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 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.

Salute to Scarecrows: Starlit Celebration of Wine & Food
October 30, 2021

As the annual Scarecrow Festival nears its end, the organization will hold a celebration of wine and food on Saturday, October 30th from 6pm to 8pm. Costumes are encouraged and there will be live music and raffles for guests. There will be food from Cambria Pines Lodge, Linns, Madeline’s, Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill, and...

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.