Best time to visit Huntington Beach, CA

Huntington Beach, CA

11 THINGS TO DO IN HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (JULY 01 - JULY 11)

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

Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach

Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach

July 06–September 03, 2020 • event

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

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

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

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

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

One has to try hard to take a picture of a hummingbird—it moves so fast that sometimes it's better just to sit back and enjoy

Cycling

Cycling

April–October • activity

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

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

January–May (all year round) • nature

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

Paddleboarding (SUP)

Paddleboarding (SUP)

May–September • activity

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

Kiteboarding

Kiteboarding

April–August • activity

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

Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

July 03–05, 2020 • event

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

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Naples Boat Parade

Naples Boat Parade

December 14, 2019 • event

One of the most beautiful holiday traditions in California

Surf Dog Competition

Surf Dog Competition

September 28, 2019 • 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

Vans US Open of Surfing

Vans US Open of Surfing

August 03–09, 2020 • event

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

Winter Fest OC

Winter Fest OC

December 17 2020–January 03 2021 • event

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

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

December 18–22, 2019 • 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

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

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

March–late April • nature

Delicate sakura opens the tree blooming season in the Golden State

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

March–early May • nature

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

Huntington Harbour Boat Parade

Huntington Harbour Boat Parade

December 14–15, 2019 • event

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

Thousand Steps Beach Pools

Thousand Steps Beach Pools

March–early June | September–December • activity

One of the best hidden treasures of the Orange County

Surfing Santa Competition

Surfing Santa Competition

November 16–17, 2019 • event

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

Whale and Dolphin Watching

Whale and Dolphin Watching

December–May • nature

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

Black Star Canyon Hike

Black Star Canyon Hike

November–May • activity

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

LA Fleet Week

LA Fleet Week

September 04–07, 2020 • event

An old Californian end-of-summer tradition

Loquat Season

Loquat Season

April–May • food

Fans of exotic fruits will be delighted with this unusual citrus

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