BIARRITZ 2024

EDITION 13 – 12 TO 16 JUNE

All information to prepare your Wheels and Waves Edition 13 experience and stay in the Basque Country.

  
  

MULTISPOTS EVENT

Wheels and Waves is a 5-day multispots event between France and Spain, with the W&W Village as its headquarters. To fully enjoy your experience, we strongly advise you to have your own vehicle.

VILLAGE W&W HEADQUARTER
Cité de l’Océan, Biarritz
Location : Link 
12-16/06/2024

HIT THE DECK SKATE CONTEST
Village W&W 
Location : Link 
 

DUO LOG SURF CONTEST
Plage de la Milady
Location : Link 

ARTRIDE EXHIBITION
Skatepark Biarritz
Location : Link
13/06/2024 17H30
14-15/06/2024 12H-20H

PUNK’S PEAK SPRINT RACE
Mont Jaizkibel
Location : Link
12/06/2024

WAW VINTAGE RALLY ENDURO
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
Location : Link
14/06/2024

THE RACE OF THE LORDS
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
Location : Link
14/06/2024

EL ROLLO DIRT TRACK
Hipódromo de San Sebastián
Location : Link
15/06/2024

OVERVIEW

Find below the highlights of the Wheels and Waves Edition 13 program.

WEDNESDAY
JUNE 12

Village W&W
Cité de l’Océan Biarritz
10H – 11H
– Skate / Live shaping
– Surf
– Screenings / Concerts
– Exhibition stand
– Food & Chill
– Test ride
– Backyard project

Wall of Death
4 to 5 sessions/day
Village W&W

Blue Banana
Skate Contest -16 years
Village W&W

Duo Log Surf Contest
Plage de la Milady
Depending on swell conditions

Ride Out
Organize your ride. Routes available at the W&W Village

Punk’s Peak Sprint Race
Mount Jaizkibel
– Race starts: 13H
– Visitor access open from 11H30 to 14H via LEZO!
– Prize-giving ceremony at W&W Village at 17H

Concerts, DJ set
Village W&W

THURSDAY
JUNE 13

Village W&W
Cité de l’Océan Biarritz
10H – 11H

– Skate / Live shaping
– Surf
– Screenings / Concerts
– Exhibition stand
– Food & Chill
– Test ride
– Backyard project

Wall of Death
4 to 5 sessions/day
Village W&W

Skateboarding
Free session
Village W&W

Duo Log Surf Contest
Plage de la Milady
Depending on swell conditions

Ride Out
Organize your ride. Routes available at the W&W Village

Artride IX
Opening party 17H30
Live music
Skatepark Biarritz

Concerts, DJ set
Village W&W

FRIDAY
JUNE 14

Village W&W
Cité de l’Océan Biarritz
10H – 00H30

– Skate / Live shaping
– Surf
– Screenings / Concerts
– Exhibition stand
– Food & Chill
– Test ride
– Backyard project

Wall of Death
4 to 5 sessions/day
Village W&W

Hit the Deck
Skate Contest
Village W&W

Duo Log Surf Contest
Plage de la Milady
Depending on swell conditions

Ride Out
Organize your ride. Routes available at the W&W Village

The Race of the Lords
Sand sprint
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
– Race starts: 10H30
– Visitor access from 10H

WAW Vintage Rally
Enduro
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
– Visitor access from 10H

DJ set, Party Rock, Concerts
Village W&W

SATURDAY
JUNE 15

Village W&W
Cité de l’Océan Biarritz
10H – 1H
– Skate / Live shaping
– Surf
– Screenings / Concerts
– Exhibition stand
– Food & Chill
– Test ride
– Backyard project

Wall of Death
4 to 5 sessions/day
Village W&W

Hit the Deck
Skate Contest
Village W&W

Duo Log Surf Contest
Plage de la Milady
Depending on swell conditions

Ride Out
Organize your ride. Routes available at the W&W Village

El Rollo
Dirt Track
13H to 16H30
Hipódromo de San Sebastián
– Race starts: 13H
– Visitor access : 12H

Concerts, DJ set
Village W&W

SUNDAY
JUNE 16

Village W&W
Cité de l’Océan Biarritz
10H – 18H
– Skate / Live shaping
– Surf
– Screenings / Concerts
– Exhibition stand
– Food & Chill
– Test ride
– Backyard project

Wall of Death
4 to 5 sessions/day
Village W&W

Hit the Deck
Skate Contest
Village W&W

Duo Log Surf Contest
Plage de la Milady
Depending on swell conditions

Ride Out
Organize your ride. Routes available at the W&W Village

The Milady Beach Swap Meet
Good food, cold beer, great times!
Village W&W

Backyard Project Awards
12H30
Village W&W

Brunch Concert
Village W&W 

LILLY WOOD AND THE PRICK Live Concert
13H30
Village W&W

Get ready to vibrate to the rhythm of the concerts and DJ sets carefully selected to celebrate the 13th edition of Wheels and Waves Biarritz! The atmosphere will be electric, festive and truly unforgettable. So join us and let yourself be carried away by this musical wave that promises to leave its mark on spirits.

WELCOME TO HEAVEN

2024 RATES

Buy now and take advantage of our preferential pre-sale rates.

ON-SITE TICKET OFFICE​

A ticket office will also be open at the W&W Village – Cité de l’Océan, Biarritz. Opening hours are available at the bottom of the page in the FAQ section.

BECOME AN ACTOR

Why simply be a visitor when you could be part of the action? Experience Wheels and Waves as a Pilot / Surfer / Skateboarder.
Open to beginners and experienced riders.

Après avoir acheté votre e-PASS, vous pourrez effectuer votre demande d’inscription depuis votre compte WAW. L’équipe Wheels And Waves analysera votre demande (selon critères motos, places disponibles). Un email de confirmation vous sera envoyé si votre demande est retenue.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR WAW EXPERIENCES?

YOU HAVE NOT YET PURCHASED YOUR E-PASS 2024

To participate as a pilot / surfer / skateboarder in one or more Wheels and Waves experiences, you first need to purchase your EDITION 13 E-PASS via our online ticketing service.

Click on the button below to select your E-PASS. After payment, go to your WAW account and click on the “Experience” tab (flag icon).

YOU ALREADY GRAB YOUR 2024 E-PASS

You’ve already purchased your EDITION 13 E-PASS and would like to register as a pilot / surfer / skateboarder for one or more Wheels and Waves experiences.

Log in to your WAW account using the button below, then go to the “Experience” tab (flag icon).

EXPERIENCES

WELCOME TO HEAVEN

Village Wheels and Waves Biarritz

ENJOY & BE FREE – Be part of the Wheels and Waves scene by exhibiting your bike/car inside the W&W Village. Come in, go out and park your vehicle whenever you like. Register your PRE-75 and/or Custom vehicle and we’ll let you know when you’ve got your precious pass.

PUNK’S PEAK – 12/06

Jaizkibel

SPRINT RACE – Become a Punk’s Peak pilot. At the top of the Jaizkibel, between the sea and the mountains, you will race on 400 meters sprints. Open to beginners and experienced pilots.
More info HERE.

THE RACE OF THE LORDS – 14/06

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle

SAND RACE – Become a pilot at THE RACE OF THE LORDS. Race on a sand track… A 300 meter round trip sprint with the ultimate vintage motorcycle (MOTO PRE-1950 & MOTO PRE-1975). Open to beginners and experienced riders. More info HERE.

WAW VINTAGE RALLY – 14/06

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle

ENDURO – Become a WAW VINTAGE RALLY pilot. Fun and adventure guaranteed for this vintage enduro at Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle. Open to beginners and experienced riders.
Criteria: PRE-1975, PRE-1985, PRE-1995. More info HERE.

EL ROLLO – 15/06

Hipódromo de San Sebastián

DIRT TRACK – Become an El Rollo pilot. Master the drift without front brake and with your metal sole and try to win the different rounds.
Open to initiated and experienced pilots. More info HERE.

DUO LOG

Plage de la Milady, Biarritz

SURF CONTEST – Become a surfer at the Duo Log Surf Contest and take to the waves in Old School mode on La Milady Beach. The contests will be determined according to the weather conditions. More info HERE.

HIT THE DECK

Village W&W

SKATE CONTEST – Become skater at the HIT TH DECK skate contest, show what you got, perform with your best tricks in an atmosphere at his boiling point.
More info HERE.

ARTRIDE

Skatepark Biarritz

EXHIBITION – Become an exhibitor at the Artride exhibition by showcasing your exceptional vehicle and/or your artistic projects (photos, paintings…).
 

RIDE

Basque Country

LOSE YOURSELF – Countless escapes that can be lived alone or with others, each one coming back to the village, strong of its stories, head full of images and memories… Whether you are 1, 2, 4… Organize your ride freely by following the suggested routes.

SAVE THE DATE !

After a memorable year 2023, we’re delighted to invite you to the next edition of Wheels and Waves. This 13th chapter will take place in Biarritz from June 12 to 16, 2024! Mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable 5-day experience in the Basque Country, where the worlds of surfing, motorcycling, skateboarding and art meet to give way to adventure, creativity and passion!

In the meantime, just sit in a comfortable armchair with a good coffee and put the sound on a good old tube amps… Live and relive the 12th edition of Wheels and Waves Biarritz by watching the film directed by our friend Yoann Branet.

“Let’s keep rockin’ in the free world

2024 TICKETING COMING SOON!

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DUO LOG SURF CONTEST 2023

Focus on the Duo Log Surf Contest held at Plage de la Milady in Biarritz. Vidéo by Théo Preuilh.

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OFFICIAL JOURNAL #12

Program, information and much more… Check out the Official Wheels and Waves Journal #12!

E-PASS EDITION 12

70
  • The FULL PASS, a must have! Gives you access to all Wheels and Waves Edition 12 experiences (races, animation, concert...) as a visitor - from June 21 to 25.
  • Exclusive access to the opening night ARTRIDE VIII - June 22th

E-PASS EDITION 12 COLLECTOR

100
  • Grab the Collector version!
    Get the classic FULL PASS and wear your Buddy Wheels and Waves bag with pride.
  • WHEELS AND WAVES BUDDY BAG
    Robust and big enough to fit your helmet.

EXPERIENCES

VILLAGE WW 

Cité de l’Océan, Biarritz

HEADQUARTERS – Looking out onto the ocean, this is the soul of the festival, the ephemeral theatre of an exuberant spectacle. Encounters are made, innovations disclosed, an explosion of creativity within an astounding cultural mix, surrounded by a unique atmosphere.

PUNK’S PEAK – 21/06

Mount Jaizkibel, Spain

SPRINT RACE – At the top of Mount Jaizkibel, between the sea and the mountains, pilots from all four corners of the planet will compete in 400-meter sprints. An opportunity to see amazing bikes prepared over many months in their workshops.

WAW VINTAGE RALLY – 23/06

Bud Racing Training Camp, Magescq

ENDURO – Fun and adventure guaranteed for this vintage enduro. A few kilometers of land between fields and forest, the pilots take off, get stuck and bite the dust of this vintage enduro where the only battle to be fought is against oneself.

THE RACE OF THE LORDS – 23/06

Bud Racing Training Camp, Magescq

SAND RACE – A 300m sand track, a standing start with a U-turn at mid-run, 2 pilots compete with their machines in the purest tradition of the sand races organized by the American soldiers at the end of WW2.

EL ROLLO – 24/06

Hipódromo de San Sebastián, Spain

DIRT TRACK – On the burning track transformed into arena, pilots will try to master the drift and win the heats. No front brake, a metal sole, a ring and “gaaaaz!”. The heroes of this epic spectacle have just one principle: turn left (Go West)!

ARTRIDE

Skatepark, Biarritz

EXHIBITION – Place of expression, focus will be made on artists from around the world dedicated to motorcycle, photography, street art, custom, painting, making the exhibition a unique place of communion widely publicized.

DUO LOG

Plage de la Milady, Biarritz

SURF CONTEST – The boards are ready, there is a perfect swell, all the conditions are met. With your feet in the sand, admire the surfers take the wave with style in this old-school display.

HIT THE DECK

Cité de l’Océan, Biarritz

SKATE CONTEST – In the middle of the Village, the ramp, another arena of the event, will see the best French and international skaters performing tricks in a crazy atmosphere during the HIT THE DECK contest.

RIDE

Pays-Basque

LOSE YOURSELF – Countless escapes that can be lived alone or with others, each one coming back to the village, strong of its stories, head full of images and memories… Whether you are 1, 2, 4… Organize your ride freely by following the suggested routes.

ROAD MAP

Here’s a suggested road map for losing yourself in the Basque Country. A 100 km ride that can be shortened at various junctions. 

Q&A

  • WEB exclusivity: Preferential pre-sale rate (Full Pass valid for 5 days at the price of the 3-day PASS).
  • Visitor access to all Wheels and Waves Edition 13 activities (see our program).
  • Exclusive access to opening night Artride IX, Thursday June 13.
  • Cut line: Pick up your access bracelet easily (available the day before the event).
  • Come and go whenever you want.

NB: The purchase of a pre-sale E-PASS is necessary and prior to any registration to the experiences as a pilot or competitor (El Rollo, Punk’s Peak, WAW Vintage Rally, The Race of the Lords, Log, Hit the Deck).

Once your purchase is validated, you will receive an order confirmation email.

E-PASS are downloadable from your WAW account.

Your personal information can also be managed from your WAW account.

Bring your E-PASS 2024 edition 13 with the QR code and your identity card/passport. Our teams will welcome you at the W&W Village and provide you the entrance wristbands. 

A special “cut line” row “Pre-sale E-PASS” will allow you to save time. 

The wristband is to be worn during the entire validity of the ticket purchased. It will allow you to enter the different Wheels and Waves sites.

  • Tuesday, June 11, from 5 pm (only for E-PASS holders to get the wristbands)
  • Wednesday from 8 am
  • Thursday to Saturday, from 9 am
  • Sunday from 10 am

It’s not possible to change the name on the ticket you purchased.

Once your order is validated, you should receive a confirmation email with your purchase details.

Emails are sent to the address you registered when you placed your order. If you have not received notification within 48 hours, please check your other email addresses and check your “Spam”, “Junk” and “Trash”.

If you still can’t find your email:

  • Log in to your WAW account, check your personal information and download your invoice.

  • Contact us at: info@wheels-and-waves.com

Access is free for -16 accompanied by a paying adult. Go to the ticket office with your ID card to get your wristband.

Yes, enjoy & be free!
Once you’ve picked up your entry wristband, wear it every day of the event to access all Wheels and Waves sites.

Yes, we have selected food stands for you, for a wide and varied offer, favouring local products.
Choose, take a seat & enjoy a break.

By participating in Wheels and Waves you agree to be photographed or filmed. We are sensitive to the attention you pay to your dress code, in line with the year of your vehicle. 

Wheels and Waves has no camping sites.

Please consult the dedicated websites. We advise you to find accommodation in Biarritz and its surroundings.

For more information: https://tourisme.biarritz.fr/fr/dormir

AUTO / MOTO PRE-1975, POST 1975 Custom
E-PASS holders are able to request a W&W Village inside access via their WAW account. Come in, take your bike/car out whenever you want. Enjoy & be free! (depending on space availability).

You’ll also find parking spaces near the W&W Village and the different Wheels and Waves spots.

KIT MEDIA

Media, contributors, make your request for media-kit and accreditation here. Accreditation requests will be reviewed, an answer will be sent to you by email. Please, detail as possible  your request (media, coverage, audience…).