Summer Fridays at Bella Terra Are Kicking Off With a Bang
Summer is in full swing, which means the kids are out of school and itchin’ for some fun! And let’s be real: you can only alternate between the park and the beach so many times. So in an effort to switch things up and provide both adults and kiddos with some summer entertainment, Huntington Beach’s Bella Terra is filling up the calendar with a variety of Friday events! From live music performances to exciting themes and summer sales, this open-air shopping and dining center is bringing the magic! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come. Family-Friendly Events
Sip and Savor the Flavor
In case you haven’t experienced the entertainment mecca that is Bella Terra, we’ll fill you in on its assortment of things to do, but most importantly, eat. The complex features a variety of top-notch restaurants that include Silverlake Ramen, Kabuki, HB Hot by Four Sons Brewing and the all-new Puesto, a Mexican artisan kitchen and tequila bar! And for those with a haggling sweet tooth, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory offers over 300 varieties of gourmet chocolates, candies and confections, including their signature caramel-covered apples! If you prefer your dessert cold and creamy, SomiSomi whips up a variety of tasty soft-serve flavors that come swirled in a taiyaki (fish-shaped waffle cone).
Now, let’s say you have no kids or left them at home (no shame). Bella Terra is the perfect place for a romantic Friday-night date, especially when it comes to a wine and painting session at Pinot’s Palette! Reserve your spot and put your painting skills to the test as you sip on a glass of wine or a pint of craft beer.
Local Insight: HB Hot by Four Sons Brewing is offering a buzzin’ beer special this summer! Simply show your movie ticket from Bella Terra’s Century 20 Theater to receive 10% off your meal at Four Sons and 25% off one item at Huntington Surf and Sport!
What’s the Theme?
To keep things festive this summer, Bella Terra will host two themed events on the last Friday of both July and August. The July 30 event will be a Fiesta Friday with everything from live music to arts and crafts! Come listen to the rhythms of the Kimera Band and indulge in free churros provided by HB Hot by Four Sons Brewing. This event will also feature crafts for the kids, a face-painting station, balloon twisters and plenty of photo ops with special guests Princess Elena and Coco!
The last Friday in August falls on the 27th and will feature a Parisian-themed family night on the green! Enjoy the smooth sounds French jazz by Chloe Perrier & The French Heart Jazz Band and watch as the kids partake in Eiffel Tower crafts. A roaming French mime will also make an appearance as well as face painters, balloon twisters making French Poodles and more. You won’t want to miss these exciting themed events!
We Like the Sound of That
Between now and September, Bella Terra will host a variety of musical artists. The center’s summer concert series will take place every third Friday of the month, with Einstein Steel Drums Trio scheduled for July 16 and Surf’s Up (Beach Boys Tribute Band) scheduled for August 20. All other Fridays during the summer will feature live acoustic artists from 6-9 p.m. on the Green. So whether you’re eager to see a band or just want to relax to some soothing acoustic tunes, Bella Terra is the place to be this summer. Bring your beach chair or throw down a blanket and grab some tasty bites from the center’s top-notch restaurants to enjoy al fresco! Now that’s what we call a perfect summer day.
Local Insight: Come for the music, but stay for the sales! Huntington Surf & Sport’s epic summer sidewalk sale will take place every day through Sept. 6. Stock up on surf apparel and gear and save up to 40% off specialty items!
7777 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647