February 6: California Western Monarch Day Plans are in place for a joyful celebration for California Western Monarch Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Pismo State Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove. There will be butterfly talks and educational booths for adults, as well as art activities for children. The main attraction, however, is the thousands of Monarchs hanging in huge clusters from the eucalyptus and pine trees in the grove. The grove will remain open through the month of February from 10 am – 4 pm with docents providing daily talks at 11 am and 2 pm. For more information, please contact the Visitor Information Center at 800-443-7778.