The El Gato Classic Legends Weekend Comes To La Quinta
El Gato Classic

The El Gato Classic Legends Weekend Comes To La Quinta

The popular skateboarding, music, and art event, plans even more exciting surprises for fans.

The El Gato Classic Legends Weekend returns to the Coachella Valley November 11-12, 2022. This year the event will be enjoying its new home in the city of La Quinta. This wildly popular event brings together art, music, and skateboarding as a complete weekend experience that will be enjoyed by fans, industry professionals and skateboarding’s top pros, olympians, and legends.

Since its premiere event in 2015, the “El Gato Classic” Legends Weekend has brought together the largest gathering of Legends from the Golden Age of skateboarding. Those early pioneers of the sport now enjoy the fruits of their labor by seeing skateboarding at the 2020 olympics. The Legends weekend has drawn fans from around the world. When Eddie launched this event Tony Hawk, clearly the largest name in skateboarding today, immediately signed on and was featured with other top skaters and skateboard olympians.

Now, La Quinta welcomes the return of the fifth El Gato Classic Legends Weekend at the New La Quinta XPark, Home of the new Combi Bowl designed by Eddie Elguera and Lance Mountain.

“The El Gato Classic is about honoring skateboard legends of the past and championing the future of skateboarding, generation to generation,”Eddie “El Gato” Elguera, founder of the event, says.

SCHEDULED EVENTS INCLUDE:
Friday, November 11th
• 6pm: Legends’ Meet and Greet – (Private Ticketed Event)
• 7pm: Art Show – “For the Love of the Combi” – FREE. Skateboard Legends will display their art with the theme “For the Love of the Combi”
• 8pm: Legends Talk – FREE. Skateboard Legends gather in a panel format to share personal stories about skateboarding history.
C3 Venue: 75400 Gerald Ford Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211

Saturday, November 12th
• 10am: Legends’ Expression Session & Pump Track Race – Tickets available. See the legends of skateboarding carve up the La Quinta X Park.
*Schedule subject to change
• 1pm: Generations Combi Contest – Tickets available. The Generations Combi Contest will feature the top Amateurs, Women, Pros, Masters, and Legends in the industry today.
*Schedule subject to change
La Quinta X Park: 46160 Dune Palms Rd, La Quinta, CA 92253

• 7pm: After Party and Concert – Limited Tickets Available. El Gato’s 60th Birthday Celebration and Concert Featuring: Urethane, Harshmellow, Powerflex 5.
BIG ROCK PUB: 79940 Westward Ho Dr, Indio, CA 92201. (Tickets available at the door the day of event)

Sunday, January 15th
• 9&11am: Chapel – Come Hear Eddie’s Story – FREE
• C3 Venue: 75400 Gerald Ford Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211

Tickets are on sale now at www.elgatoclassic.com/tickets

Date

Nov 11 - 12 2022

Cost

Varies by Event

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Location

Various Locations Across Greater Palm Springs
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