Capitola Village, Esplanade Park
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
Capitola’s 2nd Annual Beach Festival will have something for everyone to enjoy! The community event will include a 3-Miler Fun Run hosted by the Wharf to Wharf, a Horseshoe Tournament, the Lighted Nautical Parade, a Fishing Derby, a Sand Sculpture Contest, the Chalk Art Event, a Concert in Esplanade Park, Rowboat Races and more! Join us for this free, family-friendly, and fun event. Saturday, September 28th: Little Wharf 3 Miler Fun Run 8:00-11:00 am. Must preregister. Shuttles available, Sand Sculpture Contest 8:00 am-12:00 pm; Awards at 1:00 pm. Registration online or on Capitola Beach at 8:00 am, Poster artist Shane’ Mann will be signing posters 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Music at the Beach: Extra Large 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Lighted Nautical Parade on Soquel Creek Approximately 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Sunday, September 29th: Fishing Derby 6:30 – 11:30 am, Registration begins at 6:30 am near the end of the Capitola Wharf. Bring your own fishing poles. Open to all ages. Final Tally begins at 11:00 am, Horseshoes on the Sand 7:00 am – Finish, Participants must pre-register online or at 831.475.6522, Chalk Art on the Seawall 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Sign up at Esplanade Park. Children pre-school age and above are welcome to create their own masterpiece. Art chalk provided, Poster artist Shane’ Mann will be signing posters 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Rowboat Races 1:00 pm – Finish. Registration at the pathway by the Stockton Bridge from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Two people per boat. We supply the boats! Artist: Shane’ Mann.