Experience the best of Hearst Castle at Twilight on the Terrace


Enjoy a  relaxing evening of dancing, wine and scenic views at Twilight on the Terrace. Set at the iconic Hearst Castle on the evening of June 14th, Twilight on the Terrace is a great way to experience this national landmark.


Like any event in the area, food and beverages from local vendors are a major highlight .8 breweries, 29 Food vendors and 24 Wineries will provide guests with a wide selection of refreshments for the evening.

Here’s a short list of a few vendors that will be providing refreshments at the event


The atmosphere of the castle and beautiful views of  the San Simeon countryside are the perfect backdrop for the assortment of activities included in Twilight on the Terrace. The event feature a photo booth,  silent auction, Violin and Cello lounge as well as live dance music from the San Luis Jazz Band.


How to Purchase Tickets

If you’re interested in attending you should purchase your tickets sooner rather than later because they tend to sell out quickly.Tickets are $100 for members of Friends of Hearst Castle and $150 for non-members. You can purchase online or call 805-927-2138


Proceeds from the event go towards conservation efforts of Hearst Castle.


About Hearst Castle

Hearst Castle is an iconic piece of the San Simeon landscape. Built in 1919 by media mogul William Randolph Hearst, the castle originally served as his vacation getaway and retreat.


In the 20s and 30s Hearst Castle was a popular destination for celebrities and politicians. The Marx Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Clark Gable and Bob Hope were known to have been guests of Hearst.


The castle also served as inspiration for “Xanadu” in the Orson Welles masterpiece “Citizen Kane.” In 1957 The castle was donated to the State of California by the Hearst Corporation.


Friends of Hearst Castle

Friends of Hearst Castle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and preserving Hearst Castle. According to their mission statement the Friends work toward “enriching visitor experience”, “through education, outreach and special events.”



Friends of Hearst Castle’s Twilight on the Terrace

Where: Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California

When: June 14th, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Admission $100 for members $150 for non-members



The Morgan

A boutique jewel nestled along California’s scenic Central Coast, The Morgan welcomes you with a warmth and personality all its own. As the favorite choice in Hearst Castle hotels, The Morgan at San Simeon is located only 4 miles from the Visitor Center. 9135 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452. 805-927-3878.