Skateboarders are usually the ones being kicked off of public property.
On June 21, their culture is celebrated across the nation and Tampa Bay, in honor of Go Skateboarding Day, a holiday for skateboarders.
here are some alternatives in the area:
What: Ross Norton Skate Team performs a demonstration
When: Sometime after 9 a.m.
Where: Ross Norton Extreme Skate Park, 1426 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
What: For just $2, people from Dunedin and surrounding cities may join for food, a piñata, raffles and contests.
When: From 2 to 11 p.m.
Where: Dunedin Stirling Skate Park, 550 Laura Lane, Dunedin
What: Skate Park of Tampa
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a free barbecue at 1 p.m. and a best trick contest at 2 p.m. Free to skate with a donation to the Boards for Bro's Foundation, which gives skateboards to low income children.
Where: 4215 E. Columbus Ave., Tampa