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!

 

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: May 22, 2022 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

St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church offers in-person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship online. We invite you to join us Sunday mornings at 9:00 am via Zoom for a “live”...

Pacific Grove Farmers Market

Event Date: May 23, 2022 at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Everyone's Harvest Certified Farmers' Market

Pacific Grove Farmer's Market - Every Monday — 3pm to 7pm (winter 3pm to 6pm) at the corner of Central and Grand Avenues, Pacific Grove, CA

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...

Sunday Services Online & Onsite

Event Date: May 29, 2022 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

St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church offers in-person services in addition to continuing Zoom worship online. We invite you to join us Sunday mornings at 9:00 am via Zoom for a “live”...

Pacific Grove Farmers Market

Event Date: May 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Everyone's Harvest Certified Farmers' Market
Event Address: CA

Pacific Grove Farmer's Market - Every Monday — 3pm to 7pm (winter 3pm to 6pm) at the corner of Central and Grand Avenues, Pacific Grove, CA

Artichoke Festival

Event Date: Jun 11 - Jun 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Event Address: 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

The Artichoke Festival is back at the Monterey County Fairgrounds! Celebrate all thing artichokes with food, music and fun for the whole family.

Candle-Lit Concert at Juice n Java

Event Date: Jun 18, 2022 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: PG Juice n' Java
Event Address: 599 Lighthouse Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Independence Day 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 an Independence Day Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2022.  More details to come.

Pacific Grove Motorcycle Night

Event Date: Jul 7, 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.

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!

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...

Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

Event Date: Jul 16 - Jul 17, 2022 at 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Event Address: 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

Join us for the 53rd year of bringing the music, food, athletics, and performing arts of Scotland Ireland, England, and Wales to the Monterey County Fair and Event Center

Pacific Grove Treffen 23 VW Cruise Show & Shine

Event Date: Jul 27, 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

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...

The Monterey County Fair

Event Date: Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Event Address: 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

The annual Fair will be held Sept. 1-5, 2022, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center, 2004 Fairground Road, in Monterey. More information about this year’s Fair will be posted on...

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

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world and is held annually on the 20-acre, oak-studded Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, Calif. Since 1958,...

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...

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Event Date: Nov 28, 2022 at 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Venue: Jewell Park & Museum of Natural History
Event Address: Central Avenue & Forest 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 Lighthouse

Event Date: Dec 1, 2022 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Downtown Lighthouse Avenue
Event Address: 525 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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...