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.

Big Sur Jade Festival in the Los Padres National Forest
October 5 - 7, 2018

The 25th annual Jade Festival will be held October 5-7. The festival features jade and other lapidary arts by vendors from the USA, Canada, and New Zealand. Demonstrations and lectures are also free to visitors. World-class musicians create the atmosphere at this family-oriented event.

Open Studios Tour
October 13 - 21, 2018

ARTS Obispo's Open Studios Art Tour (OSAT) is one of the largest Open Studios in the country, with over 200 artists participating annually by opening their studios for visitors to tour

OctoberFest in Cambria
October 20, 2018

For the second year in a row, the Lions Club of Cambria and the Cambria Scarecrow Festival are joining forces to host an OctoberFest. 

Harvest Dinner at Hearst Ranch
October 20, 2018

Join the owners of Hearst Ranch Winery on October 20 at six o’clock for the annual Harvest Dinner. Chef Matt Beckett of Linn’s will prepare a five-course meal to be paired with Hearst Ranch Wines. Nicole Stromsoe, local musician, will provide live music.

Antique Street Faire
October 21, 2018

Take a stroll among the many vendors selling antiques, homemade products, flea market items, clothing, jewelry and more.

2018 Nautilus Expedition in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
October 22 - 31, 2018

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is teaming up with Ocean Exploration Trust to explore Davidson Seamount aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus. The remotely operated vehicle, Hercules will capture video imagery of deep-sea communities seen at a depth up to 12,000 feet. Classrooms can join in on the expedition from October 22-31 via live feed...

Star Gazing at Harmony Cellars
November 9, 2018

The town of Harmony is not only home to fabulous wines but also beautifully dark skies! Join us for an evening of live music, food truck fare and wine followed by GUIDED STAR GAZING on our hilltop patio with the Central Coast Astronomical Society.