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Extend Your Thanksgiving on the Coast
11/01/2017

Extend Your Thanksgiving on the Coast

The town is blanketed with delicious smells on this day: slow-roasted barbecued turkeys, fresh whipped mashed potatoes, and all the sweet pie you can eat. Morro Bay brings the best to the table when it comes to Thanksgiving feasts, and always welcomes visitors to celebrate with us.
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Tall Ships to Anchor in Morro Bay!
10/24/2017

Tall Ships to Anchor in Morro Bay!

Most of us are unable to recreate the past, no matter how badly we want to. However, Grays Historical Seaport, based in Washington, has successfully brought a past treasure into the present, recreating historical “tall ships” identical to those that sailed more than 200 years ago. The Lady Washington will be arriving in Morro Bay on November 23, and the Hawaiian Chieftain will be arriving on December 4.
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Halloween Fun
10/18/2017

Halloween Fun

Calling all phantoms, pirates, princesses and pumpkins to participate in Morro Bay’s 4th Annual Trick-or-Treat on Halloween. Come in your spooky attire and slither through downtown storefronts to collect a bagful of sweet goodies.
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The only way to see the coastline from Southern to Central Coast CA
10/11/2017

The only way to see the coastline from Southern to Central Coast CA

All aboard the Pacific Surfliner, Amtrak’s ticket to the unreachable California coastline. Let the Pacific Surfliner be your travel guide as it takes you through a gorgeous beachfront journey unattainable in your car.
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Kids Get FREE Stuff!
10/04/2017

Kids Get FREE Stuff!

Fall is finally here, meaning the long-awaited school and winter vacations are only weeks away. And, Morro Bay is as excited as you are.
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Record Number of Monarchs Migrate to Morro Bay Early
09/26/2017

Record Number of Monarchs Migrate to Morro Bay Early

Striking shades of orange are now threading in and out of the eucalyptus groves in Morro Bay State Park, meaning the migration of monarch butterflies has come early this year. With our warmest sunshine out daily, the monarchs readily recreate their homes high in the trees to escape the cold temperatures of their homelands.
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Shuck-Away in Morro Bay: Oyster-Mania
09/19/2017

Shuck-Away in Morro Bay: Oyster-Mania

Aside from guests to city who travel far and near to indulge on our gems of the sea, Morro Bay’s residents celebrate mother nature’s gift to our bay through development of oyster farms, gourmet oyster dishes and annual oyster-eating competitions. Come celebrate our oyster-mania and indulge through one of the local oyster-peddlers:
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Morro Bay Harbor Festival Weekend
09/07/2017

Morro Bay Harbor Festival Weekend

Come out October 6th through October 8th to enjoy one of the most special weekends all year in Morro Bay. This year, the town will be celebrating the 36th annual Harbor Festival - a town-wide celebration of family fun, fresh seafood, contests, live music and more. This year, guests that stay 2 nights in Morro Bay during September and October receive a FREE bottle of MCV Wine (from participating hotels). Make our tradition your tradition, and come out with the entire family to celebrate the beauty of our bay.
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Wishlist-Worthy Fall Festivities
09/05/2017

Wishlist-Worthy Fall Festivities

In our quiet waterfront town, September only means the beginning of the best time of year, with beautiful weather and no crowds. Morro Bay holds the key to all autumn dreams come true: nightly pastel sunsets, warm afternoon sunshine, and some of the most exciting events on the Central Coast.
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Concerts on the Bay
08/29/2017

Concerts on the Bay

Be the first to experience the only concert series with a waterfront venue on the Central Coast. Plan your next weekend getaway to swing and soak in the sun as part of Morro Bay’s first ever Concerts on the Bay. With the photogenic bay and iconic Morro Rock as the backdrop, this performance is set to be a treat for music and outdoor lovers alike. Planned during our “second summer,” it’s the locals’ best kept secret that September and October boast warm sunshine with the most colorful sunsets of the year.
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