The Seafood Festival helps over 40 non-profit groups in the area and over $300,000 has been contributed to community organizations for over the past twenty-six years. The Seafood Festival takes place the weekend after Labor Day in September and is held in Old Town Pittsburg. Following are some of the event highlights festival goers are sure to enjoy:
Over 40 restaurants serve delicious seafood tastings at no more than $5 a sample. The low cost allows visitors to taste a little bit of every cuisine while spending the day in Old Town Pittsburg.
THREE STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT
The Festival’s three stages ensure music all day, on both days. Sit out in the sun or dance around as live rock, jazz, swing and country beam from the stages. View local community groups on our community stage. There is sure to be something for everyone.
CALIFORNIA ZINFANDEL CHAMPIONSHIP & DINNER
The event kicks off with the annual California Zinfandel Championships and Dinner on the eve of opening day. Over 100 wines are judged prior to an elegant dinner. The wine tasting judges award prizes for bronze, silver and gold. All double gold medal winners are re-tasted at the dinner for the awarding of the Grand Champion Medal. Tasting of the four finalists’ wines are available at each table.
Would you like to sit in the shade, watch the ball game and enjoy a cold beverage? Then sit in the Sports Pavilion, a great place to enjoy the company of others while still in the crowds of the festival.
KID’S PLAY LAND
The Kid’s Play Land Galleria offers a variety of fun games and attractions sure to entertain the youngest of Festival patrons. Bring your kids to this area of the Festival and have them entertained while you sit back and enjoy the sun.