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Village Vibes

Our Village 50th Anniversary surf contest was held on June 15th and was followed up with Vissla's movie premiere Rolling Review. All of the competitors rode retro boards just like we did when the shop first started. It was an absolute blast! Surf Dreams Foundation ran a great contest for us and Surfrider hooked up the movie premiere with BBQ and beverages from our local brewery New South. The turn out for both events was spectacular. We are so thankful for all of the support we've received from our surf community over the past 50 years! Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts ~ Village Family

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Our Story

Eric Eason had a vision to open and own a local surf shop in Garden City South Carolina. In 1969 his vision became a reality and Village Surf Shoppe was started. He met a young teen named Kelly Richards that had just moved from Arkansas. Kelly was instantly drawn to the local surf scene. His first board came from Village, and like many of the Garden City groms he used to hang out in the surf shop. In the early 80s he decided he wanted to shape and Perfection Surfboards was started. Kelly sold boards to Eric and started making custom boards for the shop. Eric offered the shop to Kelly in the 80's and as they say the rest is...

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