Food & Wine Events
Default Top Banner

Food & Wine Events

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.



Jewish Food Festival

Jewish Food Festival

5716 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93923

Jul 28, 2019 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...

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

7100 Miller Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020

Jul 29, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 6:00 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...

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival

20 Custom House Plz.
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival is not to be missed if you're in Monterey, California! The festival include live music, entertainment, folk dancing, belly dancing and art exhibits Children...

Follow WhatsUpMonterey.com on Facebook
California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival

20 Custom House Plz.
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival is not to be missed if you're in Monterey, California! The festival include live music, entertainment, folk dancing, belly dancing and art exhibits Children...

Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival

Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival

10 Midtown Lane
Salinas, CA 93901

Aug 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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

Monterey Greek Festival

Monterey Greek Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Aug 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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

Wine Train
Monterey Greek Festival

Monterey Greek Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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

Monterey Greek Festival

Monterey Greek Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 6, 2019 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,...

InterContinental The Clement Monterey Hotel
Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 7, 2019 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,...

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival

20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Sep 8, 2019 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,...

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"...

Default Left
Taste of Carmel

Taste of Carmel

3080 Rio Road
Carmel, CA 93921

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

Sample local cuisine from top area restaurants while you sip Monterey County wines, all showcased in the historic Carmel Mission Courtyard. Dance to a crowd-favorite, The Money Band, and then take...

Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

1 Old Golf Course Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Oct 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine is a tribute to the rich and colorful history of agave based spirits to celebrate and positively influence its cultural, social and economic significance. MBTC...

Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

1 Old Golf Course Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Oct 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine is a tribute to the rich and colorful history of agave based spirits to celebrate and positively influence its cultural, social and economic significance. MBTC...

Flavors of Pacific Grove

Flavors of Pacific Grove

79 Asilomar Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Nov 16, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Flavors of Pacific Grove is a celebration of the great chefs of Pacific Grove. Come and enjoy delicious food and great wines while listening to music in a friendly local atmosphere. Live auction...

Portola Hotel & Spa Thanksgiving

Portola Hotel & Spa Thanksgiving

2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Nov 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us at the Portola Hotel & Spa in Grand Ballroom for a traditional Thanksgiving feast the entire family will enjoy. Indulge in a spectacular display of California cheeses and cured meats,...

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

1 Old Golf Course Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Nov 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

TusCA Ristorante located at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa will serve an incredible Thanksgiving Day Buffett with lively Jazz entertainment. Reservations are available from 1pm-7pm and Jazz...

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

701 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940

Nov 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Sardine Factory is offering a special four-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu. * Pending Update for 2019 SOUP HARVEST CORN SOUP Sunchokes, roasted mushrooms, sage croutons SALAD TANIMURA...