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Event Date + Time: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 10:00am
The 34th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-off Festival will offer attendees eclectic fun in the sun that’s great for all ages. Join more than 70,000 visitors throughout the day for tasty festival nosh, art, beachfront entertainment, shopping and more. The chili competition will feature more than two dozen tastings from amateur entrants competing for the titles of Hottest Chili, Judges’ Award and grand prize People’s Choice Award. Attendees of all ages can take part in creating the annual Street Fair mural or playing outdoor laser tag. Click here for a copy of the EVENT MAP.
Festival highlights include:
- Five outdoor stages plus one indoor stage of continuous live music
- Artists’ Alley - applications received after May 29, 2013 will be added to the waitlist.
- Community Mural Art Project
- Wonderland Children’s Area
- Wonderland II - All Ages Fun Zone
- Chili Cook-Off
- Beachside Beer Garden & Spirits
- Bloody Mary Competition between local bars and restaurants
- Food vendors and local restaurant fare
- Unique handcrafted merchandise: clothing, accessories and more
- ClimbIt Wall
- Raffle with prizes from more than 20 local businesses
- Celebration of Wonderland Amusement Park's 100th Anniversary
- Bike Valet (SDCBC) will be hosted by Therapie Day Spa
- Jaylin Brown will kick off the Street Fair with the National Anthem at the Main Stage
Thanks to the many sponsors of this year's event:
A special thanks to this year's parking lot sponsors, as the event would not happen
without their generaous support!
Rite Aid, Sunset Garage, Hodad's, Maxoto Auto Service, Mallory's, Starbucks, Newport Ave. Antique Center, Bravo's Mexican Bistro, Union Bank, Dr. Eli Ben Moshe, US Bank, OB Tire Center, Hirmez Brothers.
Wonderland II - All Ages Fun Zone
In celebration of the 100 Anniversary of Wonderland, we’ve created the Wonderland II All Ages Fun Zone. Fun for the whole family, activities include the new Mechanical Shark (like a mechanical bull -- but it's a Great White Shark!), Surfing Simulator, 27-Foot Cliff Hanger Slide, Dual Lane Giant Slide, challenging 70' Obstacle Course, Military Bounce House with Slide, Velcro Wall with Sticky Suits, Speed Pitch with Radar Speed Tracking, and for little toddlers, the Animal Kingdom Jungle Playland. Wonderland II will be located between Santa Monica and Saratoga Ave, just off of Abbott Street. Hours are 10:00am until 7:00pm. PURCHASE TICKETS AT A REDUCED RATE NOW BY CLICKING HERE.
The San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, and sponsor Therapié Day Spa, will host a free bicycle valet throughout the day (10am-7pm), where attendees can drop off their bike for safe keeping during the Street Fair. The valet will be located at the northeast corner of Bacon and Newport. The first 25 people to pedal up will receive a complimentary Therapié Day Spa Food Scrub certificate. Everyone that parks their bike in the valet during the street fair will receive a complimentary Therapié Day Spa pedicure certificate to use with a future spa service purchased (while supplies last). One lucky festival attendee will have the chance to win a complimentary spa day, raffle tickets will be available at the bike valet entrance.
Street Fair Vendor Applications are now available by clicking here to download.
The Artists Alley section has been SOLD OUT. If you'd like to be on the wait list, you must complete the application process (including payment) in order to be added. Artists will be added to the wait list on a first come, first served basis.
Artists Alley Vendor Applications are now available by clicking here to download.
Or if you'd rather complete your Artists Alley Application ONLINE click here.
Participate in the Amateur Chili Cook-Off Festival by filling the application. CLICK HERE to download.
Download the One-Day Insurance Coverage Form by clicking here.
To register to be a volunteer, complete the Volunteer Registration Form by clicking here.