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Go Skateboarding Day
Join In The Grind Heard Around The World!

Sky with group at Spokane YMCA
Sky hanging out with a group at the YMCA in Spokane, Washington.
(Photo: Courtesy of Sky Siljeg)
June 21 is Go Skateboarding Day—one fun-filled day to celebrate the creativity and spirit of skateboarding. On this day, skateboarders around the world will take a day to celebrate what we do best: SKATE!

The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) founded Go Skateboarding Day in 2004, as a day of events, promotion, and a chance to bring people together to share the needs and concerns of skateboarding. Part of the IASC's mission is to represent the global skateboarding community. The organization also reaches out to skateboarding youth through numerous educational programs.

On June 21, skateboarders everywhere will hold fundraisers, contests, protests, and demos. They'll skate across cities, gather in skate parks, check out their local skate shops and unite the skateboarding community in "the grind heard around the world."

If you want to know what's happening in your town, visit your local skate shop or park to join in the events—or start your own festivities!