Surfing in Texas is super stoked on the Surfrider Foundation, and as Texas Surfers we’re excited for next week’s International Surfing Day on Wednesday, 6/20/12! There are three events scheduled in Texas, and we highly encourage you to check out your local event taking place in South Padre Island, Surfside, and Austin, TX. It’s a great excuse to celebrate the first day of summer in the water, and give back to our Texas coast and waterways. If you can’t attend any of the events, it is also a great day to join Surfrider or renew your membership with tons of membership deals available for one day only! You can view all of your local Texas chapter’s information here.

International Surfing Day is a worldwide celebration of the sport of surfing and an opportunity to give back to our coastal environments through various events organized by the Surfrider Foundation. Founded in 2005 by Surfrider Foundation and Surfing Magazine, International Surfing Day has gone from just a handful of local observances in the United States to more than 200 events in 30 countries worldwide. For more information on International Surfing Day, visit

Here are the Texas events that have been published. We will update this page if any new events are scheduled in the Corpus Christi/Port Aransas area.

Date/Time Event
10:00 am
Texas Upper Coast Chapter
Surfside Beach, Surfside Beach TX
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
South Texas Chapter
Isla Blanca Park, South Padre Island TX
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Central Texas Chapter
Barton Creek at Zilker Park, Austin TX

Just added: Galveston

Dawn Patrol & breakfast tacos!
When: Wednesday, June 20th, 6:30AM
Where: 37th Street Jetty
What: Breakfast tacos to the first 50 people

If you can’t meet us on Wednesday or want to come back for some more fun, meet us back at 37th Street Jetty on Saturday, June 23rd starting at noon for a fun day at the beach.
BYOB (board, beach towel, beach umbrella, beach toys, etc!

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