It’s go time in Surf City. This weekend in Huntington Beach, the Vans US Open officially commences its festivities.

If you’re a rabid surf fan, you’ve likely already secured yourself a parking spot at Pierside. And you’re going to need it. With two Californians coming back to defend their US Open titles and another competitor holding the No. 1 spot in the world, it could be a very good year to be on the beach in Huntington. In addition to the main event, you can catch all the stylish action of the Vans Duct Tape Invitational or you can wander on down to the skatepark to watch some of your favorite skaters do what they do best.

So if you’re heading to the U.S. Open, here’s what you might want to throw in your backpack this week.

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