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US Open of Surfing 2024 in California

If you are looking for some amazing moves on waves, this event is definitely for you

Dates: August 3–11, 2024

US Open of Surfing
US Open of Surfing
US Open of Surfing
US Open of Surfing

The US Open of Surfing, the world's largest surf competition, is a highly anticipated event featuring world-class surfing, product demos, and samples from top action sports industry brands. Held annually south of the Huntington Beach Pier, it is free to the public and boasts a large event footprint.

Surf Competition

The 2024 Lexus US Open of Surfing will host two competition divisions: the second first stop of the WSL Longboard Tour and the fourth stop on the WSL Challenger Series, the main qualification pathway to the elite Championship Tour.


The atmosphere is electric, with celebrations, parties, and endless fun surrounding you. The event has evolved to offer new entertainment spectacles like Nitro Circus Full Throttle FMX and live music, while over 20 sponsor exhibits line the sandy shores. Attendees can enjoy free outdoor film screenings, captivating art installations, retail stores, and exhilarating live concerts. There's something for everyone with skateboarding and BMX events, live bands, movie premieres, car shows, and more. Don't miss the chance to meet your favorite athletes at autograph sessions and other special events during this unforgettable experience.


Located near the center of the beach, Van Doren Village offers visitors a unique experience where they can create their own shirts, bags, and photo collages. At the surfboard exhibit, guests can learn how surfboards are made, while musicians provide music lessons and surfers offer surfing masterclasses. Don't miss the opportunity to meet your favorite athletes at autograph sessions and other special events, adding to the excitement of this vibrant beach event.

History of US Open of Surfing

Since 1959, the US Open of Surfing has been a staple event in Huntington Beach, taking advantage of the consistent waves and expansive beaches. Originally known as the United States Surfing Championships in 1964, it later adopted the name OP Pro in 1982, sponsored by Ocean Pacific. Since 1994, it has been officially recognized as the US Open of Surfing.

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Authors: Sophia Andrus