Pacific Grove Good Old Days

Pacific Grove Good Old Days

Community Events

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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Special Events

Cannery Row Tree Lighting Ceremony

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


Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights

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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