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Spyder Surf Fest brings music, fashion, surfers to Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza

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Kevin Sousa and Jamison Jarvis are among the local musicians who will perform at the 13th Annual Spyder Surf Fest in Pier Plaza, following the Surfer Walk of Fame inductions. Photos by Kevin Cody

The 13th Annual Spyder Surf Fest will showcase local musicians, fashions and surf industry vendors on Saturday, April 27, following the Surfer Walk of Fame inductions.

This year’s inductees are ET Surf shaper Pat Ryan, former pro surfers Ron Garner and Liz Benavidez and the The Beach Boys as Cultural Legend and Liz Benavidez as Female Legend into the Surfer’s Walk of Fame.  

“As in years past, Spyder Surf Fest is all about the industry and families getting together and having fun as we continue to celebrate surfing. The top name brands in the surf, skate and action sports join us to help inspire the next generation of youth and stoke them out,” said Dennis Jarvis, founder, of Spyder Surf Shops, which is celebrating it’s 36.

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Participating brands will include presenting sponsor Vans “off the wall,” Electric sunglasses ELECTRIC sunglasses, Sanuk, Spy, Quiksilver, Billabong, Hurley, Volcom and Vissla. Surfrider and other nonprofits will also participate.

“Spyder Surf Fest is a reminder of how much our town has contributed to the sport and that it truly is one of the original birthplaces of surfing on the mainland,” Jarvis said.

Musical performers on the Pier Plaza stage will include Pier Plaza Jamisen Jarvis, Kevin Sousa, special guests Little Dume, Park Wild, Dylan Rouda, Alinea and Good Vibe.

South Bay State Assembly member Al Muratsuchi will speak on his bill AB 1782, which would  make surfing California’s official sport. He will also address environmental issues related to surfing.

In the evening the surf festivities will continue at Waterman’s restaurant, host of the Surfer Walk of Fame weekend  official after-party.

For more information about Spyder Surf Fest 2019 or how to get involved, go to SWOF


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