Surf City Nights


Surf City Nights is when three blocks of Main Street close to traffic and open to fun. Shops spread out with sidewalk sales, the streets fill with unique vendors, and the farmers set up with fresh, seasonal produce and flowers. A variety of performers provide hours of lively entertainment. The food court and other food vendors serve delicious food and snacks. It’s for strolling couples, friends’ and family gatherings. It’s when every restaurant tempts you with signature dishes, cheerful drinks and Surf City Night specials. It’s the perfect place to find that special gift from the 90+ vendor booths. 


There is a long wait-list to become a vendor. Email surfcitynights@hbdowntown.com and provide details, including pictures of what you would like to sell. Read the posted Vendor rules prior to applying. 



Chili at the Beach


Celebrate the beginning of summer with a Chili/Salsa Tasting and Competition, Live Bands and Vendors on Main Street and a Kid's Zone at 5th & PCH - all benefiting the Boys & Girls Club. This event is held the Saturday before Father's Day.



​HB Downtown & Surf City Nights

Surf City Days


A collection of special events comes to Main Street, 5th Street, Pierside Plaza, and the surf and sand on Saturday & Sunday, in September. Surf City Days is a weekend where locals and visitors engage in their favorite activities as both - participants and spectators. It typically includes vendors at Pier Plaza (Saturday - Sunday), Surfboard Demo Day with HSS (First block of Main St. Saturday), Volleyball (Saturday - Sunday), Dory Boat Races (Sunday afternoon), City Surf Contest (Saturday - Sunday), bands (Saturday during Skateboarding on 5th and on Main), Old Skool Skateboarding (Saturday 9-4 on 5th St), and the Kowabunga Van Klan (Saturday on Main St). It is always a great weekend to end the official summer season in downtown HB.

HB Downtown BID Signature Events

Halloween Fest


HB Downtown including Main Street and 5th & PCH becomes HBoo Spookytown
Join us for a fun filled evening where we turn downtown into a Halloween extravaganza with family activities, and above all... trick-or-treating in the BID downtown zone on Main (and side-streets), PCH, the Pier, and 5th with businesses providing candy to children.  Halloween costume contest for kids and dogs on 5th Street.

•Creepy Critters to view and hold from Prehistoric Pets

•City of HB Police, Fire, Public Works and Marine Safety have equipment on Main St. and handout candy. Parks and Recreation will have activities. 

•Halloween photo stations on Walnut

•Inflatable games, slide, and obstacle course on Main

Click below for pictures

Halloween Fest Pictures.pdf

Miracle on Main Street & Santa Visits


It's the most wonderful time of the year when HB Downtown fills the 2nd block of Main Street with entertainment, holiday craft vendors, kid's activities, and refreshments. A special tree lighting ceremony with entertainment will be held on Sunday, November 18. The event includes a Holiday Boutique, Kid's activities, cocoa and cookies, Grinch, Santa and the tree lighting. After a grouchy green character resembling the Grinch fails to light the tree, Santa comes in to save the day. Photo opportunities with Santa follow the tree lighting. Thank you 2018 sponsor Memorial Care.


Santa will be available during December on Tuesdays from 5-8:00 pm at the Surf City Nights Street Fair. He will also be here from 1-5 pm on 11/24; 11/25; 12/01; 12/09; 12/15; 12/16; 12/22; 12/23


2018 Miracle on Main Street Pictures - Click HERE