The top resort for Surf City events
Every year, Huntington Beach is transformed as events like the Vans US Open of Surfing take over Surf City, USA. Guests of Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort have a first-row view to all the hottest oceanfront action, as well as access to unique beach amenities, and a genuinely friendly staff focused on making your resort stay the best in town. Make sure to book your boutique resort before all the world’s fans of surfing, running and flight flock to Huntington Beach. If you are trying to decide on the best dates to stay, read more about these electric events.
Surf City Marathon
In early February, runners from near and far lace up for this award-winning course, considered one of the country’s best. The race pushes off along the Pacific Coast Highway and passes Huntington Beach and the beautiful Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Post-finish line celebrations happen on the beach, at the uber-festive Sand Bar.
Taste of Huntington Beach
In late April, foodies unite to feast on unlimited tastes from more than 50 local eateries, while sipping samples from California wineries and breweries too. The festive gathering features live music, a silent auction and raffle prizes; proceeds benefit the local library.
Coastal Country Jam
Sweet tunes take over Huntington State Beach in late June. Concertgoers of all ages soak in live music as well as highlights like a Ferris wheel, line dancing and art installations. The set times get released the week prior to the event on the Jam’s website and Facebook page.
Van’s U.S. Open of Surfing
Since 1959, this water-centric spectacular has taken over Huntington Beach to showcase the slickest surfers around. One of the US’s largest action sports festivals, this majorly competitive event (in late July/early August) features entertainers, artists, skateboarders and BMX competitors, too.
Surf City Surf Dog
Surf City Surf Dog brings together the community, surfers, dog lovers, families and pets for a day of fun and fundraising at one of Southern California’s most pristine beaches - Huntington Dog Beach. Enjoy the free surFUR expo from 8am - 2:30pm.
Fall Corgi Beach Day
Grab your corgi, get on your surfboard and join us for Corgi Beach Day on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Huntington Dog Beach. The event is free to the public - all dogs and humans are welcome.
The Color Run Huntington Beach
Have the time of your life at the Color Run in Huntington Beach, a five-kilometer, untimed race with an epic Finish Festival. Thousands of Color Runners are doused from head to toe in different dyes at each kilometer and finish with a larger than life party with music, dancing, and massive color throws.