In 2022 look forward to more ways to enjoy Monterey County! Unexpected adventures and natural beauty abound in our destination. Take advantage  of this incredible place and make your next meeting unforgettable by booking here in Monterey County. Your attendees can look forward to unique experiences and tailored itineraries with these new and updated events and excursions. 

Big Sur Foragers Festival (Big Sur) 

Big Sur Festival Dish

Several events that have been postponed or reinvented since the pandemic are returning to Monterey County in 2022 including the popular Big Sur Foragers Festival, which will offer a series of in person events January 20-23. Participants can go on a foraging hike, attend a mushroom-inspired brunch at Big Sur River Inn and more. All events benefit the Big Sur Health Center. 

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (Monterey.) 

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

This world-renowned race venue will celebrate its 65th anniversary in 2022, kicking off its season with popular events including Trans Am Speedfest (April 22-24), followed by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship featuring the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship (April 29-May 1). Other marquee events for the year are the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (August 17-20) and the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the NTT INDYCAR SERIES finale (September 9-11).

Into the Deep: Exploring Our Undiscovered Ocean (Monterey) 

Mopnterey Bay Aquarium deck facing the Monterey Bay. Great tide pool in the foreground.

The world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium will unveil one of its most ambitious exhibits in spring 2022, delving into the ocean’s dark abyss, with some species that have never been on public display. Home to everything from football-sized giant isopods to bone-eating worms, the years-in-the-making exhibit will explore these relatively unknown species that live hundreds of meters under the Monterey Bay.

Carmel Valley VIP Wine Tour (Carmel Valley)

Bernardus Winery

Ag Venture Tours and Consulting is teaming up with notable Carmel Valley wineries, including Folktale Winery, to provide visitors a guided tasting experience in one of Monterey County’s best known wine regions. The tour will include a gourmet cheese board and locally-made chocolate truffles. 

Del Monte Golf Course (Pebble Beach)

Del Monte Golf Course

As the oldest golf course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi and one of the top courses in Monterey County, Pebble Beach’s Del Monte Golf Course is primed to celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2022. Here a round of golf comes complete with a tour through California golf history. The course played an instrumental role in popularizing golf out West and today plays host to the annual Monterey City Amateur Championship.

Pacific Repertory (Carmel-by-the-Sea.) 


Celebrating its 40th birthday in 2022, Pacific Repertory (PacRep) – the only professional theatre company in all of Monterey County – will reopen its historic Golden Bough Playhouse in summer 2022. PacRep traditionally performs a dozen productions annually at Golden Bough, home to two historic stages, and the Outdoor Forest Theater.

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