Venice Beach Surf & Skate Fest! - April 21, 2012

April 07, 2012 1 min read

Venice Beach Surf & Skate Festival

Come join us at the inaugural Venice Surf and Skate Festival. Slyde will be there with friends and a tent, so please cruise round and come say hi.  It’s going to be a great day!


Vending Midway

Come see the latest and greatest products from surf and skate companies.  From international manufacturers to local apparel shops, there will be something for everyone.


Charity Raffle Benefitting Boys & Girls Club of Venice

A chance to win loads of prizes donated by community businesses.  Feel good knowing that your money will be going to a wonderful cause.


Swap Meet: For enthusiasts, shoppers & collectors.

Trade up for something new or clean out the garage to make some extra cash.  Spaces are offered at reasonable rates to give the community a chance to make room for that new long board or SUP.


Live Music

Themed bands to be featured throughout the afternoon.


Locals Only Wine & Dine

Come taste fine cuisine offered by Venice’s best restaurants.  Sip a beer while browsing the midway. There will be no reason to leave!

steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left