Feast of Lanterns

Calendar of Events

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  • January 9, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • February 13, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • March 13, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • April 10, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • May 8, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • June 12, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • June 26, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • July 10, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • July 17, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • August 21, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • September 11, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • October 9, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • November 13, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Visitor's Center, Pacific Grove, CA

  • December 4, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Beach House for a Holiday Dinner

One additional Planning Meeting and Policy Meeting

5:30 - 6:30 pm at Pacific Grove Comunity Center

5:30 - 6:30 pm at Pacific Grove Community Center

9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Pacific Grove Community Center

4:00 pm at Canterbury Woods.

10:00 am Parade on Lighthouse, Pacific Grove

12:00 pm at the Beach House Restaurant at Lovers Point.

We have a special event called the Beach House Brunch (with live and silent auctions) to fundraise for the Feast. We invited all residents, sponsors, and vendors to this event.

9:00 am – Parade on Alvarado Street in downtown Monterey, CA
11:00 am - 3:00 pm – BBQ at Caledonia Park in Pacific Grove, CA

5:00 - 6:30 pm at Chautauqua Hall in downtown Pacific Grove, CA.

Entertainment by the Monarch Handbells, Rockstar Dance Studio, the Hootenanny, the 2018 Royal Court and Royal Guard. Mayor Bill Kampe and Queen Topaz cut celebration cakes as we sing happy birthday to our beloved hometown. The Hootenanny will lead a hometown sing along as we celebrate the Feast of Lanterns and the Chautauqua Assembly.

12:00 pm at Chautauqua Hall in downtown Pacific Grove, CA.

This luncheon is a local restaurant showcase and features 20 different Pacific Grove restaurants. The Bridge Ministry assists in serving at the event. It is also an opportunity for the public to meet the 2018 Royal Court and Royal Guard.

6:00 - 9:00 pm at Chautauqua Hall in downtown Pacific Grove, CA.

Dance the night away with the Royal Court and Royal Guard! DJ Chris spins a hometown dance party for all ages. The event will open 30 minutes early (5:30 pm) for families that have kids with special needs so that they can meet the Royal Court and Royal Guard.

2:00 pm at Caledonia Park in downtown Pacific Grove, CA.
The parade starts at 2:30pm.

Dress up your favorite pet, stuffed or imaginary animal and join the Pet Parade. The 2018 Royal Court and Royal Guard distribute ribbons to participants. They lead the parade in the antique fire truck, followed by dressed up animals and their owners. Following the parade, the PG Recreation Department staff hands out ice cream treats.

3:00 - 5:00 pm at Masonic Lodge

Join the 2018 Royal Court and Royal Guard in celebrating decades of service by our beloved Queen Moms. A royal tea will be served and all Royal Mothers are invited to attend, especially Queen Moms from the past.

Feast Day at Lovers Point

  • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm - Food Court - Ocean View Boulevard
  • 10:00 am - 7:30 pm - Lantern Sales - Pier Entrance
  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am - Yoga with the Royal Court on the Grassy Area.
  • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm - Kids activities.
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Sand Castle Contest (2:30pm judging with announment at 3:00pm)
  • 1:30 pm - End of day - Pier Entertainment.
    • 2:30 pm - Flag Ceremony Cub Scout Pack 125
    • 2:45-3:00 pm - Royal Court and Royal Guard
    • 3:00-3:30 pm - Traditional Chinese Music
    • 6:35-7:00 pm – Traditional Chinese Dancers
    • 7:00-7:30 pm – Korean Drummers
    • 7:30-7:50 pm – Dragon

Feast of Lanterns Pageant

8:00 pm - 9:30pm on Lovers Point Pier

  • Sponsors walk
  • Former Royalty
  • Pageant
  • Fireworks

Come and witness the heroic journey and transformative power of true love!

The Feast of Lanterns Pageant will be the official closing ceremony as it was for the first Chautauqua Assembly, 1905.

3:00 pm (tentative) at Merrill Hall, Asilomar Conference Center

6:00 pm – starting at Robert H. Down Elementary School

Events, dates, and times are subject to change.