There are plenty of fun and interesting activities to enjoy while in the city such as exploring the los angeles underground tunnels. If you prefer the beach than the city don’t worry, LA has got you covered as well since the the US Open of Surfing takes place right here in Hunting Beach. This year the 2018 Vans US Open of Surfing will take place July 28th through August 5th. Stop by the beach and watch as professional athletes catch some waves.
This 9 day celebration of surfing brings over 300 athletes from around the world to compete on the sandy shores of Hunting Beach. This year, we’ll once again see athletes compete in the World Surf League Women’s Championship Tour event, the Men’s World Surf League Qualifying Series, and the Women’s and Men’s Pro Junior event. At the end of the event, the World Champion will be crowned! California’s own Lakey Peterson is currently ranked as World No. 1 but she’ll have to go up against defending winner, Sage Erickson (USA). Another person to keep an eye out on is Brazil’s Tatiana Weston-Webb, currently ranked World No. 3.
In addition to the surfing, there will also be BMX and skateboarding events at the beach. If that’s not enough, check out the family friendly events such as FREE outdoor movie screenings, meet and greets with athletes, live music, sponsored exhibitions and art installations. The event kicks of On Saturday, July 28th and starting at 8am the Vans US Open Retail Store and Merch Kiosks will open and they will close at 7pm. The final day of the event will take place on Sunday, August 5th. For more information about this exciting event, visit the official website and check out the schedule of events. The event is FREE and open to the public.