Halloween Race At Salt Creek Beach Park Starts at 8:00am Today

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There will be a race this morning at Salt Creek Beach Park in Dana Point.
Salt Creek Beach is located at 33333 S Coast Highway in Dana Point.
The event starts at 8:00am.

Renegade Racing is going all-out this Halloween and introducing the Terrifying-10-Miler and Spooky 5K & 10K to Salt Creek Beach Park.
They didn’t forget the kids… Bring them out for the Super Hero ½ Mile Kids Run.
You’ll have a “Howling” good time running along the Salt Creek Regional Corridor Path. Continue reading “Halloween Race At Salt Creek Beach Park Starts at 8:00am Today”

Dana Point Oktoberfest Today at Sea Terrace Park noon till 7:00pm

The Dana Point Oktoberfest features live German bands, great authentic German food, the largest selection of German and Craft Brews on tap of any event in Southern California, German games and more. It is also Southern California’s largest free Oktoberfest Celebraton, only in Dana Point. It’s fun for the entire family featuring fun things to do with the kids, too. Sea Terrace Park is located at the corner of Niguel Road and Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point, just outside the St. Regis Hotel.
Sea Terrace Park is located at 33501 Niguel Road Continue reading “Dana Point Oktoberfest Today at Sea Terrace Park noon till 7:00pm”

San Clemente Seafest Today at San Clemente Pier 9:00am to 3:00pm.

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The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 27th Annual San Clemente Seafest on Sunday, October 5, 2014.

The Seafest features a Chowder Cook-off, Fishermans Lobster, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show, Surf Contest, Children & Teen Contests, Childrens Complementary Arts & Crafts, Entertainment and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation all taking place at the historic San Clemente Pier area.

Chowder Cook-off
The Seafest is famous for its Chowder Cook-Off Competition held on the historic San Clemente Pier. Area citizens, restaurants, and businesses contend for the best tasting chowder this side of New England. Visitors arrive from all over the county to sample the many unique variations of Chowder.

Public Tasting
Spectators purchase tickets for tasting prior to and during the event and decide which contestants Chowder they would like to try. Chowder tasting begins at approximately 9:30 a.m. and concludes at approximately 1:30 p.m.

The Chowder is judged on a point basis for overall Best Tasting Chowder. Each team receives a judging cup prior to the judging period. Contestants then bring their Chowder to the judging area by 9:15 a.m.

The Best Decorated Booth award will be determined by our judging panel based on points awarded for originality of costume and booth decorations.

The People’s Choice awards will be judged by individual tasters ballots.

Awards Categories
Awards are presented to the winners in each of the following categories:

Best Chowder Individual 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
Best Chowder Restaurant 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
Judges Favorite Chowder

Best Decorated Individual 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
Best Decorated Restaurant 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
Judges Based on originality of costume & table decoration

People’s Choice Individual 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
People’s Choice Restaurant 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th place
Favorite Chowder

Cook-Off Schedule
6 a.m. No later than 7:00 a.m.___________________ Set-up Cooking Area
9:15 a.m. ___________________________________Contestants Deliver Chowder to Judges
9:30 a.m.____________________________________ Public Tasting Begins
9:30 a.m.____________________________________ Judging Begins
1:00 p.m.____________________________________ People?s Choice Voting Ends
3:00 p.m.____________________________________ Winners Announced

Fresh Seafood
Fishermans Restaurant and Bar will be serving a variety of their culinary delights right on the beach – fresh seafood such as lobster, Oysters on the Half Shell, crab, steamed mussels and clams and much more.

Surf Contest
The 17th annual Surf Contest, sponsored by The Warehouse, Usedsurf.com, EDIT, San Onofre Surf Co., Brawner Boards, is held at the San Clemente Seafest. This exciting event features local amateur surfers-children & teens, competing for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards.

Arts & Craft Exhibit
The Seafest will feature an arts & craft show. This exhibit showcases only handcrafted merchandise from talented individual from Southern California.

Contests, including prizes for First, Second & Third, will be held for children & teens – Contests: Hula Hoop Contest, Costco Diaper Derby, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, Jump Rope and Tortilla Toss Contest.

Childrens Complementary Arts & Crafts
The Seafest hosts complimentary arts & crafts for children including Beads to make key chains, necklaces and bracelets; Sticker Art and Face Painting.

Free Shuttle Parking
Free shuttle parking is available at the San Clemente High School, 700 Ave. Pico from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The metrolink is a great way to get to the Seafest. Please link to Metrolink for more information.

For more information please link to San Clemente Sea Fest