Wednesday

Happy New Year! Whether you're looking for a city-wide family festival like First Night Monterey, a fabulous New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Pebble Beach or an intimate New Year's Eve dinner you're bound to find an exciting way to ring in 2015 in Monterey. Click here to see a full list of New Year's Eve events and dinners in Monterey County.

First Night Monterey

Thursday

Live up to your New Year's resolutions with a run to kick off the beginning of 2015 during Rio Grill's Resolution Run! This 6.5 mile foot race and 3-mile family fun run are set on a breathtaking cross-country course through Carmel. 9am. 101 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel.

All Weekend

Enjoy a winter wonderland right by the bay! Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey has transformed into an ice skater's paradise for Ice Skating by the Bay. Open Monday - Saturday from 11am-10pm and Sunday from 12pm-8pm. 4 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. $10-$12.

Kick off the New Year with the popular annual performance of the Legends Rock and Roll Tribute Concert! The Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea will be rocking with some of the classics from Elvis, the Mamas and the Papas, Bob Dylan, Little Richard and more! Wednesday at 8:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde Street between 8th and 9th Avenues, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $7.50-$39.

Saturday

Folk rock band Scary Little Friends is at Fernwood Tavern tonight. 10pm. 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.