FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2008
December 26, 2008 Gondola Ride - Sunset Gondola Cruise to see Harbour Christmas Lights. Gondoliers take you through the channels of Huntington Harbour to see the Cruise of Lights decorations on lighted homes. Price for two is around $75. Location: Peters Landing, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 - 11 daily.
December 26, 2008 Surf City Saloon Live Bands feature Carpit, SLICK WILLIS, Sky Wreck, and 123 Noise. Show starts around 8 p.m. Drink specials. 21+, ID. No cover. Location: Surf City Saloon, 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 963-7744
December 26, 2008 Club Canes Dance Party - HB's longest running dance party features DJ Shaggy. Cover $7 after 8:30 p.m., 21+. Location: 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-0500. hurricanesbargrill.com
December 26, 2008 Upstream - Band at Mahe Restaurant, Time: 8 p.m. to Midnight, 12 a.m. Cover: No, 21 & over. Food: Great sushi & seafood - full bar, full menu - if you like to party this is a great place to hang! Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. Call: (562) 431-3022
December 26, 2008 Band, Soccer Mom - at Tumbleweeds, where food is served till Midnight! Location: 21094 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, California. (714) 960-2776
December 26, 2008 Snowflake light displays adorn the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Streetthrough the New Year 2007. Artificial snowflakes strewn with twinkling lights line the downtown Huntington Beach street, continuing on the Huntington Beach Pier, the icon that vacation travelers and local residents recognize as the symbol of Huntington Beach. Time: Sunset to dawn, daily. Photos
December 26, 2008 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library on the first floor features works from amateur and professional artists with varied themes that range from landscapes to abstracts. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Photo
December 26, 2008 Robby Armstrong Band - at Harpoon Harry's. Time: 8:30 p.m. Location: Harpoon Harry's in Sunset Beach, California. Harpoon Harry's Restaurant 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy. Sunset Beach, CA 90742. Phone 562-592-5216.
December 26, 2008 Hip Hop & Reggae with V.IT.A.L. MC, Willie Who?, and Come Down Selecta - at The Blue Cafe. Time: Doors open at 8 p.m. Cost: $5/cover, 21+. Location: 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA. Phone: 562-592-1302.
December 26, 2008 Live Entertainment - Feel the rhythm of the salsa at Habana Cafe. Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cost: No cover. Location: 18552 Beach Blvd., HB, CA. Call: (714) 968-1133.
December 26, 2008 Above Suspicion - band at Gallaghers Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 536-2422. gallagherspub.com
December 26, 2008 Alex Drizos - musical entertainment at Pete's Sunset Grille at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.
December 26, 2008 Farmer's Market, Arts & Crafts is a weekly event with an arts and crafts fair held on Friday from Noon to Dusk (approx. 5 p.m.) Held most Fridays at the outdoor Pier Plaza next to the Huntington Beach Pier, a certified Farmer's Market sells the finest California grown fruits and vegetables, breads, nuts, flowers and perishables. The Art Fair held in conjunction with the Farmer's Market features over 50 vendors selling unique, hand made gifts and crafts. Location: Pier Plaza at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street, Huntington Beach, Cal
December 26, 2008 Beach Bonfire. You must bring your own fire wood to the beach for a beach bonfire. Fire rings are located north of the Huntington Beach Pier at Bolsa Chica State Beach on Pacific Coast Highway (between Warner Ave. & Seapoint St.) and south of the Huntington Beach Pier on PCH between 1st Street and Beach Blvd. at Huntington City Beach or between Beach Blvd. & Brookhurst Street at Huntington State Beach. Cost: Free, first come-first serve.
December 26, 2008 Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to drop by the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, one of the West Coast's significant flyways for migrating birds. Bring binoculars to enjoy even closer views of these soaring creatures. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. Enjoy 300 acres, plus a 1.5 mile loop trail. No pets or bikes permitted on the trails. Open during daylight hours.
December 26, 2008Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931.