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Monterey County is known for its various food and wine events such as the Artichoke Festival, Pebble Beach Food and Wine, Taste of Carmel and Flavors of Pacific Grove. Festivals including the Italian, Greek and Turksih festivals, held at Custom House Plaza, are also not to be missed. From live entertainment and dancing to tasty food and exemplety wines, events in Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach are sure to impress you! Mark your calendar and see you soon.



Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Jul 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Jul 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Cheese & Wine Pairing

Cheese & Wine Pairing

700 Cannery Row, Ste G
Monterey, CA 93940

Jul 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Enjoy award winning wines paired with artisanal cheese from 4 - 7 pm on the last Thursday of every month. Price: $15 Per Pairing

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

7100 Miller Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020

Jul 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come to the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival (July 28, 29 and 30) for great garlicky food, live cooking competitions, and lots of fun for the whole family! The heart of the Garlic...

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

7100 Miller Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020

Jul 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come to the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival (July 28, 29 and 30) for great garlicky food, live cooking competitions, and lots of fun for the whole family! The heart of the Garlic...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Jul 29, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

7100 Miller Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020

Jul 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come to the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival (July 28, 29 and 30) for great garlicky food, live cooking competitions, and lots of fun for the whole family! The heart of the Garlic...

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival

20 Custom House Plz.
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Live Music and Entertainment:  Folk Dancing, Belly Dancing & Art Exhibits Food and drinks: Doner Kebap, Adana Kebap, Borek, Baklava, Turkish Coffee & more! Many activities for...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival

Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival

10 Midtown Lane
Salinas, CA 93901

Aug 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Get a taste of Monterey County’s local bounty at the Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival August 12, 2017. Charming Oldtown Salinas turns into a food and wine lovers dream with an incredible...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Jewish Food Festival

Jewish Food Festival

5716 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93923

Aug 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Savor "Jewish Soul Foods", including corned beef, and pastrami sandwiches, brisket, blintzes, kugel, potato latkes, matzo ball soup, chopped chicken liver, desserts, and much more. Entertainment...

Cheese & Wine Pairing

Cheese & Wine Pairing

700 Cannery Row, Ste G
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 31, 2017 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Enjoy award winning wines paired with artisanal cheese from 4 - 7 pm on the last Thursday of every month. Price: $15 Per Pairing

Monterey Greek Festival

Monterey Greek Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come and join us at the traditional Greek festival while you munch on delicious autheitic food dolmades amd watch traditional dance. A traditional taverna will also open in the evening,...

Evenings by the Bay

Evenings by the Bay

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and...

Monterey Greek Festival

Monterey Greek Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come and join us at the traditional Greek festival while you munch on delicious autheitic food dolmades amd watch traditional dance. A traditional taverna will also open in the evening,...

Monterey Greek Festival

Monterey Greek Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come and join us at the traditional Greek festival while you munch on delicious autheitic food dolmades amd watch traditional dance. A traditional taverna will also open in the evening,...

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come and celebrate with us with wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment. Mark your calendars now to attend this year's gathering for three days of Italian cuisine, music, dancing,...

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