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El Gato Classic Legends Weekend #3

Jan 13th 2017 @ Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA
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Friday, January 13th, 2017
7:00 PM
Palm Springs
Palm Springs, CA
Join us January 13-15, 2017 for the El Gato Classic Legends Weekend
Friday, Jan 13
7 PM: Art Exhibit: Lance Mountain "On My Wall" FREE     (The Lobby @ Rock Church)
8 PM: Legends Talk (Memories and stories by those that were making history) FREE 
Saturday, Jan 14
10 AM: Legends Expression Session Ticketed Event  (Palm Springs Skatepark)
1 PM: Generations Contest FREE (Palm Springs Skatepark)
7 PM: Legends VIP Meet & Greet (Private Event)
8 PM: Faction Concert Ticketed Event  (Hard Rock Hotel)
Sunday, Jan 15  
9 & 11 AM: Sunday Church at Rock Church - Lance Mountain "On My Wall" Art Exhibit  (Rock Lobby) for those that missed it on Friday.
**Schedule Subject to Change**
This is the third El Gato Classic Legends Weekend created and hosted by the Elguera family.
The “El Gato Classic” Legends Weekend is an annual event that takes place in Palm Springs, CA.  This event featured some of skateboards greatest innovators of early pool riding and skate park competition. The EGC Legends Weekend brings together art, music, food and skateboarding as a complete weekend experience that is enjoyed by fans, industry professionals and Skateboarding’s top pros and legends.


Looking for a local hotel? Here is a list of participating hotels: 
Hotel discount rates will be posted starting Dec 2016.

As news of Eddie’s vision for the event got out, excitement spread with fans and industry professionals. Tony Hawk, clearly the largest name in skateboarding today, immediately signed on again to be featured with other top skaters in a demo during the upcoming Legends Weekend. 
A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit two charities this year:
~ Operation Good Works (a local community non-profit) and
~Tony Hawk Foundation