Tomorrow is the 71st Annual Pismo Beach Clam Festival Parade
The Pismo Beach Clam Festival is one of the largest annual events held in Pismo Beach, with attendance reaching more than 15,000 people for the three-day event. On Saturday morning at 10am, the Festival Parade will be held with a record number of parade participants for this 71-year old event, with over 162 parade participants in the procession.
Parade Time: 10am
Additional Pismo Beach Clam Festival Information:
Dates: October 20-22, 2017, Rain or Shine.
Where: Pismo Beach Pier Parking Lot and Surrounding Areas
Admission: FREE! Unless participating in a premium scheduled activity.
Entertainment: Live Bands, Beer Garden, Best Local Clam Chowder Contest, Clam Bake, Clam Dig, Family Friendly Games and more. On Saturday morning at 10am, the Festival Parade will be held with a record number of parade participants!
Times and Schedule:
Friday Schedule: 5:00pm-7:30pm Chamber Hosted Wine Walk
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: 10:00am-6:00pm
Esteem Surf Co. 80’s Surf Showdown: 8:00am-4:00pm
Clam Festival Parade at 10:00am – Make sure to get there early for a good viewing location
Clam Festival Parade Route: Staging begins in the Addie Street Lot; next, left on Cypress; next, right on Pomeroy; next, left on Dolliver; next, right on Pismo; next, right on Price; finally, ending when the procession reaches Pomeroy.
Beer & Wine Stage: 11:00am-6:00pm
Live Music, Kid Zone, Food Trucks, Vendors & More: 11:00am-6:00pm
Best Local Clam Chowder Contest: 12:00pm-2:00pm ($15) – Local Pismo Beach restaurants will compete for the title of Best Local Clam Chowder Winner – and you get to be the judge!
Live Music Lineup:
11:00am – The Driftwood Brothers
12:30pm – Truxton Mile
2:30pm – The Ragged Jubilee
4:30pm – Makeover
Sunday Schedule: 10:00am-5:00pm
Beer & Wine Stage: 11:00am-5:00pm
Live Music, Kid Zone, Food Trucks, Vendors & More: 11:00am-5:00pm
Clam Dig: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Clam Bake: 1:30pm ($30) – Enjoy a delicious meal of little neck clams, sausage, heirloom potatoes, sweet corn, local produce, corn bread and more specially crafted and baked on the beach to perfection by Chef Casey Walcott of SeaVenture Restaurant and served within the Pismo Beach Clam Festival.
Live Music Lineup:
11:00am – Resination
1:00pm – The Molly Ringwald Project
3:00pm – Steppin’ Out
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.