With the sun heating up everything, it’s time to hit the beaches and make your summer 2018 memorable forever! If you are wondering about the beach events to have a gala time, we’ve got you covered with the perfect scoop on California & Hawaii Summer Beach Events in August 2018, along with swimwear stores details to help you shop for figure-flattering designer swimwear!
1) Duke’s Annual Ocean Fest
This annual event is held each summer to celebrate the life of Duke Kahanamoku, and features several exciting beach and ocean activities including beach volleyball matches, surfing, swimming races, paddleboard racing, and many more fun things for a thrilling experience!
Venue: Kuhio Beach, Honolulu
Dates: Aug 16th to 26th, 2018
2) Waianae Coast Sunset On The Beach
Called ‘Rediscover the Waianae Sunset’ this year, the popular event is being conducted for two days, and promises unlimited family fun with blockbuster movies, sunny skies, crystal blue water, and food vendors serving delicious cuisines to dig in!
Venue: Maili Beach Park, Oahu
Dates: August 4th & 5th, 2018
3) Outrigger Sunday Showcase
It is an event to showcase the past, present, and future of Hawaii through excellent performing arts and entertainment including local music performance. Plan your trip to include this event to enjoy the Hawaiian culture.
Venue: Waikiki Beach
Date: August 19th, 2018
Time: 4:30 pm to 6 pm
4) Na Mele O Ko’olina
This monthly event is all about Hawaiian music, local arts, and sales to find perfect gifts for your loved ones, with an amazing view of the beach. Sampling the delicious food by vendors and enjoying the refreshing water, it will be an incredible experience if you can make it to Hawaii!
Venue: Lagoon 3, Ko’olina Beach, Hawaii
Date: August 11th, 2018
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
5) Sunset Swim at The Annenberg Beach House
Annenberg Community Beach House is a public facility just off the Pacific Coast Highway operated by the City of Santa Monica. Enjoy your summer evenings here by taking a splash in the historic pool which has an adults-only policy, be entertained by the cultural events, recreational activities and much more.
Venue: Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica Pier Area
Date: August 10, 2018
Cost: $10 for adults & $5 for senior adults
6) Waves & Curls Beach Party
Besides enjoying the historic Inkwell beach, you must make it to this happening event to celebrate health and beauty with yoga, celebrity hair stylists, artists to showcase their musical talent, fashion show, and so much more. Pack your favorite goodies or sample the tasty food from the trucks, soak up the sun, and have fun!
Venue: Crescent Bay Park, Santa Monica
Date: August 18, 2018
7) Beach Yoga by WISE-LA
Organized by the Women Investing for a Sustainable Economy (WISE), you can rejuvenate yourself with yoga, the calm water, breezy atmosphere and a perfect backdrop. All you need to bring is a water bottle and a towel.
Location: Venice Beach
Date: August 26th, 2018
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
8) Beach Eats - Weekly Food Truck Event
Enjoy the delicious burgers, lobster rolls, tacos, grilled cheese sandwiches, ice cream and much more from the weekly gathering of food trucks accompanied by live music performances. There’s a free beach shuttle operating from 5 pm to 10 pm.
Venue: Mother's Beach (Marina Beach), Marina del Rey
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9) Beach Movie Nights
Pack your picnic baskets or purchase gourmet food from the trucks nearby to enjoy the movie nights with your family by the waves and under the starry sky.
Venue: Dockweiler Youth Center
Dates: August 3rd to 21st, 2018
Time: Begins at 8 pm
Cost: Free (Parking $13 6 am to 6 pm & $3 6 pm to close)
Enjoy the spectacular beaches, breathtaking scenic vista, and the cultural beauty of these amazing places! Plan your trip to include any of these summer beach events in August 2018 to have an unforgettable time.
While you are at it, visit our swimwear store in Santa Monica for designer swimwear by big brands in several hues and prints to flatter your figure. We also have a beachwear store in Hawaii for exquisite bikinis, tankinis, one-piece suits, cover-ups, and much more! You could also shop online with us and stock up for your trip.