Wharf Fest 2019 - Chowder Competition and Live Music Festival

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco, CA
United States

Chowder Competition, Beer & Wine Tasting, (NEW!) Benefit Concert, & Free Street Fair & Activities.


Event Description: Wharf Fest returns to San Francisco’s iconic waterfront neighborhood. For the seventh year in a row, Fisherman’s Wharf invites Bay Area locals to come enjoy the neighborhood after the crowds of visitors have subsided but before the fabulous fall weather fades away.

WHEN: Saturday, October 19th, 2019
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Chowder Competition and Beer & Wine Tasting
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Awards and Intermission
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. NEW! for 2019 – Benefit Concert
Featuring four bands, including The Side Deal, featuring Grammy-winning artist Charlie Colin of Train, Stan Frazier of the chart-topping band Sugar Ray, and brothers Joel and Scott Owen of The PawnShop kings.

Cheers & Chowder: At the most delicious part of the day, the Chowder Competition, 9 Fisherman’s Wharf restaurants will compete for the title of the Best Chowder at Fisherman’s Wharf. New for this year, the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District has expanded Wharf Fest to include wine and beer tasting from noon to 3 p.m. to compliment the delicious chowders

This year’s Chowder Competition participants are: Alioto's, Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar, Cioppino's, Fisherman's Grotto, Fog Harbor Fish House, Franciscan Crab Restaurant, McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood & Steaks, Pescatore, and Pier Market Restaurant

Benefit Concert: A brand-new component of Wharf Fest is live music from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and a concert in support of the Fisherman’s Wharf Homeless Outreach Program, Wharf Cares, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.