Get out your bikinis and boardshorts! The Quiksilver Pro Tour is coming to New York from September 1 - 15, 2011. This is the first Association of Surfing Professionals Tour hosted in New York. The 2011 winner's purse is one million dollars - the largest pro surfing purse ever.
Participants include Kelly Slater, ten-time ASP Champion, Keanu Asing, Ryan Carlson, Sam Hammer and Asher Nolan.
The Surf Zone will be on National Boulevard Beach and runs for 15 days to allow for days when the surf is low. The cost for a pass to the beach is $12 a day.
The festival (which is free of charge) will run from Sept. 3rd through Sept. 11th and will include skating, BMX, music, fashion, food and drinks.
Festival Hours are: Weekends and Labor Day - 9am to 9pm Weekdays - 11am to 9pm
Weekday activities and concerts at the Festival will begin at 3pm
There will be over 40 bands showcased over the exciting days of this amazing festival, including Girl Talk, Interpol, The English Beat, and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
There will be no parking on Long Beach. Revelers need to park at Jones Beach West End Beach #2 where a shuttle bus will be available to them. The Long island Railroad has a stop in Long Beach, where it is a 5 minute walk to the festivities.
Bring your suntan lotion and your love of action and enjoy!