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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.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Info

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Info

On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 created the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide grants for restaurants sustaining financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is administering the program, and will be issuing the...

Pacific Grove Nominated in Travel Awaits Best Small Town, Vote Now!

Pacific Grove Nominated in Travel Awaits Best Small Town, Vote Now!

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Pacific Grove has been nominated for TravelAwaits' "Best Of Travel Awards" in the Best U.S. Small Town category. Travel Awaits is a global travel brand aimed at travelers 50+ years old. Pacific Grove is also...

Zoom Backgrounds of Pacific Grove

Zoom Backgrounds of Pacific Grove

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce has put together a batch of Pacific Grove Zoom backgrounds so you can pretend you’re sheltering-in-place at a quaint bed and breakfast inn, walking the shoreline, or relaxing on a beach. Can you think of a better backdrop for your virtual happy hours?...

Why Choose a Bed & Breakfast for Your Weekend Getaway?

Why Choose a Bed & Breakfast for Your Weekend Getaway?

A bed and breakfast is a great alternative to the traditional hotel stay. Many of the B&Bs throughout the Pacific Grove, CA are located in restored old homes and mansions, offering a space full of history and comfort. Staying in a B&B can offer an uncommon and unique experience for...

Pacific Grove Chamber: Over 100 Years of History

Pacific Grove Chamber: Over 100 Years of History

  The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce was officially incorporated in 1915 with Ed “Casey” Simpson, a plumber, as its first president.  Before 1915, the chamber existed as a loosely knit group called the Board of Trade, with Simpson as its president since 1908.  Following...

Pacific Grove Blooms: The Return of the Magic Carpet

Pacific Grove Blooms: The Return of the Magic Carpet

Fleeting though it is, the Magic Carpet is perhaps the one feature of Pacific Grove that puts it on the map for visitors before all other attractions in the city. It is a phenomenon unique to Pacific Grove, one that generates more phone-calls to local hotels than any other terrestrial occurrence...

Happy Girl Kitchen: Unique Private Events with An Edge

Happy Girl Kitchen: Unique Private Events with An Edge

Happy Girl Kitchen: Unique Private Events With an Edge        One might not know it walking into Happy Girl Kitchen, the fearlessly alternative café and cannery that prides itself on being a local leader in organic food and grocery, but the business is actually steeped...

Presidents in Pacific Grove

Presidents in Pacific Grove

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

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...

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