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37th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk | 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA



37th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Every year, talented chefs from throughout the West Coast compete for the glory of the Best Clam Chowder on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

More than just a culinary competition, the fun event has featured participants dressed as scuba divers, mermaids, and even a Clam Superhero.

37th Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder
Saturday, February 24 – 25, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz
FREE admission; $10 to sample five clam chowders.

Tasting Kits are $10 each. Each Tasting Kit Includes 6 taste tickets, spoon, cup, and a People’s Choice ballot. 100% of Tasting Kit sales benefit Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation.

2018 Cook-Off Schedule

  • 10 am Tasting Kits go on sale
  • 10-11 am Preparation period (no heat)
  • 11 am to 1 pm Cooking period
  • 1 pm Public tasting begins
  • 4 pm Winners announced at the Beach Amphitheater

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, South Bay
Address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA

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