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:

YMCA Summer Camps

Scooter Camp

Grover Beach Skate Park, 1750 Ramona Ave. Grover Beach, CA 93433

AGES: 6 - 13 YEARS OLD

REGISTRATION FEE: $90.00

This camp is designed as a safe to scoot. During our session, the skate park will not be open for the public. Only registered participants and Y staff will be allowed entrance. Participants will be practicing and improving their skills, while boosting their confidence. This includes but not limited doing drills, and games instructed by a YMCA staff.

Participants must bring their own scooter along with proper gear (helmet, knee pads, and elbow pad) prior to be admitted to camp each day.

SESSION 1    JUNE 14 - JUNE 18, 2021   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  ( Click here to register) 

SESSION 2    JUNE 21 - JUNE 25, 2021    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ( Click here to register) 

SESSION 3    JULY 12 - JULY 16, 2021       9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ( Click here to register)

SESSION 4    JULY 19 - JULY 23, 2021       9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ( Click here to register)

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE:   Financial Assistance Application


Sunday, July 4th- August 15th

19th Annual Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series & Vendor Market

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ramona Garden Park Center - 993 Ramona Ave, Grover Beach

Cost:  Free

Get ready for another great summer of friendly company, delicious food, and great music!  

2021 GB Concert Sched

Call (805) 473-4580 for vendor opportunities!


Saturday, July 10, 2021

Community Skate Day

Hero Park
Cost:  Free

Lace up for fun, music-filled, free community skate days open to all ages! Join us monthly at Hero Park BasketballCourt  beginning July 10.  


Tuesday, August 3, 2021

National Night Out & The Grand Opening of The 16th Street Park New Playground Equipment

6pm- 16th St Park, Grover Beach
Cost:  Free


National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.

During National Night Out, city officials will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of our new community playground. Get ready for the best park playground equipment in the county! The new structures will include all inclusive features for all abilities! Kids will enjoy 35 play components including tube slides, selfie swings, balance beams, and a tree fort lookout!


Saturday, September 4, 2021

School House Roll

Hero Park- 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Cost:  Free

Presented by the SLO Roll Community Initiative.


Saturday, September 11, 2021

9/11 Memorial Event & Art Show

Ramona Garden Park Center
Cost:  Free

20th Annual commemoration ceremony.  Contact Parks & Recreation staff to display artwork.


Saturday, September 18, 2021

Movie In The Park, Disney's Pixar LUCA

Ramona Garden Park Center- 6:30 pm- 9:30 pm
Cost:  Free


Sunday, September 19, 2021

Dune Run & Walk

Beach Plaza, end of the Grand Ave

Fee: $27 prior to September 14th, $32 after September 14th

5k Run, 5k Walk and 10k run! The scenic Grover Beach boardwalk and beach creates a fun surface combination for all ages. Awards ceremony will immediately follow the end of the race. Register here. Registration begins at 7am, Race begins at 8am. 


Includes t-shirt to first 100 to register! 


Saturday, October 2, 2021

Grover Beach Clean Up Day

Ramona Garden Park Center 10am- 12pm 

FREE lunch to be provided upon registration. Register here.

Check in to Ramona Garden Park at 10am to be assigned a park or area.


Friday, October 29, 2021

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Trunk or Treat, Costume Parade and Ballooney the Clown!

Ramona Garden Park Center, 5pm- 8pm

Fee: FREE

Bring your already decorated or carved pumpkin and enter it in the contest to win great prizes! Note: Only decorated pumpkins will be accepted by ages 6 and under. 


Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Holiday Parade Begins at 10:00 am 

Santa's Workshop - 11:00 am

Tree Lighting Ceremony - 5:00 pm