Surf City USA is an essential California escape like no other, known for endless summer weather, miles of beautiful beaches, great surf and year-round outdoor activities. But did you know that HB offers some of the best shopping in SoCal?
Just in time to make your holiday shopping much easier, find the places in Huntington Beach that cater to visitors and locals with plenty of opportunities to shop, eat, gather and be merry.
Pacific City came to raise the bar in terms of shopping, dining and entertainment in Southern California. This beachfront, open-air center fuses modern luxury with the local laid-back surf vibes, and delivers a high-quality selection of stores, including Urban Outfitters, Free People, Tommy Bahama, Brandy Melville and Vissla. Cherry Hills Market and The Plantation offer unique gifts for the sun & sand lover in your life. Amenities include a kids play area, as well as an ocean deck overlooking the iconic Huntington Beach Pier, where monthly events and live music gather the community. Feel free to bring your pup, Pacific City is dog friendly.
After you shop ’til you drop, check out Lot 579 and its award-winning eateries such as the OC born Bear Flag Fish Co., and beer lovers favorite The Dudes’ Brewery. For an upscale oceanfront dining experience, Blue Gold features New American cuisine created with seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients. As the sun goes down, The Bungalow lounge is the place to see and be seen. A day spent here is a day well spent.
Location: 21010 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 9pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm
Lot 579: Doors are open on Monday-Sunday from 7am-11pm
5TH & PCH / MAIN STREET
If we had to name the one place that reflects California’s quintessential vibes, that would be Downtown Huntington Beach. Main St and 5th & PCH, located just across the street from the Huntington Beach Pier, offer a complete leisure experience that are as popular with visitors as they are with locals.
Who doesn’t enjoy a good day of shopping and people watching? This is our one-stop-shop for stocking up on essentials and to find gifts for every occasion. Stroll around these streets and you will find an array of trendy local fashion, surf gear, vintage boutiques, souvenir shops, and make sure to stay for the popular patio sitting restaurants and bars.
To get started on any beach day under the California sun, grab a cup of joe at Java Point, the coffee shop inside Huntington Sport & Surf that fuels local surfers’ morning sessions. Here, the newest fashion in the surf world meets great coffee and pastries.
If you’re looking for a wide-range of surf related products and rentals, Jack’s Surfboards and Rip Curl are also certain to satisfy your lifestyle. Swing by Diane’s on Main St and Merrilee’s Swimwear on 5th & PCH for all things beachwear, and find gifts for the entire family at Beach Island. After you’ve knocked out your Christmas shopping list, relax and catch a beachfront sunset at Fred’s Mexican Cafe & Cantina.
More than just a shopping destination, Main St and 5th & PCH offer an authentic California experience, so drop by for some retail therapy and to get a true taste of what’s like to live in the best Coast.
Location: 5th & PCH - 155 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Main St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Hours: Hours may vary - please check with stores and restaurants directly for hours of operation.
Bella Terra is the perfect destination for a day full of shopping and family time. Hailed as one of OC’s premier centers, the airy outdoor mall inspired in the Tuscan villages of Italy is conveniently located off of 405 and Beach Blvd and features departments stores, boutiques, restaurants, bars, as well as a movie theatre with 20 state-of-the-art theaters, and an open-air beer and wine garden.
Whether you’re looking to update your closet with fresh new findings or need a play area for the kiddos to spend all that extra energy, Bella Terra’s got it all. Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping spree with a green smoothie from Nektar Juice Bar, namaslay your day at Corepower Yoga, and go find gifts for everyone in your list at some of America’s favorites stores, such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Barnes & Noble, Old Navy, Kohls and Carter’s. Ulta Beauty offers all the items to get dolled up for a date night at Solita’s or Eureka, and on a side note, EuroCaffe’s got some of the most mouthwatering dishes you can savor around here.
Did we say that the mall got a major remodel just recently? Inspired in Southern California’s Spanish roots, the new green area welcomes tons of tourists and residents everyday and features live entertainment and year-round events. If you need to grab some groceries before you head back home, Whole Foods and Costco are here for you.
Location: 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am -9pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm*
*Hours may vary - please check with stores and restaurants directly for hours of operation.
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