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9th Annual Surf City Surf Dog Events

September is here and in Huntington Beach/Surf City USA, that means surfing dogs will take over the city. On Saturday, September 23rd, the world-famous surf dog competition, McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog, once again hits the waves at Huntington Dog Beach. The event features international competitors and fun-filled days of ancillary doggone family-friendly fun events that partially benefits six pet-related charities.

Main Event:
50 of the world’s best-surfing dogs will be surfing in ten-minute weight-based, shredder (pro-level) and tandem surf dog competitive heats, including two competitors from Brazil and one from Canada.

Saturday, September 23, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

8:00am – 2:00pm – Doggy SurFUR Expo
8:30am – 1:00pm – McKenna Surf City Surf Dog® Surf Competition (10:50 AM Shredder Heat)
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Finals
2:30pm – Awards/Closing Ceremony

WHERE: Huntington Dog Beach | 100 Goldenwest Street & PCH, Huntington Beach


WHAT: Fashion Show and Kickoff Party for Surf City Surf Dog

WHEN: Friday, September 22, 6-8pm

WHERE: Bella Terra Event Pavilion (See Map >>

Free admission
Step & Repeat and red-carpet photos, DJ Music
Fashion Show, with Lorna Jane Activewear & rescue pups!
Barknado2 – Landsharks! Bring your pup dressed as a shark, OR, borrow one from Labrashark! Photo opportunity.
Exhibitors, Beer & Wine Garden by Cheese Addiction Huntington Beach and ONEHOPE Wine – Beer & wine pours for $8 purchase. Proceeds benefit Charity Pawtners.


The NY Dog Film Festival™ is a philanthropic celebration of the love between dogs and their people, offering dog lovers a shared audience experience of canine-themed films from around the world that inspire, educate and entertain about the human-canine bond. With a New York City premiere every fall, the Festival then travels around the country, supporting local animal welfare groups which bring people and pets together.

In partnership with the Surf City Surf Dog event, the NY Dog Film Festival will feature double header with two 70 minutes showings and a 20-minute intermission. Partial proceeds from tickets will benefit OC Shelter Partners.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 23, 6:30- 9:00 PM

WHERE: Pacific City | 21010 Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 | Deck 2 – Outdoor Movie Screen, across from Saint Marc Pub-Café

*Tickets Required

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