Events
Default Top Banner

Upcoming Monterey Events

Mark your calendar and enjoy exciting, fun-filled events in Monterey County including Carmel, Carmel Valley and Pacific Grove throughout the year. Events range from sporting events, food festivals, wine tasting, plays and music festivals.

COVID-19 Alert: In an effort to assist with social distancing and per CDC recommendations to reduce large gatherings, some events were either canceled or rescheduled. Confirm details with event organizers.



The Quail, Motorcycle Gathering

The Quail, Motorcycle Gathering

8205 Valley Greens Drive
Carmel, CA 93923

May 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering celebrates the evolution of the motorcycle, honouring both pre- and post-war eras of the world’s finest sports and racing bikes. Amongst the motorcycles,...

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

May 26, 2021   All Day Event

Come and join us at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. This three-day event packed with live music, fantastic food, refreshing beverages, creative artwork and sustainable practices. Reggae...

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

May 27, 2021   All Day Event

Come and join us at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. This three-day event packed with live music, fantastic food, refreshing beverages, creative artwork and sustainable practices. Reggae...

Rent Classic Car in Monterey
California Roots Music & Arts Festival

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

May 28, 2021   All Day Event

Come and join us at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. This three-day event packed with live music, fantastic food, refreshing beverages, creative artwork and sustainable practices. Reggae...

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

May 29, 2021   All Day Event

Come and join us at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. This three-day event packed with live music, fantastic food, refreshing beverages, creative artwork and sustainable practices. Reggae...

Artichoke Festival

Artichoke Festival

2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

Jun 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Since 1959, the Monterey Peninsula has come together to celebrate California’s official state vegetable. California’s artichoke history begins in 1922 when the first artichoke shoots...

Monterey Bike and Kayak Rental
Artichoke Festival

Artichoke Festival

2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

Jun 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Since 1959, the Monterey Peninsula has come together to celebrate California’s official state vegetable. California’s artichoke history begins in 1922 when the first artichoke shoots...

Carmel-by-the-Sea 4th of July Celebration

Carmel-by-the-Sea 4th of July Celebration

Corner of Ocean and Junipero
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Jul 4, 2021 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join us for an old-fashioned, family-style celebration in Devendorf Park across from Carmel Plaza on Ocean Avenue from noon to 4pm. There will be hot dogs, cold drinks, chips, ice cream, watermelon,...

Monterey 4th of July Pancake Breakfast

Monterey 4th of July Pancake Breakfast

600 Pacific St
Monterey, CA 93940

Jul 4, 2021 at 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join Monterey Firefighters Charity Pancake Breakfast from 7am to 11am at Monterey Fire Station 1 before hitting July 4th downtown parade. Breakfast includes warm fluffy pancakes, eggs, sausage...

Monterey 4th of July Celebration

Monterey 4th of July Celebration

Alvarado Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Jul 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Monterey's 4th of July Parade is not to be missed and starts at 10am at the corner of Alvarado and Pearl streets. The City of Monterey’s free “Big Little Backyard...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 17, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 18, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 19, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 20, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 21, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

VW Cruise and Car Show

VW Cruise and Car Show

Lighthouse Ave. from Fountain Ave. to the 17th St.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jul 21, 2021 at 9:15 AM to 1:15 PM

The Annual Treffen Volkswagens Show will take place on Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove while its on cruise from Canada to Mexico. Show will include an awesome collection of Volkswagens accompanied...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 22, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 23, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

7100 Miller Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020

Jul 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Come to Gilroy Garlic Festival for great garlicky food, live cooking competitions, and lots of fun for the whole family! The heart of the Garlic Festival is Gourmet Alley, the gigantic outdoor...

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival

San Carlos & 9th
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Jul 24, 2021   All Day Event

The Carmel Bach Festival presents its Annual Festival in venues throughout Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach, California. This year’s festival features more than 40 events including main series...