The U.S. Open of Surfing is set to hit Huntington Beach this Saturday, beckoning the almost 300,000 people that will come to town to be a part of the biggest US surfing event for nine days straight.
Are you guys ready for the music, art, free swag, crowds, and the best in skating and surfing?
Festivities will run from July 28 to August 5 on the south side of the Huntington Beach, CA Pier.
If you’ve never been, nearly 300,000 people come to town along the 14-acre stretch of sand for the massive event, which includes the big surf competition, skate and BMX areas, retail shops on the sand, and about 60 vendor booths.
Surf fans will be watching the water to find out whether 11-time world champion Kelly Slater will take another Nike U.S. Open of Surfing title, while skate aficionados will gather at the massive skate bowl to watch the best skaters in the world compete.
The US Open Music Stage, one of the most popular events of the festival, just announced its lineup of bands this past Saturday. Three nights of music includes TV on the Radio, Grouplove. Best Coast, Toro Y Moi, White Arrows, Hindu Pirates and Walk the Moon. It promises to be one of the biggest and best free concerts of the summer.
Plus, check out one-of-a-kind retail and brand experiences, public skate courses, movie premieres, 100 interactive exhibits, autograph signings, DJs and giveaways.
All events are free and open to the public and can be viewed live daily at www.usopenofsurfing.com. With more than 3.6 million webcast viewers last year, the webcast broke viewership records and expects to deliver content to even more viewers worldwide this year.