A CELEBRATION OF SURF & COASTAL CONSERVATION
GALA DINNER | WAVE SAVER AWARDS CEREMONY | LIVE & SILENT AUCTION
Life Is A Wave is the foundational Bay Area conservation gala, welcoming and unifying the surfing, environmental and entrepreneurial communities to protect our coastlines for generations to come.
Hosted in our hometown of Santa Cruz, Life Is A Wave is a special evening, celebrating the heroes of coastal conservation and raising funds for our valuable programs to protect surf ecosystems around the world.
To our Save The Waves Supporters:
2020 WAVE SAVER AWARDS
Each year Save The Waves recognizes and honors an outstanding athlete, business and environmentalist for their contributions to protecting our waves and coasts. We award these amazing individuals, organizations and companies at Life Is A Wave’s Gala and thank them for their dedication to conservation.
LIVE & SILENT AUCTION
Life Is A Wave features both a live and silent auction! Auction items include tropical surf getaways, yoga retreats, beautiful handmade custom surfboards, high end wetsuits and numerous pieces of art from prominent California artists.
Art & Prints
Iconic photos and beautiful artwork, all custom framed. Our annual auction boasts a large and unique curation.
Handcrafted by local legends and shapers, these boards are custom made and only available at LIAW.
Getaways & Trips
Memorable trips to faraway surf destinations. Weekend escapes to local adventures and excursions.
GALA BY THE SEA
Hosted at The Dream Inn, this year’s gala overlooks the coastline of the Santa Cruz World Surfing Reserve and site of our successful campaign at Cowell’s Beach. We’re excited to share our coastal backyard with you for this special evening!
Sarah & Mike Gerhardt
Marc & Betty Andreini
BECOME A SPONSOR
Interested in supporting, sponsoring or donating to Life Is A Wave?
View the Sponsorship Opportunities here and email us at email@example.com to get involved and make an impact for our coastlines.