Discover Morro Bay

EVENTS

No matter what moves you to travel, come and enjoy the area events!

MONTH | WEEK
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Biggest Baddest Lingcod Competition

Jul,02 2018 - Dec 09 2018

1169 Market Ave.

Morro Bay, CA,

Virg's Landing 2018 Biggest Lingcod competition Begins July 2nd 2018. Biggest Lingcod every week qualifies for the fish off on December 9th. Biggest Lingcod that day wins. 1st place...........$5000.00 2nd place..........$3000.00 3rd place...........$2000.00 Lots of sponsor prizes. Make your reservations to get fishing and get qualified fo Read More

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Maritime Museum Grand Opening Celebrat...

Sep,29 2018 - Dec 31 2018

Embarcadero

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

The Grand Opening of the Morro Bay Marititme Museum will be celebrated September 29th through December 31st. During this time the Museum will be offering FREE admission every Saturday from 10am to 5pm through December 31st. Visitors will be invited to join in the celebration activities to experience and learn the history and share memories about ou Read More

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Monarch Butterfly Tours

Nov,24 2018 - Feb 02 2019

201 State Park Road

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 781-1318

Saturdays Nov. 24th, Dec. 8th & 22nd, Jan. 5th & 19th, and Feb. 2nd.   Meet at the Morro Bay Golf Course Clubhouse for a guided tour of one of nature's wonders the Monarch Butterfly. Tours start at 11 am. You will witness thousands of them up close in their natural habitat. The tour will involve a short hike to the viewing area.  For inform Read More

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Tall Ship - Lady Washington

Nov,28 2018 - Dec 18 2018

North T Pier

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-9463

Nov. 28 - Dec. 18, The Tall Ship Lady Washington will visit the harbor in Morro Bay. This year, Morro Bay is equally excited because the gift of their visit comes in the midst of the holiday season. There are public tours during the week and Battle Sails on Saturdays and Adventure Sails on Sundays!  For more information on times and ticket price Read More

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WINTERFEST

Nov,30 2018 - Dec 12 2018

Embarcadero & Downtown

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

Come enjoy 12 days of fun at the Second annual WINTERFEST in Morro Bay, CA! Find lighted boats, lighted trees, Santa's House open daily, a Santa Crawl for 21 and over, tall ships in the harbor, and REAL snow for the kids! Here is a line up: Santa’s House November 30 - December 15, 2018 6 pm to 8 pm Santa will be available every night with Read More

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Tall Ship - Hawaiian Chieftain

Nov,30 2018 - Dec 18 2018

North T Pier

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-9463

Nov. 30 - Dec. 18, The Tall Ship Hawaiian Chieftain will visit the harbor in Morro Bay. This year, Morro Bay is equally excited because the gift of their visit comes in the midst of the holiday season. There are public tours during the week and Battle Sails on Saturdays and Adventure Sails on Sundays!  The Hawaiian Chieftan will depart on Dece Read More

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Santa's House at the Embarcadero

Nov,30 2018 - Dec 15 2018

Santa’s House – Nightly, November 30 - December 15, 2018 -6:00pm to 8:00pm Santa will be there with every night from 6:00pm to 8:00pm with presents for the children and treats.  Pictures are free, but frames are at a small cost.  Come visit Jolly ol’ Saint Nick in Morro Bay at the Chess Board on the Embarcadero. This is sponsored by Morro Bay Ro Read More

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Snow and Elf on the Shelf Competition!

Dec,09 2018 - Dec 09 2018

Snow And Elf on the Shelf Competition - December 9, 2018 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm - Tidelands Park We will bring in 3 areas of snow for children to play on and have a fun Elf on The Shelve competition.  We will have a sledding hill, snow ball alley and under 5 area for the little elves. The Elf On The Shelf competition will have families creating their Read More

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Featured Artist Exhibition & Reception...

Dec,14 2018 - Dec 14 2018

601 Embarcadero Suite 10

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-1068

Special Gallery at Marina Square Member Group Show Featured Artists:  Spanky Anderson, Michael Castaneda, James Crawford, Jari de Ham, Sarah DeLong, Don Doubledee, Debbie Gedayloo, Virginia Mac, Jack McNeal, Patricia Newton, Karen Peterson, James Silva, Gregory Siragusa, Jane Siragusa, Nic Stover, Ardella Swanberg, Adam Trovao, Maria Tuttle. Read More

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Morro Bay Embarcadero Art Walk Friday

Dec,14 2018 - Dec 14 2018

601 Embarcadero

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-1068

Event:  MORRO BAY EMBARCADERO ART WALK FRIDAY Time and date:  FRIDAY, October 12th 2018 - from 5-8pm Event description: Spend an enjoyable evening strolling along Morro Bay’s beautiful waterfront!  Converse with many talented local artists about their fine art, jewelry, crafts and more!  Enjoy refreshments and music provided by participating Read More

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White's Point Vistas

Dec,15 2018 - Dec 15 2018

20 State Park Rd.

Morro Bay, CA,

(805) 772-2694

Enjoy a short, steep walk to view the estuary, home to hundreds of marine and terrestrial animals. Learn about the forces creating and changing this watery world. Dress for wind/weather. Meet at the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History. 11:00am start. Moderate walk, 0.5 miles, 0.75 hours. For more info, call the Museum of Natural History, Morro Read More

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Saturday Scientists - Butterflies

Dec,15 2018 - Dec 15 2018

20 State Park Rd

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-2694

Saturday Scientists: Butterflies - 2pm Learn about the intriguing life cycle andadaptations of butterflies. Watch a puppet show, experience the truly amazing transformation from caterpillar to butterfly through photographs and create your own butterfly life cycle magic trick. Look atbutterfly specimens through the dissecting microscopes. A Read More

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Salt Marsh to Mud Flats

Dec,18 2018 - Dec 18 2018

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

Start time 1:00pm. Walk the State Park Marina Peninsula boardwalk to learn the history of the salt marsh and the plants and animals living in thisspecialized environment. Dress for wind/weather and mud. Bring binoculars. Park close to east end of Bayside marina parking lot or across the street at MB campground restrooms. Easy walk, 0.5 miles, Read More

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Windy Cove Mud and Tide Pools

Dec,20 2018 - Dec 20 2018

20 State Park Rd.

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-2694

Walk to Windy Cove below the Museum learning about the plants. the mud and the organisms that inhabit the mud and rocks around the cove. Dress for the weather and war shoes that can get muddy; no bare feet. At 2:00 pm meet at the "Nature Walk" sign in front of the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History. Easy Family Walk 1- 2 hours. For more info, cal Read More

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Elephant Seals & Sharks

Dec,27 2018 - Dec 27 2018

Morro Bay, CA, 93442

(805) 772-2694

There are many 5000-pound elephant seals putting on a great show on beaches near San Simeon all year long. At 2:00 pm in the Museum auditorium, come and learn about these amazing creatures and their relationship with sharks. Read More