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Pismo Beach Jeep Fest has become the premier event for Jeepers looking to camp and play in the dunes on the Pacific Ocean. Oceano Dunes is geologically unique and also provides an impressive playground for off-highway enthusiasts from throughout the United States.  This off road area is among the most popular and unique of California State Parks. The 5 1/2 miles of beach open for vehicle use and the sand dunes available for off highway motor vehicle recreation are attractions for visitors from throughout the United States. Join Family, Friends and Jeepers for Pismo Beach Jeep Fest on Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 6, 2019.


2014:  A small group of friends with Jeeps gather at Pismo Beach in June to have fun exploring the dunes at the first Jeep Beach West.

2015:  Word of mouth spreads resulting in 152 Jeeps, 10 vendors and a wedding proposal in our second year.

2016:  Over 300 Jeeps register and the  event is reported on in an issue of JP Magazine.

2017:  The Jeep event at Pismo Beach continues to grow and a new date is fixed on Columbus Day weekend in October to accommodate increased attendance and the addition of guided off-road rides on nearby trails.

2018:  We celebrated our fifth year with a new name, more new sponsors and new events.  

2019:  Join us as we celebrate our sixth year which we expect to be our best yet!


We expect the Biggest & Best Jeep Fest to date as we celebrate our Sixth Anniversary! We're adding a new a technical wheeling option at Garcia Ridge Trail with a scenic fire road trail ride at High Mountain Lookout Road (all levels). If you are camping with us, please go ahead and reserve a spot at Oceano Dunes SVRA here in advance.  Event registration does NOT include separate State Entrance or Camping Fees. Registrants receive a packet with a unique PBJ Fest sticker, matching coozie, annual event shirt with sponsor logos, sponsor coupons and swag, a product give away ticket, & wrist bands for the hot dog roast Saturday night. Product giveaways provided by our gracious sponsors in the past included lighting, winches, tow ropes, Monster Hooks, seat covers, bed linings & Trasharoos. This is a family and dog friendly event. Please help spread the word, or email if interested in helping organize or sponsor the event. When entering the beach please follow this overview map to the event camping area at Oceano Dunes. Registrants must wait in the entrance line and cannot go around the gate. Official Swag is available for purchase during registration and on-site. Happy Jeeping!


Thanks for all of those supporting the cause to keep the dunes open for sustainable offroading. We encourage you to read up and support the Friends of Oceano Dunes.