It’s always a great time to visit Pismo Beach but the Fall has the very best of everything.  See the harvest, take in the great outdoors, get away together, experience unforgettable events, and more…  In Pismo Beach, make your moments memorable, any day, any season, and in any way you choose to enjoy your Wine & Waves vacation with us!

Pismo Jazz Jubilee: Thursday, Oct. 27 - Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016

Jazz and Wine Lovers gather to celebrate the 40th Annual Jubilee by the Sea Jazz Festival featuring New Orleans-style jazz, big band performances, dancing, local food and beverages.

All (Canine) Travelers Welcome in Dog-friendly Pismo Beach

In Pismo Beach, we know how important every member of the family is, including your canine kids.  We’ve even created our own dog-friendly website dedicated to your canine traveling needs and interests listing dog friendly beaches, dozens of dog friendly accommodations and activities.

Tasting Rooms & Wineries to Explore

Pismo Beach offers the perfect pairing of Wine & Waves with beautiful beaches and a taste of California wine country at your fingertips at our oceanfront resorts and distinct restaurants. Learn about the local culture and discover new grape varieties produced here in the historic winemaking regions of Edna valley, Arroyo Grande and Avila Valley all of which are located just 30 minutes outside of downtown Pismo Beach.

Welcome the Monarchs

The Pismo Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove is one of only five sites in the state that has counts of over 10,000. Each year thousands of vibrant orange and black Monarch Butterflies flock to Pismo Beach, seeking shelter from the freezing northern winters. From late October to February, the butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees at Pismo State Beach. The grove is easily accessible and is located on CA State Highway 1 at the south boundary of the city limits of Pismo Beach.

The Oyster Loft is Now Open

Seated pier side, on the newly renovated Pismo Beach boardwalk, enjoy a refreshing cocktail, craft beer and an impressive cellar collection of both international and local wines along with an exquisite choice of oysters, and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The Oyster Loft is a dream venue for making that long-awaited proposal, celebrating a special occasion, and gathering with friends and family.

Migrating Wildlife

With over 26 miles of pristine coastline throughout our rich natural world, you can kayak or SUP along outstanding vistas of rugged coastline and oceanic caves nestled beneath palisades accompanied by migrating marine life such as dolphins, whales, and sea otters and numerous bird species including warblers and adorable snowy plovers.  Ride horseback along white sandy shorelines and a riparian estuary flanked by majestic Eucalyptus trees, home to our famous Monarch Butterfly Grove.

Pismoo Beach Cow Parade:

Join our herd with CowParade SLO, a local art event that’s part of a series of worldwide exhibitions featuring decorated life-size cow statues. When visiting Pismo Beach, be on the lookout for our four udderly adorable Pismo Beach cows at locations throughout Pismo Beach. Snap a photo and you could win a one-night stay in Pismo Beach! See contest details.