Pismo Beach Clam Festival

  • Pismo Beach Pier Parking Lot
  • 100 Pomeroy Ave Pismo Beach, CA 93449


  • Presented By: Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau
  • Dates: 10/18/2019, 10/19/2019, 10/20/2019
  • Location: Pismo Beach Pier Parking Lot
  • Address: 100 Pomeroy Ave Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Price: Free

Join in this City Celebration with live music, an expanded family-fun kid zone, commercial and food vendors, beer & wine garden, best local clam chowder contest, clam dig, food trucks, vendors and more!

Head out at 10am Saturday morning to view the annual Clam Festival Parade on Price Street, and follow the last entrant into the heart of the festival in the Pismo Pier Parking Lot as they kick off the opening of the Kid’s Zone!


5:00pm-7:30pm Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce Hosted Wine Walk (Ticketed Event $25) Visit participating businesses and enjoy a wonderful wine tasting experience. Must be 21 years of age or older to purchase tickets.


8:00am-4:00pm Esteem Surf Co. Surf Contest

10:00am-11:00am Clam Festival Parade

12:00 – 1:00 pm Best Local Clam Chowder Contest (Ticketed Event $20) – Local Pismo Beach restaurants will compete for the title of Best Local Clam Chowder Winner – and you get to be the judge. Clam Chowder Cook-Off will be back on the Pismo Beach Pier this year.

10:00am-5:00pm Beer & Wine Garden

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

Band Lineup:
11pm-12:30pm: About Time Duo

1pm – 2:20pm: Damon Castillo Band
3pm-5pm: Molly Ringwald Project


11:00am-4:00pm Live Music, Expanded Kid Zone, Food Trucks, Vendors & More

11:00am-4:00pm Beer & Wine Stage

11:00am-12:00pm Clam Dig – This family-friendly and free event includes prizes for the kids

12:00 – 1:00 pm Clam Bake (Ticketed Event $40) Enjoy a delicious Clam Bake that includes

Tiger Shrimp, Little Neck Clams and Andouille Sausage, Baby Red Potatoes,

Corn on the Cob and Fresh Lemons served with Clam Fritters with a Rowdy

Remoulade Sauce by Pismo Beach’s Famous Splash Café!

Band Lineup:

11am-12:30pm: Stoneflys
1pm-4pm: Steppin Out

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