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.

Open Studios Art Tour
October 8 - 16, 2022

The San Luis Obispo County Open Studios Art Tour, a program of SLO County Arts Council, takes place over two weekends in October each year. Free to the public, fine artists and crafters open their studios to showcase their art and share their process. Visitors create their own self-guided tour using the downloadable catalog.  We...

Scarecrow Festival
October 1 - 31, 2022

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.

Adventures with Nature
October 1 - 25, 2022

The Central Coast State Parks Association and California State Parks present the Adventures with Nature series. Adventures with Nature are guided walks and talks facilitated by California State Park Staff and Volunteers. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. These fun, free programs are exploratory in nature, revolving around cultural and natural resources in the coastal...