Vans Park Series
27th July 2019
The Vans Park Series 2019 Africa Regional Skateboarding Championships are coming up next month: July 26-27.
It’s all going down at the Vans ZA bowl at The Shred Indoor Skatepark. The largest prize purse in local skateboarding, for men and women! The winners of each event will also get a trip to Salt Lake City, USA for the global finals.
Get all the info you need and register to skate now, at the following link:
Girls Skate Camp
Ladies nights are FREE for skateboarders! thanks to Vans SA. All other riders will be able to get in for half price. There will also be prizes & giveaways plus free pizza!! So tell your friends & come have some fun, even if you have never skated before.
Session is from 17:00 till 21:00
* please note that it is only free entrance for skateboarders as this is a Vans global skate initiative leading up to the Olympics in 2020. All other lady riders are, of course, still welcome, but will only need to pay for a half price session.
Go Skateboarding Day
The Shred in association with Dank Bank Alliance was proud to bring you Go Skateboarding Day on the 21st June. It was an interstellar day with fun for the whole galaxy, there was DJs, Mc's, Skate instructors and even prize giveaways. Doors opened at 9am.
Cheap as Chips March 2019
PRICES GETTING TOO HIGH?
Well let's all slow down a bit & head on over to Cheap As Chips market on the 29th March for some irie deals. All brands will hash it out on the street course but you'll be able to light up the bowl for some groovy prizes. As usual, 10% of proceeds go towards our Skate Fund to build & maintain DIY spots around Cape Town. So save the date & share the love. Bless it!
15 December 2018
Everybody got ready for some fun in the sun, Caribbean style, for our Christmas with a twist. We hit the street again with some crazy obstacles and live performances by Black Lung, The Dinosaurs and Runaway Nuns we even had Dj's Polly Chalmers and Len and Eclectic Maniac. Thanks to Vans, Deluxe Coffee Works, Newlands Brewery, Captain Fin, Element, Independent, Casio, Skullcandy, Baseline Skate Shop and Globe.
31ST OCTOBER 2018
The Shred Skatepark in association with Vans and Red Bull hosted a best trick halloween jam with tons of blood, gore, cash prizes (R6666 to be exact) and all round freaky vibes this past 31st October 2018
5-9pm - Skate Night
R50 got you in, unless you were in full costume. There was a few unexpected surprises designed to freak you out...
14th- 15th September 2018
Vans Park Series, the definitive World Championship park terrain skateboarding competition series for men and women, was proud to announce the first African Continental Championships in Cape Town, South Africa at The Shred!
The VPS Africa Continental Championships provided a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to China to compete, and an official path for regional talent to earn their way onto the official VPS World Tour circuit.
31st August 2018
Another Cheap As Chips market has come and gone. Thanks to the following impressive list of brands who helped out with some epic deals on some great gear: Vans, Dope Industries, eS, etnies, Globe, Brixton, Emerica, Plankie, Kingdom Longboards, Project Skateboards, Coldwash, Salty, The Quiet Life, Bluepriest, Homeskate Co, Avenue Trucks.
There was a Bowl Jam brought to you by Vans , as well as a DJ spinning some tunes, great food and good vibes was the order of the day.
As usual, 10% of all proceeds go towards our Skate Fund which we use to build DIY skate spots around Cape Town.
28th July 2018
We've hosted the first edition of our new annual street skate competition next month.
It was big!
The event was limited to 50 entries. 20 riders were invited & the other 30 riders were chosen through video submissions. Check the full edit in our gallery!
15th June 2018
Presented by Hunger Society.
Come to the industrial paradise and celebrate the launch of our winter 2018 capsule collection.
Alongside the launch we will have a Vans bowl jam, hand-poke tattoos, live music & DJ sets, cash bars and a great vibe.
The Island presented by Hunger Society is glad to be in association with The Shred Indoor Skatepark Newlands Spring Brewing Co. & Mattie Closeout Tattoos
2nd MARCH 2018
CHEAP AS CHIPS
* Hosted By The Shred
Get yourself crazy discount items at our Cheap as Chips market this March. 10% of all the proceeds go towards building and repairing skate spots around the city, so please support the cause if you can.
23rd DECEMBER 2017
THE SHRED CHRISTMAS PARTY
* Hosted By The Shred
Bring your best friends and a bottle of eggnog to watch people land some silly tricks in celebration of the silly season.
This year we have cash for tricks, best fancy dress and vouchers such as: restaurant eat outs, weekends away, bar tabs and even a jet ride!
Challenges will be aimed at younger kids, grown ups and bystanders can dress up and bring the hype.
R10 000 cash & R15 000 in prizes up for grabs!
R50 gets you in, R25 for spectators
Great chow by Mon Ami French Bistro.
See you on the 23rd!
9th DECEMBER 2017
VANS SHRED BOWL LAUNCH
* Hosted by Vans at The Shred.
9th SEPTEMBER 2017
SMOOVE WAREHOUSE FESTIVAL
* Hosted by Smoove at The Shred.
* Skatepark CLOSED from 1pm.
1st SEPTEMBER 2017
CHEAP AS CHIPS SPRING MARKET
* Hosted by The Shred.
* Skatepark CLOSED from 1pm for setup.
Cheap As Chips Market is back with a great selection of brands as usual. Super cool prices on a wide range of gear. You definitely won't be dissapointed. There will also be a mini ramp jam for all those who are up for winning some rad prizes.
R20 market ticket
R50 market + skate ticket
Our kitchen will be serving a great selection of food so make sure you come hungry too. Drinks & snacks will also be available as usual in our coffee shop.
5th August 2017
BERLIN EKAPA FESTIVAL
* Presented by J&B South Africa.
21ST JUNE 2017
GO SKATEBOARDING DAY
* Hosted by The Shred & Skullcandy.
* Free entries all day, 9am-9pm!
1ST MAY 2017
CHEAP AS CHIPS MAYDAY MARKET
* SKATEPARK CLOSED FOR THE DAY
It's time again for the next edition of the Cheap As Chips market. We're doing things a bit different this time. It's on a public holiday (workers Day) from midday to 5pm. There will be a mini ramp jam with some serious prizes up for grabs. As usual, this is also a fundraising event for our Skate Fund which is used to build & expand public park projects in Cape Town, such as the Edgemead Skate Park. Watch this space for updates.
We're doing all sales at the door this time, R20 will get you in to the market & R50 to skate the comp. Only mini ramp will be open for skating before & after the competition. The Shred will be closed from the morning on the day to set up for the event. The following brands have been confirmed so far & will be holding stalls & getting involved with the prizes!
Avenue Trucks SA
...... and more!
Our kitchen will be serving a whole range of great chow, from burgers, nacho's and chips to wraps, toasted samies and salads.
Stallholders are by invite only this time. If you're a skate or surf brand & you have sample product you would like to get rid of at cheap prices, email firstname.lastname@example.org
29TH APRIL 2017
VANS PRESENTS THE WAFFLE JAM
* SKATEPARK CLOSED FOR THE DAY
Come and enjoy some sick riding, lekker beats and free waffles.
Red Bull will be supplying some energy throughout the day.
A BMX jam for ams and pros.
R6500 up for grabs!
Including prizes for best trick, highest hop, best grind and many more.
FREE ENTRANCE FOR RIDERS AND SPECTATORS.
NO HELMET NO RIDE.
Supported by Red Bull and Evals BMX
15TH APRIL 2017
WITCHFEST 2017 CAPE TOWN