Horseback Ride at Salinas River State Beach

Horseback Ride at Salinas River State Beach

Kayak at Point Lobos
Enjoy the Sunset at Asilomar State Beach
Drive Scenic Highway One
Explore the Wonders at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Moments

Monterey offers iconic California moments. Experience the top road trip in the United States as you wind along the breathtaking Big Sur coastline on Highway One. Book a Monterey hotel on the beach, then explore the shops and attractions of iconic Cannery Row. Sip handcrafted wines at tucked-away tasting rooms where the winemaker might just be the person pouring. Take a surfing lesson and catch a glimpse of a barefoot beach wedding as you ride your board to shore. Play 18 holes at legendary golf courses, or just hang out at the 19th hole and watch the pros practice. Monterey County has something special for everyone.
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Monterey County is the one of the largest wine growing and producing regions in California. ... more
An abundance of locally procured ingredients and a year-round growing season set the stage for truly ... more
Approximately 85 vintners and growers are established throughout Monterey County. Sip your way ... more
Nearly two-thirds of the world's artichokes are grown in Monterey County. Castroville even hosts the ... more
Enjoy the fresh certified organic produce, tours and visits with the animals at The Farm. ... more
Of the nine recognized American Viticultural Association appellations in Monterey County, three are ... more
Over 75 celebrity chefs and over 250 wineries assemble at Pebble Beach to bring you the culinary ... more
Monterey County is the epicenter of the sustainable seafood movement. Local restaurants have ... more
Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea has become a bona fide wine tasting destination, with enough tasting ... more
The secret to Monterey's viticultural success is the "Blue Grand Canyon," the deep marine canyon ... more

Calendar of Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS
May
24
2015

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

May. 22-May. 24
The 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is a three-day event packed with live music, fantastic food,…more
May
24
2015

MayFest Monterey Bay

May. 23-May. 25
This FREE admission 3 DAY FESTIVAL created for the community at large will occur over the Memorial Weekend, May 23, 24…more
May
30
2015

Artichoke Festival

May. 30-May. 31
In 2015 the Castroville Artichoke Festival will celebrate it's 56th year at the Monterey County Fair & Event…more
Jun
6
2015

Monterey Wine Festival

Jun. 6-Jun. 7
With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will lfind an embarrassment of riches awaiting them at the…more
Jun
6
2015

Spartan Race

Jun. 6
Spartan RaceTM, the global leader in Obstacle Racing since 2005, was designed by seven insane ultra athletes and a…more
Jun
13
2015

Monterey Beer Festival

Jun. 13
The Monterey Beer Festival is celebrating its 14th year. Breweries from across California are joining us to showcase…more
Jun
20
2015

Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration

Jun. 20
The Art & Wine Celebration will showcase over 50 artists, local wines and strolling musicians with restaurants,…more
Jun
21
2015

Run in the Name of Love 5K

Jun. 21
The fifth annual "Run in the Name of Love" scenic road race and walk is set for Father's Day Sunday, June…more
Jun
27
2015

Monterey BaconFest

Jun. 27-Jun. 28
It's bacon! The inaugural Monterey BaconFest showcases all things bacon on June 27-28 at the Monterey County Fair…more
Jul
4
2015

4th of July Events in Monterey County

Jul. 4
Celebrate Independence Day (and your day off) this year where California was first born! Monterey, Pacific Grove,…more
Jul
10
2015

Aerosmith at the Salinas Sports Complex

Jul. 10
Legendary and iconic Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Aerosmith will kick off Big Week in a BIG way with a live concert at…more
Jul
16
2015

California Rodeo Salinas

Jul. 16-Jul. 19
Each July, the West comes alive in Salinas with the California Rodeo Salinas at the Salinas Sports Complex. The…more
Jul
17
2015

FIM Superbike World Championship

Jul. 17-Jul. 19
The sounds of motorcycles will again roar through the central California hillsides as the FIM Superbike World…more
Jul
18
2015

78th Annual Carmel Bach Festival

Jul. 18
Carmel Bach Festival, a world-class festival of music and ideas celebrating the works, inspiration, and ongoing…more
Jul
18
2015

Carmel Bach Festival

Jul. 18-Aug. 1
The Carmel Bach Festival has a 75-year history of artistic excellence and community service. Musicians from the around…more
Jul
22
2015

Feast of Lanterns

Jul. 22-Jul. 26
A tradition lasting for over a century, the Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns is a community celebration. This event in…more
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