The 56th Annual International Surf Festival is scheduled to take place at various locations- Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach, CA 90277 from Friday, August 03, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
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. Other events include a surfing contest, bodysurfing contest, beach run, paddleboard races, dory race, and youth events. Families can enjoy the day by either participating in the event or by just spend the whole watching the participants compete. The event is free and open to all.