Schedule of surfing events
The Biarritz Basque country Surfing Destination hosts many events, festivals, Surf Art exhibitions or competitions across all of its surfing spots, organised by the cities, associations or brands.
Another chance to explore the different worlds that make up the surf culture.
It was created in 1984, making it the oldest surfing competition in Europe. This Easter weekend event brings together around 250 surfers from across Europe every year to compete on the Grande Plage’s waves in Biarritz.
Day of gliding
A whole day dedicated to discovering gliding for free for beginners and children: an introduction to surfing, trying out the equipment, a summer market, beach events… supervised by certified professionals (equipment provided).
The annual event for fans of stunning motorbikes, surfing, skateboarding and vintage. An eclectic cultural offering from a range of influences: art, music, 2 wheels and surfing!
la compétition de surf des moins de 14 ans.
The festive event to open the summer season in Biarritz: bodegas and restaurants flood the Côte des Basques. The Casetas are brought to life by bands and DJs, and are first and foremost an invitation to a family outing or a meal with friends. It’s a unique chance to enjoy one of the most beautiful areas of the Basque coast through an intergenerational and friendly party.
Since 2003, the festival has been a point of reference and an unmissable event for lovers of outstanding underwater images in the world of surfing. It is free to access for everyone to enjoy the giant outdoor screens set up along the forecourt of the Chambre d’Amour to discover the best competing surfing movies.
Every Thursday in July and August in Biarritz
Biarritz invites the public to share their summer evenings on Thursdays in the gardens of the Cité de l'Océan. When going to the beach, with friends or family, until sunset, this summer event offers a range of exceptional artists: concerts or acoustic duets, the circus or acrobats, contemporary or urban dancing, outdoor shows or cinema.
The purpose of this festival is to encourage the development of the local culture through music, skateboarding and street art.
Part of the "Specialty Event" category of the World Surf League (WSL), this spectacular event has become a must-see. The Night Surfing brings together the best European surfers for a night show: the only competition where the boards are equipped with LEDs.
This is the second and final French stop of the World Surf League Qualifying Series (WSL): the opportunity to see top-level surfing with competitors from around the world and to take advantage of the many activities planned for the event in the Chambre d'Amour
The day of gliding around the skate park of La Barre: surfing, skateboarding, rollerblading & Euskara. A very fun day dedicated to discovering various forms of gliding, but also the Basque language and cultural diversity.
Korkoiak surf jaia: avis aux futurs Kelly Slater !
L’école de surf New School et le club de surf de Fontarrabie organisent une compétition dédiée aux enfants. Les moins de 16 ans s’affrontent par catégorie sous un format classique avec des séries jusqu’aux finales, tandis que les moins de 8 ans sont tous récompensés ! Objectif : prendre du plaisir et détecter les talents. En marge des compétitions, des initiations pour des enfants handicapés.