The extraordinary Monterey Bay Aquarium hosts this free event. Enjoy two days of education by world-renowned marine experts, stunning photography, live music, and interactive exhibits focused on the ocean and the environment. Whalefest Monterey runs from 11am – 5pm. Don't miss the world-famous Abalone Races.
March 18 & 19, 2023
Sea Otter Classic
Join North America's largest gathering of cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts at the Sea Otter Classic, held at the Weathertech Laguna Seca Raceway. Zoom in to competitive bike racing and recreational tours along the gorgeous coastline. Watch exciting bike stunt shows, meet professional athletes, and take in hundreds of exhibits.
April 20-23, 2023
Trans Am Speedfest – SVRA
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is one of the most spectacular race venues in the world! Meet celebrated drivers and get up close to classic Trans Ams, Corvettes, Alfas, Porsches, and Indy cars ready to take on the freshly re-paved, the 11-turn, 2.2-mile racecourse, including the blind Corkscrew.
May 4-7, 2023
Pacific Grove Good Old Days Festival
Celebrate the joys of yesteryear with old-fashioned carnival rides, inflatable jumpers, live bands, arts and crafts vendors, food booths, pony rides, a classic car show, a dance showcase, a parade, a petting zoo, and family-friendly exhibits.
May 6 & 7, 2023
Motul Course de Monterey
See America's premier sports car series hits the track for the Motul Course de Monterey at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. A Ferris wheel, go-karts, autograph sessions, and a kids' zone ensure fun for the whole family.
California Roots Music and Arts Festival
Join this annual American music and art festival at the Monterey Fairgrounds. Celebrate the music you love, including reggae, reggae rock, folk, and hip hop at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Inspired by the West Coast festivals of 60's, the festival showcases bands of many genres, live painting on stage, fire dancers, and good vibes. The festival is sustainable and kid-friendly, with free entrance for children under 10.
May 25-28, 2023
Plan Your Spring Getaway with Inns of MontereyEnjoy a spring getaway at one of the intimate boutique hotels in the Inns of Monterey collection. From Cannery Row to Old Town, our five charming hotels put you near the best Monterey events, festivals and activities. Our hotels truly celebrate the spirit of Monterey with warm hospitality and authentic experiences you won't find anywhere else. Enjoy charming accommodations with ocean views or balconies overlooking the beauty of Monterey.
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