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Upcoming Monterey Events

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



Cannery Row Tree Lighting

Cannery Row Tree Lighting

700 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Nov 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Cannery Row! This free event is a fun tradition for the whole family featuring Christmas Carolers, Santa’s Reindeer and of course, Santa...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Nov 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...

Science Saturday: Magnificent Monarchs

Science Saturday: Magnificent Monarchs

165 Forest Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Nov 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Celebrate the return of Pacific Grove's monarch butterfly population during Magnificent Monarchs from 10 am to 3 pm at the Museum. View live butterflies up close, create an origami monarch,...

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Seaside Certified Farmers Market

Seaside Certified Farmers Market

656 Broadway Avenue
Seaside, CA 93955

Nov 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Broadway avenue in downtown Seaside comes alive each Saturday from 10am-2pm with its Certified Farmer's Market. From fresh food, seasonal flowers and fun activities, you'll sure enjoy...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...

Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights

Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights

One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901

Dec 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Holiday Parade of Lights is a Salinas family tradition. Each year, families begin arriving hours before the parade begins, bringing their chairs and blankets and picking just the right spot....

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Marina Certified Farmers Market

Marina Certified Farmers Market

215 Reservation Rd
Marina, CA 93933

Dec 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Marina Farmer's Market, on the corner of Vista Del Camino in the Marina Village Shopping Center, runs year-round rain or shine every Sunday. Public Transit Monterey-Salinas Transit bus routes go...

Sunday Football & Breakfast

Sunday Football & Breakfast

Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Grab your favorite team jersey and friends and head to Peter B's Brewpub! Watch your favorite teams play on 18 HDTV’s while you enjoy $5 pints or mimosa*, $6 Bloody Mary, $9 Tito's...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...

Pacific Grove Christmas Tree Lighting

Pacific Grove Christmas Tree Lighting

Grand and Forest Avenues
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Dec 2, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Come and join us at Pacific Grove's official Christmas Tree Lighting celebration at Jewell Park. Festivities include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, holiday refreshments, dance...

Pacific Grove Certified Farmers Market

Pacific Grove Certified Farmers Market

Grand Avenue and Central Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Dec 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers’ Market offers a wide array of fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts from small-scale family farmers (70 percent are certified organic), along with prepared food...

Trivia Night!

Trivia Night!

241 Alvarado Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is happy to announce that we all love Trivia Night so much we're doing it every week! The 1.5 to 2 hours trivia starts at 7pm and includes categories like “last...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...

Christmas at the Inns

Christmas at the Inns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Dec 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holiday with live music at every inn and holiday treats. This is a great celebration for the entire family. Tickets are $20 per person,...

Old Monterey Farmers Market

Old Monterey Farmers Market

Alvarado Street and W Franklin Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 3, 2019 at 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The Old Monterey Farmers Market is spread among 3 city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine. During the summer it's the largest gathering of people in Monterey County, attracting more...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...

Christmas at the Inns

Christmas at the Inns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Dec 4, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holiday with live music at every inn and holiday treats. This is a great celebration for the entire family. Tickets are $20 per person,...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...

Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Dec 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

This Lighted parade on Lighthouse Avenue in downtown Pacific Grove will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance-teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus. After the parade, stores...

Ice Skating by the Bay

Ice Skating by the Bay

4 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Dec 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay's coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend...