As we’re well into the new year, we’re gearing up for an exciting lineup of the upcoming 2023 global skateboarding events.
From professional competitions to grassroots gatherings, there’s something for everyone to look forward to.
2023 Global Skateboarding Events
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
21-25 July, 2023
One of the most highly-anticipated events on the skateboarding calendar is the X Games, which will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA from August 3-6, 2023.
The 2023 Summer X Games are in the planning stages. And word is that you’ll be able to join the fun once again following the games being closed to the public over the past two years.
That said, the annual trick fest will TENTATIVELY be held from Wednesday, 21 July to Sunday, 25 July, 2023.
This annual event features some of the world’s best Skateboarders competing in various disciplines such as street, vert, and park. Expect to see competitors push the limits of what’s possible on a board.
Street League Skateboarding (SLS) World Tour
Los Angeles, New York, London, and Paris
Another major event to mark on your calendar is the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) World Tour.
This professional Skateboarding league features the top street Skateboarders in the world competing in a series of events across various cities.
The tour will make stops in several major cities around the world, including Los Angeles, New York, London, and Paris.
Dates – 16 Aug – 21 Aug
Location – Marati 5, Tallinn, Estonia
Simple Sessions is a unique skateboarding competition that has been taking place in Tallinn, Estonia since 2004.
The event is known for its laid-back and friendly atmosphere, making it a favorite among both professional and amateur Skateboarders.
The competition features street, park and bowl disciplines and attracts some of the best Skateboarders from around the world.
The event has also a unique format that allows skaters to showcase their skills in multiple disciplines.
About You Pangea Festival 2023
Dates: 10 Aug – 13 Aug, 2023
Location: Pütnitz an der See, Germany
The About You Pangea Festival 2023 is an upcoming music and skateboarding festival that is set to take place in Berlin, Germany on 10-13 August 2023.
The festival is a collaboration between About You, a leading online fashion retailer, and Pangea, a skate and streetwear brand.
The festival features a lineup of top-tier musicians and Skateboarders, with performances taking place on multiple stages throughout the city.
The About You Pangea Festival 2023 aims to celebrate the intersection of music, fashion, and Skateboarding culture.
Dates: 09 Aug – 13 Aug, 2023
Location: Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Boardmasters 2023 is a UK-based surf and skateboarding festival that takes place in Cornwall, England on 10-14 August 2023.
The festival features a lineup of world-class surfers and skateboarders, as well as live music featuring Liam Gallagher and Florence and the machine, amongst other acts.
Get ready for five epic days of music, surf and beach life, all set to the stunning backdrop of the cornish coast.
Ghetto Games Festival 2023
Dates: 21 Jul – 23 Jul, 2023
Location: Ventspils, Latvia
Ghetto Games Festival 2023 is an annual Skateboarding and BMX competition taking place in Prague, Czech Republic on 21-23 June 2023.
The festival features a variety of events for Skateboarders and BMX riders of all skill levels, as well as live music and other activities.
Ghetto Games Festival is known for its unique and challenging course..
Nass Festival 2023
Dates: 06 Jul – 09 Jul, 2023
Location: Shepton Mallet (near Bristol), United Kingdom
A four-day festival of music, street art, skate + bmx.
The Best of UK action sport is back! Witness the return of the anticipated International NASS Skate + BMX invitational comps and soak up the madness of the cash-for-trick jams.
Based in Shepton Mallet, England on July 14-16, 2023. The festival features a variety of events for Skateboarders and BMX riders of all skill levels, as well as live music, which this year includes Chase and Status and The Wu-Tang Clan in the lineup.
The festival attracts the best riders from all over the world.
Fise Montpellier 2023
Dates: 26-29 May 2023
Location: Montpellier, France
FISE Montpellier 2023 is an annual extreme sports festival taking place in Montpellier, France on 26-29 May 2023.
The festival features a variety of events for BMX, Skateboarding, roller and scooter riders of all skill levels, as well as live music and other activities.
Can’t make it to the festival this year. Why not check out some of the UK’s best outdoor skateparks instead?