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First City Festival

First City Festival

First City Festival

August 23 - 24, 2014

Monterey meets Coachella during the First City Festival. The site of the original Monterey Pop Festival, Monterey County Fair & Event Center hosts the two-day music event August 23rd and 24th. 

Music

Over 30 bands and musicians perform on three stages throughout the fairground’s 20 acres. The First City Festival focuses on everything from electro-pop, psychedelic pop to dream pop. Major acts include Beck, The National, The Naked and Famous, Phantogram and many more! For a full line-up click here.

Activities

There are a variety of activities to keep you busy in-between sets including a full carnival complete with games and rides. Several food, wine and beer vendors will also be on site.

Tickets

Tickets go on sale May 9, 2014. Two-day General Admission Passes are $159.50 and Two-Day VIP Admission Passes are $289.50. Ticket prices also include unlimited access to carnival rides. For tickets visit the official First City Festival ticketing website.

Lodging

Several hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts of Monterey and Seaside are all within a short walk or drive of the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Various campgrounds and campsites are also available within a short distance to the venue. 

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