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Local Attractions

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Hermosa Beach has a variety of local attractions sure to please visitors and residents of all ages. Come check out everything the "best little beach city" has to offer!

Enjoy a day at the beach, experience the stunning views from the Hermosa Beach Pier, and take a stroll or bike ride on The Strand, part of the 22-mile Marvin Braude Bike Trail stretching from Torrance County Beach to Pacific Palisades.

Grab a bite to eat and shop our vibrant mix of local businesses and restaurants in Downtown Hermosa, Pier Plaza, Pier Avenue, Hermosa Avenue, Pacific Coast Highway and Aviation Boulevard.

Hermosa Beach Points of Interest

  • Lifeguard Tower 26 looking toward Strand

    The Beach & Strand

    Hermosa Beach has approximately two miles of sand shoreline and an average summer weekend can bring more than 100,000 people down to the beach. Nearby parking, restrooms, volleyball courts, swings, and other amenities can be found up and down the shoreline.

  • Pier Avenue south side businesses

    Downtown Hermosa Beach

    The charming and walkable Downtown Hermosa Beach has shops, restaurants, lodging and other services to meet your everyday needs. Businesses line Hermosa Avenue and extend along Pier Avenue down to Pier Plaza and the beach.

  • Hermosa Pier and ocean view looking out to sea

    Hermosa Beach Pier

    The Hermosa Beach Pier, extends 1,140 feet from the Strand toward the Pacific Ocean extending from Pier Plaza. The current Hermosa Beach Pier structure was built in 1965 and renovated in the early 2000s.

  • Community Center

    Hermosa Beach Community Center & Skate Park

    The Hermosa Beach Community Center is home to a number of the City's social and recreational facilities and programming. From the Hermosa Five-O senior center and Community Theatre, to tennis courts and the skate park, you can find it at the Community Center.

  • Theater - House

    Hermosa Beach Community Theatre

    The Hermosa Beach Community Theatre is a 502-seat theatre & a favorite venue for youth musical theatre groups, film premieres, dance productions, & a variety of shows that offer residents of Hermosa Beach the chance to experience the wonders of cultural arts.

  • Hermosa Beach Historical Society & Museum exterior

    Hermosa Beach Historical Society

    The Hermosa Beach Historical Society was founded in 1987 to acquire, preserve, and interpret historical memorabilia and other materials pertaining to the history of Hermosa Beach. The collection is extended to the public as a source of delight, illumination, and lifelong learning.

  • Hermosa Beach Public Library

    Hermosa Beach Library

    The Hermosa Beach Library, located in the heart of Hermosa Beach, is managed by the LA County Library and offers print and online collections; children, teen, and adult programming, and computers available to the public with a library card.

  • South Park

    Parks & Sports Facilities

    The City of Hermosa Beach has over 20 parks and parkettes, offering residents green space for picnics and outings. A number of sports facilities are located within City parks including tennis, basketball, and pickleball courts. baseball and soccer fields, and facilities like the lawn bowling club.

  • Community Center surfer statue looking toward Pier Avenue

    Public Art

    Public art and memorials in Hermosa Beach adds to the enrichment of the community and local businesses by creating beautiful spaces and encouraging the public to explore these diverse art pieces which include sculptures, murals, and a number of wrapped utility boxes.

  • Surfers Walk of Fame

    Surfer's Walk of Fame

    With surfing serving as a large influence on Hermosa's cultural heritage, the Surfer's Walk of Fame was created in 2003 to annually honor individuals and groups that have contributed to the sport of surfing in Hermosa Beach.

Community Events Calendar 

Wondering what's happening in Hermosa? Check out our community events calendar below. 

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