Events

We warmly welcome you to Pacific Grove, also known as Butterfly Town USA. We invite you to enjoy your next Special Event, whatever it may be, in our charming Victorian town by the sea. Take a look at some of our upcoming events below, and join us for an unforgettable time!

Into the Light: California Women Painters

Event Date: Mar 15 - Dec 17, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

March 15 – December 17, 2018 MMA Pacific Street A new installation in our Marble Gallery of California Art celebrates our rich history of California women painters. Artist featured in this...

E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit

Event Date: May 24 - Aug 27, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

California artist E. Charlton Fortune (1885–1969) came of age during a time when women began to challenge the status quo and redefine their expected roles in society. E. Charlton Fortune:...

Our Ocean's Edge

Event Date: Jun 14 - Sep 24, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 720 Via Mirada
Monterey, CA 93940

June 14 – September 24, 2018 MMA La Mirada Our Ocean’s Edge is an exciting traveling exhibition focused on increasing awareness of California’s inspiring seascapes and the...

The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane

Event Date: Jul 20 - Oct 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane, Part 1 July 20 – October 28, 2018 The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane, Part 2 September 13 – October 28, 2018 The...

Currents & FLUX: Rose Sellery

Event Date: Jul 27 - Aug 26, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

July 27 – August 26, 2018 MMA Pacific Street   Currently on view:   Currents + FLUX: Rose Sellery   About: Rose Sellery, b. 1955 Santa Cruz, CA Artist...

Our Ocean's Edge: Documenting California's Ocean Parks

Event Date: Aug 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 720 Via Mirada
Monterey, CA 93940

Free Family Fun Day

Event Date: Aug 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

August 18, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm MMA Pacific Street Free Admission Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific Street 559 Pacific Street Monterey, CA Ahoy! Join us for activities...

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise

Event Date: Aug 21, 2018 at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Event Address: Rabobank 525 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise Hundreds of classic sports cars and vintage and exotic automobiles lined up along 525 Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove. Sponsored by Classic Motorsports...

Ninth Annual "The Little Car Show"

Event Date: Aug 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Ninth Annual “The Little Car Show” A display of little cars benefiting the PG Library, Veterans Transition Center and Pacific Grove Youth Center.  Downtown Pacific Grove, Wednesday,...

Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction on the Monterey Peninsula

Event Date: Aug 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove Golf Links
Event Address: 77 Asilomar Boulevard,
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction On the Monterey Peninsula Pacific Grove Golf Links – 77 Asilomar Avenue The first auction of Monterey Auto Week. A showcase and auction of...

24th Annual Pacific Grove Rotary Concours Auto Rally

Event Date: Aug 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

24th Annual Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally August 24 The colorful 24th Annual Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 on Lighthouse...

All Chamber Mixer

Event Date: Sep 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Hospitality Pavilion
Event Address: 1021 Monterey Salinas Highway
Monterey, CA 93940

  All Chamber Mixer WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Thursday, September 6th,  from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 1021 Monterey Salinas Highway Join WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for...

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

Event Date: Sep 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  ...

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Over The Moon Realty, Inc.

Event Date: Sep 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Venue: Over The Moon Realty, Inc
Event Address: 623 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

  Over The Moon Realty, Inc. Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Friday, September 7th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. 623 Lighthouse Avenue Please join the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce in...

Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce Candidates' Forum

Event Date: Sep 11, 2018 at 5:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove Community Center
Event Address: 515 Junipero Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Pacific Grove Candidates' Forum Candidates for Mayor and City Council will participate in a candidates' forum at the Pacific Grove Community Center.  Meet & Greet at 5:30 p.m.,...

Good Morning Pacific Grove 2019 U.S. Open Championhship " Marketing Your Business to Fans, Volunteers and Team Members"

Event Date: Sep 12, 2018 at 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Event Address: 165 Forest Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Good Morning Pacific Grove 2019 U.S. Open Championship Marketing Your Business to Fans, Volunteers and Team Members  Wednesday, September 12th, from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Pacific Grove Museum...

135th Anniversary Celebration Pacific Grove Natural History Museum

Event Date: Sep 18, 2018 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Event Address: 165 Forest Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

135th Anniversary Celebration Pacific Grove Natural History Museum Tuesday, September 18th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Join the Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the 135th anniversary of the...

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

Event Date: Oct 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  ...

78th Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

Event Date: Oct 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar October 6 Local elementary school children welcome the Monarchs to Pacific Grove during this annual parade (10:30am), followed by the Butterfly Bazaar behind...

Retirement Party for Don Mothershead

Event Date: Oct 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Forest Hill
Event Address: 551 Gibson Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Pacific Grove Blessing of the Animals

Event Date: Oct 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Berwick Park
Event Address: Berwick Park
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Saturday, October 13th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.at Berwick Park. Join Rev. Dan Paul from the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Rev. Jeffrey Lewis from St. Mary's-by-the-Sea Episcopal...

50th Anniversary Austin Bantam Society Car Show

Event Date: Oct 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Venue: Jewell Park
Event Address: Central and Forest Avenues
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Showcasing circa 1930-1940 American Austin and Bantam Cars along with English Austins including some race cars.  Also on display the Bantam  Reconnaissance Car which was the worlds first...

JDRF One Walk

Event Date: Oct 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM

JDRF One Walk October 14, 2018 Lovers Point Park, Pacific Grove On the Monterey Peninsula JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want...

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

Event Date: Nov 2, 2018 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  ...

Monterey Bay Half Marathon

Event Date: Nov 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Venue: Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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

Christmas Tree Lighting

Event Date: Nov 26, 2018 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Venue: Jewell Park
Event Address: Central and Grand Avenues
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa's Party Festivities at Jewell Park include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling and refreshments at Jewell...

Christmas at the Inns

Event Date: Nov 27 - Nov 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA

Christmas at the Inns Tuesday and Wednesday, November 27 & 28 Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in Victorian-era splendor during this two night event.  Limited...

17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

Event Date: Nov 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights November 29 Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus.  After the parade,...

25th Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

Event Date: Dec 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Venue: Caledonia Park
Event Address: Caledonia Park
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

25th Annual Stillwell’s Fun in the Park 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...

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

Event Date: Dec 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  ...

Athritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run

Event Date: Dec 8, 2018 at 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Lovers Point Park
Event Address: 620 Ocean View Boulevard
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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©...