The 22nd annual VFW Beach Bash opened big on Thursday night. 19 girls and 8 boys vied for the titles of Mr. and Mrs. Little Beach Bash. Each night over the four day period will include a major event at 6 PM. Friday night is a singing competition. Saturday night is Cosplay. It will all finish Sunday with the Miss Beach Bash contest. Saturday morning the parade begins at 8 AM snaking through the barrio. Nine marching bands are featured this year. There are many food booths, games for children, watermelon and ice cream eating contests, volleyball, pool and dart tournaments. Head on down to Driftwood Beach for this years events.