All Weekend

Classic automobiles have taken over the Monterey Peninsula for the Monterey Car Week and Concours d'Elegance! Insanely expensive cars are on display just about everywhere including golf courses, parks and the world-renowned WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Click here for a full list of car shows, auctions and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion happening throughout the week. Monday-Sunday. Various event venues and admission fees. 

Motorsports Reunion races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Get the kids out of the house and into the theatre! The Little Mermaid comes to life at the Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel-by-the-Sea with dazzling costumes, sets and special flying/swimming effects. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Mountain View Avenue & Santa Rita Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$36.

Four of the greatest musicians collide during the Million Dollar Quartet at the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Inspired by a real life jam session between Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash, this hit sensation is sure to have you dancing in your seat! Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$44

Kick off your weekend on the right foot with a free walking tour at Asilomar Conference Grounds. The 1 hour and 15 minute hike showcases historic highlights of the iconic property. Friday and Saturday at10am. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event. 

Friday

Monterey Car Week continues to rev up throughout the area and into the weekend. For a free spectacle head over to Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove for the Concours Auto Rally. Over 200 rare and exotic automobiles will be on display with the charming Victorian storefronts as their backdrop. 12pm-5pm. Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event. 

Jaguar

Congrats, you’ve made it to the end of the work week! Unwind with a cocktail and live music at Phoebe’s Café at the Asilomar Conference Grounds. Tonight’s performer is singer and guitarist and vocalist Fred McCarty. 6:30pm-9pm. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event. 

Saturday

Expensive cars not your thing? Then you are going to love the Concours d’Lemons where four wheeled mistakes are the stars of the show! 8am-1:30pm. 440 Harcourt Avenue, Seaside. Free event. 

Cars line up to accept awards at Concours d'Lemons

Over 1,000 Italian automobiles and motorcycles make their way to Bayonet & Blackhorse Golf Course for the Concorso Italiano. Here you can also enjoy an Italian fashion show, musical performances, and on-stage interviews with legendary automotive collectors and industry designers. 9:30am-5pm. 1 McClure Way, Seaside. $180.

$3 million Ferrari SP1 at Concorso Italiano

Look for super, hyper and exotic wheels at Exotics on Cannery Row. This showcase is more like one big party on of Monterey’s most iconic streets surrounded by an array of restaurants, attractions and ocean views. 3pm-8pm. Cannery Row, Monterey. Free event.

Dancing yellow horses take over Carmel for the Ferrari Event at The Barnyard bringing bright shiny cars, local wines, delicious food and live music. 4pm-7pm. 3663 The Barnyard, Carmel. $60.

Sunday

Monterey Car Week officially wraps up today with the main event that started it all! The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is one of the hottest tickets in town where only the best collector cars in the world roll on to the legendary 18th fairway at Pebble Beach for a chance to take home the grand prize. 10:30am-5pm. 2700 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach. $375.

Ferrari's on #18 at Pebble Beach

Head for the hills and bring your family and friends out to scenic Salinas Valley for Hahn’s Summer Music Series. Pick a spot on their sunny patio and simply soak in the live music, wine, view and good company. This week Wade Egan stops by for an afternoon of relaxing and soulful jams. 12pm-4pm. 37700 Foothill Road, Soledad. Free event. 

Test your knowledge on sports, wine, pop culture and more during Sunday Trivia at Bargetto Winery on Cannery Row. Teams will play 4 rounds of 7 questions per category in order to compete for a winning prize. 4pm-6pm. 700-G Cannery Row, Monterey. Free event.