10 Reasons to Spend Your Next Day off at Pacific City in Huntington Beach

Don’t Miss Out on Ocean Views, Delicious Eateries and the Cutest Shops 

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger
Photography Provided By: Pacific City Waterfront Stops Huntington Beach

Situated on the breezy coastline of Huntington Beach, Pacific City offers locals and visitors the coveted SoCal experience. From breathtaking views to an assortment of places to eat, drink and shop, this luxury lifestyle destination embraces the contemporary culture of Southern California.


1 | Oceanfront Entertainment Waterfront Stops Huntington Beach

Pacific City is Huntington Beach’s premier lifestyle destination for seaside views and spectacular sunsets. This waterfront wonderland is home to some of the best scenery SoCal has to offer. Grab a spot on the deck or a drink at one of the center’s signature restaurants and take it all in. It doesn’t get better than this, folks!


2 | Modern Food Hall Favorites

Located on the south end of the center, Lot 579 is a contemporary food hall that’s chock-full of award-winning eateries, serving up everything from fresh poke burritos and spaghetti grilled cheeses to locally roasted coffee and small-batch ice cream. Two new tenants, Four Sons Brewing Co. and Aubergine, have joined the Lot, so be sure to stop by for a tasty bowl, wrap or salad—and a pint, of course!


3 | Local Retailers Waterfront Stops Huntington Beach

From local boutiques like Sport of Kings and West of Camden to name brands like Free People and William B + friends, Pacific City is an open-air shopper’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for some new surf apparel or on the hunt for the perfect pair of shades, you’re bound to fall in love with the center’s eclectic mix of oceanfront shops.


4 | Events and Activations

Pacific City hosts a variety of events open to the public, such as movie nights, local acoustic performances and the monthly PC Grommets: Kids Club, where your kiddos can enjoy fun activities like meeting pirates and mermaids, participating in sing-alongs and trying their hand at a different craft each month. The Kids Club will take place the third Thursday of each month. Head to the Ocean Deck on the weekends (Saturday 5-7 p.m. and Sunday 1-3 p.m.) for live music!


5 | Photo Ops Galore Waterfront Stops Huntington Beach

This lifestyle destination is home to an abundance of photo op spots. Snap some pics in front of the red food wall by Simmzy’s and “Stay Cool” art under the nearby stairs. The funky Pacific City mural by Equinox is also an insta-worthy spot. The wall’s sun-bleached hues and oceanesque illustrations embrace the city’s surf and sand culture.


6 | Sit Back and Relax

Stroll through and discover an abundance of communal spaces, such as picnic tables, outdoor lounge spots, fire pits and more! Pop into Lot 579 for a bite and eat your meal in one of these semi-private hangout spots as you watch the sun dip behind the horizon.

7 | Fun and Games

If you’re not looking to drop some dollars on a meal or at a shop, the center has an assortment of games to play with your crew! Bring the whole fam and play a round of ping-pong or a game of extra-large chess. At Pacific City, you don’t have to fork over cash to have fun.


8 | Ocean Deck Waterfront Stops Huntington Beach

The Ocean Deck is the perfect place to sip on a lemonade and watch the surfers do their thing. Grab a seat, watch the sunset and enjoy the live tunes!


9 | Self Care and Wellness

Get in a sweat sesh at Equinox, Pacific City’s state-of-the art fitness center. After your workout, grab a juice or smoothie from Earthbar to speed up your recovery and leave you feeling refreshed. Then, get primped and pampered at Drybar, Facialworks and Holly & Hudson Nail Lounge—the perfect way to end your day.


10 | Al Fresco Dining Waterfront Stops Huntington Beach

Indulge in a meal or cocktail on the patio at one of Pacific City’s award-winning restaurants. From Ola Mexican Kitchen’s views from their second-story patio to Lemonade’s outdoor hangout spot, there are plenty of places to sit and safely enjoy your time. After all, outdoor dining is everything right now!


Pacific City
21010 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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