Rise and grind, folks. There’s a totally free modern art reasonable and skating contest concerning Ferndale’s latest skate park. Let’s roll!
In collaboration with Reveal Productions, Modern Skate and Surf, and Ferndale Parks and Rec, the very first yearly Gravity Art Fair and Skate Contest will ollie its method through Ferndale’s Geary Park (which was partly moneyed by a $250,000 grant by means of Tony Hawk’s structure in 2019) from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, June 12 — and it’s absolutely complimentary.
The art fair will include more than 50 regional artists offering their products, varying from art prints and initial illustrations, streetwear, precious jewelry, devices, and skateboard deck art. There will be food trucks, too, along with kids’ activities.
As for the skate contest run by Modern Skate and Surf, the all-ages, all-skill levels timeless jam session will commemorate “the athleticism and physical artistry of skateboarding, BMX, scooters, and inline skating,” according to a news release. To toss your deck into the ring, er, quarter pipeline, you need to sign up in your particular classification prior to the occasion.
The Gravity Art Fair and Skate Contest is on Saturday, June 12 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Geary Park, 1198 Earle Blvd., Ferndale; gravityferndale.com; Admission and registration are complimentary.