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Huntington Beach New Years Eve 2018

Fireworks, Events, Parties, Hotels, Restaurants

Huntington Beach, California, 31 December 2017, Midnight

Huntington Beach evening lights

New Years Eve in Huntington Beach will be awesome and while you are there don't miss out on some of the incredible activities on offer in this awesome beachside city.

Immerse yourself in beach life and take a stroll out on Huntington Beach Pier to watch the surfers ride the waves, marvel at the beautiful sunset, then grab a bite to eat at Ruby's at the end of the pier.

Keep yourself in Downtown Huntington Beach for the relaxed vibe of the cafes, restaurants and bars and every Tuesday between 5pm and 9pm there is the Surf City Nights Street Fair and Farmers Market. Peruse the stalls, enjoy the entertainment and just kick back and relax.
 
Take to the water with kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, sailing and, if you are feeling like an old romantic, you can take a sunset gondola ride on the Huntington Harbour Canals.

For a quirky afternoon out and a little shopping, head to Old World Village, where you can wander the cobbled streets and peruse the shops and galleries. Pop into a salon for a massage or other spa treatments, enjoy a coffee and bite to eat in coffee shops and cafes and buy some souvenirs and handicrafts in some of the speciality shops.

There is also the Bella Terra Mall to pacify the inner shopping beast, with great boutiques and lots of fantastic restaurants, this has a real luxurious feel to it with lush gardens and fountains.

New Year Fireworks, Events, Parties

Celebrating New Years Eve in Huntington Beach this year? Then check out some of the local events to see you into 2018!

Many of the big hotels hold annual events that get booked up pretty quickly, including the Hyatt Regency, who will be holding their New Years Eve party, Concert on the Shore (this year with Boney James and Jeffrey Osborne) great entertainment along with a champagne toast at midnight.

For some glitz and glamour, get your flapper dresses on and bring in the new year at Seacliff Country Club with their Great Gatsby New Year. Dance the night away and celebrate with 2 balloon drops (one for New York time and one for California).

Main Street tends to be a hub of activity, with lots of bars and restaurants to choose from. Give Perqs a visit for the Redneck Rodeo or Baja Sharkeez for some NYE celebrations.
 
The Old World Festival Banquet Hall holds a New Years Eve Countdown, with dinner, dancing and champagne toast at midnight.

Check out the celebrations at SeaLegs Wine Bar, The Bungalow or you head along to Don the Beachcomber for their New Years Eve Ultimate Tiki Party, with great entertainment, a Hawaiian buffet, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight.

There is also a great night to be had down at Montage Laguna Beach, with dinner, live music, dancing and midnight toast for the grown ups and it's even got the kids sorted with the Paintbox New Years Eve party for kids aged 5-12.

 And on January 1st, get yourself down to the pier for the Polar Plunge at noon (if you want to participate, you'll need to register).

There are lots of fab restaurants to head to for New Years Eve, just make sure to book in advance:

 Watertable
Captain Jack's Restaurant
The Cannery
The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

NYE Live Streaming, Webcams

Thanks to the popularity of the surf viewing, there are a few live streaming webcams for Huntington Beach:

Huntington beach webcams

New Years Eve Hotels

There are some fantastic places to stay in Huntington Beach this New Year, make your reservations in advance to avoid disappointment.

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel
Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel
Ocean Surf Inn & Suites
SpringHill Suites Huntington Beach Orange County

To check availability and make reservations at these and all the top hotels in the area, you can make online bookings here.

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