There’s a lot to celebrate in the seaside village of Morro Bay. This picture-perfect location is always the ideal place for kayaking, biking, fishing, beachcombing and just plain relaxing. Located along scenic Highway 1 midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, visitors who experience the beauty and charm of this busy harbor city are in for even more fun in the rest of 2014 thanks to a number of annual festivals and celebrations.
Morro Bay is known as the place in San Luis Obispo County to savor local seafood, including oysters and fresh salmon. Surrounding farms and vineyards yield a bounty of outstanding food and wines served with flair at Morro Bay’s renowned harbor-view restaurants. A myriad of year-round events energizes this small coastal community including:
Morro Bay’s 50th Celebration
The City of Morro Bay is celebrating a significant milestone this year, reaching 50 years of incorporation. The official 50th Celebration for Morro Bay is called “Landmark & Legacy,” and invites the community and visitors to celebrate all year long by joining in a number of events and activities from historic bike tours to a Founders Day Community Picnic. There are also special anniversary deals at local hotels, restaurants, and shops where visitors can spend like it’s 1964.
Sunset Savor the Central Coast
September 25-28, 2014
Join the finale of San Luis Obispo County wine month by attending Sunset Savor the Central Coast. Reserve your spot for one of the many Adventure Tours taking place throughout the County from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday and Friday. On Thursday evening, attend a special dinner event at Hearst Castle. Visitors won’t want to miss the main event taking place between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, featuring local wine, beer and cuisine. Your Morro Bay host will help plan your perfect wine weekend.
For a complete list of events, visit http://www.morrobay.org/events/.
About Morro Bay
Enjoy a plethora of year round activities including ocean-side golf, kayaking, sailing, hiking, fishing, surfing, biking, bird watching, kite flying, shopping, fine dining and miles of unspoiled beaches in Morro Bay. The town’s breathtaking natural beauty, along with its close proximity to California’s preeminent wine region and extraordinary choices for accommodations make Morro Bay the perfect choice for anyone seeking a natural escape.