Events

We warmly welcome you to Pacific Grove, also known as Butterfly Town USA, and we invite you to enjoy your next Special Event, whatever it may be, in our charming Victorian town by the sea.

Evenings by the Bay, Saturdays & Sundays

Event Date Jul 4 - Sep 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940

Spend your summer evenings by the sea and enjoy extended hours until 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday nights. New this year, our Cooking for Solutions summer time festivities include sustainable food...

Triathlon at Pacific Grove

Event Date Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2015All Day Event
Lovers Point Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Triathlon at Pacific Grove September 11, 12, & 13 Olympic distance event consists of a swim course at Lovers Point, a bike course to Asilomar State Beach, and a run to the Monterey...

Business Expo

Event Date Sep 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Corner of 16th and Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Business Expo September 17 A community showcase of the area’s top businesses.

Fun, Food & Find Food Tasting & Scavenger Hunt

Event Date Sep 19, 2015 at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Come and join the first ever Fun, Food & Find event in Pacific Grove, CA on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM! Teams are a minimum of two for $50.00.  Each...

An Evening with Pia Mellody

Event Date Sep 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
San Carlos at Ninth Avenue Carmel, CA 93923

Presented by the Beacon House. A talk by Pia Mellody about addiction, relationships, and the spiritual path to recovery.  

Bookmark Music 21st Anniversary Celebration

Event Date Sep 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
307 Forest Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Bookmark Music 21st Anniversary Celebration Saturday, September 26th from 4 to 7 pm 307 Forest Avenue Join the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce in congratulating BookMark Music and...

Chamber Networking Luncheon

Event Date Oct 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
79 Asilomar Boulevard Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Chamber Networking Luncheon Featured Speaker: Jon Coupal, President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Topic: Looming Threats to Prop 13 and California Taxpayers Thursday,...

First Friday

Event Date Oct 2, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday October 2 Grassroots event sponsored by several local participating businesses in downtown Pacific Grove, CA. Founded by Artisana Gallery in March of 2010. Join us every month...

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

Event Date Oct 3, 2015 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar October 3 Local elementary school children welcome the Monarchs to Pacific Grove during this annual parade (10:30am), followed by the Butterfly Bazaar...

Make it Sustainable Celebration

Event Date Oct 3 - Oct 4, 2015All Day Event
886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940

#MakeItSustainable all weekend long at our fall Cooking for Solutions event, complete with celebrity book signings, cooking demonstrations and sustainable food tastings from land and sea. The festivities...

The Best of Eastern Canada Chamber Trip

Event Date Oct 4 - Oct 11, 2015All Day Event
593 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The Best of Eastern Canada October 4 - 11, 2015 8 Days, 11 Meals Double $3,259 per person Highlights: Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, 1000 Islands, Toronto, Niagara Falls Includes...

Fiesta del Mar

Event Date Oct 18, 2015All Day Event
886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940

Latin American traditions come alive during this celebration of ocean conservation! With live music, cultural dance, animal feedings presented bilingually and crafts for kids, there’s something...

Carmel International Film Festival

Event Date Oct 21 - Oct 25, 2015All Day Event
San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave. Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921

The Seventh annual Carmel International Film Festival will be held October 21st thru 25th, 2015. The festival showcases the best in independent film, industry panels, filmmaker and celebrity...

China Classic Discovery Trip

Event Date Nov 2 - Nov 11, 2015All Day Event
593 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Grove Travel present China Classic Discovery Trip Beijing—Xian—Shanghai November 2-11, 2015 Only $2299 per...

First Friday

Event Date Nov 6, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday November 6 Grassroots event sponsored by several local participating businesses in downtown Pacific Grove, CA. Founded by Artisana Gallery in March of 2010. Join us every month...

Flavors of Pacific Grove

Event Date Nov 7, 2015 at 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
2700 17 Mile Drive Pebble Beach, CA 93953

Flavors of Pacific Grove November 7 A celebration of the great chefs of Pacific Grove at The Inn at Spanish Bay. More than 120 donations of trips, restaurant certificates, accommodations...

Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay

Event Date Nov 8, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay November 8                      The scenic...

Small Business Saturday

Event Date Nov 28, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day encourages people to shop at small businesses...

Christmas Tree Lighting

Event Date Nov 30, 2015 at 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Jewell Park Pacific Grove, CA 93950

City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony November 30 Festivities at Jewell Park include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling and refreshments at Chautauqua...

Christmas at the Inns

Event Date Dec 1 - Dec 2, 2015 at 1:00 am to 1:00 am
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Christmas at the Inns December 1 and 2 Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in Victorian-era splendor.  Limited number of tickets sold.  Entertainment...

14th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

Event Date Dec 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

14th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights December 3 Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus.  After the parade,...

First Friday

Event Date Dec 4, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday December 4 Grassroots event sponsored by several local participating businesses in downtown Pacific Grove, CA. Founded by Artisana Gallery in March of 2010. Join us every month...

22nd Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

Event Date Dec 5, 2015 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Caledonia Park Pacific Grove, CA 93950

22nd Annual Stillwell’s Fun in the Park December 5 Caledonia Park in downtown PG behind the Post Office will be the site of a huge holiday party.  Lots of wintry fun for...

Community Open House

Event Date Dec 5 - Dec 13, 2015All Day Event
886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940

Free admission for residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties. Visitors must present a photo ID and proof of residence at the main entrance. Current student identification from colleges...

Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Event Date Dec 12, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jingle Bell Run/Walk December 12 In cooperation with the Monterey Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation of Northern California, the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a 5K race...

Guatemala Adventure

Event Date Jan 8 - Jan 17, 2016All Day Event
593 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Guatemala Adventure January 8-17, 2016 Only $3995 per person 10 days/9 nights for only $3,995(pp/do) Antigua - Iximche - Lake Atitlan - Chicastenango - Tikal - Yaxha Transportation...

6th Annual Carmel Jewish Film Festival

Event Date Mar 5 - Mar 20, 2016All Day Event
Various - Check the website for more information

The 6th Annual Carmel Jewish Film Festival begins Sunday, March 5th, and runs through Sunday, March 20, 2016.   Additional information about all films and events can be found on the Carmel...

CBI Travels to Israel 2016!

Event Date Apr 6 - Apr 17, 2016All Day Event
Congregation Beth Israel 5716 Carmel Valley Road Carmel 93923

Congregation Beth Israel is leading another community trip to Israel!  It is not too early to sign up for the April 6-17, 2016 tour.  We will arrive in Tel Aviv and within our first 24...

59th Annual Good Old Days Celebration

Event Date Apr 9 - Apr 10, 2016 at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The 59th Annual Good Old Days Celebration will be held on Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10, 2016. The largest arts and craft show in the county, the Good Old Days boasts over 225 art and...

Northern Spain: Landmarks, Culture & Cuisine Chamber Trip

Event Date Apr 15 - Apr 27, 2016All Day Event
593 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Northern Spain: Landmarks, Culture & Cuisine April 15 - 27, 2016 13 Days, 16 Meals, Double $4,559 per person Highlights: Madrid, Prado Museum, La Rioja, Winery Tour & Tasting,...