Doheny Surf Festival

Doheny Surf Festival Presented By Subaru Takes Over Doheny State Beach This Weekend: June 28-29! For more information visit www.utopiaworldwide.com.

FREE Family-Friendly Event Celebrates Surf Culture, Raises Funds for State Parks

2014 Lineup Includes Surf Exhibitions, Hobie Alter Tandem Invitational, Vendor Village, Kona Brewing Liquid Lounge, Performances by Common Sense, Aloha Radio and Trevor Green!

 

Press Release:

(Dana Point, CA – June 19, 2014) The Doheny Surf Festival presented by Subaru is proud to announce its 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. The 2014 event features a variety of 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 tandems 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, visit www.dohenylongboardassocation.org

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.

2014 Doheny Surf Festival Schedule

Saturday, June 28

Time

Element

Location

9:00am

Hawaiian Blessing

Beach

9:00am

Vendor Village opens

Main Lawn

9:00am

Matt Akiona

Beach

9:30am

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

10:00am

Longboard Lager Legends Expression Session

Beach

10:00am – 3:00pm

Airbrush Tattoos by Brynian Creations

Kids’ Area

11:00am

Tyler Warren Invitational – New School

Beach

11:30am

Kona Brewing Liquid Aloha Lounges Open

Liquid Aloha Lounges

12:30pm

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

1:00pm

Terry Martin – Sport of Kings

Beach

3:30pm

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

4:00pm

Trevor Green Performance

Surf Fest Stage

5:15pm

Aloha Radio Performance

Surf Fest Stage

6:00pm

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

6:30pm

Common Sense Performance

Surf Fest Stage

7:00pm

Beer Garden closes

8:00 pm

Vendor Village closes

Sunday, June 29

Time

Activity

Location

8:00am

Beach Contest Sign-Ups

Beach

9:00am

Vendor Village opens

Main Lawn

9:00am

60’s Longboard Contest – Hosted by DLBA

Beach

9:00am

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

10:00am – 3:00pm

Airbrush Tattoos by Brynian Creations

Kids’ Area

11:30am

Kona Brewing Liquid Aloha Lounges Open

Liquid Aloha Lounges

12:30pm

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

1:00pm

Le Polynesia

Surf Fest Stage

2:00pm

Hobie’s Tandem Invitational

Beach

2:30pm

Waterhouse (band)

Still Water Stage

3:30pm

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

6:00pm

Story Time with Surfer Steve

Kids’ Area

7:00pm

Beer Garden closes

8:00pm

Vendor Village closes

Sundown

Lilo & Stitch screening

Main Lawn

Beach parking is $15.  For more information on the 2014 Doheny Surf Festival, visit our website at www.DohenySurfFest.com and follow us on social media on Facebook and Twitter.

About DSBIA (Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association):

DSBIA is a California non-profit, charitable corporation. They work cooperatively with California State Parks in support of interpretive and educational programs and are dedicated to the protection of the park’s beaches, facilities, marine refuge and its historical, cultural and social stories. This organization fosters a comprehensive stewardship of this unique recreational resource, with its historically important sites and environmentally significant setting. Their mission is to enhance the rich cultural and natural history of this magnificent coastal zone for the park’s main stakeholder groups, including surfers, cyclists, campers, hikers, Native Americans, the Military, environmentalists and others.

About Utopia Entertainment:

Utopia Entertainment Inc., with production offices in Studio City California, is a leading provider of entertainment solutions for clients around the globe. Its world-renowned design and production teams collaborate on community sized events ranging from parades, competitions, lifestyle festivals, and the recent Solar Decathlon at Orange County’s Great Park in Irvine, which drew more than 66,000 visitors. Utopia Entertainment’s Design, Partnership and Production, groups all focus on a singular goal: Providing “World Class” entertainment experiences for commercial applications worldwide.  For more information visit us on the web at www.utopiaworldwide.com.

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