September, 2017

Cambria Scarecrow Festival

Cambria Scarecrow Festival Every October the population of Cambria increases by a few hundred…but none of them are actually human…welcome to the Cambria Scarecrow Festival! History of the Festival In 2008, October in Cambria got a little scary…or should we say scarecrow-y!   The brainchild of a local resident started as a simple festival with only thirty scarecrows and has grown into a community event with hundreds of scarecrows all over Cambria.  The hard work of local artists, students, residents, and businesses have taken this humble farm icon and transformed it into a full blown artistic competition for the most delightful […]
August, 2017
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Pinedorado Days in Cambria

69th Annual Pinedorado Days! Since 1949, Labor Day weekend in Cambria celebrates Pinedorado Days, with a parade, barbecues, kids games, prizes, food booths, kiddy cars, food booths, pub, live entertainment and of course…the evening Cambria Follies! Pinedorado Days: This year we celebrate the 69th Annual Pinedorado Days where Cambria’s artistic flair is well-displayed by the handmade floats that represent local businesses and organizations. The parade starts in the East Village at 9:30am sharp and access into town is closed after 8:30am until the parade ends, so get there early to find a good spot to watch and enjoy the festivities! […]
July, 2017
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Cambria to Big Sur – Road Trip

Southern Big Sur – SUMMER UPDATE: There is a section of Highway 1 in Big Sur that won’t be fixed for a while, and although you cannot drive directly from Carmel to Cambria, don’t let that stop you from exploring the area! Getting around the Highway 1 road closure is as simple as splitting Big Sur into 2 different road trips.   While you cannot go all the way up to Carmel from the south, there is plenty to explore from Cambria to the southern edge of Big Sur. We are going to focus on the Southern Big Sur Road Trip! […]
June, 2017
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Cambria Farm Tours

Cambria Farm Tours: You might not think of farm life when you think of Cambria, but Cambria has a rich history of farming and agriculture and some working farms still exist.  The Covell Clydesdale Ranch raises the majestic horses that you might know from Budweiser commercials!  The ranch is located just behind the town at the end of Bridge Street with acreage that boasts one of the last remaining stands of the Monterey Pine, which Cambria is known for.  The other ranch just outside of town is Stepladder Creamery.  This originally was a dairy farm and is now converted for […]