Pismo Beach Event Calendar » December 2014

December 5: Holiday Harmony & Light Up Pismo Beach
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. 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 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 visitors to throw the switch that will light up the city and mark the official start of the holiday season. The entire event is free. For more information, please contact the Pismo Beach Parks & Recreation Department at 805-773-7063.

December 11: 6th Annual Holiday Stroll
Pismo Beach merchants along Shell Beach Road help visitors get into the holiday spirit from 5pm-8pm. Enjoy shopping, refreshments, live music, grab bags for the kids and a Surfin' Santa. For more information, please visit www.sbig.org.

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 Pismo State Beach North 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.

Tuesdays: Pismo Beach Farmers Market
Tuesdays at the Pismo Coast Shopping Plaza, 8:30am-11:30am

Wednesdays: Pismo Beach Farmers Market
Shop on Wednesdays from 2pm-5pm at the Pismo Beach Pier for fresh produce, food and handmade items. For more information, please contact the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce at 800-443-7778 or visit www.pismochamber.com.