Free and open to the public, X FEST is the ultimate action sports festival featuring the ESPN X Games National Sponsor booths, industry booths, three interactive parks, athlete appearances, Radio X Stage, demos and more will be located along Chick Hearn Court and the surrounding area of the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. X Fest is the spot to be to grab free swag and awesome giveaways, plus participate in fun activities like the rock climbing wall and airbrush face painting. The X Factory located in front of STAPLES Center is the preferred place to shop for skate, surf, BMX and Moto gear with local art and DJs, autograph signings and more. Additional Merchandise booths are located in and around X FEST.
Thursday, July 28: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday, July 29: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, July 30: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 31: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
X GAMES 17 KICK-OFF BASH
Launch your X Games experience at the only official opening party: The X Games 17 Kick-Off Bash. The L.A. LIVE Event Deck opens its gates July 27 from 6- 9 p.m. for this private VIP party for the biggest fans and featured X Games 17 athletes. Guests will get an exclusive look at Skateboard Street & BMX Park practice sessions where the world's greatest riders will prepare their most mind-blowing tricks for competition. Come prepared with a pen, book or even a skateboard to take part in special autograph opportunities with your favorite X Games competitors, including gold-medalist Ryan Sheckler. This family-friendly event features KROQ DJs, a silent auction of sports memorabilia, dinner, dessert, beer and wine, a great gift bag and the opportunity to meet featured X Games athletes. Net proceeds from this event benefit two exceptional charities: STAPLES Center Foundation and The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
When: Wednesday, July 27 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Event Deck at L.A. LIVE
Ticket Info: Tickets may be purchased in advance only and are available at Ticketmaster.com/xgames. Prices are $110 for adults 21 and over and $60 for ages 20 or younger and those not wishing to consume alcohol.
Kids' Day provides the youth of Los Angeles with an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at a World Class sporting event and get up close with X Games athletes. This year, nine time BMX X Games medalist Kevin Robinson will be on hand to do a meet and greet with the kids. Please come out and help us celebrate 17 years of X Games competition and give the kids of LA the experience of a lifetime. ESPN, X Games competitors and various X Games partners are putting together an agenda filled with unique and exciting experiences that will leave a lasting impression.
When: Thursday, July 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: LA LIVE
X Games dedicates Girls' Day to the women of the action sports world through special programming surrounding the action sports lifestyle in the areas of music, BMX Freestyle, Moto X and Skateboard. Join the festivities including clinics taught by pro female athletes competing in the X Games and demos showcasing other action sport female pros, athlete autograph signings, and giveaways.
When: Friday, July 29th
Where: X Fest @ X Games in downtown Los Angeles