*The 2021 US Open Of Surfing will be presented by Shiseido and will be broadcast live at www.WorldSurfLeague.com*
The Vans US Open of Surfing is one of the biggest annual events in Orange County, drawing approximately half a million viewers every year. Downtown Huntington Beach has hosted the event since 1959. The surfing competition has transformed into one of the biggest extreme sports festivals in the nation, featuring world-class surfing, skateboarding, and BMX competitions.
US Open Details
September 20 – 26, 2021
Huntington Beach Pier
Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Events run daily from as early as 7:00 am – 11:00 p.m.
**Will be updated as schedules are announced**
Surf competitions at this year’s event include the Men’s and Women’s Challenger Series.
**No schedule for 2021**
The Vans Showdown is an invitational street contest with unique obstacles with design assistance by Quasi, Toy Machine, Girl, and Baker. Participating skaters include:
Vans Showdown Schedule
Vans Pro Park Public Skate Sessions
Experience the Vans Pro Park skate course first-hand during a free public skate session. Space is limited and an RSVP is required. Entry is first come, first served and a parent must be present for all skaters under 18. For more opportunities to skate, check out the Bones Love Milk Shredquarters.
**No schedule for 2021**
Vans Rebel Jam Schedule
Public BMX Sessions at the US Open Vans Pro Park
Experience the Vans Pro Park during one of the free public sessions. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Entry is first come, first served.
**The events below may not be available for 2021. Details will be updated as information is available**
Stoke – O-Rama
A free, youth surfing celebration hosted by Positive Vibe Warriors Foundation and created by the Gudauskas brothers with the goal of promoting youth water safety and ocean education programs. The event will be held at Tower 3 and is open to the first 100 Huntington Beach residents. Divisions are 12 and under, 10 and under, 8 and under, and Pops and Pups. Registration is from 7:00 am 0 8:15 am and the contest will take place from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Duct Tape Festival
The Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape Festival makes it’s first appearance in Huntington Beach with this years US Open. Internationally renowned surfers are invited to share their own collection of custom, hand-shaped surfboards which can be rented by spectators. Boards will be on display and available to rent all week and will become a part of Jack’s Surf Shop’s permanent collection.
Surf City Nights
Downtown Huntington Beach’s weekly street fair and farmers market. Check out the fresh produce, products by local artisans, enjoy crafts, games, and other kids activities, food trucks, and more. Event is held on Main Street from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, July 30th.
Surfing Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony
Inductees for 2021 are TBA. Ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 1st at 10:00 am at 101 Main Street.
Surfers’ Hall of Fame 2021
The event takes place TBA at Huntington Surf & Sport. Inductees for 2021 are:
Woman of the Year:
Free Shuttle Service
It’s not easy to get in and out of Downtown with your own car during the US Open of Surfing. Check out the free shuttle service instead:
Shuttle runs Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes and the last shuttle will leave downtown at 6:30 pm.
Shuttle Stops are:
- HB Civic Center – 2000 Main Street – Free parking
- Huntington Beach High School – 1905 Main Street – Free parking
- Downtown at Orange and Main Street – 410 Main Street
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