Clam Festival in Pismo Beach Saturday, October 16, 2010 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Time Event Description Place
9:00 AM Surf contest Contestants compete in various categories catching our outstanding waves to see who will be the Big Kahuna. Southside Pier, Beach next to the pier
9:00 AM-4:00PM Surfboard Raffle Purchase raffle tickets for the Sunday drawing for a NEW SURFBOARD
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Clam pictures Pictures with Pammy the Clam. Whole Clam Festival Area
9:00 AM-3:00 PM Sandcastle Contest Creating Sandcastles and Sculptures in the sand- Winner announced at 4:30 PM. Beach on both sides of the pier


10:00 AM- 11:30 AM Parade With Classic California flare- our parade will wind around town with floats and marching bands. Downtown Streets

Featuring Grand Marshals Ross and Joanne Currie of Splash Cafe

11:00- 2:30 Live Band The Dentures Bandstand
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Clam Chowder Cook off Local restaurants compete for the title of Best Clam Chowder in Pismo Beach.

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Pier- First Diamond- Southside
12:00 PM-4:30 PM Beer Garden Beer tasting with a surfer theme, 8 different beers are being poured. Next to Stage and


Time Event Description Place
12:30 PM Announce Miss Clam Essay and scholarship contest with categories of ages 1-4, 4-6, 6-10, 10-15, 15-18. One winner in each age group will be crowned Miss Clam. Click Here for our Press Conference Video. Bandstand


1:00-2:15 PM Live Band Local Blues, Rock and Country bands entertain Bandstand
2:30 PM Hula-Hoop contest This contest is to demonstrate your Hula Hoop skills. Each contestant will have 1 minute. This contest will be judged on Technique, Number of Hoops, and Originality. Bandstand
3:00 PM- 4:15 PM Live Band Merrill Frankhauser Bandstand
4:30 PM Pie Eating Contest Contestants will be given a pie and first to finish entire pie wins. Bandstand
5:00 PM Hula Classic Hula demonstration. South side Beach
5:15 PM Awards Ceremony for Surf Contest, Clam Chowder Cook-Off and Sandcastle Contest Awards ceremony for our Winners in the Surf Contest, Clam Chowder Cook-Off and Sandcastle Contest! Bandstand
6:00 PM-7:30 PM Movie on the Beach Showing the movie "Gidget" on the seawall on the sand. Beach next to the pier

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