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Monterey County's local community events varies and not only welcome locals. Visitors can also enjoy our special community events that are full of fun and in many cases support a great cause. Some of the not to missed community events include Monterey County Fair, Pacific Grove's Good Old Days and Sand City West End Celebration.



Local's Favorites Wine Friday's

Local's Favorites Wine Friday's

Between 3rd & 4th Ave on San Carlos Street.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Jan 25, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join Hofsas House throughout 2019 at its poolside meeting room to sip local wines, enjoy small bites and support Peace of Mind Dog Rescue. Sip Carmel-by-the-Sea "Local's Favorites"...

Whalefest Monterey

Whalefest Monterey

#1 Old Fishermans Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940

Jan 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The event celebrates the migration of the gray whales, and benefits the many local and national marine organizations that build awareness about the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary – they...

Whalefest Monterey

Whalefest Monterey

#1 Old Fishermans Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940

Jan 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The event celebrates the migration of the gray whales, and benefits the many local and national marine organizations that build awareness about the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary – they...

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Cars in the Park

Cars in the Park

3200 Del Monte Blvd
Marina, CA 93933

Mar 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Join us at the Annual Cars in the Park Car Show hosted by the Marina Rotary Club. Open to all 1976 and earlier Foreign and Domestic cars & trucks and all modern 2 door Muscle Cars. Your $50 entry...

Good Old Days

Good Old Days

Pine Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Apr 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Good Old Days massive street festival and fair takes place in downtown Pacific Grove and features over 60 bands and shows over five stages, 225 Arts and Crafts vendors and 35 food vendors. With...

Good Old Days

Good Old Days

Pine Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Apr 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Good Old Days massive street festival and fair takes place in downtown Pacific Grove and features over 60 bands and shows over five stages, 225 Arts and Crafts vendors and 35 food vendors. With...

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Annual Wildflower Show

Annual Wildflower Show

165 Forest Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Apr 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The annual wildflower show draws flora and fauna enthusiasts from around the state with an enormous and diverse collection of wildflowers from around the central coast. For over half a century this...

Annual Wildflower Show

Annual Wildflower Show

165 Forest Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Apr 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The annual wildflower show draws flora and fauna enthusiasts from around the state with an enormous and diverse collection of wildflowers from around the central coast. For over half a century this...

The Language Capital of The World Cultural Festival

The Language Capital of The World Cultural Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Apr 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Local organizations and associations are teaming up with the City of Monterey to bring this world class festival to the heart of downtown. We will celebrate the rich international culture of Monterey...

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Annual Wildflower Show

Annual Wildflower Show

165 Forest Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Apr 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The annual wildflower show draws flora and fauna enthusiasts from around the state with an enormous and diverse collection of wildflowers from around the central coast. For over half a century this...

Local's Favorites Wine Friday's

Local's Favorites Wine Friday's

Between 3rd & 4th Ave on San Carlos Street.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

May 3, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join Hofsas House throughout 2019 at its poolside meeting room to sip local wines, enjoy small bites and support Peace of Mind Dog Rescue. Sip Carmel-by-the-Sea "Local's Favorites"...

Feast of Lanterns

Feast of Lanterns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jul 24, 2019   All Day Event

In keeping with tradition as old as the city itself, this is a multi-day community celebration featuring the Family Fun Day – Chalk Fest, Feast of Flavors, Pet Parade, Sock Hop, the Story of...

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Feast of Lanterns

Feast of Lanterns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jul 25, 2019   All Day Event

In keeping with tradition as old as the city itself, this is a multi-day community celebration featuring the Family Fun Day – Chalk Fest, Feast of Flavors, Pet Parade, Sock Hop, the Story of...

Feast of Lanterns

Feast of Lanterns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jul 26, 2019   All Day Event

In keeping with tradition as old as the city itself, this is a multi-day community celebration featuring the Family Fun Day – Chalk Fest, Feast of Flavors, Pet Parade, Sock Hop, the Story of...

Feast of Lanterns

Feast of Lanterns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jul 27, 2019   All Day Event

In keeping with tradition as old as the city itself, this is a multi-day community celebration featuring the Family Fun Day – Chalk Fest, Feast of Flavors, Pet Parade, Sock Hop, the Story of...

Feast of Lanterns

Feast of Lanterns

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Jul 28, 2019   All Day Event

In keeping with tradition as old as the city itself, this is a multi-day community celebration featuring the Family Fun Day – Chalk Fest, Feast of Flavors, Pet Parade, Sock Hop, the Story of...

Sand City’s Annual West End Celebration

Sand City’s Annual West End Celebration

Ortiz Avenue
Sand City, CA 93955

Aug 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

A free, family-friendly event celebrating the diversity of artistic talent to be found within Monterey County. This unique celebration of community, commerce, and culture transforms the streets of...

Sand City’s Annual West End Celebration

Sand City’s Annual West End Celebration

Ortiz Avenue
Sand City, CA 93955

Aug 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

A free, family-friendly event celebrating the diversity of artistic talent to be found within Monterey County. This unique celebration of community, commerce, and culture transforms the streets of...

Sand City’s Annual West End Celebration

Sand City’s Annual West End Celebration

Ortiz Avenue
Sand City, CA 93955

Aug 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

A free, family-friendly event celebrating the diversity of artistic talent to be found within Monterey County. This unique celebration of community, commerce, and culture transforms the streets of...

Local's Favorites Wine Friday's

Local's Favorites Wine Friday's

Between 3rd & 4th Ave on San Carlos Street.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Sep 20, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join Hofsas House throughout 2019 at its poolside meeting room to sip local wines, enjoy small bites and support Peace of Mind Dog Rescue. Sip Carmel-by-the-Sea "Local's Favorites"...