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.

The 3rd annual Harlem Ambassadors vs Gateway Gladiators basketball show!

Event Date May 9, 2015 at 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
435 Hillcrest Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

We are pleased to welcome back the basketball show of the year!  The Harlem Ambassadors are coming back to Pacific Grove for a rematch against the Gateway Gladiators!  Ticket prices are...

Mother's Day - Winemaker's Lunch Under the Grand Cypress

Event Date May 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
800 Asilomar Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Mother's Day - Winemaker's Lunch Under the Grand Cypress Sunday, May 10, 2015 Starting at 1:00 pm Join us on the spectacular Monterey Peninsula for a Mother's Day to remember....

Lighthouse Door Company Open House & 10th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting

Event Date May 14, 2015 at 6:30 am to 6:30 pm
1213 Forest Avenue, Suite A Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Come one & all!  Join us in celebrating our 10th year in business!  May 14th We're Hosting an Open House/Customer Appreciation Day! 6:30am - Giving complementary donuts &...

Music to Warm Your Heart Concert

Event Date May 16, 2015 at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
5716 Carmel Valley Road Carmel, CA 93923

May 16th is the evening to come to Congregation Beth Israel to enjoy an incredible concert presented by Cantor Margaret Bruner and Friends:  MUSIC TO WARM YOUR HEARTS.  The program will...

Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Olivier Guitta

Event Date May 29 - May 30, 2015All Day Event
5716 Carmel Valley Road Carmel, CA 93923

We are excited to welcome to Congregation Beth Israel Olivier Guitta, the Director of Research at the Henry Jackson Society and an expert on security and counter-terrorism.  He has advised...

James R. Hughes Citizen of the Year Presentation

Event Date May 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
800 Asilomar Boulevard Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The Board of Directors of the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce Cordially Invites You to Attend   James R. Hughes Citizen of the Year Presentation Sponsored by Monterey...

First Friday

Event Date Jun 5, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday June 5 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...

World Oceans Day Celebration

Event Date Jun 6 - Jun 7, 2015 at 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
886 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940

Celebrate our ocean’s health at this spring’s Cooking for Solutions family-fun event. Meet celebrity chefs, fill up on free tastings and cooking demonstrations, all connecting what...

Corner Sale

Event Date Jun 13, 2015 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
601 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Corner Sale Saturday, June 13 from 9 am to 3 pm Bank of America Parking Lot

First Friday

Event Date Jul 3, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday July 3 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...

Relocation Celebration & 2 Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting

Event Date Jul 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
623 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Butterfly Gift Shop Relocation Celebration & 2 Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting During First Friday, July 3 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm 623 Lighthouse Avenue between 17th & 18th Enjoy...

City 4th of July BBQ

Event Date Jul 4, 2015 at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Caledonia Park Pacific Grove, CA 93950

City Fourth of July BBQ July 4  Join the Chamber of Commerce and celebrate the 4th with an old-fashioned, down-home BBQ in Caledonia Park (behind the Post Office). Great food, live...

Evenings by the Bay, Saturdays & Sundays

Event Date Jul 4 - Sep 6, 2015 at 1:00 am to 1:00 am
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...

Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale

Event Date Jul 10 - Jul 12, 2015 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Central Ave & 12th Streets Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale July 10,11, & 12 Saint Mary's by the Sea Episcopal Church's 58th Annual Antiques Show and Sale featuring over 20 dealers.  From...

Feast of Lanterns

Event Date Jul 22 - Jul 26, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Feast of Lanterns July 22- 26 In keeping with tradition as old as the city itself, this is a multi-day community celebration featuring the Family Fun Day – Chalk Fest, Feast of Flavors,...

First Friday

Event Date Aug 7, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday August 7 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...

Sixth Annual "The Little Car Show"

Event Date Aug 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Sixth Annual “The Little Car Show” August 12 A display of little cars benefiting the PG Library and Youth Center. Downtown Pacific Grove, Wednesday, August 13, noon to 5:00...

21st Annual Pacific Grove Councours Auto Rally

Event Date Aug 14, 2015All Day Event
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

21st Annual Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally August 14 The colorful 20th Annual Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014 on Lighthouse Avenue...

First Friday

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

First Friday September 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...

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. Expo features products and services in a casual fun atmosphere.  Door prizes, music, and food. The...

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...

Historic Home Tour

Event Date Oct 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Historic Home Tour October 4 A tour of prime and selected Victorian and historic homes, lighthouse, and churches.  Docents provide a history of each location, highlighting Pacific...

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...

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...

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...

Flavors of Pacific Grove

Event Date Nov 14, 2015 at 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
2700 17 Mile Drive Pebble Beach, CA 93953

Flavors of Pacific Grove November 14 A celebration of the great chefs of Pacific Grove at The Inn at Spanish Bay. More than 120 donations of trips, restaurant certificates, accommodations...

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...

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,...