 6 to 10 guests. These tours allow fans to visit the space in the morning before general ticket holders arrive as well as ensure maximum social distancing between groups for a more private experience.

To prepare for The FRIENDSTM Experience’s 2023 tour stop in the Long Beach area, fans can watch Friends: The Reunion special and binge all 236 episodes of the original beloved series on HBO Max.

My friend and I had the opportunity to visit and we absolutely loved it! So much fun!

We had a blast!

Self Disclosure: We had the opportunity to visit to facilitate this post. Information was provided.

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