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2021 Events in Monterey County




Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

September 17-19, 2021

The road to the IndyCar Series Championship makes an important stop at the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey to attack the iconic track.

The Pure Insurance Championship

September 21-26, 2021

One of the most exciting stops on the PGA TOUR, featuring 54-hole and 78 PGA TOUR Champions players. 

California Rodeo Salinas

September 23-26, 2021

The West comes alive for the largest rodeo in California. 

IMSA Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship

September 24-25, 2021

A premier road racing series featuring non-stop action with over 10 different car manufacturers vying for the title.

Monterey Jazz Festival

September 24-26. 2021

MJF has a 63-year legacy of presenting and producing the biggest names in jazz at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Whether you prefer jazz, blues, folk, or American song, you're sure to find both old favorites and visionary new artists to love.

Sea Otter Classic

October 7-10, 2021

An action-packed cycling extravaganza featuring amateur and pro cycling events, as well as family activities for all ages.

Carmel Bach Festival

October 23-November 5, 2021

California’s oldest music festival celebrates over 80-years of history with 14 days of performances, talks and educational events.

2022 Events in Monterey County

AT&T Pro Am

January 31-February 6, 2022

One of the most exciting events on the PGA TOUR, the Pro-Am is contested annually in front of thousands of spectators and millions of television viewers on three of the Monterey Peninsula’s premier golf courses. 

Winemaker's Celebration

May 7, 2022

The Winemakers' Celebration in picturesque Carmel-by-the-Sea celebrates the wines and winemakers of Monterey County's world-class growing region.

Carmel Art Festival

May 13-15, 2022

Carmel-by-the-Sea highlights its artist colony origins with the  annual Carmel Art Festival. Listen to live musical performances and scope out unique art pieces all weekend long.

Cali Roots

May 26-29, 2022

Reggae acts from around the globe culminate at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center for good vibes and irie times.

Monterey Wine Festival

June 11-12, 2022

With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will find an embarrassment of riches awaiting them at the Monterey Wine Festival. Dine on savory bites paired with selected wines, beers and spirits at the Monterey Conference Center.
Monterey International Blues Festival June 25, 2022 Don't miss this bluesy event full of great music, fantastic food vendors, and an unmatched ambiance.

Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

July 16-17, 2022

The Scottish Games & Celtic Festival brings the music, dance and athletic events of the mystical lands of Scotland and Ireland to Monterey County.

Feast of Lanterns

July 30, 2022

A tradition lasting for over a century, the Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns is a community celebration including a lantern pageant, children's activities, and a pet parade. 
Monterey Beer Festival July 30, 2022 Taste 80 beers from dozen of breweries around the world.

Automobilia Monterey Expo

August 15-17, 2022

Automobilia Monterey Expo is the largest automobilia show in America. Buy original vintage posters, rallye plates, badges & pins, hood ornaments, original art, scale models, signed items, and more. 

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