Start the New Year off on the right foot and spend your extended holiday weekend in Monterey!

All Weekend

Get out those dancing shoes for the Solid Gold Tribute Concert at the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The venue comes alive with the sounds of classic jams from the likes of Little Richard, Elvis and Bob Dylan during the Solid Gold Tribute Concert. Thursday at 8:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel by the Sea. $8-$42.

Thursday

Revel in what’s left of 2015 at the happiest place on earth, Monterey! Monterey's citywide First Night celebration is only one of many taking place on New Year's Eve. Whether you're looking for a large celebration, or an intimate one, you can find it at one of hot spots found here!

First Night Monterey

Friday

Happy New Year! Kick off the New Year on the right foot during Rio Grill’s Resolution Run. The 10k and 5k race begins at Rio Grill at the Crossroads in Carmel and works its way around Carmel-by-the-Sea and ends at the Carmel Mission. 9am. 101 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel. Registration is $40 in advance and $45 on race day.

Saturday

Head to Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur tonight for a night epic bluegrass from the Alabama Bow Ties. 10pm. 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur. Free event.

Sunday

Love Dancing with the Stars? Then you do not want to miss Forever Tango featuring guest artists Anna Trebunskaya and Dmitry Chaplin from the popular ABC show. This passionate performance highlights the music and dance of Argentina with six world-class Argentine tango couples at the Golden State Theater. 2pm. 417 Alvarado, Monterey. $25-$95.