Manhattan Beach and volleyball go together like the moon and stars - a perfect pair. Whether you enjoy playing or watching, beach volleyball is a fun, exciting sport, and we'd like to share some upcoming summertime events that you're sure to love. And it's all conveniently located to the premier Manhattan Beach hotel, The Sea View Inn.
August 1-5, we will be celebrating the 56th Annual International Surf Festival! The 2018 host city is Redondo Beach, but each of the 4 South Bay beach cities will have events on their shores. And to have easy access to all of the activities, plan to stay at the premier Manhattan Beach hotel - The Sea View Inn!
#ManhattanBeach is known for its sandy shores and clear blue waters. This is an ideal destination for water activities. With Manhattan Beach stretching over miles of ocean, there are water-filled activities to fit everyone's desires.
Do you enjoy competitive fun at the beach and lively celebration parties afterward? You’ll probably enjoy the annual Manhattan Open where tourists and residents alike look forward to joining in the festivities.
The Manhattan Open is known as “Wimbledon” or “The Super Bowl” to the volleyball community and on August 17th-20th the Association of Volleyball Professional (AVP) will be playing on the iconic Manhattan Beach in part of a cross-country volleyball tournament that stretches from coast-to-coast—including stops in Texas.
If you've never been able to check out a bodysurfing contest now is your chance! Gillis Beach Bodysurfing Association is sponsoring the International Bodysurfing Championship on August 5th. The contest is part of this year's 56th International Surf Festival being held at Manhattan Beach. Look for the first heat of bodysurfing to start at 6:45 am on the north side of the Manhattan Beach Pier.
Join us August 3-6, 2017 at Manhattan Beach, CA for the International Surf Festival, soak up the sun while you watch participants, ranging in age from 8-80, compete in a variety of events including a surfing contest, bodysurfing contest, beach run, dory race, and youth events and one of the fastest growing sports, paddleboard racing!
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Whether you are looking for a few hours of shopping, an IMAX movie, or a night out dancing with friends, Universal CityWalk has you covered. Located just a few miles from Hollywood at one of L.A.'s top theme parks, Universal CityWalk is an attraction all its own, offering restaurants, shops, and entertainment for the entire family.
Open daily at 11am, your family can walk the red carpet, catch a taping of EXTRA, shop for souvenirs, indoor skydive at iFLYHollywood, and then grab a meal at one of the many casual dining restaurants including The HardRock Cafe Hollywood, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, and SaddleBack Ranch. There's also a food court located on the second level for those that prefer getting a quick bite to go.
Calling all community-minded runners and walkers! Mark your calendars for the Manhattan Beach 10k Run on October 1st, and join one of the very few races in the country that's completely volunteer organized.
Since 1978, proceeds from the nonprofit Manhattan Beach 10K Run have gone to support community fitness scholarships and causes. Some of the worthwhile projects the race has supported in the past include synthetic turf at the soccer field on Marine Avenue, the Mira Costa High School track, the play structure at the Live Oak Park Tot Lot and more. Around 30 volunteers donate their time throughout the year to plan and prepare for this annual event.