Thursday, December 17, 2009

Ocean Beach Surf and Skate in the News!

Check out Ocean Beach Surf and Skate in the news on the following footage of our skaters and ramps with Chrissy Russo on Fox 5 Morning News segment featuring Photon Light Boards. Photon Boards are available at Ocean Beach Surf and Skate: 4881 Newport Avenue, San Diego CA 92107.


Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Holiday Specials

Brought to you by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and Ocean Experience Surf School 

Give the gift that will last a lifetime with Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and Ocean Experience Surf School's special Holiday Packages. Each package is designed to build memories and joy, ensuring a memorable gift that will keep on giving.
Surf Lessons
Buy one surf lesson and receive a second lesson free! Use the free lesson for yourself or bring a friend!

Kayak Tours

Buy one kayak tour and receive a second tour free! Use the free tour for yourself or bring a friend!
Surf Camp

Buy one week of summer surf camp and receive a second week free! Use the free week for yourself or bring a friend!
Skate Camp

Buy one wee of skate camp and receive a second week free! Use the free week for yourself or bring a friend!

New Surfboard Package
Buy any new surfboard and receive the following:

  • Free 3hr open group surf lesson
  • 25% off a new wetsuit
  • 25% off surf accessorie package (includes leash, board bag, traction and fins) 
Holiday Packages are available at Ocean Beach Surf and Skate. For more gift ideas, check out our Holiday Gift Guide! Stop by the shop or call for details: (619) 225-0674. Happy Holidays!

Monday, December 14, 2009


We are proud to announce that in January 2010, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and Ocean Experience Surf School is MOVING! 

That's right! We're moving on up and a block closer to the beach. The new location is better than ever, will allow us to expand our business and build relationships with customers like you!

Found in the heat of OB, our new storefront will be located at 4976 Newport Avenue, Unit A (formerly Rock, Paper Scissor). 

Stay tuned for news on upcoming moving sales, specials, and details on our GRAND OPENING EVENT!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

OBSS will host the La Mesa Holiday Skate Jam!

On Friday and Saturday, December 11 - 12, 2009, the annual La Mesa Christmas in the Village Festival will kick off this years festivities from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. New to this years festival is the first ever La Mesa in the Village Holiday Skate Jam brought to you by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate. Located on La Mesa Blvd, the Skate Jam will feature open skate sessions from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and a FREE skate contest from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Enter today by stopping by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate, any of the La Mesa Village Merchants or fill out one online and be in the running to win incredible prizes from the generous Ocean Beach Surf and Skate vendors.The La Mesa in the Village festival will also feature strolling minstrels, carolers and street entertainers as well as live musical performances, horse drawn carrage rides and bonfires on the Boulevard. That's not all though! Don't miss carnival rides, puppet shows and Santa from 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Help celebrate this Holiday season by joining us at this family fun event. 

Thursday, December 3, 2009

OBSS Presents the 2009 Holiday Gift Guide!

Tis' the season to be jolly, not stressed out! That's why Ocean Beach Surf and Skate has done all the work for you with our 2009 Holiday Gift Guide. Whether you're looking for a gift for surfers, skaters, beach lovers or fitness fanatics, Ocean Beach Surf & Skate has compiled 2009's hottest items, making it easier then ever to find the perfect gifts for the ones you love! Check out the complete 2009 Holiday Gift Guide here!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

OB Christmas Tree Festival Auction at Sunshine Company

Help support your local community this Thursday, December 3, 2009 at the OB Christmas Tree Festival Auction. Held at the Sunshine Company Saloon, the auction will kick off at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and will feature incredible donated gifts from the Ocean Beach community, including a complete Sector 9, one week of Summer Surf Camp and a Beach Basket worth $300 from Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and Ocean Experience Surf School. Brought to you by the Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association and the Ocean Beach Town Council., the night's festivities will feature a food and toy drive as well. All proceeds will be used to adopt over 70 Ocean Beach families and seniors, providing them with an unforgettable Christmas and will also be used to support many community groups through out Ocean Beach. Join the cause by bringing your food and toys to Sunshine Company tomorrow night and bid on the great auction items. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Hope to see you all there!

Book Signing at Ocean Beach Surf & Skate!

Join us before the Ocean Beach Holiday Parade for an exclusive childrens book reading and signing as well as refreshments and h'ourderves at Ocean Beach Surf and Skate on Saturday, December 5, 2009. From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Children's author Jeffrey Garcia will be showcasing his latest title, Santa Claus and the Molokai Mules: A Hawaiian Island Surfing Adventure. Garcia's book is a magical story of a young surfer living on Molokai Island, Hawaii and is filled with family relationships, values and hawaiian culture.

"All ages will love this charming, wet and wild ride!" - Bruce Jenkins of San Francisco Chronicle

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

5th Annual Holiday Skate Jam

Brought to you by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate

Kick-flip this Holiday season with Ocean Beach Surf and Skate at the 5th Annual Holiday Skate Jam on December 5, 2009. Located at the 30th Annual Ocean Beach Holiday Parade and Kids Fun Zone in the OB Pier Parking Lot, the Holiday Skate Jam will feature open skate sessions, a best trick contest and game of skate, as well as amazing prizes from Sector 9, Zooyork, PIG, ERGO, Katin and many more!

The Jam will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is open to all ages, so stop by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and fill out an entry form today. Online and Same-day sign ups are also available, but be sure to get there early because registration will close at 11:00 a.m. Join us for an incredible contest and the chance to win skate swag for FREE!

Monday, November 30, 2009

30th Annual OB Holiday Parade!

Happy Holidays Ocean Beach!

Get in the Holiday spirit this Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the Ocean Beach Holiday Parade! The days festivities include the Kids Fun Zone located in the OB Pier Parking lot, featuring live music from The Blonde Brothers, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Holiday Skate Jam and Contest, boxing demos, food, vendor booths and much more! The Kids Fun Zone will be held from7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and at 5:05 p.m. "OB Time", the 30th Annual OB Holiday Parade will kick off. The parade route covers the 4800 - 5000 blocks of Newport Avenue. Come early to stake your spots because this is one crowded night in OB. Hope to see you all there!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Thankgiving Week Baja Surf Adventure

Whether your staying in town or visiting family this Thanksgiving, Ocean Experience is offering a unique, all-inclusive Thanksgiving Baja Adventure that you’ll keep with you forever. Our point break surf ranch features full accommodations with hot showers, clean lodging, round trip transportation (including airport pick-up and drop-off) and delicious meals at Baja Surf Adventure’s safe and secure location. Ocean Experience will customize an instructional curriculum and trip itinerary as well as provide guided tours and side trips for all groups. Our experienced staff will show you to the best surfing, kayaking, fishing and snorkeling Baja has to offer.

Join us for our comprehensive ocean-training program and enjoy a cross-cultural surf experience, Baja style. Increase your Ocean Experience today!

Trips Includes
Surfboards, kayaks, wetsuits, all lodging, hot showers and clean bathrooms, all instruction delicious healthy meals and drinks*, T-shirt and Trip DVD, and Safe secure facilities. *Restaurant means during travel days not included
Trip Dates
3-Day Trip:    Friday - Sunday, November 27 -29, 2009
5-Day Trip:    Monday - Friday, November 23 - 27, 2009  
7-Day Trip:    Monday - Sunday, November 23-29, 2009
Trip Rates
3-Day Trip: $475 p/person
5-Day Trip  $795 p/person
7-Day Trip  $1,115 p/person

Ocean Beach Surf & Skate Turkey Bowl and Parking Lot Sale

Ocean Beach Surf & Skate would like to give thanks to you this Thanksgiving! Gobble up great savings and grub at the OBSS Turkey Bowl and Parking Lot Sale on Sunday, November 29, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This surf and skate expo will feature exclusive sale booths from various Ocean Beach Surf & Skate vendors including ERGO, World Industries, Splaff, Seedless and many more, as well as great grub grilled to perfection by OB locals. Festival goers will also groove to great tunes from talented artists such as the incredibly talented and young, The Blonde Brothers, rock band Border Town Bust and the indie/roots bands, Field Trip and Drout. That's  not all though; Ocean Beach Surf & Skate will also have a full ramp set-up and open skate sessions through out the day with live demos from World Industries skate team. Black Friday doesn’t have anything on this blow-out, parking lot sale! Stop by for a fun day stuffed full with exclusive savings, great music, skateboard demos and tasty treats!

Band Schedule:
Border Town Bust           10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Field Trip                       12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Blonde Brothers         2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Drout                              3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Professional Longboard Championships this Weekend!

Check out the most talented men and women longboarders hang ten this weekend at the 2009 Professional Longboard Assciation Pro Championships! Held at the Oceanside Pier on Saturday, November 14th through Sunday, November 15th, this will be the final event of the five stop PLA tour and they will be naming the PLA Pro Tour winner on Sunday. Also included in this two-day event will be the PLA Surf Expo, featuring food, vendor booths and stages with great live performances from talented San Diego Bands. That's not all though! In conjunction with the PLA Pro Championships will be the 5 mile, stand up paddle board race, held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Don't miss this opportunity to witness the final days of this huge longboard championship and stop by the Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and Ocean Experience booth for some free swag and Indo Board fun! The PLA Expo will be open on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, October 26, 2009

SPECIAL SURPISE at Surf on the Silver Screen tomorrow night!

Take advantage of these warm October nights at this Month’s Surf on the Silver screen this Tuesday, October located at The Pearl Hotel from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and enjoy a special treat! Ocean Beach Surf and Skate will be showing a surprise screening of the brand new Billabong surf movie: Still Filthy! As a sequel to one of the most ground-breaking surf films, Filthy Habits and winner of  “Movie of the Year” at the Surfer Magazine Surfer Poll awards, Still Filthy is one surf flick you’ll definitely want to see on the Silver Screen. To top this great movie night off, The Pearl Hotel will be serving Burger and Beer combos all night long. For only $15, guests can choose from a wide variety of local, domestic and imported beers served along side the mouth watering “house ground Meyer Ranch Chuck Burger” filled with caramelized onions, lamilpa lettuce, pickles, smoked Gouda and a side of fries. That’s not all though! As originally scheduled, Dude Cruise will air after the showing of Still Filthy for those who’d like to stick around to catch another flick and there will be free raffles complements of Ocean Beach Surf and Skate, Ocean Experience Surf School and The Pearl Hotel. Come out and spend your Tuesday night under the stars. See y’all there!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Eco Beerpong Tournament at Winston's in Ocean Beach!

Get your costumes ready for, the world's largest eco directory, Pre-Halloween Team Beerpong Tournament this Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Winston's in Ocean Beach.The competition will kick off at 2:00 p.m. and will conclude when ever the a team wins! Adding fun to this event's festivities, all participating teams are encouraged to compete in full costume. This is single elimination beepong tournament  will also feature fabulous prizes, live music, and much more! Space is limited to register today!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Joins at the 3rd Annual "Future of Surfing" Event

This weekend, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate will make their way to North County for's 3rd Annual "Future of Surfing" Event on October 17, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Located at Fletcher Cove Park in Solana Beach, this event will benefit the Solana Beach Junior Lifeguard Program while promoting green ideas and environmentally friendly practices in the surf industry., the leading online classifieds site for selling, buying and recycling water sports equipment, are inviting guests to bring any used, but still ride-able surfboards to donate this event's cause. Knowing we're in a fiscally difficult time, is rewarding all conrtibutions with redeemable credit on their website product, which includes surfboard blanks, art, shoes, clothing, accessories and gear from the event's sponsors. These donated boards will be available for purchase at great deals for those in the market to buy.

Also in support of the Solana Beach Junior Lifeguard Program is Ocean Beach Surf and Skate (OBSS), who will be bringing a variety of new and used surfboards for blow out prices and will be donating a portion of the day's proceeds to the cause. Along with tons of boards, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate will also be providing great entertainment with their portable skateboard ramps and park. Open skate sessions will be held throughout the day as well as live demos by professional team riders from Bamboo Skateboards and OBSS.

That's not all though! This philanthropic day will also include live music from local musicians, shaping demos, local artists, and vendor booths from environmentally minded organizations. For more information on this event, please visit or call Ocean Beach Surf and Skate at (619) 225-0674.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

FREE Stand Up Paddleboard and Kayak Demo Day!

Join Ocean Experience Surf School this Saturday, October 17, 2009 at South Mission Point from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon for a day of FREE Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) and kayaking! This demo day will provide anyone and everyone who wants to give these water sports a shot! Growing more popular by the day, SUPs are a great tool for surfing or cruising the bay and harbors of San Diego while testing your body's core strength and balance and getting a killer work out all in one. For those who would rather explore Mission Bay by boat, kayaks will also be available. Space is limited so PLEASE RSVP to For more information, call Ocean Beach Surf & Skate at (619) 225-0674.

For directions to South Mission Point, please click here.

Friday, October 9, 2009

One Kick Gas Pub Crawl in Ocean Beach!

Mark your calendars for the best Sunday Funday ever!

This Sunday, October 11, 2009, marks a pre-party event for the West Coast's Largest Eco Party: The Official Kick Gas Pub Crawl! Taking over the towns of Hillcrest and Ocean Beach, the Kick Gas Festival is hosting two simultaneous pub crawls for one Kick Gas day! Starting at 2:00 p.m., OB Pub Crawl participants will begin at the infamous Pac Shores and will continue to crawl down Newport Avenue to Winston's where the pub crawl will wrap up the days festivities. The crawl will stop at each bar for approximately 1-hour, enjoy kick gas drink specials and be lead by 7 non-drinking coordinators to ensure the fun keeps going, responsibly! At the final destination, Winton's, crawlers will be met by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate to enjoy free raffles, win great prizes and groove to live musical performances. Since no one wants to be the DD at a pub crawl and because parking is a pain, the Kick Gas Festival encourages fellow crawlers to check out to plan their transportation for the day. The two pub crawl schedules are:

OB Pub Crawl
2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.: Pac Shores
3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.: Harp
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.: Sunshine Company
5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.: Winston's Beach Club

Hillcrest Pub Crawl
2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.: Number #1 on 5th
3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.: Urban Mo's
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.: Fiesta Cantina
5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.: Brass Rail

As the Kick Gas Festival says: "fun will be provided, paper bags will not; please drink responsibly!" To sign-up for the pub crawl or for more information, please email For more information on the West Coast's Largest Eco-Party:  the 2009 MTS Kick Gas Festival which will be held on October 24, 2009 at the Qualcomm Stadium, please click here. See you all there!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Ocean Beach News: Oktoberfest Takes Over OB!

From brats and beers to bands and contests... this Ocean Beach fall tradition also known as the OB Oktoberfest is going to be one amazing festival you will NOT want to miss! Located at the in Ocean Beach Pier parking lot on October 10, 2009, the German inspired beer fest kicks off at 10:00 a.m. with the infamous Brat Trot. Other contests include the "world famous" sausage toss, a stein holding contest and the bratwurst eating contest, all with over $10,000 in cash and prizes! That's not all though... on top of all that fun will be amazing German-inspired food and music galore! Featuring two stages, the OB Oktoberfest line-up includes Way Cool Jr, Geezer, 40 Oz to Freedom, Bavarian Beer Garden Band, South Town Generals and The Styletones on the Karl Strauss Beer Garden Stage and the Bavarian Beer Garden Band and Lobster Bob on the Seaside Stage. Last, but definitely not least, enjoy your day of fun responsibly and save gas by taking the FREE shuttle bus to and from Pacific Beach. Pick-up and drop-off  will be located at 710 Beach Club on 710 Garnet Ave, Pacific Beach and rides will run every 30 minutes from 12:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., when the festival ends. For more information, visit the OB Oktoberfest website or call the Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association at (619) 224-4906. See y'all there!

Ocean Beach Surf & Skate and Seaforth Join the Fun at the Pacific BeachFest

Music, food, art and family fun is what you'll see at this years' Pacific BeachFest on Saturday, October 10, 2009. Kicking off at 7:30 a.m. with an 8k Beach Fun Run and a 9:00 a.m. Beach Volleyball Tournament, the PB BeachFest will be one event you won't want to miss.

The outdoor festival will open at 11:00 a.m. and will feature fun-packed activities for everyone! Ocean Experience and Seaforth are not missing out on the fun either. Located in the Action Zone, BeachFest goers can stop by our interactive booth to test their core strength on our Indo Board balance trainers as well as check out the latest programs Ocean Experience and Seaforth have to offer! Also located in the Action Zone is the skate ramp set up with DC Shoe professional team riders displaying their skateboarding skills. Other festival attractions include rides for the kids, live musical performances, delicious food, shopping, arts and crafts and much more!

This event will wrap up the days festivities with a beautiful firework display at 7:30 p.m. This is an FREE event and is open to all-ages. The Pacific BeachFest will be located on the Boardwalk from Diamond to Thomas Street in Pacific Beach. For more information, please contact 858-273-3303.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Hosts Interactive Surf and Skate Zone at the Kick Gas Festival!

On October 24, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Ocean Beach Surf and Skate will host the surf and skate interactive zone with Sector 9 Skateboards at the 2nd Annual MTS Kick Gas Festival located at Qualcomm Stadium.

The zone will feature an array of healthy, environmentally friendly, sports related activities from wake boarding to hang gliding and will include a state-of-the-art mobile skate park and street course from OBSS. There will also be free open skateboard sessions and live skateboard demos from OBSS and Sector 9 professional team riders throughout the day. That's not all though! Ocean Experience Surf School will be providing the Indo Board balance training area, allowing guests to test their core strength abilities and feel first hand, what it's like to ride a wave. Lastly, the Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Sector 9 Interactive Zone will be grooving to some of San Diego's Top DJs all day long!

The MTS Kick Gas Festival is also featuring seven other Eco-friendly zones to ensure happiness for all festival participants! Headlining Sponsor, Julian Hard Cider will be hosting the adult beverage garden which will be surrounded by 91X's Sustainable Waves Solar Stages featuring live musical performances by over 20 artists such as MATISYAHU and Matt and Kim! Guests will also learn how to live Eco-friendly at the Sterling Collwood Sustainable Living Zone, experience the electrifying K1 Speed EV Autocross racing and Showstopper EV Car Show, and play games at the Go-Vavi Fun Zone. The Ocean Beach Farmers' Market Zone will host delicious treats and the Kick Gas Chef Competition with celebrity chef, Brian Malarkey of Oceanaire in San Diego! Last but definitely not least, festival goers will learn how they can make a difference in this GREEN world at the non-profit, Eco Zone. 

As the West Coasts Largest Eco Party, this will be one Kick Gas time that you won't want to miss! Be sure to get your tickets today and save: pre-sale tickets are $10 and $15 at the gate. San Diego's MTS is also trying to reduce traffic and help visitors Kick Gas by offering free return trolley rides from Qualcomm Stadium!

To purchase tickets, click here and enter promo code "OBSS" to support your local surf shop! For more information about Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and Ocean Experience Surf School, please call (619) 225-0674. 

Friday, October 2, 2009

FREE Stand Up Paddle Board DEMO's at San Diego Six-Man Volleyball BeachFest

If you've always wanted to try Stand Up Paddle Boarding, nows your chance! This Saturday, October 3, 2009, Ocean Experience Surf School will help sponsor the San Diego Six-Man Volleyball BeachFest and will be offering FREE SUP demos at the event. On site surf lessons and kayak, SUP and surfboard rentals will be available as well at the event. The San Diego Six-Man Volleyball BeachFest will be located at Mariner's Point in Mission Beach (Mariners Way and W Mission Bay Drive) and kicks off at 8:00 a.m. The festival will feature six-on-six, womens, mens and co-ed volleyball teams, decked out in outragous costums, all competeing to win the Six-Man Volleyball tournament. The teams themselves and volleyball skills will provide endless entertainment to all but guests will also enjoy live music, a beer garden, food and other sponsor booths. Join Ocean Experience at the BeachFest and take advantage of this incedible offer to SUP on beautiful Mission Bay for FREE!!! Be sure to get there early and reserve your demo spot because this will be one fun-packed BeachFest! For more information on the San Diego Six-Man, please email or visit their website. For all other inquires regarding rentals or onsite lessons at this event, call Ocean Beach Surf and Skate at (619) 225-0674.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Jumpstart this October with Ocean Experience at the La Mesa Oktoberfest!

From the first frost and changing of leaves to brilliant colors, to the day we celebrate Columbus's arrival to the Americas and spooky traditions of Halloween, the 31-days of October pave way for a month full of memorable festivities and celebrations. Most anticipated however, is the infamous, German inspired Oktoberfest. This weekend, October 2-4, 2009, marks the 36th annual La Mesa Oktoberfest, also known as the "Grand Daddy of all street fairs" seeing as it is one of the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the West. Joining the hundreds of thousands of spectators, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate and The Coffee Bag Chick will be teaming up to bring theOcean Experience Surf School. Stop by our Booth while touring the 6 blocks of craft and vendor booths, 5 food courts, 3 beer gardens and a children's carnival. For trolley access, driving directions, hours of operation or any additional information on the La Mesa Oktoberfest, please call (619) 303-5811. Hope to see you all there! festival a unique booth combined with environmentally friendly beach bags and totes and ocean minded adventure tours, camps and clinics from

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Surf on the Silver Screen with Ocean Beach Surf & Skate

Spend the evening under the stars, filled with fabulous food and surf flicks!

What better way to spend a Tuesday night then with at The Pearl Hotel for their Surf on the Silver Screen movie nights hosted by Ocean Beach Surf and Skate! The evening kicks off at 8:00 p.m. and runs until 10:00 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month and features the latest surf flicks. Movie goers will also enjoy free raffles and amazing burger and beer combo specials. Kick back pool side, at the bar lounge or in a cabana at this hip and newly remodeled hotel for this killer line up:

  • September 29, 2009: One California Day
  • October 27, 2009: Dude Cruise
  • November 24, 2009: 5'5" X 19'1/4" Redux
  • December 29, 2009: Modern Collective
For more information, contact Ocean Beach Surf and Skate at (619) 225-0674 or to reserve a table for the night’s event, call The Pearl Hotel at 619.226.6100.

Monday, September 21, 2009

OBSS presents the Local Surf Spot, Surf Shot Contest!

Ocean Beach Surf & Skate is proud to announce our first ever Local Surf Spot, Surf Shot Contest! Email us YOUR best photo surfing a San Diego break and enter to win a $50 gift certificate to Ocean Beach Surf & Skate, plus a shop t-shirt and hat!

Surf shots must be of YOU surfing a San Diego surf spot. Email Photo, surf spot location, name, address and phone number to

All submitted surf shots will be posted in a photo album titled: "Local Surf Spot, Surf Shot Contest" on the Ocean Beach Surf & Skate/ Ocean Experience Facebook Fan Page and the photo with the most votes, wins. Only one vote will be counted per person, so chose wisely.You may vote for yourself but multiple votes by the same person will be disregarded and deemed invalid. Votes will only be counted if posted before 5:00 p.m. PST on Friday, October 9, 2009. Winner will be announced on Monday, October 12th, by 5:00 p.m. This contest is only 3 weeks long so hurry, submit your photo and get your vote on!

For more information, call Ocean Beach Surf and  Skate at (619) 225-0674 or visit our fan page on Facebook.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Paddle for Clean Water this Sunday with Ocean Beach Surf and Skate!

This Sunday, September 13, 2009, marks the 18th Annual Paddle for Clean Water Festival held in Ocean Beach. Using the OB Pier as its center piece, the festival provides everyone the chance to join together and raise awareness for clean water issues that San Diego faces. The event kicks off at 10:00 a.m. with the paddle around the pier, where Ocean Beach Surf and Skate will be providing participants without boards with a FREE board rental. Be sure to arrive early, because the offer is only valid while supplies last! Also, don’t forget to visit Ocean Experience Surf School at their interactive booth inside the Stone Brewery Beer Garden located at the OB Pier Parking lot. The beer garden will be open from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will feature live musical performances from Pullman Standard, C Money and The Players Inc., Tribal Seeds and Iration, as well as great food and entertainment for all. There will also be a Kids arts and crafts area open on grass park at the end of Newport Avenue. Mark your calendars because this is one event, you won’t want to miss! For more information call Ocean Beach Surf & Skate, 619.225.0674 or visit