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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.

Presidents in Pacific Grove

Presidents in Pacific Grove

Presidents in Pacific Grove                                                          1891 Benjamin Harrison Visits Pacific Grove   President...

Pacific Grove Photo Tour

Pacific Grove Photo Tour

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a brand new Pacific Grove Photo Tour is now available for download or physical pickup at the Chamber's office at 584 Central Avenue in Pacific Grove. The tour takes participants to ten landmark locations in Pacific Grove on a self-guided...

Photo of the Week Nov 27 - Dec 1

Photo of the Week Nov 27 - Dec 1

Pacific Grove often stays warm during the Autumn months before cooling off as winter approaches come December, this "second summer" is a great time to visit the area as the weather is warm, rates are generally lower and crowds are not as large.

Photo of the Week Nov 20-24

Photo of the Week Nov 20-24

The Point Pinos Lighthouse has been in operation at Pacific Grove since 1855. It was owned and operated by the US Coast Guard with its own Lighthouse Keeper until 1975. It had an oil lamp light and working foghorn until 1993 and is one of Pacific Grove's five locations on the National Register...

Photo of the Week: Oct 11-15

Photo of the Week: Oct 11-15

Honoring Pacific Grove's unique position as a lure for travelling monarch butterflies, Mr. Gerard Bechler of Patisserie Bechler and his friend Jon Thanos, erected this 8 by 8 foot butterfly on the traffic median just outside his business. The butterfly greets Pacific Grove visitors as they...

Photo of the Week Oct 30 - Nov 3

Photo of the Week Oct 30 - Nov 3

The Pacific Grove Coastal Recreation trail is one of the many facets of Pacific Grove that make it a unique place to visit. Ensuring virtually unmitigated access to the coastline and a guaranteed view of wildlife in the many coves that dot the first few miles of the trail!  

Photo of the Week: Oct 23-27

Photo of the Week: Oct 23-27

Possibly the best thing about living in Pacific Grove is how close it is to the beach! Pacific Grove is bounded on three sides by the ocean and contains more coastal access per square mile than most cities on the California coast, many of which have had access to their coastlines restricted...

Photo of the Week: Oct 16-20

Photo of the Week: Oct 16-20

Butterflies adorn the lightpost planters in Pacific Grove during the fall to announce the coming of the monarch butterflies every year!

Photo of the Week: Oct 9-13

Photo of the Week: Oct 9-13

Lovers Point at dawn is among the rare treats of Pacific Grove you most vacationers miss! The sun breaks over the cities of Monterey and Seaside and casts its first rays of light onto Pacific Grove's eastern edge, right at Lovers Point!

Photo of the Week: Oct 2-6

Photo of the Week: Oct 2-6

The Pacific Grove downtown and surrounding areas contain more Victorian homes than almost any other city in the state! Pacific Grove boomed alongside burgeoning Monterey as a home for the Methodists seeking spiritual and physical refuge from city life, many during the late Victorian period....

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