Join us August 3-6, 2017 at Manhattan Beach, CA for the International Surf Festival, soak up the sun while you watch participants, ranging in age from 8-80, compete in a variety of events including a surfing contest, bodysurfing contest, beach run, dory race, and youth events and one of the fastest growing sports, paddleboard racing!
There's an exciting new event beginning this year that you won't want to miss: the 1st Annual South Bay Film & Music Festival.
Running from June 1 through June 5, 2016 and presented by the Hermosa Cinema Society, this celebration of the arts will include galas, film presentations, artwork, workshops and music showcases.
The Opening Night Gala will feature a Taste of the South Bay, where you can enjoy complementary dishes as well as wine and beer served by the area's favorite local restaurants. This will be followed by a presentation of the Award Winning Opening Night Film and then a Q&A session with the cast and filmmaker.
Make your hotel reservations now for this year's Int'l Surf Festival, presented by the Chambers of Commerce and Cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles County Fire Department and Department of Beaches and Harbors.
The 2016 host city for the 55th International Surf Festival is the City of Hermosa Beach. The event promotes the four South Bay beach cities, the world’s best lifeguard service, and physical fitness for thousands of participants. Participants range in age from 8 years old to the late 80’s. The three signature events for the festival are the Judge Taplin Lifeguard Medley Relay, the Dwight Crum Pier-to-Pier Swim, and the Charley Saikley 6-Man Volleyball Tournament.