Huntington Beach Things to Do

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Whether visiting or living in this California destination, there are many things to see and do. Here are attractions, activities and events of interest:


Howard Hitchcock Artist and Sculptor

Public Art

Art Installation - Lady By Inez Owings

Pier Plaza Mural

Art Installation Surf Circle

Admiralty Island

Bolsa Chica State Beach


Huntington Beach Pier

Red Dome on Huntington Beach Pier

Shipley Nature Center

Oil Man John Thomas Helps Drive Tourism and Huntington Beach Economy

Huntington Beach Oil Fields and Oil Production

Huntington Beach Oil Fields and Oil Production

Huntington Beach Oil Fields and Oil Production


Rubber Ducks get dumped in the annual Duck-a-thon


Huntington Beach Top 10 Food Joints

Don the Beachcomber Polynesian

No Ka Oi Restaurant

Pelican Isle

The Cheesecake Factory 7871 Edinger Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Restaurant at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach


Being wheel chair bound has its ups & downs for the Quadriplegics and paraplegics in California. But an event makes the waves seems a little more exciting and steady when volunteers team up to help handicap individuals ride a surfboard in the Pacific Ocean.

Huntington Beach Festivals and Events

Surf City Marathon Super Bowl Sunday

Marathon 5k 1Mile Run

Marathon Expo

Huntington Beach Pier Swim,

Polar Plunge, California

Surf City Nights Street Fair

4th of July Parade

4th of July Pancake Breakfast

July 4 Parade Annual Event

Polar Plunge, California

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Float

Horse Drawn Carriage

Red Woodie & Surfaris Band (Wipeout)

The annual Polar Plunge takes place at Huntington Beach Pier each Jan. 1 as a New Year's celebration.

Hawaiian Santa in Huntington Beach

Surf City Nights Street Fair is held each Tuesday evening on Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach. The event is a farmers market and includes vendor booths.


Huntington Beach Duckathon

Shipley Nature Center Spring Fest

US Open of Surfing Beach Games Festival



Sports & sporting events in Huntington Beach include annual events such as a marathon, paintball contest on the beach and mega- US Open of Surfing.

Surf City Marathon Super Bowl Sunday

National Paintball League Competition


Huntington Beach is a popular beach destination. There are over 15 hotels with affordable to luxury resort accommodations at the beach. If you are looking for a beach vacation, the city has a youthful vibe. Most activities center around its downtown and Main Street. Many visitors go to Disneyland and opt for beach accommodations in cities such as Huntington Beach.

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There's more to see and do in Huntington Beach, and the best way to get to know the place is by visiting and enjoying an excellent vacation.

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