SURF CITY SURF DOG | 9.28.19  

Bring your family, pups and friends to Huntington Dog Beach on Saturday, September 28, 2019!  The event is free to view and spectate!    Enjoy our surFUR expo starting at 8:00 am through 2:30 pm.   

The McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog®, the world-famous premier event on the dog surfing circuit is held annually in late September in Surf City USA.  The event brings together the community, surfers, dog lovers, families & pets for a day of fun and "fund"raising at one of Southern California’s most pristine beaches - Huntington Dog Beach!


2019 Weekend schedule 

This is gonna be sick!  We've got two-days of fun activities for you and your four-legged BFF!  Check out the full schedule with locations and times at the link below!



The McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog® is FREE to attend!   Bring your family, pups &  friends and check out the action.  We have several dog, health and community booths in our surFUR expo and a schedule full of surfing dogs! 

We do ask that you RSVP and consider making a donation to support one of our charity PAWtners!  

Directions | Arrival  

The event takes place at Huntington Dog Beach, located on PCH and Goldenwest Street.  It's a beach city and it's going to be crowded!  Make sure you plan your arrival accordingly!   Click here for options including parking locations, fees, our Valet Service and more! 




Charity Pawtners

Partial event proceeds and all fundraising will benefit our charity partners. 

  • Barks of Love

  • French Bulldog Rescue Network

  • Huntington Dog Beach


  • Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue

  • Westie Rescue of Orange County & Beyond


Surf City Surf Dog Competition registration is limited, and will close on 9/22/19!   No late registrations will be accepted!  



Individual surFURS will compete in either Weight-Based or Shredder heats

  • Weight-Based - Includes both Handler-Launched and Owner-Launched surFURS

    • Owner and handler categories will surf together in weight-based heats in prelim rounds and in the finals they will be separated into owner or handler heats.

  • Shredder - Advanced surFURs that are owner-launched.


  • Dog/Dog Surf (2+ dogs)

  • Dog/Human Surf

  • Dog/Human SUP

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As a past winner of Dog Fancy magazine’s “Dogtown USA” honor, Huntington Beach is pure canine nirvana.  With all there is for man’s best friend, it’s clear that Surf City USA is going to the dogs.  Named one of the country’s top 10 Fido-friendly beaches by Fido Friendly Magazine and with a Critic’s Choice pick in the Orange County Register, Dog Beach is the perfect place to spend a few hours with your pooch.

For more details on accommodations, directions and parking information and what to do in Huntington Beach with your family (four-legged and human)! Visit the SURF CITY USA® website.