Events in Monterey, California (CA)Monterey, California plays host to a range of annual events, conventions and weddings throughout the year. Many of these events draw thousands of visitors into the community to enjoy the sights and sounds of Monterey County.
Jazz Festival.Monterey Jazz Festival is a popular annual event showcasing Jazz music through a variety of concerts featuring well-known and emerging jazz artists. The three-day event has hosted a wide variety of big name artists like Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, John Lewis, Chick Corea, and continues to host more than 500 musicians on nine stages during the three-day event. www.montereyjazzfestival.org
Wine Festival.Wine lovers flock to the area for this popular event. Held at several different venues around Monterey, the Monterey Wine Festival is a place where winemakers, grape growers, wine aficionados, and wine lovers come together to enjoy the wines of Monterey County. www.montereywine.com
Laguna Seca Races
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in beautiful Monterey is widely hailed as on of the top ten traditional road courses in the world. Mazda Raceway features world class auto and motorcycle racing. Events are held throughout the year. For more information www.mazdaraceway.com