There's no shortage of events in Monterey County this spring. If you're looking for a heart-thumping auto race, a world-renowned music festival, or a delectable food and wine event, we've got you covered.

Pacific Grove Good Old Days
April 8-9, 2017

Home to the County's largest arts and crafts show, this hometown hootenanny brings over 225 art and food vendors to downtown Pacific Grove. There is also a parade down Pine Avenue, live entertainment on four stages, old-fashioned games and lots of family fun.

Pacific Grove Good Old Days 2014

Pebble Beach Food & Wine
April 20-23, 2017

Enjoy four days of the best in food and wine with an amazing epicurean event, Pebble Beach Food and Wine. 60 celebrity chefs and 250 wineries assemble at Pebble Beach to bring you the culinary experience of a lifetime. Enjoy lunches, dinners, wine tastings and cooking demonstrations.

Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Sea Otter Classic
April 20-23, 2017

Spanning over four days, this largest cycling festival in North America includes a wide variety of bike races and fun rides for every kind, level and age of rider. The festival also includes an expo with more than 250 exhibitors, club zones, a product demo area, a ride zone, stunt shows and kids activities.

Women's road race

Big Sur International Marathon & Expo
April 29-30, 2017

The Big Sur Marathon is 26.2 miles of the most beautiful coastline in the world - and, for runners, the most challenging. At the Expo, participants and visitors can check out the latest in fitness apparel and equipment.

Big Sur Marathon

Winemakers’ Celebration
May 5-7, 2017

Over 100 wines made from 42 different varietals will be available for sampling at the Winemakers’ Celebration in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Guests will also have the rare opportunity to ask questions and discuss the wines with the winemakers themselves.

Winemakers' Celebration

Salinas Valley Fair
May 18-21, 2017

Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival, bull-riding, craft and 4-H exhibit, music and more in the heart of the Salinas Valley.

Night lights at the annual fair

Carmel Art Festival
May 19-21, 2017

Art haven Carmel-by-the-Sea hosts several gallery events, lectures, receptions and demonstrations throughout art galleries and open spaces throughout the village. There is also a plein-air painting competition where final works are showcased on Mission Street.

en plein air Carmel

Spring Classic at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
May 19-21, 2017

The Spring Classic showcases vintage car racing at the iconic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca featuring a variety of automobiles spanning several different eras.

Continental Sports Car Festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

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