Community Events

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

Event Date Oct 4, 2014 at 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Robert H. Down on Pine Avenue

Local elementary school children welcome the Monarchs to Pacific Grove during this annual parade (10:30am), followed by the Butterfly Bazaar behind the Robert Down School. More info: 831-646-6540.

Historic Home Tour

Event Date Oct 5, 2014 at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

A tour of prime and selected historic homes, the PG Lighthouse, and selected civic buildings.  Docents provide a history of each location, highlighting Pacific Grove’s traditional hospitality....

Downtown Workshop: Consideration of the Rules for Sidewalk Cafes and Parklets

Event Date Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
300 Forest Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

You are invited to participate in a discussion with the City of Pacific Grove on the topic of Sidewalk Cafes and Parklets.

John Denver Blue Water Weekend in Monterey

Event Date Oct 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
835 Forest Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Foundation for Performing Arts Center of Pacific Grove Presents Blue Water Weekend  A Tribute to the Music of John Denver

Wine, Art and Music Walk Finale

Event Date Oct 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
584 Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Enjoy wine and a variety of live music as you take this always popular walking tour of Pacific Grove's finest art venues. The event is complimentary and open to the public. The hours are from...

Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay

Event Date Nov 16, 2014 at 7:00 am to 1:00 am
584 Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The scenic PG coastline is showcased to thousands of runners at the Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay. The gently-rolling, 13.1 mile course travels through historic Monterey, down Cannery Row,...

City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Event Date Dec 1, 2014 at 5:30 pm to 7:30 am
Forest Ave Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Festivities at Jewell Park include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling and refreshments at Chautauqua Hall and Santa’s first visit! The tree lighting begins...

Christmas at the Inns

Event Date Dec 2 - Dec 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
584 Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in Victorian-era splendor. Limited number of tickets sold. Enjoy live entertainment and light refreshments served. The hours are 6:00pm...

13th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

Event Date Dec 4, 2014 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
584 Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus. After the parade, stores will remain open for Holiday shopping, photos with...

21st Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

Event Date Dec 6, 2014 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Caledonia Park Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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 Santa’s arrival on a shiny PG fire truck, Frosty the Snowman,...

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Event Date Dec 13, 2014 at 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Lovers Point Park Pacific Grove, CA

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 Point. Jingle Bell Run/Walk® is...

58th Annual Good Old Days Celebration

Event Date Apr 11 - Apr 12, 2015 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
584 Central Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Join us for this Pacific Grove tradition!!  Includes the County’s largest arts and crafts show, with over 225 art and food vendors in downtown Pacific Grove; a parade down Pine Avenue;...