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.

Get Into Your Sanctuary Days
August 2 - 8, 2021

Looking for fun and adventure? Join the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary from August 2-8, 2021 for Get Into Your Sanctuary days! This is both a national event occurring in all national marine sanctuaries, as well as a local event , which will includes a scavenger hunt at San Simeon Cove.  In celebration of national Get Into Your Sanctuary activities,...

Cambria Film Festival SummerFest
August 21, 2021

SummerFest—a one-day celebration of local film—returns August 21. All films will be available for both in-person screenings and streaming. There will even be a live party to meet the filmmakers on Friday, August 20, at the Garden Shed, featuring the wines of Cayucos Cellars. Check out programming and ticketing options on our website at VIP...

Eroica California
September 18 - 19, 2021

The 6th Edition of Eroica California and NOVA Eroica California will be back in Cambria on September 18 - 19, 2021.

Scarecrow Festival
October 1 - 31, 2021

Celebrate the Annual Scarecrow Festival, named to Travel Channel’s "Don’t Miss List," throughout the month of October. It’s a great time to experience the area at its quirky and creative best. Hundreds of scarecrows line the streets, shop windows and beach fronts of San Simeon and Cambria.

Cambria Film Festival
February 3 - 6, 2022

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