Jeff Smith 4 p.m., Dec. 20
I.B. Sun & Sea Festival
The event includes a sandcastle competition where sand sculptors will vie for $17,000 in cash prizes. Live music on the mainstage will include Subsurfer, B-Side Players, and the Teagan Taylor Trio.
A parade featuring local youth groups and civic organizations marching to show their Imperial Beach pride will proceed down Seacoast Drive at 9 a.m.
Attendees will have the opportunity to sample a variety of foods at the Certified Farmers Market and International Food Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Portwood Pier Plaza and along Seacoast Drive.