Go Skateboarding Day, Today! June 21.

This is just a sampling of events that are happening around the world celebrating “Go Skateboarding Day”. We have reports of celebrations in Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. It’s crazy. From IASC to skateboarders all over the world, have a great Go Skateboarding Day!

What: Central Village / Tum Yeto / Memorial Skatepark “Go Skateboarding Day” Free Skate Day
When: 1:00 PM – 8:00PM Monday June 21st, 2004
Where: Memorial Skatepark – Dolores Magdaleno Memorial Recreation Center 702 30th St., San Diego, CA 92113
Description: Come and enjoy the first annual celebration of “Go Skateboarding Day” in San Diego’s culturely rich and blossoming, historical neighborhood. Presented by the Central Village (CCDRC), local skateboard company, Tum Yeto and it’s family of brands, Toy Machine, Foundation, Pig, Dekline, Deathbox, Hollywood and Ruckus and Memorial Skatepark.
A rare “no pay” FREE skate day at the newly built Memorial Skatepark for our communities kids and skateboarding enthusiasts. (Note: All skatepark riders must sign a waiver to skate. Kids under 18 must have their parent present to sign waiver to skate. Helmet and pads required.)
Professional skateboarders autograph signings and demos.
Raffles with prizes donated from Tum Yeto.Refreshments.

What: Kinmount, Ontario Skatepark Benefit Go Skateboarding Day Celebration
When: Saturday June 19th, 11:15 AM
Where: Kinmount baseball field
Description: The Shaun Chapman Memorial Skateboard Park Committee is working hard towards the development of a skatebaord park in Kinmount, Ontario. We are going to celebrate “Go Skateboarding Day” on Saturday, June 19 by holding a parade through out the town of Kinmount in which participants may ride skateboards, bikes, scooters or in line skates. Helmets are mandatory for this event. We will meet at the baseball field at 11:15 am – parade begins at 11:30am to downtown Kinmnount. Afterwards there will be several events and a BBQ.
Lynne Kilby – Chairperson
Shaun Chapman Memorial Skateboard Park

What: Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund ‘Go Skateboarding Day’ Jam
When: Monday June 21st 6pm-dark
Where: Carmella Play Ground (formerly known as Whitehall) 2100 Wakeling St, Philadelphia, PA, 19124
Description: With all the fussin’ and feudin’ about skateboarding in Philadelphia it’s about time to throw down and skate. Nocturnal and Slave Skateshop teams will be in attendance and ripping it up. Come stop by for a hassle free skate and show your support for not only Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund but also skateboarding in Philadelphia. Directions to the park and more info can be found at www.franklinspaine.org

What: Newburyport Skate Park Go Skateboarding Day Celebration
When: 5:00 PM – 8:00PM Monday June 21st, 2004
Where: Newburyport Skate Park – located at the rear of the Rupert A. Nock Middle School, Newburyport, MA, 01950
Description: Come and enjoy the first annual celebration of “Go Skateboarding Day” at the Newburyport Skate Park. This exciting event will consist of skate demos by both pros and some amazing local skaters. We’ll have various local vendors offering food, skate products, and t-shirts. There will be a raffle with some great gifts, cool free stuff, and a skateboard repair area.

What: Skateboarding day Australia
When: Sydney SDS, Brisbane SDS, Melbourne General Pants, Blue Mountains and surrounding areas
When: June 21st 2004
Description: A day off school 2 go sk8ing. Have a great day, 21st the day skateboarders take over the world for a day. Peace out See ya in Oz! Goana Roobes

What: Denver/Denizen “Go Skateboarding Day”
When: 12 noon to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 20th, 2004
Where: 19th St. (between Little Raven St. & Platte St.) running adjacent to the Denver Skatepark
Description: Celebrate “Go Skateboarding Day” with the entire Denver skateboarding community. Presented by Denizen Skateboards with the support of local shops, brands and non-profitt organizations. An energetic day is planned with a “Go Skateboarding Day” street festival that includes live bands and DJ, demos by local teams, event booths, giveaways and food/beverage.
Skateboarding in the Denver Skatepark is free. Bring dad!
Visit www.denizenskateboards.com for a full schedule and description of events.

What: NHS Go Skateboarding Day Games
Description: We’re chartering a couple buses and taking the entire company to a local concrete park to hold the first ever NHS Skatepark Games. It will be a series of contests that both our skating and non-skating employees can partake in.

What: Skateboarder Magazine/Encinitas YMCA
When: 5:15 – 7:45pm – Monday, June 21st 2004
Where: The Newly Rebuilt Encinitas YMCA – 200 Saxony Rd., Encinitas CA
Description: Skateboarder Magazine is celebrating skateboarding’s new holiday – the one day of the year you can “officially” take off and skate all damn day! June 21st in ‘GO SKATEBOARDING DAY’ and SKATEBOARDER magazine invites you to join us at the newly re-built YMCA in Encinitas. During the 2nd session, 5:15-7:45pm we’ll be skating, providing FREE bar-b-que, and some of your favorite companies will be on hand with product and pros.

What: Fuel TV GSD Special Programming
When: Monday, June 21st 2004
Where: Fuel TV (Check your guide for local listings) Go Skateboarding Day TM – Monday, June 21st is the first day of Summer, and it’s also officially “Go Skateboarding Day” as declared by the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) In our efforts to help promote such an important day, we, at FUEL will celebrate by showing Surf, BMX, and Wake films throughout the day. At the end of your tough day, we’ll help you wind down with Skate films all night – your special treat for grinding all day… www.Fuel.tv

What: Giant Skateboard Distribution, Vans and Family celebrates Go Skateboarding Day
Where: Vans Skatepark at the Block, 20 city Blvd. West Bldg. A Ste. 2, Orange, CA 92868
When: 12:00pm – 5pm Monday June 21st, 2004
Description: Giant Skateboard Distribution and our brands are celebrating “Go Skateboarding Day” at the Vans Skatepark. Some pro and amateur riders at Stereo, Popwar, Black Label, Destructo and Skaterade will be joining us for the cause. Friends, family and the local community are invited to come celebrate with food, drinks and skateboarding! $5 cover.
The first 100 people to RSVP to get on the guest list for free.

What: Talent
Where: 2069 Williston Road, South Burlington, Vermont 05403 (802)864-2069
When: June 21st 2004 4-9PM
Description: Talent Skatepark is offering free admission on Monday June 21 to honor “Go Skateboarding Day”.

What: Skate Barn West
Where: Renton, Washington (Seattle Suburb)
When: June 21st 2004
Description: Skate Barn West is offering free admission on Monday June 21 to honor “Go Skateboarding Day”. www.skatebarn.com