Classic California Christmas

Classic California Christmas

The Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce Presents

Join the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce for their month-long celebration of the holidays. Classic California Christmas is a fun-filled holiday promotion that is packed with fun events for the whole family. When you think of holiday shopping and celebrations, think Pismo Beach! Enjoy the beautiful weather while you make holiday memories with family and friends. Who knows, you might just run into Santa getting in a surf or picking up some extra gifts for all those good little boys and girls. There is a lot going on in our beach communities. Make plans to join us for these fun events:

Old Fashioned Tree Lighting Oceano Sunday, November 28th 5:00 pm

Join the Vitality Advisory Council of Oceano when they light up their Community Christmas Tree. Enjoy holiday treats and strolling with Santa around the Historic Oceano Train Depot. Located at 1650 Front Street, Oceano. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm, tree lighting at 5:30 pm.

Surfboard Decorating Contest Contest runs from 12/1 to 12/20

Decorated surfboards will be popping up all over Pismo Beach, Shell Beach even Oceano, and on display until December 20th. How many will you find? Get ready to vote for your favorite boards for Peoples Choice. Join us on the Pismo Pier on December 20th when all the boards will be displayed for a panel of judges

Holiday Harmony Christmas Tree Lighting - Pismo Beach Pier, Friday, December 3rd 5:30 pm

A Pismo Beach Tradition continues this year as the City of Pismo Beach lights up the Christmas Tree at the end of the Pier. Lights will be flipped on at 5:30 pm.

Shell Beach Holiday Stroll Village of Shell Beach, Thursday, December 9th - 5:00 pm

Enjoy the holidays with a stroll through beautiful Shell Beach. Visit local merchants and enjoy tasty treats and specials. Take in the festive atmosphere with Christmas Carolers and a holiday parade.

Deal of the Day Shopping Promotion - Daily from December 11th to 23rd

Follow our Facebook page to see the Deal of the Day. Each day from December 11th through December 23rd local businesses will announce a special, money saving deal for that day only. Come on down and take advantage of the Deal

Surfing Santa Competition Saturday, December 18th Time TBA

v Our Surfing Santa is back and ready for competition. Join us on the sand in Pismo Beach and see what Christmas magic Santa can make in the waves.

Hometown Classic Christmas Stroll All around Pismo Beach, Saturday, December 18th Time TBA

Stroll through beautiful Pismo Beach and take care of your Christmas Shopping. Enjoy Carolers and take pictures with Santa. Courtesy gift wrapping is being offered through the volunteers of the Pismo Beach Chamber. More details will be coming soon!

Surfboard Decorating Competition Judging Pismo Beach Pier, Monday, December 20th 11:00 am

Our month long Surfboard Decorating Competition comes to its finally on the Pismo Beach Pier. Participants will bring their boards to the pier for a final judging and announcement of the winners.

Santa Express, Drive by Parade - Tuesday, December 21st Time TBA

The team from the Pismo Beach Chamber will be brining back our Santa Express. In response to the
lockdowns in 2021, the Pismo Beach Chamber decided to take Santa to the streets with our Santa
Express. We drove through neighborhoods in Shell Beach and Pismo Beach spreading holiday cheer!
Watch for us on December 21st .

For more information or requests to participate in any of our events, please contact the Pismo Beach
Chamber of Commerce at 805.773.4382 or email us at