Signature Events

Huntington Beach hosts a number of annual events and festivals. Find more information on our most popular Signature Events below. We also invite you to browse the full Event Calendar for other events throughout the year.

Turkey Trot
Turkey Trot
November 23, 2017

Start your Thanksgiving at the beach! This 5K/10K Turkey Trot features a flat ocean-front course and a 1K walk for kids 12 and under. Learn More

miracle on main
Miracle on Main Street
November 19, 2017

Spend the afternoon in Downtown Huntington Beach for Miracle on Main Street, the city's annual tree lighting ceremony. Snowflakes, lights and swirling colors create a sensation of snow in this magical display just two blocks from the Huntington Beach... Learn More

Boats with Christmas lights
Huntington Harbour Boat Parade
December 9-10, 2017

Watch as beautifully decorated boats parade through the harbor to celebrate the holiday season. A holiday favorite, the annual Huntington Harbour Boat Parade is a warm tradition to help ring in the holiday season. Learn More

Cruise of Lights Illuminates Huntington Harbour
Cruise of Lights
December 15-23, 2017

The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee is excited to present the 55th annual Cruise of Lights®, a 45-minute narrated boat tour through the sparkling waterways of Huntington Harbour. Learn More

Surf City Splash
Surf City Splash
January 1, 2018

Celebrate the New Year with a dip into the chilly Pacific Ocean. Be sure to wear your bathing suit. No wetsuits - that's cheating! Learn More

Surf City Marathon Start Line
Surf City USA Marathon
February 4, 2018

The Surf City USA Marathon is a runner's dream. Taking place on the morning of Superbowl Sunday (the first Sunday in February) the oceanfront course takes you through the best of Huntington Beach. Learn More

Surf City Spotlight
Get A Taste For Surf City USA