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Ron Jon Surf Shop: One of a Kind

Sep 12, 2023

Ron Jon Surf Shop was founded in 1959 on the New Jersey shore. After gaining popularity with surfers and beachgoers over the years, the company expanded – opening stores in vacation destinations along the East Coast from Long Beach Island to Cocoa Beach to Key West and beyond.

“The Original” Ron Jon Surf Shop opened in Long Beach Island, New Jersey in 1961. Two years later Ron Jon Surf Shop founder, Ron DiMenna, headed to Florida and opened the “One-of-a-Kind” Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach.

Over 60 years later, Ron Jon is an iconic brand that welcomes all of those with a passion for summer fun. Your student group can make one-of-a-kind memories when they visit the flagship store in Cocoa Beach. This 52,000-square-foot store is the World’s Largest Surf Shop, and it’s filled with the best selection of surf, skate and beach essentials on earth!

If your band, orchestra or choral ensemble is coming to the Orlando area, check out the Performance In Excellence program and perform at the Cocoa Beach store. Performance In Excellence is a unique program that allows elementary, middle and high school performers a place to show off their talent. It’s great any time of year, especially around holidays and spring break. Ron Jon hosts everything from large marching bands, small choral groups and dance ensembles to perform at the store. There is designated free bus parking and an area outside the main entrance in which to perform. After the performance, your group is presented with a commemorative plaque, and each performer receives a Ron Jon fun pack and 15% discount card. Directors receive a gift and 20% discount card.

After a visit to Ron Jon, get ready to enjoy what Florida is best known for, the beach. Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach is located just one block from the ocean. Groups only have a short walk to Shepard Park, which is equipped with public restrooms, changing areas, showers and pavilions. Cocoa Beach is the perfect place to spend the day working on another souvenir to bring back home – a Florida tan.

Schedule your performance or get more information by emailing [email protected].

Photo Courtesy of Ron Jon Surf Shop.