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Celebrate Upcoming Events in Monterey, CA throughout the Year.

Monterey, California plays host to a range of annual events, conventions and weddings throughout the year. Immerse yourself in the flavor of festivity for the season and plan your journey accordingly. Many of these events draw thousands of visitors into the community to enjoy the sights and sounds of Monterey County. Enjoy food & wines, thrilling sports action and festivals your choice at first-class venues in Monterey, Pebble Beach, Caramel-by-the-Sea, Big Sur and many more locations.
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am PGA Golf
Come to the grand seaside golf grounds at Pebble Beach to witness top PGA Tour professionals team up with celebrities in this all-star ensemble showdown. Watch Hollywood stars, musicians, industry tycoons compete for their honor and a whopping $6.6 million prize.
Jazz Bash by the Bay
Monterey is known for its jazz affinity, and Jazz Bash by the Bay has only continued the heritage of wall-to-wall weekend of traditional jazz and swing since the eighties. It brings together many colorful forms of the roots of early jazz: traditional jazz, swing, gypsy jazz, ragtime, blues, zydeco and big bands.
Next Generation Jazz Festival
A precursor to the annual Monterey Jazz Festival in September, this show of young talent brings together over 1,300 of the nation's top student musicians to play their hearts out in downtown Monterey. The event is free to the public.
Pebble Beach Food and Wine
Get together for fun and festivities at one of the most exclusive party spots in town. Enjoy four days of the best in food and wine in Monterey, CA with the epic event, Pebble Beach Food and Wine. 60 celebrity chefs and 250 wineries assemble the culinary experience of a lifetime at their differently decorated outlets.
Sea Otter Classic
Welcome to Sea Otter Classic - the largest cycling festival and consumer trade show in North America. Enjoy four days of unlimited fun and games including a wide variety of bike races and fun rides for every kind, level and age of rider in this carnival of colors.
Big Sur International Marathon
The Big Sur Marathon stretches over 26.2 miles of the most beautiful Central Californian coastline. For runners, it is one of the most challenging trails in the world. The Expo at the starting point is where participants collect their race bibs, goody bags and check out fitness apparel and equipment.
Trans Am SpeedFest - Car Racing
Held at the world famous WeatherTech Laguna Seca Raceway track, get ready for dramatic nose-to-tail racing bringing smiles to fans of all ages. Check supercars like Corvettes, Camaros and Mustangs battle it out for the valuable Trans Am West Coast Championship.
Monterey Wine Festival
With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will find a vast array of spirits from different countries awaiting them at the Monterey Wine Festival. The hosts at the Monterey Conference Center are also throwing in beer and live music to make the ambience livelier. The event also includes the West Coast Clam Chowder Competition.
MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest - Motorcycle Racing
Feel the adrenalin rush as the best motorcycle race in the country roars into town for its annual pilgrimage. MotoAmerica's premier Superbike class headlines the weekend as bikers ride their powerful Yamahas, Suzukis, Kawasakis, Ducatis and BMWs to carve their way through the technically demanding 2.238-mile tarmac strip in the Laguna Seca Raceway.
Ferrari Challenge Series
It's open season at the Laguna Seca Raceway as fans cheer the pure thoroughbreds from Modena, Italy race in a high-speed blur. This season, fans will see the latest Ferrari 488 Challenge race cars collide and compete side-by-side.
Monterey Car Week
Classic automobiles take over the Monterey Peninsula during Monterey Car Week and Concours d'Elegance. All over Monterey County, classic cars take to streets, golf courses, parks and the world-renowned Laguna Seca WeatherTech Raceway surrounding visitors with automobiles from yesteryear.
Monterey SportsCar Championship
America's premier sports car series just keeps getting better. Fresh off its 50th anniversary, the IMSA series brings its top classes of Daytona Prototypes, Le Mans Prototype 2, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona to Monterey.
Firestone Grand Prix
IndyCar Series Championship ends at the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey. For the second consecutive year, drivers and teams will be battling for the final points of the season to rise in the standings at the season finale.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Celebrate music and festivities in Monterey's top event attraction with global performers, bands, food, exhibits, shopping and workshops at the County Fairgrounds. The Monterey Jazz Festival attracts all the top names in jazz, and boasts art exhibits, njazz clinics and seminars. The Festival features over 500 artists performing on eight stages.
Monterey Bay Half Marathon
The Half Marathon on Monterey Bay takes runners through historic downtown Monterey, over to Cannery Row, down the shore of Monterey Bay, into downtown Pacific Grove, and back along the coast to the grand finish at Custom House Plaza.
Christmas at the Adobes
Christmas in the Adobes is Monterey's signature holiday event. Stroll the streets of Monterey and stop in at any one of 23 decorated adobes with soft holiday lights, entertainment, and Christmas refreshments.
First Night Monterey
The most creative New Year's Eve for your family! Entertainment and fun for everyone. Come and celebrate New Year's Eve the Monterey way.
Organize an eventful trip in and around Monterey, CA. Contact our front desk associates for assistance.
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