Things To Do

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Calendar of Events

The San Simeon calendar of events offers a variety of fun and festive happenings year-round. From 4th of July fireworks to the Peddlers Faire and Hearst Castle Holiday Tours, find a little something for everyone no matter when you decide to visit.

On-going Activities

Piedras Blancas Lighthouse Tours

Tour the Piedras Blancas Lighthouse in San Simeon, CA every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Summer hours are in effect from June 15-September 5. Tours run every morning except Sunday. Throughout the rest of the year, they run on Tuesday, Thursday, and  Saturday mornings.
Summer Tours
June 15 - Sept 5th: Monday - Saturday

Whale Watching

Each December through June visit Moonstone Beach in San Simeon State Park to catch a glimpse of these impressive mammals.

Hearst Beach

Come see the weaned pups teach themselves how to swim

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Elephant Seals

December through February is the perfect time to pay a visit to the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery in San Simeon, CA and catch a glimpse our cow-eyed friends, the northern elephant seal. The rest of the year is just as nice, too!

Cambria Farmers Market

Browse the finest and freshest produce, baked goods and more of local growers and entrepreneurs. The Cambria, CA Farmers Market is held each Friday.

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