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Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival This Weekend!

The third annual Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival is taking place this Saturday, June 9th! The event features multiple ocean based events as well as spectator activities. Go for the win or go for the fun, it should be a great day of activities!

Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race

The festival is an all-day family friendly celebration of surf, paddleboard and lifeguard history. One of a kind exhibits include Jeff Ho displaying vintage boards and photos from his personal collection as part of a greater “largest-of-it’s-kind” exhibition of antique surfboards and paddleboards, artifacts, historic photographs as well as classic cars from the California beach culture.

Live entertainment will take place all day long, including Hawaiian-style slack-key guitar, hula dance troupes and a live performance by the FuDogs.

Event Day Schedule:
7:30 am Race Registration opens
8:45 am Hawaiian Blessing
9:00 am Dory Race – One Mile Sprint
9:15 am One Mile Ocean Swim
9:30 am Hula and Live Music
10:00 am ”Pop-Up” History Museum Opens
10:30 am Paddleboard & SUP Fun Course
10:45 am Hula and Live Music
11:30 am Run-Swim–Run
Noon Paddleboard & SUP Long Course
12:10 pm Dory Race – 3 Lap
12:15 pm Competitor Lunch
12:15 pm Awards for Fun Course and Swim Races
12:30 pm Hula and Live Music
1:15 pm Heal the Bay Children’s Art Contest Awards Ceremony
2:00 pm Luck-of-the-Draw SUP Relay
2:30 pm Hula and Live Music
2:45 pm Awards for Long Course, Relay and Dory Races
3:00 pm More Hula and Live Music!

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