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Pacific Beach Fest

Join us for the 18th Annual Pacific Beachfest located where else? Beautiful Pacific Beach. 

Volleyball and surfing: 8:00am
5k Main Wave: 10:00am
Live Music Begins: 11:00am
Vendors Open: 11:00am
Festival Closing: Sunset

Best of the Beach Fish Taco Contest

Be part of the 8th Annual Pacific BeachFest Best of the Beach Fish Taco Contest!

The people of San Diego will decide who has the best Fish Taco.  7 Restaurants will provide fish taco samples to attendees for judging from 11am-2pm.   Tickets are $10 and include 7 tacos, best deal in town!


Live Music – 2016 Lineup


Throughout the action-packed day thousands of BeachFest goers can enjoy live music on 3 stages.  The Main Stage featuring world beat dance music, the Community Stage featuring the best talent in PB, and the Grand Stage where the hottest DJs and Reggae will be featured in the San Diego Craft Beer Garden.


Kids Action Alley

Pacific Beachfest is a party for all ages featuring Kids Action Alley where the youngest dudes and dudettes will be kept busy with beachside rides as well as other free fun games and activities. Local community groups from Pacific Beach will welcome you to the neighborhood with goodies and fun activities.


PB Craft Beer Garden

Craft beer is back for the 2016 Pacific Beachfest beer garden! Come enjoy tastings from some of your favorite local craft breweries!


Local Shopping

Shop and browse among the dozens of fine arts & crafts displays and visit the many eclectic shops and popular restaurants in this laid-back beachside community at the PB Merchant Sidewalk Sale.  Many PB local businesses will have booths set up so you can browse all the neighborhood hot spots.

Earlier Event: September 24
Adams Avenue Street Fair
Later Event: October 2
Encinitas Oktoberfest