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Morro Bay 2013 Calendar of Events

Relay for Life of Morro Bay - March 23-24, 2013

Morro Photo Expo - April 18, 2013

Miracle Miles for Kids 10K - April 27, 2013

Morro Bay Friends of the Library 2013 Book Sale - May 4, 2013

Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show - May 4, 2013

Morro Bay Music Festival - June 1, 2013

Central Coast Oyster Festival - June 16, 2013

Morro Bay Avocado & Margarita Festival - September 14-15, 2013

Morro Bay 2012 Calendar of Events

January  13, 14, 15 & 16, 2012

Winter Bird Festival

Register online or call for questions.

(805) 275-4143 or (866) 464-5105



February  18 & 19, 2012

Dollhouse & Miniatures Show and Sale

Morro Bay Community Center

1001 Kennedy Way, Morro Bay, CA 

Miniature Cottage Shop

(805) 772-7858



March 30—April 1, 2012

Morro Photo Expo

Classes will be located at the Community Center and the Art Center of Morro Bay .  Designed to help all skill levels.

 (805) 275-4143 or (866) 464-5105




March 31 and April 1, 2012

City Wide Yard Sale

Local yard sales with  addresses  marked on a map.  Maps are not available until 2 days before event.

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467


April 20, 21, 2012

Emergency Vehicle Show

Fri. night cruise at 6 down Embarcadero Rd.

Sat. 9 to 3 pm on Main St & Morro Bay Blvd.


April 21, 2012 (tentative)

Blessing of the Fleet

12:30pm at North T pier, Barbeque to follow at Vet’s Hall

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467


April 28, 2012

Celebrate Morro Bay Parade

10am on Morro Bay Blvd.

Kite Festival will follow at 11:30am


April 28, 2012

Morro Bay Kite Festival

Colorful kites take to the sky at the ROCK, family friendly fun.

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467



May 4, 5 & 6, 2012

Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show

Fri cruise night at 6, Sat show 9 to 4, Sun 9 to 11:30am

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467

Register at www.morrobaycarshow.org


May 12, 2012

Mermaid & Pirate Parade

Children dress-up to promenade on the boardwalk from Morro Rock to the Dockside Restaurant from 10:30-11:30am!

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467


May 26, 27 & 28, 2012

 Art in the Park

Art Center of Morro Bay

Venders display a  variety of arts and crafts in Morro Bay Park.

(805) 772-2504



June 2, 2012

Morro Bay Music Festival

Tastes and tunes on the waterfront.

Morro Bay Harbor Festival, Inc.

(805) 772-1155



June 30, July 1, 2, 2012

Art in the Park

(805) 772-2504



July 4th, 2012

4th of July in Morro Bay

Bike Parade, noon at the Rock to Tidelands Park.



July 7, 2012

 Rock to Pier Run                                     

  Brian Waterbury Memorial run at 8 am. Register at:



August 5, 2012

Merchants Street Faire

Arts and crafts on Morro Bay Blvd from 9am to 5pm

Morro Bay Merchants Association

(877) 478-9477


August 24 & 25, 2012

Dahlia Daze and Cypress Nightz

Morro Bay Community Center

Friday 5pm to 8pm wine and cheese reception.

 Saturday 10 am to 8 pm Speakers, Demos and Dance

(805) 772-4467



September 1, 2 & 3, 2012

Art in the Park

Art Center of Morro Bay

(805) 772-2504



September 15, 2012

Avocado & Margarita Festival

Sample guacamole till you see green!  Corner of Pacific and Embarcadero Rd. from  11am to 6pm.

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467


September 27, 28, 29, 30, 2012

Savor the Central Coast

Celebrate the beauty and bounty of  this unspoiled and largely unexplored part of California.

SLO Visitors Conference Bureau

(800) 634-1414



October 6 & 7, 2012

Harbor Festival

 Centered at the main fishing piers and waterfront area.  Wine and seafood faire, arts & crafts and live entertainment. 

Morro Bay Harbor Festival

(805) 772-1155 10am-6pm



October 14, 2012

Morro Bay Triathlon

Olympic: 1.5 mi swim, 40K bike, 10K run

Sprint: 750 meter swim, 20.5K bike, 5.4K run



November 15, 2012

Business Expo

Local businesses show off with demonstrations

and tasting of wine and food.  Open to the public at the

Community Center on 1001 Kennedy Way from 4 to 7pm.

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467



November 25, 2012

Christmas Street Faire

Arts and crafts from 10 to 4pm on Morro Bay Blvd.

 Morro Bay Merchant’s Association

(877) 478-9477



December 1, 2012

Lighted Boat Parade

Local boats, of all sizes, decorate with lights for the holiday season and cruise the harbor at 6:30pm.

Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

(805) 772-4467














Morro Bay 2011 Calendar of Events

July 16: Brian Waterbury Memorial Rock to Pier Fun Run

Aug 7: Merchant's Street Faire

Sept 3-5: Art in the Park

Sept 17: Avacado & Margarita Festival

Oct 1-2: Harbor Festival



March 12 : Chili Cook-off and Beer Fest.  A sanctioned International Chili Society Cook Off with local teams and individuals competing in the People's Choice category. Breweries from the Central Coast will be competing for Best Beer and will have their specialty beers available for tasting. Live music. Noon - 5pm, Morro Bay Community Center. Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce (805) 772-4467.

March 20: Harbor Hut Luau. Harbor Hut will host a Hawaiian-Style Luau from 2-6 PM. The setting will be overlooking the bay on the Harbor Hut's patio, which has an island theme. Come out to Harbor Hut and support the Morro Bay Fourth of July Family Celebration! 1205 Embarcadero in Morro Bay. Call (805) 772-2255.  


April 2-3: City Wide Yard Sale. This annual event features a free treasure map that guides bargain hunters across the city to explore a concentrated number of yard sales. Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce (805) 772-4467.

April 17: Blessing of the Fleet. 12:30pm at North T Pier. BBQ to follow at Morro Bay Vets Hall. Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce (805) 772-4467.


Morro Bay 2010 Calendar of Events

Thursdays and Saturdays 2010
There is a Farmer's Market at Spencer's Market on Thursdays and on Morro Bay Blvd on Saturdays throughout the year.  For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805-772-4467.

Jan 15-18 & all year 2010
View peregrine falcons, egrets, blue herons and more.  There is also a Winter Bird Festival that takes place in January which includes Guided Tours.  Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805-772-4467 or email baywatch@morrobay.org for more information.

Various times throughout the year 2010

If you are a tall ship enthusiast, tall ships visit Morro Bay throughout the year.  For more information go to http://www.morro-bay.net/visit/tallships.htm .

Champagne Cruise - all year 2010

If you really want to treat yourself, try the Champagne Cruise on Sunday mornings for $42.  You can find out more information at http://www.chabliscruises.com/  or call 805-722-2128.  Other cruise packages are available.

Hearst Castle
- all year 2010
Visit Hearst castle, State Historical Monument and one of the most beautiful private estates in America.  Open for daily tours.  For more information, 800-444-4445 or book a tour online at http://hearst.reserveamerica.com/

Montana de Oro State Park - all year 2010
Montana de Oro State Park is one of the best parks in the State.  Camp, hike, swim, sail or visit the Museum of Natural History.  For trails, maps or other information go to http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=594.

Feb 13 2010
If you like to surf, there is a Surf Contest on February 13. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805-772-4467 or Visitor Information at 800-231-0592 or visit their official website at http://www.morrobay.org/cm/Home.html.

Feb 27 & 28 2010
You can try a full moon Kayak Sea Tour on February 27 and 28.  Call 805.528.1080 for more information, or visit http://www.sanluisobispocounty.com/

April 24 2010

Sail your kite or watch others at the Kite festival, April 24th.  This is one of the best kite shows in California with lots of really unique kites.  Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805-772-4467.

March 13 2010

A new event is the Beer Fest and Chili Cookoff - March 13, Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805.772.4467 or email rickcarr@morrobay.org.

April 30 to May 2 2010

For car enthusiasts, the Morro Bay Car Show takes place April 30 to May 2.  Contact http://www.morrobaycarshow.org/ for more information.

May 29 to 31, July 3 -5, Sept 4-6 2010

If you want to look at or buy art, Art in the Park takes place May 29 to 31 and again July 3 to 5 and September 4 to 6.  Contact the Morro Bay Art Association at (805) 772-2504 for more information.

June 5 2010

There is a Music Festival on June 5 with dancing, BBQ and more.  More information is available at http://www.mbmusicfest.com/

July 4 2010

On July 4 you can watch the Fireworks on the beach and take part in the celebrations.  Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805-772-4467.

July 10 2010

If you like to run in the sand or walk, try the Rock to Pier Run, which is a 6 mile run on the sand on July 10.  Contact the Recreation and Parks Department at 805-772-6278

Aug 1 and Nov 28 2010

Not to be missed is the Summer Street Festival, which takes place on August 1 and also on November 28 with music, dancing, food and gifts.  Contact the Morro Bay Merchant's Association at 877-478-9477

Sept 18 2010

There is also an Avocado and Margarita Festival which takes place on September 18 which is an event not to be missed.  Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 805-772-4467 for more information.

Oct 2 and 3 2010

The harbour festival takes place on the Waterfront on October 2 and 3.  Go to http://www.mbhf.com/ for more information.

Dec 2010

In December you can take part in the Lighted Boat festival, which has floating boats decorated for the holidays and lots of fun events.  Contact the Merchant's Association at by telephone at 877-478-9477 for schedule and events information.

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