AA Meetings Big Sur, CA

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Below is a comprehensive directory of AA meetings in Big Sur, California.

The closest AA meeting to you is 1.87 miles away and meets on Sunday at 10:30:00 AM.

If you can't find a meeting close to you at the time you're looking for, we recommend checking out nearby towns including: Carmel Valley, Carmel Valley Village, Carmel-by-the-Sea, and Pebble Beach.

Additional local resources: Big Sur NA Meetings | Big Sur Al-Anon Meetings

What is an AA Meeting?

A meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous is a place where alcoholics and people who struggle with substance abuse gather for one hour to express their experience, strength, and hope. AA Members who attend an Alcoholic's Anonymous meeting in Big Sur, CA will share their experience getting sober through their personal stories with anyone seeking help with a drinking problem. There is no religion, creed or race, for membership, just the wish to stop drinking, and live a happy & healthy life without alcohol.

Choosing An Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting in Big Sur, CA

There are a variety different AA meetings in Big Sur, CA. prior to choosing the meeting that you are going to join, it is beneficial to know the different types of AA meetings and what happens at each one.

Open Meeting of AA - An Open AA Meeting is open to anyone who wants to attend. You do not have to be an alcoholic to go to an open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. Friends, family, and children can join these meetings.

Closed Meeting of AA - A Closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous is only for those who have a desire to get sober. It is not open to friends or family.

Big Book Meeting - At Big Book meetings, a member will commonly read out of the Big Book and follow the reading with a discussion amongst its members.

Speaker Meeting - At an AA speaker meeting, a member of AA will tell their story and share their experience, strength, and hope with fellow members of AA. The speaker may or may not take up all of the time and members are often encouraged to share their thoughts before wrapping up.

AA Literature Meeting - A literature meeting commonly revolves around reading from one of the AA approved pieces of literature and an sometimes they open the floor to discussion at the end or a speaker about the literature of topic.

Step Study - An AA step study usually focuses on one or two steps per meeting. This can involve a speaker lead discussion about a particular step, literature reading, and could be followed by a discussion about the step(s).

Meditation Meeting - A meditation meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous can involve internal contemplation for a portion of the meeting or even the whole time. The meditation may be guided and then followed by a discussion.

Traditions AA Meeting - One or more of the AA traditions will be discussed in extensively. This can be done with a speaker, literature lead, and could be followed by a conversation.

Because each Big Sur AA meeting is autonomous, they are able to run each meeting as they see fit. Some meeting formats may vary and you can also find AA meetings in Big Sur that do not. We recommend reaching out to the local AA intergroup to get more information on AA Meetings in Big Sur, CA, or navigating to aa.org to find out more information.

How to get the most out of your initial meeting in Big Sur, CA

To get the most out of your initial meeting you need to walk through the front door with an open mind, and the willingness to change. Make sure to give yourself extra time at the start and end because there is always a “before” and “after” for every meeting, where the members of the group gather outside and talk. Make sure during opening remarks that you raise your hand to introduce yourself as a new member of AA. Don't forget to request a meeting list, with contact information of the group members. The final thing to remember is don’t be afraid to raise your hand and speak, share the story that lead you through their doors that day.

Monday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Mighty Muffins
Carmel Valley Community Center - Small Room
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA 12 Step Meeting
17.25 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Women's Big Book Study Women
Cypress Community Church
AA Big Book Meeting, Closed AA Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access, Women
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Good Morning Carmel
Vista Lobos Facility
Daily Reflections, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Come As You Are
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
21.05 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Carmel Valley Step Study
Carmel Valley Community Center - Small Room
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA 12 Step Meeting
21.1 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Grupo Nuevo
Seaside Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
23.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Women's Step Study Women
Carmel Presbyterian Church
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA 12 Step Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access, Women
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Nuevo Sendero
University Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Women's Serenity Group Women
St. Ansgar's Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Women
28.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Women's Big Book Study Women
First Baptist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Women
28.15 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Brown Baggers
St. Paul's Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
30.53 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Early Riser's Coffee Can
St. Paul's Church
English, AA Literature Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
30.53 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Tuesday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Mid Valley Tue. Night
St. Dunstan
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
22.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Come As You Are
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.05 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Beacon Group
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
23.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Spirit Women Women
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, AA Literature Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access, Women
23.8 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Step Discussion
Church of the Wayfarer
12 Steps & 12 Traditions AA Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Happy Hour - Speaker Discussion
Monterey Fellowship Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Nuevo Sendero
University Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

CSUMB Big Book
Meeting House CSUMB
AA Big Book Meeting, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Sunrise Group
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, AA Literature Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Attitude Adjustment
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Grupo Nuevo
Seaside Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
25.39 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Good Morning Carmel
Vista Lobos Facility
AA Big Book Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
25.83 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Brown Baggers
St. Ansgar's Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Soledad Group
Liberity Chapel Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.95 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Wednesday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Circle of Gratitude Book
Epiphany Episcopal Church
AA Big Book Meeting, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Rebound Group
Little House in the Park
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Wild Women Women
Center for Spiritual Awakening
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, Women
22.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Men's Group Men
Chautauqua Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Men, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Grupo Nuevo
Seaside Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Happy Hour - Big Book
Monterey Fellowship Hall
AA Big Book Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Noon Groups
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Brown Baggers
St. Ansgar's Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Young People's Happy Hour
First Baptist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.15 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Crossroads Group
Sun Street Center
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
29.7 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Early Riser's Coffee Can
St. Paul's Church
English, AA Literature Meeting, Living Sober, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
30.53 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Men's Stag Men
St. Paul's Church
Men, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
30.53 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Thursday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Bring Your Own 12 & 12
Martinez Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA 12 Step Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

The Big Book Comes Alive Women
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Big Book Meeting, Closed AA Meeting, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access, Women
23.8 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Come As You Are
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.8 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Carmel 12 Step Book Study
All Saints Episcopal Church
12 Steps & 12 Traditions AA Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA 12 Step Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

P.G. Step Study
Beacon House Carriage House
Closed AA Meeting, AA 12 Step Meeting
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Sunrise Group
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, AA Literature Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Happy Hour - Topic Discussion
Monterey Fellowship Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Noon Groups
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Mighty Muffins
Carmel Valley Community Center - Small Room
Daily Reflections, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
25.39 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Grupo Nuevo
Seaside Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
25.39 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Women's 12 & 12 Women
Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula
12 Steps & 12 Traditions AA Meeting, Closed AA Meeting, Women
26.45 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Brown Baggers
St. Ansgar's Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Nuevo Sendero
University Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
28.12 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Women's Meeting Women
salinas
Closed AA Meeting, Women
28.83 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Friday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Women's Home Fireside Women
Christian Church (Education Building)
Closed AA Meeting, Women
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Mighty Muffins
Carmel Valley Community Center - Small Room
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA 12 Step Meeting
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Come As You Are
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Candlelight Meeting
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Candlelight, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Friday Night Carmel Valley Big Book
Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula
AA Big Book Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
23.8 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Happy Hour - 12 & 12 Book Study
Monterey Fellowship Hall
12 Steps & 12 Traditions AA Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Men's Stag Men
Carmel Valley Community Center - Small Room
Closed AA Meeting, AA Discussion Meeting, Men
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Early Discussion
All Saints Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
25.39 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Noon Groups
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
25.39 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Friday Night Men's Men
St. Ansgar's Church
English, Men, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Brown Baggers
St. Ansgar's Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Early Riser's Coffee Can
St. Paul's Church
12 Steps & 12 Traditions AA Meeting, English, AA Literature Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
30.53 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Saturday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Sunrise Group
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting
22.61 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Saturday Solution
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
22.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Birthday Meeting - LAST SATURDAY
Monterey High School Cafeteria
AA Birthday / Anniversary Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Candlelight Meeting
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Candlelight, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Happy Hour - Topic Discussion
Monterey Fellowship Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.8 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

The Promises
All Saints Episcopal Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Young People
Monterey Fellowship Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access, Young People's AA Meeting
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Noon Groups
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Nuevo Sendero
University Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Grupo Nuevo
Seaside Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Come As You Are
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Saturday Serenity- Literature
First Baptist Church
AA Literature Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.15 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Soledad Group
Liberity Chapel Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.95 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Mens Meeting Men
First United Methodist Church
English, Men, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Sunday AA Meetings in Big Sur

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Big Sur Sunday
Big Sur Grange
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
1.87 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Good Morning Carmel
Vista Lobos Facility
As Bill Sees It, AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
18.73 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Serenity Group
Martinez Hall
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
20.56 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Happy Hour - As Bill Sees It
Monterey Fellowship Hall
As Bill Sees It, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.05 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Sunday 6:30 Group
St. Francis Xavier Church
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
23.07 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Grupo Nuevo
Seaside Plaza
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Spanish Speaking AA Meeting
24 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Fresh Start
Beacon House Carriage House
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting
24.16 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Eleventh Step Meditation
Church of the Wayfarer
11th Step Mediation AA Meeting, AA Discussion Meeting, Meditation, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Sunday Big Book
St. James Episcopal Church
AA Big Book Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Mid Valley Group
St. Dunstan
AA Discussion Meeting, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
24.29 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Noon Groups
Monterey Fellowship Hall
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access
25.37 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Salinas Groups
First United Methodist Church
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, AA Speaker Meeting
28.96 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA

Sunday Nite Candlelight
Sun Street Center
English, Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
29.7 miles from the center of Big Sur, CA