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.

Upcoming Holiday Events

Holiday traditions and festivities will look a bit different this year. Let us celebrate virtually –together!                                          View a list of Grover Beach  2020 special holiday events

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

Friday, February 21, 2020

Volunteer Recognition Night

 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 Location: Grover Beach Community Center - 1230 Trouville Avenue, Grover Beach

This years theme is "Shine Bright!"  Contact us if you volunteered in 2019 with the Grover Beach Parks & Recreation Department or for any City of Grover Beach special event!

Friday, April 24, 2020

National Arbor Day Celebration

 Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Location: 16th Street Park

Join us for this special event to celebrate the importance of trees in our community.  Activities for children ages 5 to 12.

Friday, May 8, 2020 *Postponed

Mother & Son Dinner Dance

 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
 Location: Ramona Garden Park Center

 Cost:  $55 per couple / $23 for each additional son

Join us for an "Under the Sea Treasure Hunt!"  Pre-Registration is required.  Sign up early!  

Saturday, June 6, 2020 *Cancelled Due to COVID

Spring Garden Tour & Plant Exchange

Plant Exchange & Garden Expo
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ramona Garden Park Center

Cost:  Free

Bring a plant / Take a plant - Get great gardening ideas and advice!

Garden Tour: Self-guided tour of several beautiful gardens in Grover Beach.  Held on Saturday, June 6th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Nominations for homes to include on the tour will be accepted until May 17, 2020.

Downloadable map available after Wednesday, June 3rd.

Sundays starting June 7, 2020 through August 16, 2020 

Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series & Vendor Market
*Cancelled Due to COVID

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ramona Garden Park Center

Cost:  Free

Get ready for another great summer of friendly company, delicious food, and great music!  Band schedule to be released in March 2020!  Call (805) 473-4580 for vendor opportunities!

Wednesday, September 11, 2020

9/11 Memorial Event & Art Show

Virtual Event Only 
Cost:  Free

19th Annual commemoration ceremony.  Contact Parks & Recreation staff to display artwork.

Sunday, September 20, 2020 *Cancelled Due to COVID

32nd Annual Dune Run Run & Walk

Time: Begins at 8:00 a.m.
Location: Beach Plaza, 25 W. Grand Avenue

Cost:  TBA

5K / 10K Run/Walk - Open to all ages.

View recreation programs offered by Grover Beach Parks and Recreation.