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It seems that something special and exciting is always going on in Monterey County; local community events such as Pacific Grove's Good Old Days, the Monterey County Fair and the Sand City West End Celebration gives every visitor a slice of hometown Americana. Community events showcase the local heritage and unique cultures that Monterey County has to offer, while giving locals and visitors a chance to come together as one.

 

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11-01-2014

Special Events

Ciclovía Salinas

11/01/2014
10am-2pm
Alisal Street, between Salinas Street in Oldtown (downtown) vicinity and Sanborn Road in East Salinas
Type: Special Events
Location: Downtown Salinas
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Don't miss Ciclovía Salinas, a free event open to the public, and one of only a dozen Open Streets locations in all of California! What are Open Streets? Public streets are temporarily closed to motor vehicles, so people of all ages and abilities may use them for walking, biking, and other people-powered transport... more

Day of the Dead Celebration

11/01/2014
7pm-10pm
720 Via Mirada
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada
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Dance the night away, enjoy an authentic taco bar and cocktails, and celebrate souls who are gone but not forgotten. DJ and music provided by Belmont Entertainment. Prize for best costume. Must be 21 years or older to attend. more

Haunted Mirror Maze

10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014
8pm-10pm
751 Cannery Row Ste 109
Venue: Monterey Mirror Maze & Lazer Challenger
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey Mirror Maze & Lazer Challenger
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Are you ready to get scared this Halloween? Come to our annual Haunted Mirror Maze Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 30th, 31st and November 1st from 8pm to 10pm!! Also bring your canned goods that will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Monterey County to get $5 dollars off with 3 Donated Canned Goods! Se... more

ROTA Psychic Fair

11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
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For over 29 years, ROTA productions has been bringing the best of body, mind, and spirit events. This event is not like any other psychic fair, the ROTA festival has over 35 of California's best psychics, healers, and readers. more

11-02-2014

ROTA Psychic Fair

11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
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For over 29 years, ROTA productions has been bringing the best of body, mind, and spirit events. This event is not like any other psychic fair, the ROTA festival has over 35 of California's best psychics, healers, and readers. more

11-03-2014

Pacific Grove Farmers' Market

From: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Central and Grand Ave.
Type: Special Events
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The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Markets' new location is Central and Grand Ave right in front of Jewell Park, the Natural History Museum, and the Pacific Grove Library. The Farmers' Market is open every Monday 4pm - 7pm all year round. (We will be closed December 24th and 31st. Open all other holidays.) more

11-04-2014

Alisal Farmers' Market

From: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
632 East Alisal Street
Type: Special Events
Location: Alisal
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Alisal Certified Farmers' Market is located in East Salinas at 632 East Alisal Street in the parking lot of the WIC Family and Community Nutrition Programs. Plenty of free parking is located next to the Alisal Market. Monterey Salinas Transit bus routes go directly to the Alisal Market. Open Tuesdays from 9am-4pm.... more

11-08-2014

5th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

11/08/2014
8:00am–11:15am
Box 1168
Venue: Marina Equestrian Center Park
Type: Special Events
Location: Corner California Avenue (aka 5th Ave) and 9th Street
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History-oriented Veterans Day celebration for all. Leading this year's Vietnam War focus, Col. Richard Barratt (ret.) will speak on "The Vietnam War: View from Fort Ord," with Vietnam era uniformed living historians and flash museum. Event site is newly listed on National Register for Historic Places--tour is a... more

11-10-2014

Pacific Grove Farmers' Market

From: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Central and Grand Ave.
Type: Special Events
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The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Markets' new location is Central and Grand Ave right in front of Jewell Park, the Natural History Museum, and the Pacific Grove Library. The Farmers' Market is open every Monday 4pm - 7pm all year round. (We will be closed December 24th and 31st. Open all other holidays.) more

11-11-2014

2014 Monterey County Veterans Day Parade

11/11/2014
2pm
Type: Special Events
Location: Oldtown Salinas
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The 4th Annual Monterey County Veterans Day Parade will be held in Oldtown Salinas, California, on November 11th, 2014. To join the parade, please visit "Join the Parade" page for more information. We are also looking for volunteers to support the event. If you are interested, please email us your name and con... more

Alisal Farmers' Market

From: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
632 East Alisal Street
Type: Special Events
Location: Alisal
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Alisal Certified Farmers' Market is located in East Salinas at 632 East Alisal Street in the parking lot of the WIC Family and Community Nutrition Programs. Plenty of free parking is located next to the Alisal Market. Monterey Salinas Transit bus routes go directly to the Alisal Market. Open Tuesdays from 9am-4pm.... more

Veteran's Day Ceremony in Carmel-by-the-Sea

11/11/2014
11am
Type: Special Events
Location: Devendorf Park
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Military officials and city dignitaries, including the mayor, gather in Devendorf Park to honor Veterans of the nation's wars with a ceremony and speeches. Afterward, the American Legion Post in Carmel hosts an open house, to which veterans, friends and family are welcome. more

11-14-2014

Santa Paws

11/14/2014 - 11/16/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1410 Del Monte Ctr
Venue: Del Monte Shopping Center
Type: Special Events
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SANTA PAWS Friday, November 14 –Sunday, November 16 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Your family and friends will enjoy receiving a picture of you and your pets with Santa for the holidays! Your AFRP Santa Paws package includes a portrait sitting of your pet with Santa taken by the professional photographers from Ardent Im... more

11-15-2014

Pre-Holiday Prep Party

11/15/2014
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Ocean Ave and Mission St
Venue: Carmel Plaza
Type: Special Events
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Kick off the holiday shopping season with our Pre-holiday Prep Party in the Plaza Saturday, November 15. Party includes activities in every store, cooking demonstration, high level Fashion Show, Pop up Markets and an opportunity to win a major holiday gift basket . In stores activities begin at 11:00 AM, Fashion Sho... more

Santa Paws

11/14/2014 - 11/16/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1410 Del Monte Ctr
Venue: Del Monte Shopping Center
Type: Special Events
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SANTA PAWS Friday, November 14 –Sunday, November 16 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Your family and friends will enjoy receiving a picture of you and your pets with Santa for the holidays! Your AFRP Santa Paws package includes a portrait sitting of your pet with Santa taken by the professional photographers from Ardent Im... more

Stop Pollution! Join the Upper Carr Lake Cleanup!

11/15/2014
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
824 E. Laurel Dr.
Type: Special Events
Location: Upper Carr Lake
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Return of the Natives invites volunteers to join in a day of service at Upper Carr Lake in Salinas! Volunteers are invited to help clean up trash and debris to make the park a better place for both wildlife and people. RON events are a great way to learn more about where you live, meet new people, get community service h... more

11-16-2014

Santa Paws

11/14/2014 - 11/16/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1410 Del Monte Ctr
Venue: Del Monte Shopping Center
Type: Special Events
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SANTA PAWS Friday, November 14 –Sunday, November 16 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Your family and friends will enjoy receiving a picture of you and your pets with Santa for the holidays! Your AFRP Santa Paws package includes a portrait sitting of your pet with Santa taken by the professional photographers from Ardent Im... more

11-21-2014

Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
1 Portola Plaza
Venue: Monterey Conference Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey Conference Center
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The very special 16th Annual Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace (www.montereycowboy.org) will be held from Friday through Sunday, November 21-23, 2014. The festival will be held at the Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza in downtown Monterey, CA. This popula... more

11-22-2014

Holiday Tree Lighting

11/22/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1410 Del Monte Ctr
Venue: Del Monte Shopping Center
Type: Special Events
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Holiday Tree Lighting Event November 22, 2014 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Del Monte Center invites the community to come out and enjoy live holiday entertainment by Eight Second Ride, delicious cookies and hot cocoa, and a visit from Santa himself as he magically lights the gorgeous holiday tree. Save the date….Saturday, ... more

Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
1 Portola Plaza
Venue: Monterey Conference Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey Conference Center
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The very special 16th Annual Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace (www.montereycowboy.org) will be held from Friday through Sunday, November 21-23, 2014. The festival will be held at the Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza in downtown Monterey, CA. This popula... more

11-23-2014

Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
1 Portola Plaza
Venue: Monterey Conference Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey Conference Center
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The very special 16th Annual Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Cowboy Art & Western Marketplace (www.montereycowboy.org) will be held from Friday through Sunday, November 21-23, 2014. The festival will be held at the Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza in downtown Monterey, CA. This popula... more

11-28-2014

Cannery Row Tree Lighting Ceremony

11/28/2014
5pm-9pm
Cannery Row
Venue: Cannery Row
Type: Special Events
Location: Steinbeck Plaza on Cannery Row
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Kick off the holiday season on Cannery Row with the 20th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. This FREE event is open to all. Please join in the wonderful holiday spirit and family festivities to be held in Steinbeck Plaza and the Plaza in front of Bubba Gump's. more

11-30-2014

Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights

11/30/2014
6pm
One Main Street
Type: Special Events
Location: Oldtown Salinas
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Kick off your holidays at the annual Salinas family and community delight that attracts over 10,000 spectators. Parade entrants range from marching bands, floats and dancers to walking groups and classic cars. The route winds up South Main Street and through Oldtown to the National Steinbeck Center. Celebrity announcers ... more

 

 

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