Vans x Liberty Art Fabrics

Posted 09/30/2013

Vans, the original action sports brand, and London fashion house, Liberty Art Fabrics, come together once again to release a holiday collection that hits stores this October. The Vans x Liberty Art Fabrics partnership launches five Liberty prints in its sophomore season on the Vans Era 59, Authentic and Sk8-Hi Reissue styles alongside the women’s specific Sk8-Hi Slim.

Vans Classics Holiday 2013: Van Doren Series

Posted 09/29/2013

Vans continues to celebrate its rich heritage with the holiday 2013 delivery of the Van Doren Series dropping October 1st. As a tribute to Vans' early days, the Van Doren Series reissues long-gone prints across an assortment of Classic silhouettes. For the fifth installment of the series, the Maui, Multi Stripe and Camo patterns resurface after decades in the design archive for a trio of Eras and a single offering of the Classic Slip-On.

Win Toro y Moi Limited Edition Vans

Posted 09/28/2013

Chaz from Toro y Moi has designed a pair of limited edition Vans for a giveaway with his upcoming tour dates. We have 100 pairs to give away! Must be a US resident, contest runs until November 17th. Enter now.

New Episode of Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding

Posted 09/27/2013

In the season 4 finale of Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding, Grosso squeezes in a few mini Love Letter ideas that we haven't gotten to do yet.... Blender/ Fathers and Sons and the Texans. Watch it no on

Sneak Peak to Markus Keller's Movie

Posted 09/26/2013

This fall, Vans Snow Team rider Markus Keller stars in the new movie, Chamaleon. As a World Champion, legendary riding style and landing more magazine covers than almost everyone, this film is much anticipated. Watch the trailer now to get stoked on the online premiere of the film dropping October 18th.

Curren Caples Turns Pro!

Posted 09/25/2013

It's with great pleasure that we announce Vans Skate Team rider Curren Caples has turned pro with Flip! Huge congrats! Make sure to vote for Curren in The Berrics' Run & Gun contest where cach of the 14 contestants are given 24 hours to film a 60 second run, you get to be the judge and the winner gets $25,000.

CULToween BMX Event at Vans Skatepark 10/31

Posted 09/25/2013

A heads up for all you BMX riders out there…make sure your Halloween plans include rolling by Vans Skatepark for CULTOWEEN! Cult will be taking over Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA on October 31st from 5pm - 10pm. The night will include free riding, a costume required best trick contest and much more. There will also be an exclusive Vans X CULT hat or shirt gift with purchase. Check out the flyer for more details and we'll see you there!

The Ductumentary Screening This Sat. in San Diego

Posted 09/24/2013

Join us in Joel Tudor's hometown for a special screening of Vans' latest film, The Ductumentary, a film about the Vans Duct Tape Invitational contest series and Joel's vision of progression through evolution. It starts at 7pm at Bird's Surf Shed this Saturday, September 28th. All ages event with free drinks for 21 and over.

Classic & San Francisco Event Sept. 27th

Posted 09/24/2013

Join us this fall as we celebrate our iconic classics all over the world with music and art. This Saturday, September 27th, Slim's in San Francisco, CA will be home to the Classic & San Francisco presented by Iamsound event. Tunes by Nick Waterhouse and Cool Ghouls start at 8pm along with free Classic merch customized by Serena Mitnik-Miller. All ages are welcome with RSVP. See ya in San Francisco!

CULTOWEEN at Vans Skatepark 10/31

Posted 09/24/2013

Attention BMX riders…make sure your Halloween plans include rolling by Vans Skatepark for CULTOWEEN! Cult will be taking over Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA on 10/31 from 5pm - 10pm.

Anthony Van Engelen On The Skateboard Mag

Posted 09/23/2013

The November issue of The Skateboard Mag has Vans team rider Anthony Van Engelen on the cover along with a huge interview inside. Also included is an interview with Vans teammate Daniel Lutheran about going pro for Toy Machine. Definitely pick up a copy.

Pedro Barros RIDE Channel Edit

Posted 09/22/2013

Time to catch up with Vans Skate Team rider Pedro Barros in his hometown of Florianoplis, Brazil. He's taking us on a tour of his favorite spots including the first park he ever skated and other places he skates with his friends. Check out this nice little edit.

Adventures with Chris - Andrew Allen's 411 Part

Posted 09/21/2013

Since filming is in full swing for the Vans video we’ve taken the opportunity to sit some of the team down to look behind the skating of some of their earlier parts. Long before the days of hourly skate footage flooding the internet, there was only one source for regular video updates: 411 Video Magazine. Today, Anti Hero’s Andrew Allen takes a long, hard look at his 411 part and laughs on Adventures with Chris on

Andy Kessler Day at House of Vans this Saturday

Posted 09/20/2013

Come out and support Andy Kessler Day at the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY this Saturday, September 21st from 3pm-6pm. Tons of festivities to include bowl and street contest, music by Jumpship and DJ Dante Ross and more. See ya there!

September Shred Am Skate Contest Sept. 21

Posted 09/19/2013

The Vans September Shred Am Skate Contest is back at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA this Saturday, September 21st. With a prize purse of $800 and tons of prizes from our sponsors, it's bound to be a good time! Registration is the day of the contest at 10am and spots are limited. Good luck!

Classic & Austin Event Sept. 21st

Posted 09/18/2013

Join us this fall as we celebrate our iconic classics all over the world with music and art. This Saturday, September 21st, The Mohawk in Austin, Texas will be home to the Classic & Austin presented by Iamsound event. Tunes by Araabmuzik and Kate Boy start at 8pm along with free Classic mercy customized by Sophie Roach. All ages are welcome with RSVP. See ya in Austin!

September Shred Am Skate Contest Sept. 21

Posted 09/17/2013

The Vans September Shred Am Skate Contest is back at Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA this Saturday, September 21st. With a prize purse of $800 and tons of prizes from our sponsors, it's bound to be a good time! Registration is the day of the contest at 10am and spots are limited. Good luck!

Vans Pro Skate Tour Video and Photo Recaps

Posted 09/17/2013

The Vans Pro Skate World Tour ended on Sunday with their last stop in Berlin. Geoff Rowley, Chris Pfanner, Dustin Dollin, Chima Ferguson, Daniel Lutheran, Johnny Layton, Gilbert Crockett and more of the crew had an insane time skating their way through Europe. Make sure to check out the video recap from each stop on the tour as well as tons of photos.

Relive Vans House Parties

Posted 09/16/2013

Lead singer of Les Savy Fav and host of Vans House Parties videos, Tim Harrington put his summer perfectly, "Well I had your typical summer job- taking Famous rock bands on Horseback rides, record shopping, to Polish donut shops and then going late night with them at free concerts with all my friends. The usual." Catch a new video of Les Savy Fav's pre-show rituals and relive the final House Parties show of the summer. Watch full sets, or select songs, from the Small Black and Les Savy Fav show on August 29th. For some of us, the summer will never end!

Vans OTW Collection Apparel for Fall 2013

Posted 09/15/2013

The Vans OTW Collection brings forth a new selection of streetwear for fall 2013. The Vans OTW Collection delivers a range of fashion-forward pieces with a focus on fine details and upgraded materials. The forthcoming installment of OTW apparel kicks off with a trio of printed crew neck tees including the Lances Point, No Club and Photo Journo shirts. The offering continues with a variety of stylish jackets including the Burney, Roan and Taft.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Dinner in NY

Posted 09/14/2013

Vans is teaming up with Nitehawk Cinema and Lagunitas Brewing Company to bring you a night of Fast Times at Ridgemont High, beer and dinner. The night starts at 7:15pm on Wednesday, September 18th in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Make sure to grab tickets and enjoy the night.

Skatepark of Tampa x Vans

Posted 09/13/2013

Skatepark of Tampa is proud to announce the highly-anticipated Vans x Spot collaboration designed by Vans' own, Russ Pope. The official release party is Saturday, September 14th at the Skatepark in Tampa. Waffle breakfast, Vert and bowl jams, live painting by Russ, Vans and Spot giveaways, beer and BBQ. Sounds like a great Saturday to me.

Dane Renyolds Masters the Surfing Magazine Cover

Posted 09/12/2013

High five to Vans team rider Dane Reynolds who is on the cover of Surfing Magazine's November issue. The photo is from a trip to Mexico with Taylor Knox. Check out a video preview of the mag before you grab it on newsstands now.

The Ductumentary Coming to Oct. 7th

Posted 09/11/2013

Featuring Joel Tudor, Alex Knost, Tyler Warren, Ryan Burch, Jared Mell and several surfers from around the globe, The Ductumentary is a quintessential view into one of surfing’s most progressive and stylistic facets, capturing the now while opening the door to a bright future. You can watch the trailer now, then mark your calendar for October 7th when the film hits

Hucker and Sandoval Claim BMX Contest Titles

Posted 09/10/2013

This past weekend, two Vans BMX Team riders claimed two wins around the world. Daniel Sandoval is returning from Mexico today after taking first place at the Cuerna BMX contest in Morelos. He also wrapped up best trick with a 360 bar-bar to down whip. Meanwhile in France, Californian dirt pro Mike "Hucker" Clark was crowned the winner of Vans Kill The Line with his signature 360 nose-dive, a superman, a no-footed cancan to x-up amongst others. Nice work guys!

New Vans Snow Collection Out Now

Posted 09/09/2013

Snow season is here! Are you as stoked as we are? This year, Vans Snow is celebrating 20 years in snowboarding and the new collection of boots and apparel just dropped. We're on cloud nine. Check out the full collection now.

Stoke-A-Rama in San Clemente Sept. 14th

Posted 09/08/2013

Vans Surf Team riders and some of the nicest guys ever, The Gudauskas Brothers- Dane, Tanner and Pat along with some friends of the San Clemente Foundation are hosting their 2nd Annual Stoke-A-Rama on September 14th. The surf event comes to San Clemente with divisions starting at 14 years and younger. Time to get stoked!

The Vans Pro Skate World Tour has Begun!

Posted 09/07/2013

Geoff Rowley, Chris Pfanner, Dustin Dollin, Chima Ferguson, Daniel Lutheran, Johnny Layton, Gilbert Crockett, Rowan Zorilla, Kris Vile, Nassim Guammaz and Sam Partaix are on a Vans Pro Skate World Tour. This week, they did a demo at the legendary Southbank in London (which is at risk of being demolished.) Make sure to follow the entire tour and meet up if you can.

Vans Classic & City Events Coming Soon

Posted 09/06/2013

Vans once again partners with Los Angeles-based indie label IAMSOUND to present the Classic & City Events series to celebrate Vans’ iconic Classics footwear collection across the globe. The free, all ages shows will kick-off in the U.S. with events taking place in Austin, San Francisco and Boston. The series will run over the span of three weeks in September and October featuring live performances from critically acclaimed musical acts, an interactive video installation, and giveaways of customized Vans Classics and limited edition socks and tees.

Videograss NYC Premiere Sept. 7th

Posted 09/05/2013

Tammany Hall in New York will be holding a Videgrass movie premiere of "The Last Ones" featuring Vans Snow Team riders Darrell Mathes and Zac Marben) and "Deja Vu" featuring Will Lavigne and Phil Jacques. The event goes down Saturday, Sept. 7th at 8pm with free beer and music by Max Klaw.

Volunteers Needs for A.skate Event in NY

Posted 09/04/2013

The House of Vans is holding the annual A.skate event coming up on Saturday, September 28th from 11am to 1pm EST. Volunteers are need! So if you're in the NY area and want to help out a great cause, make sure to sign up for this Autism friendly skateboard clinic.

OTW Minute Featuring Alexander Spit

Posted 09/03/2013

The Vans OTW Collection and OffTheWall.TV present the next installment of An OTW Minute featuring Alexander Spit. In episode two, up-and-coming rapper/producer Alexander Spit takes viewers on a ride through Los Angeles as he speaks candidly on a range of topics that have shaped his persona and sound including his childhood, the internet and music.

Vans and Kenzo Release Signature Footwear Collection

Posted 09/02/2013

Vans collaborates with Carol Lim and Humberto Leon to present three of the preeminent prints from the KENZO Fall / Winter 2013 season for this new collection which includes three vibrant patterns inspired by the celestial - flying tigers, lightning and clouds.

"The Miserable Champion" Movie Out Now

Posted 09/01/2013

"The Miserable Champion" is a shocking portrait of one of the most notorious athletes of all-time, action sports hero and one of Vans original snowboard team riders, Shaun Palmer. This tell-all movie reveals Shaun from birth to the near fatal overdose to his comeback to make the 2006 Olympic Team. Shaun's story is like no other athlete's in history. Make sure you see Shaun's life story out now!

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