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The infamous site of the February 2, 1959, Winter Dance Party that featured Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper--their final performance before a plane crash the following morning took their lives.


  • Surf Ballroom, exterior facade.
  • Surf Ballroom, exterior, showing memorial stone.
  • Surf Ballroom, interior, showing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum plaque.
Surf Ballroom. National Register of Historic Places. . . https://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/AssetDetail?assetID=bf20ea56-6d82-4406-b4c9-4629c9f75568.