Surfrider-MKE Inaugural Board Swap
(5-7pm) Atwater Elementary School Front Lawn | 2100 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood, WI
Open to veteran surfers, newbies, and anyone curious about our thriving local surf scene! Bring old and new boards to buy, sell, trade or display. Share surf stories and enjoy killer cuisine from Taco King (No ticket needed for Board Swap).
Screening: Great Lakes, Bad Lines
(7-10:30pm) The Atrium, 2107 E. Capitol Dr, Shorewood, WI
Tickets: Presale $8, Door $10 (Includes Admission and Free Beer)
Great Lakes, Bad Lines: this film, focused on Enbridge Oil Line 5, is a proactive effort to raise awareness and provoke change. The narrative juxtaposes the dangers presented by the eroding pipeline and the magestic potential of Lake Michigan. Join in a post-film discussion about the film, enter the silent auction and surf-swag raffle, enjoy a cocktail from the bar, and music from DJ Ric Vespa.
Rain or Shine, Surf @Water will happen!
Join us for the 4th annual event on August 20-21 as we celebrate our lakes, our families, and your first wave! Please note the schedule and location changes this year.
JOIN US SATURDAY NIGHT 8/20 FOR MUSIC, RAFFLE AND SURF FLICKS!
(Event held at Shorewood High School North Gym: 1701 E Capitol Dr, Shorewood, WI 53211)
The evening's event will include traditional music from Ocean Rush, a raffle including a 9'6 custom shaped Colectivo surfboard by Migration surf, a Fyxation Pixel bike and lots of great surf themed swag. We will then screen a great lineup of surf themed short films.
JOIN US SUNDAY 8/21 FOR A DAY AT THE BEACH!
(Event held at Atwater Beach)
Our schedule includes a sunrise paddle session, beach yoga, a beach blessing, surf and SUP relay races, and surf and SUP lessons. Looks like we will have some waves this year!
For a schedule of the day's events, click below.
This Great Lakes surf-themed mixed media exhibition will feature the work of Great Lakes surfers and other local environmentalists. Enjoy a glass of beer or wine and help Surfrider-Milwaukee celebrate our greatest resource.
Opening Reception July 22nd, 8-11pm (On display through August 27th
Join us at Draft & Vessel for a special night of craft beer from Lakefront Brewery, local surf stories, and a celebration of our Great Lakes. While you're enjoying your brew, meet the Surfrider - Milwaukee crew, buy some raffle tickets, and get a good look at one of this year's marquee raffle items: a custom-shaped, custom-graphic 9'6" Lakefront Brewery surfboard shaped by Tim Folkert of Migration Surf. If you're lucky, you'll walk home with some surf swag and a Surfrider - Milwaukee membership packet!
Join Surfrider-Milwaukee on July 24th for Contained in Water: a Great Lakes surf photography exhibition at Colectivo in Shorewood. Curated by local photographer John Ruebartsch, this exhibition will feature the work of Kevin Miyazaki, Justin Beckman and other Great Lakes photographers. Enjoy a glass of wine, check out our silent auction, and help Surfrider-Milwaukee preserve and celebrate our greatest resource – access to clean, fresh water.
This exhibition will be on display through August 24th.