The annual festival features live music all day long and a clam chowder competition. 2017 Lineup has not yet been announed. Check website for updates.
Locals reclaim the neighborhood relinquished to tourists for most of the year with Wharf Fest, a street fair with sweeping views of the Bay and Alcatraz Island, and lots of family fun such as a Segway obstacle course. The fest is famous for its clam chowder cook-off and tasting, with 10 neighborhood restaurants battling for the title of Best Chowder at Fisherman’s Wharf, drawing a sell-out crowd.