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! 
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!

 

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...

Christmas at the Inns [CANCELLED]

Event Date: Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2021 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Various Locations

This event has been canceled for 2021    

Mary Revisited - An Advent Study at St. Mary’s

Event Date: Dec 1 - Dec 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Zoom - St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 12th Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

All are invited to join the discussion at St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church titled Mary Revisited – An Advent Study. We will meet via ZOOM Wednesday evenings on Dec 1st, 8th, and 15th, from...

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...

First Friday PG Art Walk

Event Date: Dec 3 - Dec 4, 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...

Stillwell "Holiday Fun in the Park"

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

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

Holiday Open House

Event Date: Dec 4, 2021 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Ms. Fabulous
Event Address: NW Corner San Carlos & Seventh
Carmel by the Sea, CA

Benefiting Meals on Wheels! This year, you can shop, sip and give back all at once with One Plate One Heart, benefiting Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula. Sponsor a day's worth of meals...

Holiday Organ Concert

Event Date: Dec 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 Twelfth Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church continues its musical offerings to the community with a holiday organ concert on Saturday, December 4th at 5:00 pm.  Frequent organ soloist and choral...

Annual Lighted Boat Parade Cruise

Event Date: Dec 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Princess Monterey Whale Watching
Event Address: 96 Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940

Best seats on the bay to enjoy holiday festivities! Free Hot Chocolate, Holiday Cookies and Candy Canes! $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for kids 2-11. Premium VIP limited upper deck seating available...

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: Dec 5, 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

The members of St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church have resumed in person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship online. We invite you to join us Sunday mornings at 9:00 am via...

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: Dec 12, 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

The members of St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church have resumed in person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship online. We invite you to join us Sunday mornings at 9:00 am via...

Dartmouth Dodecaphonic's Holiday Concert!

Event Date: Dec 12, 2021 at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will host the Dartmouth Dodecaphonics in Pacific Grove for a special free concert on Sunday, December 12th at 1:30p.m. Location: Sally Griffin Active Living...

Winterdance at St. Mary's - Two Shows

Event Date: Dec 18, 2021 at 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 12th Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Tickets for New World String Project's Winterdance are available for purchase now at www.celticsociety.org, two shows, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Advance purchase tickets are $30 and $20 for kids...

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: Dec 19, 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

The members of St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church have resumed in person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship online. We invite you to join us Sunday mornings at 9:00 am via...

Christmas Eve Services

Event Date: Dec 24, 2021 at 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 Twelfth Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

On Christmas Eve St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church will hold a family worship service at 4:00pm outdoors on the front lawn with carols, the creche, and communion. At 9:00pm Holy Eucharist...

Christmas Day Service Online

Event Date: Dec 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 Twelfth Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We invite you to join us Christmas Day at 10:00 am via Zoom for worship and carols.   You can find service information directly on our website: https://www.stmarysbythesea.org/service-information/ Or...

Sunday Service December 26

Event Date: Dec 26, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 Twelfth Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

We invite you to join us this Sunday morning at 10:00 am for a Morning Prayer service with live-stream. We ask that you please wear a mask onsite. We will not offer a zoom worship service today.  You...

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

Trans Am SpeedFest

Event Date: Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

The Trans Am Series has been thrilling fans and drivers alike since 1966, with a range of classes that include production-based entries all the way up to the iconic 850-plus horsepower Trans Am class....

Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship featuring the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Event Date: Apr 29 - May 1, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

America's premier sports car series hits the track in grand style with intense racing and large fields of cars battling for supremacy on track. The IMSA series brings its top classes -  Daytona...

63rd Annual Good Old Days 2022

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

Good old Days is back! Come to "America's Last Hometown" for an old-fashioned celebration with  a parade, live entertainment on five separate stages, arts and crafts vendors,...

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...

July 4th Celebration

Event Date: Jul 4, 2022 at 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will hold a July 4th Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2022.  More details to come.

GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest

Event Date: Jul 8 - Jul 10, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey. Enjoy practice and qualifying on Friday plus all-day racing Sat & Sun! Meet the riders in our open race paddock!

Pacific Grove Moto Bike Night

Event Date: Jul 8, 2022 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Venue: Lighthouse Avenue
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Motorcycles and more motorcycles.....Live music and food.

AHRMA Classic MotoFest

Event Date: Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

AHRMA Classic MotoFest of Monterey. Vintage road-racing motorcycles will take to the track for exciting competition—from 1920s-era hand-shifter V-twins—to booming Grand Prix single-cylinder...

Pacific Grove Treffen 23 VW Cruise Show & Shine

Event Date: Jul 20, 2022 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove

Over 130 vintage Volkswagen cars line Lighthouse Avenue as a pit stop on their trek from the Canadian border to the Mexican border. Bring your VW and join the show. 5:00 - 7:00 pm

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

Monterey Pre Reunion

Event Date: Aug 13 - Aug 14, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

Owners of more than 300 historic race cars, most of which are competing days later in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, will get valuable track time in a more relaxed and less-crowded environment....

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise

Event Date: Aug 16, 2022 at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Lighthouse Avenue
Event Address: Pacific Grove

Hundreds of classic sports cars and vintage and exotic automobiles line up along Lighthouse Avenue. Sponsored by Classic Motorsports Magazine. Show up! There is no fee and all is accepted.

12th Annual The Little Car Show

Event Date: Aug 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Pacific Grove
Event Address: Pacific Grove, CA

The Little Car Show is held in downtown Pacific Grove's Lighthouse Avenue from Noon to 5:00 pm, followed by an Ocean View Blvd cruise. This is an exciting display of little cars...

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Event Date: Aug 17 - Aug 20, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a museum revving to life with hundreds of historic and period-correct race and sports cars from nearly every era. Yet, they are not for show. Drivers race...

Pacific Grove Rotary Concours Auto Rally

Event Date: Aug 19, 2022 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Lighthouse Avenue
Event Address: Pacific Grove

This Rotary Club 2022 event will take place on Friday, August 19th before the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance weekend. The Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally is geared for those enthusiasts...

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...

Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

Event Date: Sep 9 - Sep 11, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey returns to the Peninsula. Colton Herta has won the past two races at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (2019, 2021) and will be looking to make it a three-peat. Adding...

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

Flavors of Pacific Grove

Event Date: Sep 29, 2022 at 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Various Locations
Event Address: Pacific Grove

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will host Flavors of Pacific Grove, the Chamber’s annual Food & Wine Event. On Thursday, September 29th, 2022 between 5:30 p.m.- 8:00...

Velocity Invitational

Event Date: Oct 13 - Oct 16, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Event Address: 1021 Highway 68
Monterey, CA 93908

Velocity Invitational, the motorsports and lifestyle event created by the team behind Sonoma Speed Festival, will host its 2022 event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The event will include...