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Huntington Beach is located in Greater Orange County just south of Los Angeles, between Long Beach and Newport Beach. It lies along Interstate 5 near the San Pedro Channel and Catalina Island.

Huntington Beach began as a portion of a vast 18th Century Spanish land grant. The Stearns Rancho Company raised horses and cattle and grew barley on what is now the city. By 1889 the site was called Shell Beach, comprising a small group of settlers.

Today Huntington Beach, population 192,400, relies on oil refining, metallurgical, aerospace, communications and food-packing industries. A balmy, laid-back tourist draw, it has been dubbed Surf City USA. Attractions include the International Surfing Museum, Huntington Beach Pier and Beach, and Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Huntington Beach is home to Golden West College. Huntington Central Library holds the largest children's collection west of the Mississippi.

Huntington Beach is part of the Orange County, California metro area.

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OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food, imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Santa Barbara Greek Festival Santa Barbara CA July27-28 Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros and moussaka. And no Greek village would be complete without homemade pastries from Yiayia's traditional recipes: baklava, melomakarona, and kataifi are just a few of the sweet treats to delight you.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.