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2022
Event
Schedule

Subject to Change

Butterfly Days returns this year with a full schedule of events for its 2022 festival and as John Steinbeck described this iconic Pacific Grove event

– it’s a Hooptedoodle!

Friday

Hooptedoodle 2022

5:00 to 8:00pm

Welcome!

Downtown Pacific Grove

A butterfly themed evening with a carnivalesque atmosphere! There’ll be live music, entertainment, face painters, photo booths, and surprises. Come join the Hooptedoodle!

Saturday

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10:30am

Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

Robert H. Down School – 485 Pine Street

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11:30am

Mayor Bill Peake Introduces:

"Life in Pacific Grove"

Chautauqua Hall – 16th Street at Central Avenue

Join us for the launch of “Life in Pacific Grove”. This edition celebrates Pacific Grove and its monarchsin photographs. Proceeds benefit the PG Library. Photo winners will be announced.

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11:00am to 4:00pm

Chautauqua Hall Activities

16th Street at Central Avenue

Treasure Hunt for

Handpainted Rocks

Pick-up a clues list to help you find Hidden painted rocks in downtown Pacific Grove. See PDF for clues.

Birdhouse, Birdfeeder &

Quilt Exhibit and Silent Auction

Auction closes Sunday at 4:00pm

Green Screen Imaging ... 12:00 to 3:00pm

The magic of movie special affects brought to Pacific Grove by Karen Owen and friends. Create a short using green screen technology using your cell phone.

PG Books Authors

Variety of authors will be available for book signing. 

Various Exhibits

Visit a variety of exhibits about some of Pacific Grove’s organizations and flora and fauna.

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12:30 to 3:00pm

Caledonia Park Activities

Central Avenue at Congress Avenue

Great Croquet

Tournament ... 12:30pm & 2:00pm

Two 1-hour semi-final matches. First match is at 12:30pm and the second at 2:00pm. Winners of each match will advance to Sunday’s championship.

Don Beals Ice Cream Roll for

Kids and Families ... 1:00 to 3:00pm

Make homemade ice cream in remembrance of our favorite ice cream maker with the Youth Ambassadors.

Chalk Art Fun ... 1:00 to 3:00pm

Make art on the basketball court with the Youth Ambassadors.

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2:00 to 4:00pm

Painting Wooden Butterflies

PG Art Center, 568 Lighthouse Avenue

Join artist Amanda Menefee to paint wooden monarchs.

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11:00am to 4:00pm

Elmarie Dyke Park

Children's Activities

16th Street next to Chautauqua Hall

Join us to paint and color, listen to stories, and take selfies with the giant monarch and special frames. Illustrator Keith Larsen will be there with his new coloring book that will take you on an adventure as the monarchs fly. Pacific Grove’s favorite librarians, Linda Pagnella and Christine Gruber, will be in the garden with their favorite monarch books to read to all who love storytime.

5:00 to 7:00pm

Sunset Celebration

at Point Pinos Lighthouse

80 Asilomar Avenue across from the Golf Links Clubhouse

Come enjoy a catered affair of sips and bites catered by Jeffery’s,  with live music along with a few surprises. Fundraiser. Tickets: $55, available on the website.  Tickets limited

Tickets are now available.

Sunday

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9:00am to 3:00pm

Caledonia Park Activities

Central Avenue at Congress Avenue

Pancake Breakfast

sponsored by Kiwanis ... 9:00am

Prepared by Kiwanis with proceeds going to Youth Ambassadors of PG

Great Croquet

Tournament ... 10:00am

Championship match – The Great Croquet Match. Winner will hold bragging rights until next year.

Don Beals Ice Cream Roll for

Kids and Families ... 1:00 to 3:00pm

Make homemade ice cream in remembrance of our favorite ice cream maker with the Youth Ambassadors.

Chalk Art Fun ... 1:00 to 3:00pm

Make art on the basketball court with the Youth Ambassadors.

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1:00pm

Ceremonial Blessing of the Monarch Sanctuary

Ridge Road off Lighthouse Avenue

Blessings by OCEN tribal leader and Rinpoche

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2:00pm

David Laws talks Secret of the Monterey Peninsula

Chautauqua Hall – 16th Street at Central Ave.

David Laws has a new book that unlocks many of the secrets of the Monterey Peninsula. He will tell the tales of several of Pacific Grove’s secrets that he has he included in his recently published book. He will be available after his talk to chat and sign books.

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11:00am to 4:00pm

Chautauqua Hall Activities

16th Street at Central Avenue

Treasure Hunt for

Handpainted Rocks

Pick-up a clues list to help you find Hidden painted rocks in downtown Pacific Grove. See PDF for clues.

Birdhouse, Birdfeeder &

Quilt Exhibit and Silent Auction

Auction closes Sunday at 4:00pm

Green Screen Imaging ... 12:00 to 3:00pm

The magic of movie special affects brought to Pacific Grove by Karen Owen and friends. Create a short using green screen technology using your cell phone.

PG Books Authors

Variety of authors will be available for book signing. 

Various Exhibits

Visit a variety of exhibits about some of Pacific Grove’s organizations and flora and fauna.

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1:00pm

How to Create a Fall Pollinator Garden

Museum of Natural History,

Forest Avenue at Central Avenue

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11:00am to 4:00pm

Elmarie Dyke Park

Children's Activities

16th Street next to Chautauqua Hall

Join us to paint and color, listen to stories, and take selfies with the giant monarch and special frames. Illustrator Keith Larsen will be there with his new coloring book that will take you on an adventure as the monarchs fly. Pacific Grove’s favorite librarians, Linda Pagnella and Christine Gruber, will be in the garden with their favorite monarch books to read to all who love storytime.

 

2022 Butterfly Days PARTNERS

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