Pismo Beach Festivals
From Wine Tasting to Clamming to Jazz
Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, jazz enthusiast or clam maniac, our assortment of Pismo Beach festivals is sure to please any visitor to the coast. Sip local wines at the world-renowned Savor the Central Coast event, go crazy for clams at the annual clam festival or take a step back in time at the Pismo Beach Classic Car Show.
Savor the Central Coast
Every year, Sunset magazine puts on a four-day culinary event in the region, featuring a two-day main event with wine makers, brew masters, celebrity chefs, fishermen, artisanal food producers, Sunset experts, and producers from Ventura to Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo to Monterey to Santa Cruz.
Pismo Beach Clam Festival
The annual Clam Festival is a community tradition since 1946, the Pismo Beach Clam Festival includes a live parade, best local chowder contest, surf contest, Friday night wine walk and much more.
Pismo Beach Classic Car Show
The annual Mothers Polish Classic at Pismo Beach is one of the largest spectator car events in the country, bringing in over 175,000 people each year and over 1,000 show cars for three days every Father's Day Weekend
Jubilee by the Sea Jazz Festival
This beloved west coast jazz event features many popular traditional jazz bands from across the nation. Artists perform at five venues, all connected by a shuttle bus system and includes New Orleans-style jazz and big band performances with dancing and food.