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Best time to visit Huntington Beach, CA

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13 THINGS TO DO IN HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (JULY 29 - AUGUST 07)

Vans US Open of Surfing

Vans US Open of Surfing

July 30–August 7, 2022 • event

If you are looking for some amazing moves on waves, this event is definitely for you

Surf Dog Competition

Surf Dog Competition

August 6, 2022 • event

Dog surfers from all over the country gather along the Imperial Beach and Huntington Beach shoreline to take part in surfing competitions and win the first prize. You should witness it in order to believe it

Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach

Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach

July 5–September 2, 2022 • event

One of the most unique art events in the world with plenty of art treasures to observe

Scenic Road Trips

Scenic Road Trips

all year round • activity

Driving along a large number of picturesque roads with stops near the highlights and most unique spots can be a perfect vacation plan

Disneyland

Disneyland

mid-January–early March | August–mid-November • activity

Try avoiding busy weekends and school holidays to enjoy shorter queues in the day full of rides and fun

Heart Rock Falls

Heart Rock Falls

March–November  • nature

The power of water carved a heart in a solid stone. Such natural sites inspire and give hopes

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

mid-February–early September (best in May–July) • nature

This wee zippy bird moves so fast that you'll have to try hard to take a nice picture

Paradise Falls

Paradise Falls

September–May (all year round) • nature

One of a few waterfalls thriving in the hot and dry climate of the Thousand Oaks area

Beach Season

Beach Season

May–September • activity

A huge number of varied beaches with white sands and clear waters give you the chance to choose a perfect spot within the coastline of the Golden State

Surfing

Surfing

October–March (all year round) • activity

Amazing swells, great weather conditions, and various opportunities on dozens of ideal surfing beaches are waiting for you in the Golden State

Cycling

Cycling

April–October • activity

Picturesque scenery, varied terrain, and gentle weather conditions attract cyclists to the Golden State

Kiteboarding

Kiteboarding

April–August • activity

Just choose the right season and the right spot to enjoy your favourite water activity in the Sunny State

Paddleboarding (SUP)

Paddleboarding (SUP)

May–September  • activity

One of the most enjoyable and fun water activities is popular all along the California coastline

15 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Naples Boat Parade

Naples Boat Parade

unconfirmedmid-December 2022 • event

One of the most beautiful holiday traditions in California

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

out of rangeMarch–late April • nature

Delicate sakura opens the tree blooming season in the Golden State

Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 1–4, 2022 • event

The Surf City hosts the biggest Independence Day parade west of the Mississippi

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

out of rangeDecember 14–18, 2022 • event

Enjoy the sparkling lights of hundreds of beautifully decorated vessels. There's always the chance to participate in a parade with your own boat or as a passenger too

Winter Fest OC

Winter Fest OC

unconfirmedDecember 15, 2022–January 1, 2023 • event

Winter wonderland does exist in Southern California, you'll find it in Orange County

Thousand Steps Beach Pools

Thousand Steps Beach Pools

out of rangeMarch–early June | September–December • activity

One of the best hidden treasures of the Orange County

LA Fleet Week

LA Fleet Week

out of rangeMay 27–30, 2022 • event

An old Californian end-of-summer tradition

Huntington Harbour Boat Parade

Huntington Harbour Boat Parade

unconfirmedmid-December 2022 • event

A maritime extravaganza by the beach is one of the best in California

Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

out of rangeMarch 11–13, 2022 • event

The city’s signature spring-start event in the biggest park of Southern California

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

out of rangeMarch–early May • nature

Be ready to immerse yourself in colours: purple, pink, white and yellow!

Surfing Santa Competition

Surfing Santa Competition

unconfirmedlate November 2022 • event

Dressed like Santa, surfers raise money for people living with autism

Whale and Dolphin Watching

Whale and Dolphin Watching

out of rangeDecember–May  • nature

To see a giant mammal in the Pacific and hear its powerful voice is a memorable event

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

out of rangeall year round • nature

Rumoured​ to be the San Diego area's most haunted place, this mystic forest is popular with hikers

Black Star Canyon Hike

Black Star Canyon Hike

out of rangeNovember–May • activity

This remote canyon in the Santa Ana Mountains is popular with hikers and black magic followers

Loquat Season

Loquat Season

out of rangeApril–May • food

Fans of exotic fruits will be delighted with this unusual citrus

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