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72nd Annual Clam Festival & Pierfest!

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Happy Autumn Pismo Fans!

Come make history with us in Pismo Beach from Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018at our 72ndAnnual Clam Festival & the grand re-opening of the Pismo Beach Pier celebration, Pierfest.

Pierfest is a special event celebrating the reopening of the historic Pismo Beach Pier after undergoing months of rehabilitation to protect and preserve our beloved pier and to ensure that it can be enjoyed by future generations. Pierfest is premium event and tickets are purchased separately.

The 72nd Annual Clam Festival offers regional food, wine & brews, music, entertainment, parade, Wine Walk, Chowder Contest, Clam Dig, Surf Contest, Clam Bake, and so much more. Tickets sell out early. Admission is free unless guest wish to participate in a premium scheduled activity. Festival entertainment will include live bands, Friday Evening Wine Walk, Beer Garden, Best Local Clam Chowder Contest, Clam Bake, Clam Dig, Family Friendly Games, Annual Clam Festival Parade, Pierfest and more.

We look forward to bringing you another beautiful fall season and making history with you in Pismo Beach!

Visit http://www.pismoclamfestival.com/for more information.

To learn more about the historic Pismo Beach Pier and Pierfest,visit https://www.pismobeach.org/746/Pismo-Pier-Rehabilitation.

Purchase Tickets on EventBrite: After you purchase tickets, please print out your confirmation to bring with your ID to the event. Tickets are not mailed.

Pismo Beach Clam Festival & Pierfest Schedule

Friday Schedule– Oct. 19
CLAM FESTIVAL WINE WALK – Join downtown Pismo Beach businesses from 5:00pm-7:30pm for the much anticipated annual Wine Walk! Visit participating businesses and enjoy a wonderful wine tasting experience, complete with a drawing at 7:30pm for all attendees. Note: you must be present to win!

 Saturday Schedule – Oct. 20:
Esteem Surf Co. 80’s Surf Showdown: 8:00am-4:00pm
Parade at 10:00am
Pismo Beach Pier Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 11:30am

Pierfest VIP Celebration: 12:00pm ($40) – Come celebrate the grand reopening of the Pismo Beach Pier following an over 18 month rehabilitation project to protect the pier for years to come. This event also celebrates the recent reopening of Giuseppe’s Cucina Italiana, after a devastating fire in July 2016 forced them to close their doors for almost two years. The event will feature Giuseppe’s signature wood fired pizzas, salad, dessert bites, beer & wine for purchase from the expanded Pier Garden, and live music. This event is sure to be a sell out, so get your tickets quick!

Beer & Wine Stage: 11:00am-5:00pm
Live Music, Expanded Kid Zone, Food Trucks, Vendors & More: 11:00am-5:00pm

Sunday Schedule – Oct. 21:
Beer & Wine Stage: 11:00am-4:00pm
Live Music, Expanded Kid Zone, Food Trucks, Vendors & More: 11:00am-4:00pm
Clam Dig: 11:00am
Best Local Clam Chowder Contest: 12:00pm ($15) – Local Pismo Beach restaurants will compete for the title of Best Local Clam Chowder Winner – and you get to be the judge!