June 8Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival –   A celebration of the historic Santa Monica Pier and the paddling culture that has surrounded it

June 29 – Sandy Can't Stop Us Party—Rockaway, New York
Rockaway, New York was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. SUP mag and Natural Vines throw a party for the paddling community to help them show there's no stopping the SUP community—hosted by The H2o Generation

July 6 –Youghiogheny River paddling, outside Pittsburgh, PA
The SUP America crew travels to the iconic Youghiogheny River outside Pittsburgh in Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania for a celebration of whitewater paddling. Live music and party follows, hosted by Wilderness Voyageurs.

July 12 & 13Midwest Standup Paddle Festival –Middleton, Wisconsin
The  largest paddle festival in the Midwest hosted by Paddleboard Specialists

July 31 through Aug. 3Outdoor Retailer

August 10Tahoe Nalu – The world's oldest flatwater race live from beautiful Lake Tahoe, California

August 24 & 25Chicago Paddle Challenge, Standup World Series – The world's best standup racers converge on the windy city to battle it out in pursuit of a world title.

September 28-30 – The Battle of the Paddle – Standup paddlers from around the globe converge on Dana Point, Calif. for races, relays and demo event.