On Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friends of Banning Museum will have a great big party to celebrate the birthday of the “Father of the Los Angeles Harbor,” Phineas Banning. In the spirit of Fiesta, guests of all ages will be treated to a fun evening of live music provided by Mariachi Ambiente and dancing by Ballet Folklorico Las Perlitas.

VIP Admission $45.00: As a VIP guest you will enjoy yummy Mexican fare provided by local favorite, Monarca’s Restaurant, reserved seating, onsite parking and a delicious cupcake. Guests are welcome to bring their own wine or beverage. Reservations required for all guests.

Picnic General Admission $10.00 or FREE for Friends of Banning Museum Members and children 11 and under: If you prefer more of a Picnic style, bring your own blanket or low chair and food and beverage and enjoy the event from the lawn of the beautiful Banning Museum. Either way it will be a fun, festive night for all to enjoy!

The Banning Museum is located at 401 East “M” Street, Wilmington, CA  90744. For more information or to make a reservation, call (310) 548-2005. Reservations may be made online at www.thebanningmuseum.org.

The Banning Museum is a facility of the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks and is operated in cooperation with Friends of Banning Museum. Friends of Banning Museum is a non-profit corporation. Tax I.D. #23-7401609.


  • Starting Saturday, August 17th, 2019, repeated every day until Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm


The Banning Museum

401 East M Street
Wilmington, 90744


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