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

Event Date Aug 27, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monterey Bay Aquarium 886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93950

“Summerge” yourself at the Monterey Bay Aquarium during “Evenings by the Bay” Residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties can enjoy “Evenings by the Bay”...

Inside the Collection: A Talk with Dmitry Piterman

Event Date Aug 27, 2016 at 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
5 Custom House Plaza Monterey, CA 93940

Dali17 is a permanent exhibition of remarkable and unprecedented art, including original etchings, mixed media, lithographs, and rare sculptures by one of the twentieth century's premier and most...

Evenings by the Bay

Event Date Aug 28, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monterey Bay Aquarium 886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93950

“Summerge” yourself at the Monterey Bay Aquarium during “Evenings by the Bay” Residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties can enjoy “Evenings by the Bay”...

Jewish Food Festival

Event Date Aug 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Carmel, CA 93923 Congregation Beth Israel 5716 Carmel Valley Road,

Sunday, August 28th, from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM a tradition continues; The Jewish Food Festival at Congregation Beth Israel in Carmel, will be celebrating 29 years. Savor "Jewish Soul Foods",...

First Friday

Event Date Sep 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday September 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 on...

Evenings by the Bay

Event Date Sep 3, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monterey Bay Aquarium 886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93950

“Summerge” yourself at the Monterey Bay Aquarium during “Evenings by the Bay” Residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties can enjoy “Evenings by the Bay”...

Evenings by the Bay

Event Date Sep 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monterey Bay Aquarium 886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93950

“Summerge” yourself at the Monterey Bay Aquarium during “Evenings by the Bay” Residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties can enjoy “Evenings by the Bay”...

Business Expo

Event Date Sep 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Corner of 16th and Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Business Expo September 15 A community showcase of the area’s top businesses. The expo facilitates personal communication opportunities between consumers and the business Community. Pacific...

America's Cowboy Country

Event Date Sep 20 - Sep 27, 2016 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
593 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce Presents America's Cowboy Country September 20 - 27, 2016 8 Days * 12 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners Double $3,299 Single: $4,199 Triple $3,269 Included...

Gateway Center of Monterey County Open House

Event Date Sep 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
850 Congress Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Gateway Center offers residential and support services to adults with intellectual disabilities in the Monterey County area.  Come join us and celebrate the completion of our newly remodeled...

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

Event Date Oct 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar October 1 Local elementary school children welcome the Monarchs to Pacific Grove during this annual parade (10:30am), followed by the Butterfly Bazaar behind...

Salvador Dali on the Monterey Peninsula (1941-1948)

Event Date Oct 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
5 Custom House Plaza Monterey, CA 93940

Like many artists before and since, Salvador Dali found the Monterey Peninsula inspiring; he made it his primary residence in the 1940's during and immediately after World War II.  Pebble...

First Friday

Event Date Oct 7, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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 on the...

Noble Nepal

Event Date Nov 1 - Nov 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
593 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Noble Nepal November 1 - 13, 2016 12 nights/ 13 days cultural tour Itinerary Included: All hotel accommodations in 5 star category as per the itinerary All ground transfers with private vehicle An...

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center Gala Opening Night

Event Date Nov 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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 on the...

Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay

Event Date Nov 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay November 13                      The scenic PG coastline is showcased to thousands of runners at...

Flavors of Pacific Grove

Event Date Nov 19, 2016 at 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Asilomar Conference Grounds/Crocker Hall 800 Asilomar Boulevard Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Flavors of Pacific Grove November 19, 2016 A celebration of the great chefs of Pacific Grove at Asilomar Conference Grounds- Crocker Hall. More than 120 donations of trips, restaurant certificates,...

Small Business Saturday

Event Date Nov 26, 2016 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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 on...

Christmas Tree Lighting

Event Date Nov 28, 2016 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Jewell Park Pacific Grove, CA 93950

City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa's Party November 28 Festivities at Jewell Park include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling and refreshments...

Christmas at the Inns

Event Date Nov 29 - Nov 30, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Christmas at the Inns November 29 & 30 Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in Victorian-era splendor.  Limited number of tickets sold.  Entertainment and light...

15th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

Event Date Dec 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

15th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights December 1 Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus.  After the parade, stores...

First Friday

Event Date Dec 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday December 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 on the...

23rd Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

Event Date Dec 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Caledonia Park Pacific Grove, CA 93950

23rd Annual Stillwell’s Fun in the Park December 3 Caledonia Park in downtown PG behind the Post Office will be the site of a huge holiday party.  Lots of wintry fun for all! Featuring...

Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Event Date Dec 10, 2016 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jingle Bell Run/Walk December 10 In cooperation with the Monterey Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation of Northern California, the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a 5K race at Lovers...