Category Archives: Events

Bringing the excitement and big name talent to our communities, has been our bread & butter since 1989. Whether it’s autograph signings, demos, contests, art shows, fundraisers, live music etc. Active brings the noise like no other in our industry! Giving back and providing a rad scene means more to us than just a sale. Don’t miss the next Active event!

Expedition-One x Active BBQ

Good times with the homies at Expedition-One at Alga Norte Skate Park in Carlsbad! Thanks to everyone for cruising out! Featuring: Dylan Witkin, Chany Jeanguenin, Ryan Gallant, Matt Miller, Kenny Hoyle, Ish Cepeda, Pierce Brunner, & Chris Brunner!

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Crail Camera Crew: A Group Photo Exhibition

Following after the PUSH premier, I remembered there was another event going on down the street at Paper Agency Gallery in Los Angeles. I looked on my instagram and there you have it, a Crailtap group photo exhibition with some, if not all, of my favorite photographers/documenters in skateboarding. Featuring: Aaron Meza, Andy Mueller, Ben Colen, Eric Anthony, Jerry Hsu, & Sam Smyth. Peep the flicks from the night.

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PUSH Premier Photos

Two nights in a row at the Ace Hotel Theater in Downtown L.A. This time for the Berric’s Push premier. It featured 8 parts: Luan Oliveira, Ben Raybourn, Josh Matthews, Cody Cepeda, Ishod Wair, Leticia Bufoni, Trevor Colden, & Aaron “Jaws” Homoki. Each skateboarder had an introduction short-film before an actual video part filmed in 6 months with different filmers. The result is this. Here are photos from the premier that night and be sure to watch the series on The Berrics.

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RECAP: Active Fresno Grand Opening

We headed up on our way to Fresno aka FresYES aka FresGNAR for the grand opening of the new spot. Active Fresno is the farthest up north but technically Central California. We come in peace! Thanks to the Fresno locals for welcoming Active into the area. Here are some photos from the Grand Opening & Skate Jam with the Etnies team at Lions Den Skatepark.

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Unmasked Concert Series: Robb Bank$ & Chris Travis

Presented by Masked Gorilla, DC Shoes, & The Berrics. Robb Banks & Chris Travis performed at The Roxy in Los Angeles. They both recently released a new EP together, “No Trepassing“. Check out photos from our experience that night.

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Van Doren Invitational: Shop Battle

Starting off all the madness that is the Vans U.S. Open of Surf in Huntington Beach with the Van Doren Invitational Shop Battle. Nine of the best skate shops in California competed for the overall $6,000 prize! Active team riders, Morgan Wolf (Santa Monica), Ryan Hill (Chino Hills), & Ethan Loy (Costa Mesa) were there to shred!

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RECAP: Active West Covina Grand Opening

Photos from the Grand Opening celebration of the newest West Covina location. Lines were packed in the morning for the mystery gift card deal and followed by an Element Team Signing. Element also brought out their No Board Left Behind program. Our friends Mikey & Andy from DC Shoes came out to give a free pair of DC’s with every purchase that day. Thanks to everyone for cruising out!

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Snap The Gap presented by SUPRA Photos

Transworld SKATEboarding‘s “Snap The Gap” presented by SUPRA contest went down the other day in front of the Agenda Trade Show in Long Beach. CA RampWorks built us an epic street gap replica for this best trick/long ollie throwdown. There was $2500 in cash to give out and the mayhem kicked off as soon as we opened the gates.
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Blood Wizard’s Master’s of Wizardry Vol.1 Premier Photos

Encinitas, CA: Blood Wizard‘s premier of “Master’s of Wizardry: Vol.1” filmed & edited by Chris Gregson, a long time Active team rider who also turned PRO that day. Congrats Chris! The video features himself, Jerry Gurney, Jack Given, & more!

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