Up to 20 thousand people are expected in Bundoran over the next week for Eurosurf Bundoran 2011 which gets underway later today.
The parade of nations will commence in Bundoran this afternoon at 3pm.
Comeptition starts on Sunday with the worlds top surfers battling it out over a weeks competition.
The event is expected to be worth at least 3 million euro to the local economy.
The Eurosurf Bundoran spokesperson is Shane Smyth - he has this advise for those going to the event: