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Aloha from the California Surf Museum!
Our 15th Annual Gala Fundraiser is Nov. 4 from 4-10pm.

Whether you are a new supporter or returning, we are asking for your attendance and/or your donation to our Gala Auction at our 15th Annual Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, November 4, from 4-10pm, once again at the beautiful, beachfront TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winning Cape Rey Hilton, located at 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad.

The silent and live auctions are the evening’s main fundraising efforts and a highlighted crowd pleaser. We hope, with your support, to sell out the event in what will be a great environment for showcasing your organization. Please consider donating gift certificates, items, experiences, or services that highlight your brand. Donations are always acknowledged and promoted on the museum’s website, the Gala program and during the evening. October 1, 2023 is the deadline for donations to be included in the Gala promotion and program.

If you have any questions on tickets or shipping requirements regarding a donation, please contact the Museum’s Store Manager, Camille, at 760-721-6876 (weekdays 10am-4pm) or email Our mailing address is California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside CA 92054. The California Surf Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Tax ID #33-0215579, relying primarily on funding from memberships and donations.

Thank you in advance for your support of our work in educating the public on the rich, vibrant culture of the history of surfing and the preservation of that history at the Museum. This is the year we stand strong for the things we value. Join us in keeping the vision of the California Surf Museum strong so that we can pass the torch to our kids.


Jim Kempton
President, California Surf Museum