The 16th Annual Taste of Huntington Beach will take place this year on Sunday, April 24th, from 12 to 4 p.m., at the HB Sports Complex. The event has become one of “Surf City’s” community traditions and is an exciting gathering featuring food, drink, live music, and fun. 2016-Taste-of-Huntington-BeachThis year, Taste of Huntington Beach is presented by The Friends of the Children’s Library (FOTCL) and proceeds benefit the Children’s Department of the Huntington Beach Public Library. 

Here’s a video highlighting last year’s event:

Tickets are available for purchase online at and in person at the Children’s Desk at the Huntington Beach Central Library. 2016-taste-of-huntington-beach-trayGeneral Admission tickets are $70 and include four fun-filled hours of: 

  • Unlimited tastes of food from 50 of the best local eateries
  • Sips from California and boutique wineries
  • Samples from premium and craft breweries
  • Live entertainment, silent auction and raffle
  • Free parking at the HB Sports Complex

VIP tickets are $90 and include all the General Admission perks plus:

  • An exclusive VIP reception from 11 a.m. – 12 noon
  • Distinctive hors d’oeuvres and varieties of champagnes
  • VIP tote bag, party plate and other special VIP giveaways
  • 20-minute early entry into the main Taste tent

Reduced price General Admission and VIP tickets are available for bulk purchases (10 + tickets at one time) A Designated Driver General Admission Tickets is also available for purchase online. (must be 21+ to enter with a designated driver ticket). To purchase tickets for The Taste of Huntington Beach, click here

Here is the latest list of participating restaurants, wineries, and breweries:

  • 2nd Floor HB
  • Avila’s El Ranchito
  • Albertson’s/Vons Newland Center
  • BLK
  • Duke’s Huntington Beach 
  • Gallaghers
  • Huntington Terrace
  • Imola Restaurant and Bar
  • Lazy Dog
  • Lemonade Pacific City
  • Lou’s Brews and BBW
  • Market Broiler
  • Rita’s Italian Ice
  • Saint Marc Pub and Cafe
  • Shades Restaurant/ Waterfront Beach Resort
  • Simply Layered
  • Slapfish
  • Solita
  • Red Table
  • The Longboard
  • Thunderburgerz
  • Traditional Twist Bakery
  • Ways and Means Oyster HouseWineries:
  • Cholame Vineyards
  • Christian Lazo Winery
  • Graveyard Vineyards
  • Pedroncelli Vineyards
  • Pomar Junction
  • San Marcos Creek Winery
  • Wilson Creek Winery
  • Breweries:
  • Baja Brewing Co.
  • Brewbakers
  • Four Sons Brewing
  • Firestone Walker
  • Green Flash
  • Merchant du Vin
  • Sierra Nevada Brew Co.
  • Non-alcoholic Beverage:
  • Surf City Soda
  • XS Energy Drinks

For more information about the 2016 Taste of Huntington Beach, visit their site at


This is not a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own. Images and video are property of the Taste of HB.