Events

San Simeon's peace and tranquility offer an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Seasonal celebrations, including 4th of July fireworks and December light shows add sparkle and fun. The active local arts scene always has a new show, musical or play. View the events calendar below to see upcoming events during your next San Simeon stay.

Scarecrow Walk
October 1 - 31, 2020

The Scarecrow Festival has grown into a community-wide event with hundreds of scarecrows bowling, bathing, painting, pedaling, fishing and flying throughout Cambria and San Simeon. Over the years, the festival has grown into one of the most unique features of hand-crafted folk art in the U.S.

Open Studios Virtual Art Tour
September 24 - December 31, 2020

The popular Open Studios Art Tour goes virtual for 2020. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with old favorites and find new ones.

Covell’s Clydesdale Horse & Sustainable Ranch Tour
November 15, 2020

The Covell Ranch has the largest roaming herd of approximately 80-world class Clydesdale horses in the United States. Tour guests of all ages will have opportunities for photos and to get up close and personal with a gentle giant – the beautiful Clydesdale horse. 

Cambria Film Festival
February 4 - 7, 2021

The Cambria Film Festival brings independent films from around the world to the small seaside village of Cambria on California’s Central Coast.