Special Events

Sponsorship Opportunities: Keep recreation strong in Grover Beach by sponsoring one or more events or classes. Be a part of supporting public recreation and see the benefits of sponsorship in our  (PDF).

Special Event Permit Application:

The City of Grover Beach has prepared guidelines to assist in determining whether an event requires a Special Event Permit (i.e., for private parties planning a gathering or activity to be attended by 100 or more people requiring public resources beyond the normal pattern of traffic and travel or general calls for service). For more information, please view the following - Guidelines (PDF), Flow Chart Overview (PDF), Application for a Special Event Permit (PDF), or contact the Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department at (805) 473-4580.


The following is a list of City-sponsored events through the Parks and Recreation Department:



Picnic in the Park 

Friday, April 15th | 4:30PM - 6PM

Ramona Garden Park 

Fee: FREE

You're invited to Grover Beach's city- wide picnic! Bring your favorite dish and join your neighbors in the park. Enjoy the opportunity to have conversations with City Council members and staff. 


Arbor Day

Friday, April 29th | 3PM - 5PM

16th Street Park


The City's Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free special event in honor of National Arbor Day on Friday, April 29th from 3PM to 5PM at 16th Street Park. The public is welcome to enjoy a ceremony and activities related to the importance of trees. Children may participate in a tree sapling planting to take home. Trees help clean our air and beautify our communities, so join us in their celebration! For more information about the event and holiday, please email: gbparks@groverbeach.org


Mentone Basin Park Community Fence Painting

Saturday, April 23rd | 9AM - 12PM

Mentone Basin Park  


The City and the Rotary Club of Grover Beach and hosting the second half of the Mentone Basin Park fence painting event on April 23 from 9AM to 12PM. Participants will meet at Mentone Basin Park in the morning and will be given a free hot dog lunch at the end of the event as a thank you! Please note that permanent paint will be used. Gloves will be provided, but we ask all volunteers to wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on. For more information, please email: GBparks@groverbeach.org


Mother Son Dinner and Dance

Friday, May 13th | 6PM - 8PM

Grover Beach Community Center, 1230 Trouville Ave

Learn More Here

 Mothers and Sons! This night is for YOU!! So get dressed up and put on those dancin' shoes. We'll provide dinner, dancing, contests and lots of fun! Don't miss this special occasion for you and your son. Theme: "Boots & Buddies" Dress up real nice, or dress to the theme, or come casual if you like - it's your night! Purchase your tickets now before it sells out! 


Spring Garden Tour | Plant Exchange with Garden Expo

Saturday, June 4th | 1PM 

Ramona Garden Park Center

Fee: FREE

The Grover Beach Parks, Recreation and Beautification Commission will be hosting this annual event. Bring a plant or cutting and exchange it for a new and different plant at the plant exchange. Tour the beautiful gardens of Grover Beach. Pick up a map at the Garden Expo or download one ahead of time! Maps will be available after May 26th, 2022. 

VENDORS WANTED FOR GARDEN EXPO! Promote your Business/ Information/ Non-profit. For more information please email GBparks@groverbeach.org


Grover Beach Summer Concert Series

Every Sunday (June 5th - August 21st) 

Ramona Garden Park Center

Fee: FREE

From June 5 to August 21, the City of Grover Beach will be hosting live concerts at Ramona Garden Park every Sunday from 3PM- 6PM. Don't forget your low back chairs, sunglasses, sunblock and dancing shoes! Groovy Grover Beach swag will be for sale including t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats. 

Click HERE to see the lineup! 


Dune Run & Walk

Sunday, September 18th

End of West Grand Ave, Grover Beach 

Fee: Early Registration- $27 | Registration- $32

Save the date -Details to come soon!