Pismo Beach » Event Calendar » December 2012

» Daily : Monarch Butterfly Grove Talks
The beautiful orange and black "fairy-like" Monarch Butterflies cluster by the thousands in the Eucalyptus trees, giving the appearance of golden leaves. Our Monarch Butterfly Grove is located on Highway 1 just south of the North Pismo State Beach Campground and is the most visited Monarch Grove in the world. The grove is staffed daily by our knowledgeable docents from 10am-4pm, with talks given at 11am and 2pm. Free admission and parking. Don't miss this spectacular wonder of nature. For more information, please contact the Visitor Information Center at 800-443-7778 or visit www.MonarchButterfly.org .

» Pismo Beach Farmers Market
Join on Wednesdays from 3pm-7pm at the Pismo Beach Pier for fresh produce, food and handmade items. For more information, please contact the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce at info@pismochamber.com.

» December 7 : 2nd Annual Light Up Pismo Beach
The official lighting of the city of Pismo Beach will take place at 6pm in conjunction with Holiday Harmony.  City officials and local dignitaries will join city residents and our guests from near and far to throw the switch that will light up the city and mark the official start of the holiday season.

» December 7 : Holiday Harmony & Tree Lighting Ceremony
Holiday Harmony will take place from 6pm-8pm at the Beach Bum Holiday Rental parking lot (off Dolliver & Pomeroy) in downtown Pismo Beach. Kids will have fun with fresh snow, a bounce house, crafts and cookie decorating. Santa will be in Santa's Village, and the Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony will take place at 6pm at the Pismo Beach Pier. Join Santa and carolers at the Beach Bum Holiday Rental parking lot at 5:30pm before he makes his way to the tree lighting ceremony on a fire truck. Participants can enjoy hot drinks and listen to carols as the tree is lit. Kids can have their picture taken with Santa. The entire event is free. For more information, please call the Pismo Beach Parks & Recreation Department at 805-773-7063.

» December 13 : 5th Annual Holiday Stroll
Pismo Beach merchants along Shell Beach Road help visitors get into the holiday spirit from 5pm-9pm. Shopping, refreshments, live music, grab bags for the kids and a Surfin' Santa will be on hand. For more information, please visit www.sbig.org .