National Skateboarding Day is Friday: Where to go

June 21 signals the first day of summer, but it also gets a circle on the calendar from the skateboarding community for Go Skateboarding Day. 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the skateboarding holiday which has grown to include skateboarding events happening around the globe.

In Orlando, Galactic G Skate shop is sponsoring an event at The Orlando Skate Park that will included free park admission, a trick contest, free food and product giveaways.   MidTown Skate Park is also hosting an event that will include free admission, free food, a best trick contest and a screening of ‘Sequel’ a film created by park employee Kevin Perez that features local skateboarders Chris Blake and Bert Wootton.

In addition the city of Kissimmee will celebrate with a best trick contest open to all ages at at the Mark E. Durbin Community Skate Park. Information on happenings can be found at

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