Industry Press Release

Snowboard on the Block Festival back in Downtown Denver 9/12; Tickets on Sale Now

07/16/2015

Snowboard on the Block Festival

Suicidal Tendencies and Talib Kweli Announced as Musical Acts for Biggest Snowboarding Event of the Year

Denver, CO (July 15, 2015)  SNOWBOARDER and TransWorld SNOWboarding are pleased to announce the return of the third annual Snowboard on the Block Festival. On September 12th from noon to 9 pm, a section of Downtown Denver will once again transform into the back drop for Colorado’s largest snowboard season kickoff party featuring live music, snowboard film premieres, a pro rail jam and skate demos, an enormous gear sale and more.

Snowboard on the Block FestivalSpread across two blocks at the intersection of 35th and Walnut Streets, this year promises a mix of awesome bands, including headlining acts Suicidal Tendencies and Talib Kweli and highly anticipated snowboarding film premieres. 2015 festival highlights include:

  • Film premieres from the top production companies in snowboarding including SNOWBOARDER, Absinthe Films, Videograss, Déjà Vu, Transworld Snowboarding, Think Thank and more;
  • Musical performances from 15 acts on three outdoor stages (complete list at blockfestival.com);
  • Pro rail jam on 25 tons of man-made snow (participating pros TBA);
  • Massive gear sale with discounts up to 75 percent;
  • Skate demo in the center of the festival;
  • Product giveaways all day long; and,
  • Food and drinks from many local vendors (21+ to drink).

“This fall, with help from our new event partners SNOWBOARDER and TransWorld SNOWboarding Magazines, we’re taking the Snowboard on the Block Festival to a whole new level,” said Adam Schmidt, Director of Event Experience, Sports & Entertainment, TEN: The Enthusiast Network.  “We stepped it up with an expanded and more diverse musical lineup and have confirmed some awesome new films to debut including the world premiere of The SNOWBOARDER Movie: SFD.

Pre-sale tickets are available online now for $25 (general) and $50 (VIP) at TicketFly.

Tent space and sponsorship opportunities are available to anyone who would like to be part of the festival.

For more information, please visit blockfestival.com.  Get the conversation started on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with #blockfestival

About SNOWBOARDER
SNOWBOARDER Magazine is entering its 28th year of documenting the sport of snowboarding. Since day one, SNOWBOARDER has been the inspiration for riders to go out and shred, indulge in their passion and progress their skills. The name says it all: If you’re a snowboarder, then SNOWBOARDER is for you. The magazine is part of TEN: The Enthusiast Network that reaches more than 45 million active sports enthusiasts each month through an integrated network of magazines, online properties, events and television programming. snowboarder.com.

About TransWorld SNOWboarding
TransWorld SNOWboarding is the world’s number one snowboard media outlet with an audience of over 1.4-million. Celebrating 25 years since its inception in 1987, TransWorld SNOWboarding continues to successfully and creatively cover the snowboard culture with innovative photography, original videos, award-winning print and multi-layered digital magazines, snowboard instruction, consumer events and cutting edge awards shows. TransWorld SNOWboarding can be found online at transworldsnowboarding.com and is based in Carlsbad, California. TransWorld is a division of TEN: The Enthusiast Network.

About TEN: The Enthusiast Network
TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, and GRINDTV. With more than 50 publications, 60 websites, 50 events, 1,000 branded products, the world’s largest automotive VOD channel, and the world’s largest action/adventure sports media platform, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit enthusiastnetwork.com.

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