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September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Capitola Beach Festival

Capitola Village
Esplanade Park
Capitola, CA 95010

Date & Time

September 29, 2018  -  September 30, 2018

Starts at 6:30 AM and ends at 9:00 PM

6:30 AM - 9:00 PM See website for details.


Capitola Village Beach Festival plans to resurrect some key components of its predecessor, the Begonia Festival, such as sand castle building and rowboat contests, a horseshoe tournament, fishing derby and children’s art events. New proposed features included replacing begonia-laden floats parading down sunny Soquel Creek with a Saturday night nautical parade illuminated with LED lights. Saturday 9/29 Little Wharf 5K Fun Run 8:00-11:00 AM Horseshoes in the Sand 10:00 AM till finish. Meet the artists 10:00 AM -1:00 PM at the entrance to the Esplanade Park. Lighted Nautical Parade 7:30-9:00 PM on the river. Sunday 9/30 Fishing Derby on the Wharf 6:30 AM till noon. Sand sculpture 8:00 AM till noon Capitola Main Beach. Meet the Artists 10:00 AM till 1:00 PM entrance to Esplanade Park. Rowboat Races on the Creek 1:00 PM till finish. Photo Credit: Shannon Fryer Holmes