Inaugural Moonstone Classic Surf Competition & Beach Fest

Join the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust for the Inaugural Moonstone Classic Beach Fest, a coastal celebration featuring the first-ever Moonstone Classic surf contest, beach volleyball tournament, yoga, cornhole, food trucks, and drink booths. This all takes place at Moonstone Beach in Trinidad on Sunday, Aug. 21 beginning at 8 a.m.

Surf Contest

This family-friendly surf competition is sponsored by The Shop, begins at 8 a.m. and continues throughout the day. Divisions are open to all ages and board types and will be sorted according to entries. Registration is $20 for those under 12 years old and $30 for those over. Register at


Beach Volleyball Tournament

Gather four to six friends, family members, or co-workers to create a beach volleyball team. The tournament begins at 11:30 a.m. and two games per team are guaranteed. This event is being championed by the College of the Redwoods Women’s Volleyball team. Registration is $50 for a team of 4 to 6 players. Register


Beach Yoga

Movewell Arcata will be leading a beginner-level beach yoga class starting at 10 a.m. The class is $10 and is first come first serve, with limited space available. Come early and bring a yoga mat. Movewell will have several extra mats to lend out.



Carpooling is highly encouraged. Parking will be available in the lower public lot, in the Moonstone Grill restaurant lot, and in the cul-de-sac above Moonstone Beach at the southern end of Scenic Drive.


Food and Drink

Muddy Waters coffee will be serving their Camel Rock roast from 8 to 10 a.m., Los Giles Taqueria will be serving lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and TCLT volunteers will be serving beer from Six Rivers Brewery and Redwood Curtain, cider from Humboldt Cider Company, and It’s Alive Kombucha from noon to 6 p.m. Super Surf Snacks will be providing free energy bars to surf competition participants.


Proceeds from the surf competition, volleyball tournament, yoga and drink sales will help support the Land Trust’s work of providing public access while protecting the places Humboldt loves.


Business Partner Program event sponsors include Forbes & Associates – Sarah Corliss, Lost Coast Communications, Septentrio Winery, Mother Earth Engineering, Trinidad Retreats, Sea Around Us, The Local Cider Bar, Humboldt Cider Company, and Muddy Waters Coffee.


Interested in sponsoring the Inaugural Moonstone Classic Surf Competition & Beach Fest? Learn more  at

Interested in volunteering to support the event? Email [email protected]org or call 707-677-2501.


Aug 21 2022


All Day