The Doheny Surf Festival presented by Subaru is proud to announce the lineup for this year’s celebration of surf. The free, family friendly event returns to Doheny State Beach June 28-29 to raise money for State Parks including Doheny State Beach.
A variety of activities will be available including surf exhibitions, contests, a vendor village, Kona Brewing’s Liquid Lounge, classic woody car show, music performances by Common Sense, Aloha Radio, Trevor Green and more!
Produced by the Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association (DSBIA) and Utopia Entertainment, the 2014 sponsors include presenting sponsor, Subaru, and official sponsors Hobie, Kona Brewing Company, 100.3 The Sound, Utopia Entertainment, the City of Dana Point and California State Parks.
Beer Gardens: This year, Kona Brewing Company brings the islands to the Mainland in their Liquid Aloha Lounges, where they’ll be serving up favorites like Longboard Lager, Big Wave Golden Ale and the new Castaway IPA, daily until sundown.
Tandem Demonstrations: Festival attendees will have a rare opportunity to see tandem surfing up close and personal! Couples tandem teams from around the world will participate in this exhibition and showcase one of surfing’s most elegant forms.
Nose Riding Exhibitions: Finesse and footwork at its finest, this exhibition is an amazing display of balance and positioning – one of the sport’s true arts.
Longboard Lager Legends Expression Session: A rare opportunity for surf fans to get to see some true legends and even capture a few autographs.
Terry Martin Memorial Ride: This year, the festival will feature an interactive Terry Martin exhibition ride. On Saturday, June 28, at 1:00 p.m., the public is invited to bring a board shaped by Martin with them and join the exhibition ride. Advanced registration will be held at the HOBIE booth and a $20 donation is encouraged to support the “Sport of Kings” Foundation in memory of Martin.
60s Longboard Contest: Hosted by the Doheny Longboard Association, this contest is open to the public for anyone with a pre-‐1970s board. You can also sign up for “Pick a Stick” should you not have the correct type of board. Entry to the surf contest is $30. For more information and to register, click here.
Vendor Village: The 2014 Vendor Village features an art walk, more than 100 surf and beach vendors offering new wave-‐riding products, unique gift items, beach fashion wear, Surf Museum exhibits, food trucks and more. Vendor Village opens at 9am and closes daily at sundown.
Classic Woody Car Show: Over a dozen well-‐restored, mint-‐condition classic surf woodies will be on display as well as the all new Subaru sports models complete with racks and custom accessories. The old surf transportation meets the newest surf utility vehicles, sure to delight car lovers of all ages.
Surf Collector’s Alley: New this year, hundreds of vintage and collectible surf boards from across So Cal, and beyond, will be available for viewing and purchase.
Kids’ Area: The family friendly festival features a variety of educational and interactive games, displays and presentations from State Park staff teaching environmental awareness and respect for the ocean. There will also be a variety of free crafts including Lei making, airbrush tattoos and story time. Grab a blanket and join us for a special outdoor screening of the family friendly film “Lilo & Stitch” on Sunday at sundown on the main lawn.
Click here to get detailed schedule for the weekend.