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.