A Celebration on the Beach to Support Our Great Lake!
Join Surfrider-Milwaukee for the seventh annual Surf @Water, a celebration of Great Lakes surf culture on the beach in Shorewood, Wisconsin. This event is the premier fundraiser for Surfrider Foundation-Milwaukee.
FRIDAY EVENING EVENTS:
PICNIC ON THE LAWN
After a day at the beach, we will have worked up an appetite, so head up the stairs with your picnic, or grab some delicious food from Tasty Cafe food truck.
SURF @WATER BOARDSWAP
5:00pm - 8:00pm
The board swap is 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 get stoked for our upcoming fall surf season.
MUSIC FROM OCEAN RUSH
Grab your beach blanket, or your folding folding chairs, and enjoy authentic Hawaiian music performed by Ocean Rush.
LAKEFRONT BREWERY SURFBOARD RAFFLE
Enter for your chance to win a custom hand built Migration surfboard. Donated to benefit Surfrider by our gracious longtime sponsor, Lakefront Brewery.
MOVIES ON THE BLUFF
Find a spot on the grass and enjoy a selection of water based films handpicked for your enjoyment.
SATURDAY MORNING CEREMONY:
5:30am - 6:30am
There is no better way to start your day - bring your watercraft and meet us at the beach at 5:30am. At 5:45am, we'll paddle out and celebrate the sun!
6:45am - 7:00am
Join local guide Joseph Piatek for a mindful moment of reflection on the sand and in the sun.
HAWAIIAN BEACH BLESSING by HALE O MALO
7:00am - 7:15am
Join us on the beach for a contemplation, discussion, and freshwater fellowship. Morning Ceremony Coffee and pastries will be provided by our friends at Colectivo Coffee.
7:30am - 8:30am
Join us on the beach for contemplation, discussion, and freshwater fellowship. Morning Ceremony Coffee and pastries will be provided by our friends at Colectivo Coffee.
9:00am - 10:00am
Shorewood resident and yoga instructor, Annie Melchior will be leading this year’s Surf @Water’s morning yoga session. This provides a great entry to a day of celebration, reflection and yes, relaxation.
PRONE PADDLEBOARD RACE
Bring anything that you can paddle for your chance to win the inaugural Surf @Water Prone Paddleboard Race!
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Surfrider MKE is ready to teach you and your young ones to surf! Sign up, suit up, and get in the water! Teams of surf instructors will be available to help no matter your skill level. Boards will be provided by Lake Effect Surf Shop. Be sure to sign up for lessons at the tent at the bottom of the stairs. Sign-ups start at 11:00am.
COLECTIVO COFFEE SURFBOARD RAFFLE
Enter for your chance to win a custom hand built Migration surfboard. Donated to benefit Surfrider by our gracious longtime sponsor, Collective Coffee.