Date: July 20 through July 28
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Huntington Beach, Orange County
Perfect For: The dude who sleeps next to his surfboard
Website: usopenofsurfing.com

The largest pro surfing event in the US, this competition draws crowds in the hundreds of thousands, so expect some company on the beach when you're watching the big name pros tearing it up on the waves. Aside from the actual competition, expect to find a number of live music, after-parties and product expos.