PISMO BEACH, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The 77th annual Pismo Beach Clam Festival is set to start in October.

The Clam Festival which runs from Oct. 21 through Oct. 22 is a free event that includes live music, local vendors, and food trucks, and a kids zone that includes bounce houses and inflatables. 

The Festival will have a clam chowder cook-off that will be looking for the Best Local Clam Chowder Contest. A wine walk will be held Oct. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For more information on the Clam Festival visit their website.