March 16th, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Vans’ “Off The Wall” heritage in action sports, art, music and street culture, and to celebrate Vans is hosting a worldwide celebration of creative expression at House of Vans spaces in Brooklyn, Austin, Cape Town, Hong Kong, London, and more. Vans’ legacy will be brought to life in ten cities across the globe to celebrate its golden anniversary alongside the extended Vans family that have made the brand what it is today.

The celebratory events kick off the beginning of the global expansion of House of Vans, which further cements Vans’ dedication to fostering creative expression through action sports, art, music and street culture. Throughout 2016, Vans will host a variety of activations including skateboarding demos, music events, interactive design workshops and art installations, all to continue to encourage the creative communities that have supported Vans for the past 50 years.


For those in Brooklyn, you can catch Nas, Yeasayer, and Questlove live while in Austin, you’ll get the opportunity to see performances from Erykah Badu and Neon Indian. Check out the global lineup below and head to the dedicated 50th anniversary page for more information on other locales.


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Originally from the Bay Area, who then moved to Los Angeles, then out to New York City. NYU Stern MBA c/o 2014. Inspired by the grind of NYC to create something that has value. Lover of all things digital, culture, and brand strategy.