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October 28.29, the Northern La Boardriders (NLAB) Surf Series season kicks off at Leo Carillo with the 1st of 3 surf series events. Registration is open. We are looking forward to seeing our community come together soon.

For more info and to register, Click Here

Find out about more upcoming local events, Click Here for the Event Calendar.

Join us every THIRD THURSDAY of the month as the Pier will be rolling out the red carpet for Santa Monicans for a curated series for locals, by locals. Gather your friends and family and head down to the Pier for amazing entertainment including youth activities, a car show, local DJs and live music from local bands, art exhibits, and so much more! You really won’t want to miss this incredible and unique outdoor setting to unwind, all while celebrating Santa Monica.

September 21 | 3:30-10PM

Santa Monica Ballet Folklorico
Santa Monica Ballet Folklorico, a vibrant and captivating dance group, will take the stage. With their exceptional talent and dedication to preserving the rich cultural heritage, this troupe promises to mesmerize the audience with their authentic folkloric performances. Through intricate choreography, colorful costumes, and lively music, Santa Monica Ballet Folklorico brings to life the traditional dances of various Mexican regions, celebrating the country's diverse cultural tapestry.


Westside Crew
Get ready to groove to the infectious rhythms of Westside Crew, the Latin sensation hailing from Santa Monica! Mark your calendars for an unforgettable evening of music, energy, and pure Latin vibes. Westside Crew, with its unique fusion of salsa, reggaeton, and cumbia, will transport you to a world of dance and celebration.

Salsa on the Pier
Get ready to groove Salsa Way brings you the ultimate salsa experience! DJ Andy Lorenzo will kick off the evening with infectious beats from 5pm to 6pm, setting the mood just right. Then, from 6pm to 7pm, join the dynamic duo, Cesar Romero and Courtney Parisi, for a sizzling salsa lesson that's perfect for both beginners and seasoned dancers. But the excitement doesn't stop there; at 7pm, they’ll be turning up the heat with live salsa music by Trombor, ensuring an unforgettable night of rhythm and passion.


And much, much, more..... Click Here

Surf Tias and Surf Tios - join us for our last surf camp of the 2023 Summer Season on SEP 24.

Los Courage Camps' mission is to teach the diverse children of Los Angeles who have never experienced the ocean how to surf and consequently connect them with their courage, potential, inner strength, and leadership.

Since 2017, Los Courage Camps has offered free surf lessons to the youth of the greater Los Angeles & Orange County areas.

We believe in the ocean's ability to transform our communities of color. Surfing is an experience that allows you to do something you never even knew was possible. One lesson and one child at a time, we expand access to the ocean to the communities that need it the most.

For more info and to sign up, Click Here

Find out about more upcoming local events, Click Here for the Event Calendar.

Pan African Beach Days arescheduled for the summer on Sunday August 13th, September 10th and October 8th. Meet 9-1pm at tower 24 in Santa Monica. South lot 4, 2030 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA.

There will be two, one hour sessions, capped at 25 students each. You must pre-sign up to reserve a spot.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE TO SIGN A WAIVER RELEASING ALL PARTIES OF LIABILITY IN THE EVENT OF PERSONAL INJURY. Please use the form below to insure that if you attend you will have an opportunity to try to "catch a wave"!

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Main Street, Santa Monica is bringing back its Open Street series for three weekends starting this summer on August 12- 13, September 9-10 and October 21-22. Transforming the street into a free community festival with al fresco dining, live music, local vendors, activities for kids, and different programming each month from Strand Street to Pier Avenue!

Curated by Santa Monica’s Pump Station & Nurtury, the experts on everything parenting, breast, baby and toddler, Open Main Street offers programming like musical story time, soccer, face painting and sensory stations to keep even the youngest attendees engaged. Rock climbing, performances from local youth organizations and classic games like giant Jenga and Connect 4 are fun and free for all ages.

From summer to fall, Open Main Street will transform sidewalks and public spaces with different programming each month, including Drag Bingo inside the beer garden in August, a collaboration with the Day of the Dog on September 9th and the return of Rocktober, celebrating Halloween with a pumpkin patch and outdoor movie screening. Each weekend brings free, pop-up fitness classes, police and fire community booths, and two satellite bars featuring local DJ’s at every event.

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Johnny Strange was an adventure seeker deep in his heart. He accomplished so much at such a young age and was purely and intrinsically motivated. He was inspired by the world around him – nature, culture, sport, and used his opportunities to do good.

The Malibu Chili Cook Off hosts an annual skateboarding contest honoring late Malibu local, Johnny Strange. Competitors of all ages and skill levels as well as an enthusiastic crowd gather to watch this exciting contest. Winners are awarded cash prizes and honorable mention awards with various prizes. This year, the 3rd Annual will take place on Sunday, Sept 4 @ 3PM. (Registration will take place on site).

It’s free to register! However, the $15 The Malibu Chili Cook Off admission fee is required. Buy tickets for Sunday or the whole weekend, Click Here!

Over $5,000 in cash prizes and skate gear that will be awarded.

Prize Purse
Intermediate ($500) – 1st place $250, 2nd place $150, 3rd place $100
Advanced ($4,000) – 1st place $1,500, 2nd place $1,000, 3rd place $750, 4th place $250
$500 random cash and prizes to be given out all day

It’s a jam-style contest with two heats, advanced (pro skaters) and intermediate (amateur skaters). Skaters will have an opportunity to show off their skills. Prizes and cash will be awarded. Parent or guardian must be present to sign a waiver if you’re under 18. All skaters must sign on-site waiver to participate.

3pm – Intermediate Mini-Ramp Jam
3:30pm – Advanced Mini-Ramp Jam
Awards immediately following

For more info and to buy tickets, Click Here.

Here's skate contest photos from the Venice Beach Games.

This set of photos was shot by Six12 Media. These are just a few of the 250+ photos from this event. The link to the complete gallery is down below.

You can find 200+ more photos from this session, all full size and in high-resolution, in this photo gallery:

Venice Beach Games Skate Contest Photo Gallery


12-3pm Free Skate
3-4pm Best Trick Competition


Palisades Rec Center
851 Alma Real Dr, Pacific Palisades

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| Redefining our people’s relationship with the sea and rest, join Los Courage Camps this Labor Day week for a series of events here in our city of Los Angeles. Connect with the ocean and community and engage in our mission to teach courage to the next generation of diverse children using the ocean as our classroom. Open to all.

For more info, Click Here

Here's surfing photos from the GRLSWIRL / Textured Waves Surf Skate Fest Group Paddle Out.

This set of surf photos was shot by Six12 Media and brought to you by Bodyglove. And use prmom code SWIM15 to save 15% Off swimwear at

These are just a few of the 350+ photos from this event. If you were out there, you probably got some surfing shots, probably multiple photos, they will be in the complete photo gallery for this day, check them out, the link to the complete gallery is down below.

You can find 300+ more photos from this session, all full size and in high-resolution, in this photo gallery:

Surf Skate Fest Group Paddle Out Photo Gallery

If you were out there, we probably got some cool surfing shots of you, go check them out!