The organization of the skateboard event held yesterday in front of the Central Marina shopping center in North Pattaya considers the event a success, as many locals, ex-pats, members of Olleke Bolleke, and domestic tourists visit the Bikini Surf Skate. Day ”came to watch.
The event was held at Central Marina Shopping Mall, located near Soi 3 in Pattaya, and also featured a “mini parade” of skaters skateboarding on the streets near the mall. The event started around 4 pm. and went on until late with numerous DJs and mini-concerts from local Thai artists.
The event was hosted by Khun Boonanan Pattanasin, president of the Pattaya Business and Tourism Association, khu Kwanchai Boonaree, general manager of the Central Marina shopping center, and Khun Rattanachai Sutthidechanai, an expert in culture and tourism representative for the Central and Eastern region of Thailand.
The Pattaya Board Rider group was also a major organizer of the event, which was free to enter, although there was a variety of food and skateboard equipment-related vendors.
Pattaya Mayor Sonthaya Khunplume chaired the event and enthusiastically stated that the event would help bring many domestic tourists to Pattaya, which has been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Skateboarding has boosted general interest in Pattaya (and Thailand) in recent months, spurred by many influential Thai Instagram celebrities online. As a result, multiple skate parks are under construction or are now scattered around the city and this is the second event in a few weeks with skateboarding as part of the event.
The first was a Cars and Coffee event held last weekend with skateboarding at Bali Hai pier.
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