WHALEFEST MONTEREY

January 28 - 29, 2017

This page has all the events that took place in 2016. Bookmark this page and return to get information about 2017's events!

Celebrate the return of gray whales to the Monterey Bay during Whalefest MontereyOld Fisherman's Wharf and Custom House Plaza in historic downtown Monterey throw quite the migration party for these much loved creatures during the 2-day festival. 

This family fun event hosts a variety of activities including live entertainment, face painting, educational exhibits, historic walking tours, chalk art and much more. Live music will be performed throughout the weekend.The event will run Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. 

Want to see these massive creatures on the open sea? Take a whale watching boat tour out of Old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey. Click here for a list of local whale watching cruises and information for the first-time whale watcher. 

Whalefest Monterey Hotels

Several hotels are conveniently located in downtown Monterey and walking distance to the event including the Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey Marriott, and Hotel Pacific.

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