International Surfing Day Date in the current year: June 21, 2016

International Surfing Day International Surfing Day is an unofficial observance, that celebrates the sports of surging, surfing lifestyle and sustainability of ocean resources. It's annually observed on summer solstice, that falls on June 21, and on June 20 on leap years.

Surfing Magazine and the Surfrider Foundation established this observance in 2004. Celebration of Surfing Day spread worldwide and it's observed with numerous activities and events, like surf contest, barbecues, film screenings etc. Since the Sufrider Foundation is a non-profit environmental organization that works on protection and preservation of world's oceans and beaches, surfers often organize beach clean-ups, restoration of dunes and other habitats, maintenance of recreation areas and planting of coastal Naupaka plants (in Hawaii).

Celebration of International Surfing Day spread to many countries. It's very popular in South America (Argentina, Peru and Brazil), Oceania (New Zealand, Australia), North America and coastal European countries.

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