Surf Dog Events® began in 2006 w/ the ORIGINAL dog surfing comPETition – Imperial Beach Surf Dog. In 2008 we added Huntington Beach’s Surf City Surf Dog®, which quickly became world-famous!
Dog surfing is just one of the attractions! There are plenty of exciting activities planned for dogs that prefer to keep all four paws on dry land. Surf Dog Events event features dog surfing competitions, great surFUR swag, a surFUR Expo and dog rescues.
Surf City Surf Dog®, the world-famous premier event on the dog surfing circuit is held annually in late September in Surf City USA. The event brings together the community, surfers, dog lovers, families & pets for a day of fun and “fund”raising at one of Southern California’s most pristine beaches – Huntington Dog Beach!
7:00am – Check In Opens
8:00am – 2:00pm – Doggy SurFUR Expo
8:00am – 1:00pm – Surf City Surf Dog® Surf Competition
1:00pm – 2:00 pm – Finals
2:30pm – Awards/Closing Ceremony
The event takes place at the southernmost point of Huntington Dog Beach at the intersection of Goldenwest and PCH. Use the below address for mapping purposes.
Huntington Dog Beach
100 Goldenwest Street
Parking is located north and south of the PCH / Goldenwest intersection.
From 405, exit Goldenwest and head south all the way to PCH.
From PCH heading north, we are located north of Main Street in Huntington Beach.
From PCH heading south, we are located approximately one mile south of Seapoint.
No parking, waiting or unloading in any red zone.
Dog Beach parking lots, located between Goldenwest and Seapoint, have metered parking only
Metered parking is available along PCH
For more detailed parking information, visit the City of Huntington Beach’s website.
If you have been to Huntington Dog Beach before, you know that parking is kinda crazy (and that’s without a contest). We have a drop zone at the corner of Goldenwest and PCH, just south of Goldenwest, for you to unload your pups, board, chairs, family, etc. Volunteers will watch your belongings while you find parking. Please plan on arriving at least an hour before your heat to accommodate parking and registration.