Events

Plan the Perfect Weekend Getaway & Enjoy the Local Festivities

We warmly welcome you to the Pacific Grove, CA community, also known as Butterfly Town USA. No matter the nature of your upcoming visit, we urge you to explore our charming Victorian town by the sea! If you're in the process of planning a weekend getaway, there's simply no better place to kick back and relax. Even if you're interested in live theater and fine art, don't waste another moment. Plan your next visit to our ocean view hotel.

There's always something happening in Pacific Grove, CA and the surrounding areas. Browse the following section to get a better sense of the region's upcoming events and celebrations, Then, join us for an unforgettable time!

 

Artists Studio Tour

Event Date: Oct 23 - Oct 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Various Locations

2021Monterey County Artists Studio Tour - Art Where it Starts - 100 Artists and Organizations Free and open to the public for two weekends October 16 & 17 and October 23 & 24, 2021....

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: Oct 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 Twelfth Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

  As restrictions on gathering in person are changing, the members of St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church have resumed in person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship...

PG Museum of Natural History 2021 Speaker Series

Event Date: Oct 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Event Address: 165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

2021 Speaker Series Theme: Restoring and Preserving Nature. Registration is Free, with a suggested donation of $15.00. The museum will host ecologist Thor Anderson of Burleson Consulting, an expert...

Spooky Science Saturday

Event Date: Oct 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Event Address: 165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Bats, Spiders and Snakes, Oh My! Join us in the Museum as we crawl and slither into the world of bats, spiders, and snakes. Learn about these amazing (and important!) animals as you visit...

Trick or Treat in Downtown Pacific Grove

Event Date: Oct 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove

The Pacific Grove Downtown Business Improvement District and the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a FREE Trick or Treat event on  Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10:00 am - 2:00...

Annual Harvest Carnival

Event Date: Oct 31, 2021 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Venue: Peninsula Church
Event Address: 520 Pine Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The festivities are free and open to the community and will include Games, Inflatables, Trunk or Treat, Face Painting and more! 

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: Oct 31, 2021 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 Twelfth Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

  As restrictions on gathering in person are changing, the members of St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church have resumed in person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship...

First Friday PG Art Walk

Event Date: Nov 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove

Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00 pm. Live music, art openings, lectures, restaurant specials, shopping sales and more.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to...

Veterans Day Service

Event Date: Nov 11, 2021 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Venue: Lover's Point Park

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce and City of Pacific Grove will host a Veterans’ Day event honoring the service of all United States Armed Service Members at Lovers Point Park. Featuring...

Holiday Open House

Event Date: Nov 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove

Shop Local and join the downtown restaurants, businesses, organizations and retail shops for festive holiday specials and promotions on Saturday, November 20th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm! 

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa's Party

Event Date: Nov 29, 2021 at 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Jewell Park
Event Address: Central Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Festivities at Jewell Park and the Natural History Museum include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling, kids activities, refreshments and Santa’s first...

Holiday Parade of Lights

Event Date: Dec 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Lighthouse Avenue

Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course Santa Claus.  After the parade, there will be strolling carolers, photos with Santa Claus and...

PG Museum of Natural History 2021 Speaker Series

Event Date: Dec 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Event Address: 165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

2021 Speaker Series Theme: Restoring and Preserving Nature. Registration is Free, with a suggested donation of $15.00. The museum will host Jared Childress, coordinator of the Central Coast Prescribed...

Stillwell "Holiday Fun in the Park"

Event Date: Dec 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Venue: Jewell Park

Festivities will include games and activities, holiday music, refreshments, petting zoo, carriage and fire truck rides and Santa Claus!

AT&T Pro-AM

Event Date: Jan 31 - Feb 6, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Pebble Beach
Event Address: Pebble Beach, CA 93953

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour, held annually at Pebble Beach, California

Good Old Days 2022

Event Date: May 7 - May 8, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove

More information to come

Cali Roots Festival

Event Date: May 26 - May 29, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Event Address: 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

11th Annual California Roots Music & Art Festival - May 26-29, 2022 For the past decade, people have traveled far and wide to experience the magic that is Cali Roots, and as with most truly...

Feast of Lanterns 2022

Event Date: Jul 30, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Lovers Point
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

More information to come

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Event Date: Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Pebble Beach Company
Event Address: 17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, CA 93953

Car collectors worldwide dream of competing at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links is the stage and the rolling Pacific Ocean serves as...

Monterey Jazz Festival

Event Date: Sep 23 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Event Address: 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940