Morro Bay Calendar of Events

Winter Bird Festival

January 12th-15th 2018
Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival! over 200 species are usually spotted every year during the annual bird festival.

City Wide Yard Sale

April 6th-8th 2018
Come and find all the hidden treasures in Morro Bay during our annual City Wide Yard sale.

Kite Festival


April 28th-29th 2018
A Free event filled with hours of family fun. Come to the beaches of Morro Bay and fly a kite! Hundreds of kites will be provided by Central Coast Funds for Children.

Cruisin' Morro Bay Car Show


May 3rd-6th 2018
Annual Morro Bay Car Show. Hundreds of classic cars on display.

Previous Events in Morro Bay

12 Days of Christmas
December 9, 2017
The "12 days of Christmas" event will be held in the public parking area between Harbor and Pacific where we will have a Christmas village. Celebrate the Festivities with us!

Lighted Boat Parade & Tree Lighting

December 2nd, 2017
Lighted Boat Parade and Tree lighting
6:30 pm on Embarcadero

Morro Bay Triathlon

November 5th, 2017
Morro Bay Triathlon
Runners and their support teams meet at Coleman Park at 8:00 am on November 5th.
Morro Bay Triathlon Website


November 4, 2017
Come and Enjoy the different flavors of Soups from our local chefs! Proceeds go to Wildlife Care.

Dawn to Dusk Triathlon

October 21, 2017
This12 hour off road Triathlon runs from Montana De Oro State Park to Cayucos.

Surfboard Art Festival

October 7th, 2017 - December 2nd, 2017
Surfboard Art Festival
Come and see the surfboard art creations displayed throughout the city all month.  

Surfboard Art Festival Gala Auction to follow.

Harbor Festival

October 7th, 2017
Morro Bay Harbor Festival
Embarcadero Road
Music, Food, Family Fun, and Fireworks.

100 Thousand Poets for Change

September 30th, 2017
100 Thousand Poets & Musicians for change.
Come down to the waterfront and enjoy this new event!!

Central Coast Writer's Conference


September 29th - 30th, 2017
33rd Annual Central Coast Writers Conference presented by Cuesta College Community Programs

Central Coast Writers Conference

Avocado & Margarita Festival

September 9th, 2017
Avocado & Margarita Festival
on Embarcadero at Pacific

Taste of the Grove

September 8th, 2017
Hosted in the avocado groves located in rural Morro Bay is this 2nd annual event where avocados are paired with all-inclusive local farm-to-table avocado themed dishes. Local wine, beer, and handcrafted drinks will be served along side the amazing dishes!

Art in the Park

September 2nd - 4th, 2017
Art in the Park - Labor Day Weekend
Come to this free event and explore our local artwork!
Morro Bay City Park, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm all weekend