SURF & MUSIC FESTIVAL

SATURDAY MAY 11, 2019

Surf Contest

Live Music

Craft Beer

La Izquierda

SURF | MUSIC | BEER
Galveston’s premiere summer festival. Surf contest. Epic live music featuring Los Skarnales, India Tigers in Texas & more! Plus tasty craft pours from your favorite breweries!

La Izquierda is a surf and music festival dedicated to enriching and uniting communities of Galveston, the Gulf Coast and beyond through a good old fashioned surf competition and fun-raiser for the Surfrider Foundation. Local and touring bands and artists come from near and far to celebrate surf culture and the preservation of our natural waters and beach habitat with groovy tunes. Local breweries offer their craft brews to the cause and will compete for the most beers sold. La Izquierda is open to the public and free to attend. Come be a part of this unique Galveston event!

Photo by: Adam Israel Valadez

Photo by: Adam Israel Valadez

La Izquierda

SURF | MUSIC | BEER
Galveston’s premiere summer festival. Surf contest. Epic live music featuring Los Skarnales, India Tigers in Texas & more! Plus tasty craft pours from your favorite breweries!

La Izquierda is dedicated to enriching and uniting communities of Galveston, the Gulf Coast and beyond through a good old fashioned surf competition and fun-raiser for the Surfrider Foundation. Local and touring bands and artists come from near and far to celebrate surf culture and the preservation of our natural waters and beach habitat with groovy tunes. Local breweries offer their craft brews to the cause and will compete for the most beers sold. La Izquierda is open to the public and free to attend. Come be a part of this unique Galveston event!

Surf Contest

The main event at La Izquierda. A classic longboard showdown at a classic Galveston surf spot, the old 91st Street Pier.

Divisions

  • Mens Longboard
  • Womens Longboard
  • Groms (12 & under)
    • Expression session
  • Legends (50 & over)
  • SUP
  • Open Longboard

Additional prizes will be announced soon!
$35 entry fee to compete, $10 for Groms (12 & under). Includes t-shirt, comemmerative La Izquierda beer glass and 12 beer tickets. Additional $35 fee to enter open division.

Registration is closed. Beach entries accepted (space permitting). Check in at the surf tent BEFORE 9am to be eligible for a beach entry.

Photos: Rob Henson & Billy Hill

Photo: Billy Hill

Music

La Izquierda features a unique blend of local musical tastes,
perfectly paired with the delicious vibes of a day on the beach.

BEER

Enjoy excellent craft pours from these local brewers as they battle it out for bragging rights. Your votes will be tallied up to crown the champion. 

How it Works

Purchase your commemorative La Izquierda glass and 12 beer tasting tickets for $25.
(Beer ticket includes General Admission!)

1 ticket gets you a 2oz sample
5 tickets for a full canned beer

Additional tickets available for $1
(Additional tickets only available to those who purchase a tasting glass)

Try all the breweries then vote on your favorite!

*Beer glass & tickets included with surf contest registration

Festival Schedule
Music Schedule

Our Sponsors

MATT HAWKES
Galveston Sports Massage

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