House of Vans | Johannesburg Recap

After the massive success of the southernmost House of Vans event in Cape Town this March, Johannesburg was selected to host a bumper weekend of music, art, street culture and skateboarding to celebrate Vans’ anniversary celebrating 50 Years “Off The Wall”. Acting as a platform for creative expression that hosts art, music and skate events, House of Vans emphasises nurturing and inspiring the next generation. London and New York host permanent locations for House of Vans, and so we’ve been fortunate to have a second round of festivities with another pop-up celebration of the creative culture that lies at the heart... Read more

House of Vans Announces Additions to Music Lineup | Introducing KiD X and Al Bairre

House of Vans Johannesburg has announced two exciting new additions to the weekend’s lineup; KiD X and Al Bairre. After a madly successful weekend in Cape Town back in mid-March, Johannesburg is preparing for the JHB edition of Vans’ 50th anniversary event – an incredible line up of music, art, street culture, and skateboarding; continuing the tradition of creative expression that Vans has personified since 1966 in celebration of half a century of creating a culture of living ‘off the wall’. The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles,... Read more

House of Vans Johannesburg | Vans 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Back in mid-March, Cape Town was lucky enough to host one of ten Vans’ 50 Year Anniversary global celebrations featuring an incredible line up of music, art, street culture, and skateboarding; continuing the tradition of creative expression that Vans has personified since 1966 in celebration of half a century of creating a culture of living ‘off the wall’. The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles, art installations, workshops and concert stages, inspiring every person who runs, rolls, or stomps through its door. Following the success of House of... Read more

New Skateboarding Documentary | ‘PARALLEL’

A few weekends ago, we experienced House of Vans Cape Town, as Vans celebrated their fiftieth year of existence with a weekend of fun and nonsense. One of the highlights of the weekend was the screening of PARALLEL, a South African skate project that showcases the Vans Skate team’s recent tour to remote skate spots around the country over four months. The full short is now online – check it out: Read more

Vans South Africa ‘Parallel’ Documentary

HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY, VANS! It’s been half a century of creating a culture of living ‘off the wall’ from one of the most influence alternative culture brands around. Vans is celebrating this week in Cape Town and all around the world with a pop-up House of Vans installation featuring music, skate and an array of workshops and exhibitions. On Friday 18th, the venue will host a movie premiere for Vans Parallel Skate Documentary – a South African skate project that showcases the Vans Skate team’s recent tour to remote skate spots around the country. The promo video is live below!... Read more

Celebrate 50 Years ‘Off The Wall’ at House of Vans Cape Town with Stilo Magolide + Psych Night

Vans is celebrating their 50th Anniversary with us right here in Cape Town, with House of Vans Cape Town bringing us the best in music and creative culture – for free! The line-up has been revealed for next week’s event, where The Daylight Studios on Bree Street will welcome a fusion of some of the biggest names in South African music. Stilo Magolide will head up an incredible night of music along with Sean Kross (DJ). There’ll be games, cake, and a whole programme of entertainment for the night. Tickets are free, and available on a first come first serve basis exclusively from:... Read more

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