Boardmasters 2018 -

Boardmasters 2018

08 Aug, 2018 8:00am - 12 Aug, 2018 11:30pm
Boardmasters 2018 Starts In

Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Boardmasters the Ultimate Surf, Skate and Music Festival

Boardmasters hits the Cornish coast in the United Kingdom, taking place across two epic locations delivering the good to become Europe’s ultimate lifestyle and surfing festival.

The home and birthplace of the UK surf scene Fistral Beach plays host to the best in action sports including surfing, skateboarding and BMX competitions. You can see all the action starting on Wednesday August 8 from 8am right on the beach.  There will also be Surf Village, Beach sessions and bar at Fistral beach that will be going for the whole weekend.

Starting on Friday, August 10 the party heads to the music festival site at Watergate Bay, a 15 minute drive from Fistral Beach.  Witness rad international bands and DJ’s perform at the top of the bay.

Known across the UK  as Cornwall’s festival, Boardmasters will bring on a laid back festival vide to bring out the inner surfer in you to live it up this summer!

What’s On at Boardmasters

Surfing WQS

Boardmasters holds the biggest surfing competition in the UK part of the World Surf League qualifying series. The main events are the Mens Quiksilver Open and the Roxy Ope as well as the Men’s and women’s LQS1000 (longboard) comps. Watch Britain best surfers take on the world’s best.

All of the surfing contests will be held at Fistral Beach and will be free to watch. just rock up at the beach and enjoy the action. The Surfing starts on Wednesday August 8 and goes on all weekend finishing on Sunday August 12, 2018.

Where is the surfing taking place?

All surfing events are free for all to watch from Fistral. Check out the Surf Village for the latest clobber, food, drinks and live music guaranteed to keep you entertained.

Skateboarding & BMX Events

The Boardmasters Invitational Skate and BMX contests at the mini ramp will be taking over Fistral beach. Watch the best skaters and BMX’s in the UK go nuts!

There will also be the Boardmasters Young Gun invitational (under 16’s) to discover the next generation super groms. All the skate and BMX action is free to watch just head down to the event area.

Music Lineup

8 stages take over Cornwall for Boardmasters weekend. This years acts include Catfish and The Bottlemen, Kano, The Chemical Brothers, Years & Years, George Ezra, Rag’N’ Bone Man and heaps more..

For more event information, the full music line up and tickets head to

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