2017 Carolina Surf Film Festival

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The 2017 Carolina Surf Film Festival will be held in beautiful Wilmington N.C., October 13-14, at  Watermans Brewing Company. The festival will have something for everyone, including surf films, craft beer,  delicious food, giveaway prizes, music, and more! If you’ve never been to Watermans Brewing Company you’re in for a treat. Watermans Brewing recently opened and is ready to showoff it’s updated digs. Located at the old home of Fibbers, the brewery is full of character and a great location for the festival. The festival will bring vendors to the event, including our company, Ian Balding Paddle and Surf.  Our Airstream will be open for business, so feel free to stop by and check out our spot! We’ll be enjoying the films, as well as showcasing our custom boards and other surf related gear.

Surf Film Festival Details

The event will start Friday night with a variety of short films starting at 7pm. The movies will be screened outdoors in the parking lot under the stars. Saturday doors will open at 4pm, and movies will start around 7pm.  The weather looks beautiful for the weekend, and will be perfect for sitting on the new porch to view the films on the big screen. The Surf Festival brings like minds together for a relaxed weekend.  In addition to entertainment, the festival also benefits Surfer’s Healing, a nonprofit organization that works to bring surfing into the lives of the youth with special needs, as well as the Surfrider Foundation. Overall, a great event for all ages to experience, with “family friendly” events!   Most important, We’re stoked to get out there and see the creative works of filmmakers from around the world. Stop by and come have a beer with us!

That’s the scoop

As always, our team at Ian Balding Paddle and Surf is dedicated to making our customers happy! !   Please contact us or visit the shop to talk anything surf related!

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