US Open of Surfing
3.8 Miles, 10 Minutes Drive
Since 1959 Huntington Beach has been home to the US Open of Surfing. One of the biggest surfing tournaments in the country, the US Open is a week-long event that occurs every summer. Drawing in 500,000 annually the event is one of the biggest in Orange County. Located on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, the US Open of Surfing is just four miles away from Hotel Solarena. As part of the event, notable people in the world of surfing are added to the Surfing Walk of Fame and to the Surfers' Hall of Fame, both directly across from the pier. Every year the Surfing Walk of Fame at Huntington Beach inducts members in the categories of surf pioneers, surfing champions, local heroes, surf culture, woman of the year, and honor roll.