Local Events, Things to do in Cayucos, California

Calendar of Events 2016
Please be patient as many dates are unknown at this time

NOTE: Due to the temporary closure of the Cayucos Vet's Hall, please directly phone the event information phone number provided for possible location change. Each venue has adjusted their location accordingly, and may or may not have contacted the Cayucos Chamber of Commerce. Thank you for your understanding.

June 3-September 2, Fridays, Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend
Friday SUMMER Farmer's Market

10am-12:30pm, Corner of D and Ocean Avenues
NEW LOCATION! A great opportunity to buy local products, produce, plants and flowers.
805-296-2056

July 2017 92nd Annual Portuguese Celebration
The 92nd Cayucos Portuguese Celebration has been postponed until 2017 due to the Vet's Hall repairs. Stay tuned. We look forward to seeing you all in Cayucos next year! For more information contact Cara 805-459-6330

August 19-21 26th Annual Cayucos Capers A2 Square Dance Festival
Cayucos School Multipurpose Room
Come join dancers from all over the United States and around the world. World Class Recording Artists and Square Dance Callers: Jet Roberts and Joe Saltel along with David & Susan Kleek Cueing the Round Dancing.

August 21 Cayucos Square Dance Community Dance
2-4:30pm, Cayucos School Multipurpose Room

August TBA Cayucos Library Summer Book Sale
9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Cayucos Library patio. Hundreds of used books including fiction, biographies, cookbooks, gardening, travel and many other topics. There will also be a large selection of children's books, CDs and DVDs. Prices are 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hardbacks. All proceeds support the Cayucos library.

Sept - October TBA Cayucos Lioness Enchilada Fundraiser
Help support the Lioness Club. All proceeds make it possible to continue work in funding many community programs. Pre-orders only. For more information or to order, contact any Lioness, or call 805-995-1432.

September TBA Cayucos Fire Department Bar-b-Que Fundraiser
11:30am-3pm Cayucos Vets Hall
Come support the Cayucos Fire Department. Contact Cayucos Fire 805-995-3372

September 10 2nd Annual Concerts on the Beach
12noon - 4pm, Front Street by the Pier
Held on Front Street, by the pier, with the great Pacific Ocean steps away, this music series consists of four concerts. The concerts are FREE and geared for the entire family. Food and beverages, including beer and wine will be available for purchase. Please visit cayucosbeachconcerts.com for more information.

September 17-18 Central Coast Woodcarvers 38th Annual Show
Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm, Cayucos Vet's Hall, at the foot of the Pier, Adults $2, under 12, free.
Local and statewide carvers will display and sell their art. Demonstrations, competitions, raffle for carvings; tools and carvings for sale. For information, George Newell: 805-542-0293 / gnewell@hotmail.com or Scott Lang 408-482-1951 / ltocs@aol.com

September 17 32nd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
9am-12noon, Estero Bluffs. Cayucos Land Conservancy is hosting the cleanup on Estero Bluffs at "Killers" surf spot, the 3rd large pullout north of Cayucos. Come on out, bring your family and friends, help keep our lovely neighborhood hiking/surfing/fishing spot beautiful! And of course, refreshments will be available. Click here for more information.

September 24 2nd Annual Concerts on the Beach
12noon - 4pm, Front Street by the Pier
Held on Front Street, by the pier, with the great Pacific Ocean steps away, this music series consists of four concerts. The concerts are FREE and geared for the entire family. Food and beverages, including beer and wine will be available for purchase. Please visit cayucosbeachconcerts.com for more information.

October 15-16 16th Annual Autumn Gem and Mineral Show
10am-5pm, NEW location: CAMBRIA Vet's Hall
Featuring dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, carvings, jewelry, beads, jade, crystals, meteorites, lapidary and metaphysical items. Jewelry-making demonstration. Free parking, free admission, and free door prizes. Free drawing at the end of the show on Sunday. Incredibly-tasting Santa Maria-style barbecue outside on the patio in back. More information can be found here.

October 15 2nd Annual Concerts on the Beach
12noon - 4pm, Front Street by the Pier
Held on Front Street, by the pier, with the great Pacific Ocean steps away, this music series consists of four concerts. The concerts are FREE and geared for the entire family. Food and beverages, including beer and wine will be available for purchase. Please visit cayucosbeachconcerts.com for more information.

October 16 Antique Street Faire
7am-4pm Downtown Ocean Ave.
Come one, come all and enjoy springtime while seeking out something old and something new! There is something for everyone at this sale. Downtown Ocean Ave. becomes a pedestrian zone while browsers and shoppers can checkout the many goods being offered by local and visiting vendors. Food is also on the menu, be it from a Cayucos eatery or one of our visiting vendors. Find Vendor Application here.

October TBA 61st Annual Cayucos Carnival and Fall Fundraiser
11:30am-2:30pm, Cayucos School, 301 Cayucos Drive.
Come join us for a FREE family and community event. A family tradition for generations. Proceeds benefit school enrichment programs in the arts. Over 100 silent auction items, including hotel stays, custom art pieces and jewelry, fine dining, and much more. This is truly a carnival for everyone. While grown-ups are bidding on bargains at the silent auction, kids can frolic around and be entertained by FREE games and entertainment. FREE admission. BBQ, sno-cones, coffees and pastries. FREE fun for the family with kids of all ages. Come dressed in costume! Bring your smiles and laughter and we will provide all the fun! Sponsored by the Cayucos PTA.

October 29 2nd Annual Concerts on the Beach
12noon - 4pm, Front Street by the Pier
Held on Front Street, by the pier, with the great Pacific Ocean steps away, this music series consists of four concerts. The concerts are FREE and geared for the entire family. Food and beverages, including beer and wine will be available for purchase. Please visit cayucosbeachconcerts.com for more information.

November 5 26th Annual Cayucos Car Show
9am-4pm Downtown Ocean Ave.
Awesome cars, good music, beer Garden, BBQ at the Vet's Hall (free for registered participants). Applications will be available June 1. For more information, email relax@seasidemotel.com.

December 4 Town Christmas Tree Lighting
5pm, Corner of Ocean Avenue and D Street
Come join us for caroling and our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

December 10 9th Annual Christmas in Cayucos
Participating merchants along Ocean Avenue
Merchant open house. Free horse drawn carriage rides, children's activities, tree lighting, strolling carolers and a visit from Santa. Holiday shopping with gift ideas, special offers, giveaways, refreshments and entertainment. 805-995-1200

December 10 Bluff Walk hosted by the Cayucos Land Conservancy
As part of the town's annual Christmas in Cayucos celebration, the Cayucos Land Conservancy is offering a nature walk. Walks are 1-1.5 hours long.

Calendar of Events 2017
Please be patient as many dates are unknown at this time

January 1 36th Annual Carlin Soule' Memorial Polar Bear Dip
Festivities begin at 9:30am, dip at noon, Cayucos Pier

January TBA Annual Cayucos Wine & Food Festival
4-7pm, Cayucos Visitors Center A fun gathering with local wineries and eateries. Come with your friends and meet your neighbors. Get a taste of the Central Coast! Tickets sold at the door. Contact Full Moon Wine Bar & Bistro 805-995-0095

February TBA Scholarship Fundraiser Gala
4-7pm, Cayucos Vet's Hall at the Pier Come savor fine wines and food and help Cayucos graduating high school seniors reach for the stars. All proceeds fund Cayucos Graduations Seniors who will be attending college in the fall of 2013. Sponsored by Cayucos Lion's and Lioness Clubs. See poster here. More information, contact Shirley Lyon at 805-235-8552

March TBA 6th Cayucos Sea Glass Festival
Sat 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm, Cayucos Vet's Hall at the PierCalling all Sea Glass enthusiasts, Sea Glass craftspeople and Sea Glass jewelers and artists!
Come join us in beautiful Cayucos for our beachside Sea Glass Festival. More information here or contact us at cayucosseaglass@gmail.com

March TBA 5th Annual Masquerade Ball and Dinner Auction
6-9pm, Cayucos School Auditorium Come to our annual Masquerade Ball. Join us for an evening of fun, food, live music and auction. Proceeds benefit Cayucos Rotary Seaside Service Programs as well as Cayucos Elementary. Sponsored by Cayucos Seaside Rotary www.cayucosrotary.org

Saturday before Easter Sunday Cayucos Easter Egg Hunt
10am, Hardie Park Bring the kids, hunt for eggs and meet the Easter Bunny! Hosted by Cayucos Lioness Club. Contact Nadine Lilley 805-995-1545

Saturday before Easter Sunday Easter Bonnet Dog Parade
12 noon, Hardie Park Come dress up your favorite pooch in their best Easter Bonnet and outfit. Goodie bags for the participants with items for raffle. Hot dogs for the humans available, following the parade . Pre-registration available at cayucosdogs@gmail.com or register on the day of the activity. Show up early to register. Sponsored by the Lioness Club of Cayucos, proceeds fund our Mutt Mitts Program.

April TBA Eroica Vintage Bike Tour
Join us for the 2nd annual Eroica California vintage bike tour. A memorable cycling experience and a weekend of cycling entertainment. For more information contact eroicacalifornia.com or peabodyplum@gmail.com 805-878-3077.

May TBA Antique Street Faire
7am-4pm, Downtown Ocean Ave.
Come one, come all and enjoy springtime while seeking out something old and something new! There is something for everyone at this sale. Downtown Ocean Ave. becomes a pedestrian zone while browsers and shoppers can checkout the many goods being offered by local and visiting vendors. Food is also on the menu, be it from a Cayucos eatery or one of our visiting vendors. Find Vendor Application here.

May TBA 13th Annual Miracle Miles for Kids
8:30am, Morro Rock. 10k walk/run for foster and high-needs children and families. This run takes place on the waters edge, from Morro Bay to Cayucos Pier. Your participation in Miracle Miles for Kids helps FCNI (Family Care Network, Inc.) make a difference in the lives of those it serves, helping to meet needs such as: housing, clothing, mentoring, life skills development, extra-curricular activities and therapeutic services, of the over 1,400 children, youth and families served by FCNI annually . For more information, check out www.mm4k.com

May TBA Cayucos Elementary School Dinner Fundraiser
Cayucos School
Come support the Cayucos School children as they raise funds for their graduation trip. Tickets $7, includes Penne pasta (with choice of meat, marinara or parmesan sauce), garlic bread, salad, fruit and drink. All proceeds go toward the Class of 2018 educational trip to Yosemite. Tickets may be purchased at the school office, 301 Cayucos Drive

May TBA Cayucos Lioness 1st Annual Pulled Pork Dinner Fundraiser
Cayucos Vet's Hall
Come support the Lioness Club, while you visit with family and friends. There will also be homemade desserts available for purchase. Take-out available. Recommended purchasing tickets in advance. All proceeds go toward Trade School Scholarships. For tickets call 805-400-4990

May TBA Antique Insulators Show
Cayucos Vet's Hall
For more information, contact Dave Le Forge at LeForge4@att.net or 909-783-3423

May TBA Love Cayucos Day
Projects begin at 12 noon, Meet at Dolphin Statue at Cayucos Pier
​This is a community partnership seeking to introduce our youth to the many local service groups, learning what it take to keep Cayucos beautiful while fostering their pride in community stewardship. To volunteer click here​. For more information, contact Maureen at: LoveCayucosDay@gmail.com

May TBA Fireworks Show Fundraiser Dinner
6pm, Cayucos School Auditorium
Love our 4th of July Fireworks Show? Enjoyed for generations by those near and far, help keep our town tradition going. Cayucos boasts one of two fireworks displays in the county. Join us for an evening of BBQ Buffet, no host bar, fun and prizes. CHANCE TO WIN $10K IN CASH PRIZES. Can't make it? Donations for the Fireworkds show are accepted at Cayucos Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce is grateful for your donation, please remember: donations to the Chamber of Commerce are not tax-deductible. Tickets $200/couple at Rabobank, SeaShanty, Visitors Center, Shoreline Inn or call: 805-995-1200

Memorial Day Weekend Antique Gas and Steam Engine Show
Ocean Ave and D St.
For more information, contact Ben Ostini 805-423-4865

Memorial Day Lost at Sea Memorial Day Service at the Pier
Monday, 3pm-4pm Cayucos Pier
In memory of our US Veterans and those Lost at Sea. Officiated by the Cayucos-Seaside Rotary Club and Cayucos Lions Club.

June TBA 56th Annual Summer Gem and Mineral Show
Featuring dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, carvings, jewelry, beads, jade, crystals, meteorites, lapidary and metaphysical items. Jewelry-making demonstration. Free parking, free admission, and free door prizes. Free drawing at the end of the show on Sunday. Incredibly tasting Santa Maria-style barbecue outside on the patio in back. More information can be found here, or call. 805-704-7245

July 4 Independence Day Festivities
Fourth of July is a fabulous day in Cayucos. The sand sculptures are created by children, novices, and professionals. (Maybe you would like to build one?)They are truly works of art. The hometown parade is a delight to all. Make sure you come early to find parking and your observation spot. And the fireworks display being shot off the pier? Well, come see for yourself. Find that special spot on the beach and enjoy the show. Cayucos rocks on the Fourth of July!
Please leave fireworks at home. No fires, fireworks or alcohol on beach.

Sand Sculpture Contest 5am-8am by the pier Sponsored by Cayucos Lions Club
Annual Parade 10am, Ocean Ave.
Cayucos Lion's BBQ/food 11am-3pm, Vet's Hall
Cayucos Lioness Bingo 1pm-4pm, Vets Hall
Fireworks 9pm, from the Cayucos Pier

July TBA Lioness Pancake Breakfast
8am-11am Cayucos Vets Hall Tent
Come enjoy a fabulous Pancake breakfast. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fruit juice and coffee. $8/adults and $5/children under 12. All proeeds benefit community projects of the Lioness Club of Cayucos. For tickets, contact any Lioness or Megan at 805-215-2815

July TBA 48th Annual Rock to Pier Fun Run and 4th Running of Rock'n Around the Pier Half-Marathon
The run/walk is approximately 6 miles in length and takes place on the hard packed sand from Morro Rock to the Cayucos Pier. Have more fun with the 5th Annual Rock'n Around the Pier Half-Marathon where runners have the option to run back to the Rock to compete in a 13.1 mile race. For more information, click here.

 


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