Hey Pismo Beach Clam Festival Fans,

Good News! Although our Pismo Beach 74th Annual Clam Festival has been canceled this year due to the Covid19 virus, we can still celebrate!

In keeping with this timeless Pismo Beach tradition, our Clam Chowder Contest prevails!  Your participation is fun, easy and safe by following these steps:

  1. Vote for your Favorite Pismo Beach Clam Chowder: All of our participating restaurants are open for takeout, dining outside and reduced seating in for in room dining.  Come between Oct. 10th through Oct. 24th to sample their delicious clam chowder recipes. If you can’t come during this time don’t worry because you can vote from your past tasting experiences at these popular restaurants.  Cast your vote at experiencepismobeach.com. Participating Pismo Beach restaurants include: Ada’s Fish House – Cracked Crab – Pismo Fish & Chips – Ribline – Rosa’s Italian Restaurant -- Splash Café – SeaVenture Restaurant at SeaVenture Beach Hotel – Somerset Grill at Vespera-On-Ocean and Blonde at the Inn at the Pier.


  1. Enjoy and revisit our past Clam Festivals: View our many fun and festive videos on our website .  Enjoy the scenery, the events, and all the experiences through a variety of travel films featuring Pismo Beach.


  1. Mark your calendars for next October 2021!  With joyful anticipation, we will celebrate our 75th Annual Pismo Beach Clam Festival.  In keeping with tradition, you can again experience the parade, kids zone, clam chowder contest, local food and wine, live music and much more!

Even though this year’s Pismo Beach Clam Festival has been postponed for this year, our hotels, resorts restaurants, and businesses remain open to welcome you! There’s still so much to see and experience in Pismo Beach. We hope to see you soon! Be sure and check out our Fall/Winter specials for great savings on our website.