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					Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
2011 Marquee Events


January                                           When
Rio Grill Resolution Run                          January 1, 2011
Monterey Swingfest                                January 13-17, 2011

February                                          When
AT&T National ProAm                               February 7-13, 2011
River Road Wine Trail Valentine's Passport        February 12, 2011
Steinbeck's Birthday Celebration                  February 27, 2011
Big Sur Chanterelle Festival (may be cancelled)   TBA

March                                             When
Dixieland Monterey                                March 4-6, 2011
Big Sur Mud Run                                   March 27, 2011

April                                             When
Next Generation Jazz Festival                     April 1-3, 2011
Pacific Grove Good Old Days                       April 9-10, 2011
Sea Otter Classic                                 April 14-17, 2011
Wildflower Show                                   April 15-17, 2011
Pebble Beach Food & Wine                          April 28-May 1, 2011
Avia Wildflower Triathlon                         April 29-May 1, 2011
Big Sur Health & Fitness Expo                     April 29-30, 2011

May                                               When
Big Sur International Marathon                    May 1, 2011
Robinson Jeffers Tor House Garden Party           May 1, 2011
Marina Festival of the Winds                      May 7-8, 2011
Monterey Bay Springfest Arts & Crafts Faire       May 7-8, 2011
Salinas Valley Fair                               May 12-15, 2011
Carmel Art Festival                               May 12-15, 2011
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering                    May 14, 2011
Monster Truck Jam                                 May 15, 2011
Cooking for Solutions               May 20-22, 2011
Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival       May 20-22, 2011
Castroville Artichoke Festival      May 21-22, 2011
Ferrari Challenge                   May 21-22, 2011
Rota Psychic Fair                   TBA
Butterfly Criterium                 TBA

June                                When
Art & Wine Celebration              June 2, 2011
Cannery Row Block Party             June 5, 2011
Monterey Wine Festival              June 9-11, 2011
Monterey Beer Festival              June 11, 2011
Mission San Antonio Fiesta          June 12, 2011
Monterey Bay SummerFest             June 18-19, 2011
Monterey Bay Blues Festival         June 24-26, 2011

July                                When
Sloat Landing Ceremony              July 2, 2011
Pacific Grove City 4th ofJuly BBQ   July 4, 2011
4th of July Lawn Party              July 4, 2011
Carmel 4th of July Celebration      July 4, 2011
Rolex Grand-Am Series Monterey      July 9-10, 2011
Carmel Bach Festival                July 16-30, 2011
Monterey Bay TheatreFest            July 16-17, 2011
CA Rodeo Salinas                    July 21-24, 2011
Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix            July 22-24, 2011
Race Nights on the Row              July 23, 2011
Feast of Lanterns                   July 29-30, 2011
Monterey Bay Reggaefest             July 29-31, 2011
Moss Landing Antique Fair           July 31, 2011

August                              When
Steinbeck Festival                  August 4-7, 2011
Spirit West Coast                   August 4-6, 2011
Camel Valley Fiesta                 August 6-7, 2011
Pacific Grove Summer Festival       August 6-7, 2011
Winemaker's Celebration             August 13, 2011
Concorso Italiano                                               August 19, 2011
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering                              August 19, 2011
Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion                              August 19-21, 2011
Concours d'LeMons                                               TBA (likely 8/20/2011)
Concours d'Elegance                                             August 21, 2011
Monterey County Fair                                            August 31-September 5, 2011
Sand City West End Celebration                                  TBA
Scottish Games                                                  TBA


September                                                       When
Monterey Greek Festival                                         September 3-5, 2011
Triathlon at Pacific Grove                                      September 9-11, 2011
Monterey Jazz Festival                                          September 16-18, 2011
American LeMans Series                                          September 16-18, 2011
Monterey Bay HarvestFest Arts & Crafts Faire                    September 17-18, 2011
Monterey Bay Birding Festival                                   September 22-26, 2011
Carmel Authors & Ideas Festival                                 September 23-25, 2011
Harvest to Table Festival                                       September 24-25, 2011
Monterey County Artists Studio Tour                             September 24-25, 2011
Carmel Mission Fiesta                                           September 25, 2011
First Tee Open at Pebble Beach (proposed for July 4-10, 2011)   TBA
Cherry's Jubilee Motorsports Festival                           TBA
Festa Italia                                                    TBA

October                                                         When
Pacific Grove Historic Homes Tour                               October 2, 2011
Robinson Jeffers Fall Festival                                  October 7-9, 2011
Big Sur Jade Festival                                           October 7-9, 2011
Carmel Art & Film Festival                                      October 12-16, 2011
Monterey Bay FallFest Arts & Crafts Faire                       October 22-23, 2011
Halloween Ball Masque                                           October 31, 2011
California International Airshow                                TBA
Marina Air Faire & Classic Car Show                             TBA
Taste of Carmel                                                 TBA
Monterey HistoryFest                                            TBA
November                                      When
Big Sur Food & Wine                           November 3-6, 2011
Great Wine Escape                             November 11-13, 2011
Holiday Fashion Show                          November 11, 2011
Big Sur Half Marathon Health & Fitness Expo   November 18-19, 2011
Big Sur Half Marathon                         November 20, 2011
Pacific Grove Tree Lighting Ceremony          November 28, 2011
Callaway Golf Invitational                    TBA
Rota Psychic Fair                             TBA
Cannery Row Tree Lighting Cermony             TBA
Monterey Bay Restaurant Week                  TBA


December                                      When
10th Annual Parade of Lights                  December 1, 2011
Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival       December 2-4, 2011
18th Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park       December 3, 2011
Christmas at the Inns                         December 6-7, 2011
Jingle Bell Run                               December 10, 2011
Christmas in the Adobes                       TBA
Carmel's Holiday Tree Lighting                TBA
Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights              TBA
Brighten the Harbor                           TBA
First Night in Monterey                       December 31, 2011

CONTACT:
Jenna Palacio
Associate Director of Communications
P: 831.657.6402 F: 831.648.5373
Jenna@mccvb.org
John David Van Kirk
Communications Coordinator
P: 831.657.6413 F: 831.648.5373
JohnDavid@mccvb.org
Where
Rio Grill, Carmel, CA
Hyatt Regency Monterey, Monterey, CA

Where
Pebble Beach, CA
River Road, Salinas Valley, CA
National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, CA
Big Sur, CA

Where
Monterey, CA
Monterey, CA

Where
Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, CA
Pebble Beach, CA
Lake San Antonio, CA
Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA

Where
Big Sur, CA
Robinson Jeffers Tor House, Carmel, CA
Marina State Beach, Marina, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, King City, CA
Devendorf Park, Carmel, CA
Quail Lodge Golf Club
Salinas Sports Complex, Salinas, CA
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
Monterey, CA
Castroville, CA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove,CA

Where
Carmel Valley, CA
Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
Monterey, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Mission San Antonio, Jolon, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Where
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey, CA
Carmel, CA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
Carmel, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Salinas Sports Complex, Salinas, CA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
Cannery Row, Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Moss Landing, CA

Where
National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, CA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
Carmel Valley, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, Monterey, CA
Quail Lodge Golf Club, Carmel, CA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA
Toro Regional Park, Monterey, CA
Pebble Beach, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Sand City, CA
Toro Park, Salinas, CA


Where
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Watsonville/Moss Landing, CA
Carmel, CA
Carmel, CA
Monterey County, CA
Carmel Mission, Carmel, CA
Pebble Beach, CA
Monterey County, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA

Where
Pacific Grove, CA
Carmel, CA
Big Sur, CA
Carmel, CA
Customer House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Nepenthe, Big Sur, CA
Salinas, CA
Marina, CA
Carmel, CA
Customer House Plaza, Monterey, CA
Where
Big Sur, CA
Monterey County, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA
Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Pebble Beach, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Cannery Row, CA
Monterey County, CA


Where
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Pacific Grove, CA
Monterey, CA
Carmel, CA
Salinas, CA
Monterey, CA
Monterey, CA
Description
Live up to your New Year's resolutions with a run to kick off the beginning of 2011! This 6.8 mile foot race and 3-mile family fun run are set on a breathtaking cross-country co
Dance workshops feature past and present world and national champions, plus open dancing. Presented by Central Coast Swing Dance at the Monterey Hyatt Regency.

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The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is a 72-hole PGA TOUR golf championship dating back to the 1930's when Bing Crosby gathered a few friends to raise money for cha
Join us for the sweetheart of all wine tastings! 11am - 4pm The twelve artisan vintners along Monterey’s River Road Wine Trail want to share the love! Make your plans for th
On Sunday, February 27th, 2010, from 10am to 5pm the National Steinbeck Center hosts a Community Free Day. Steinbeck Birthday Celebration is in recognition of John Stein
Come and join our local Big Sur chefs and the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz as well as wines for a chanterelle weekend!

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Three days of top Dixieland and Swing at venues in downtown Monterey and along Fisherman's Wharf. Featuring top national jazz bands, local youth bands and more.
Big Sur Marathon invites you to come get "down and dirty" at the 6th annual Mud Run on the last Saturday in March. The Mud Run is an approximate five mile loop course b

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The Monterey Jazz Festival turns the spotlight on the young up-and-coming musicians who will form the vanguard jazz music in the coming decades with a newly expanded e
A Pacific Grove tradition!! Includes the County's largest arts and crafts show, with over 225 art and food vendors in downtown Pacific Grove, a parade down Pine Avenue; live
This will mark the 21st anniversary of the largest cycling festival and consumer trade show in North America. Sea Otter also marks the start of the "season" for the cycling ind
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to view over 600 species and varieties of Central Coast wildflowers. The Monterey Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society partners
Enjoy four days of the best in food and wine with an epic epicurean event, Pebble Beach Food and Wine. 60 celebrity chefs and 250 wineries assemble at Pebble Beach to bri
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test the skills of the professional triathlete and the first-time long course competitor.
At the Expo, participants in the Marathon, Relay, 21-, 10.6- and 9-Milers, 5K and 3K will pick up their race bibs, goody bags and event shirts. There will be over 80 vendors, bu

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This marathon, consistently named the "Best Marathon in North America" by the Ultimate Guide to Marathon, is set along one of the most breathtaking routes in the world.
On May 1st, the annual Tor House Spring Garden Party will bring together admirers of poetry, architecture, the wild coast of Carmel, and of course, Robinson Jeffers. Reserva
Fly high at this annual event which celebrates kite flying, hang gliding and all sorts of wind-orientated activities. The 12th annual Festival of the Winds will take place at the M
The faire will be held at Monterey State Historic Park, Custom House Plaza between Scott and Decatur Streets (at the top of Fisherman's Wharf) in Monterey from 9am-5pm.
Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival, bull-riding, craft and 4-H exhibit, music and more. Includes the Monterey Wine Competition Gr
Gallery events, lectures, receptions and demonstrations at 43 art galleries in addition to a plein air painting competition. Outdoor art sow at Devendorf Park featuring bronze
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering will offer a spectacular display of classic sports and racing bikes lined up on the pristine lawn of the Driving Range at Quail Lodge Resort & Go
Get your tickets early for this always sold out event. Gates open at Noon with food, beverage and souvenirs available. Don't miss out on the dirt-slinging, non-stop action of t
The culinary event of the year, Cooking for Solutions features great chefs, gourmet cuisine and fine wines. Events include the signature gala celebration, as well as food and w
The annual festival was envisioned as a fun and entertaining way to raise much-needed funds for Gateway Center of Monterey County, Inc. Food and vendor arcades aplenty
In 2011 the CAstroville Artichoke Festival will celebrate it's 52nd year. The fun includes: great entertainment, Artichoke Easting Contest, Argo-Art, Field Tours, Ca Wine Expo,
The Ferrari Challenge is designed to allow Ferrari owners to compete on some of the world’s most famous race tracks. Over the years, the series has provided intense joy to n
For the past 27 years, Julie King, owner of Rota Productions has been producing the Rota Psychic and Crystal Fair. A mainstay of the community, this is the event
   A popular National Prestige Classic bicycle race of the 1970ʼs, the Butterfly Criterium made its return to the picturesque town of Pacific Grove, California. The race provid

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The Art & Wine Celebration will showcase over 60 artists, local wines and strolling musicians with restaurants, shops and galleries throughout the Carmel Valley Village. Fine a
This annual event is a crowd-pleaser includes continuous live music, live animals, balloon artist, stilt walker, ice cream eating contest and more!
With over a thousand wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will find an embarassment of riches awaiting them at the Monterey Wine Festival June 9-11, 2011. California's lon
Over 70 breweries will offer their beers during the 2010 Monterey Beer Festival at the Monterey Fairgrounds. The Monterey Beer Festival includes live music, great food, and
Mission San Antonio's Fiesta is a fun filled day for all beginning with a special Fiesta Mass at 11:00 am followed by a traditional oak-fired barbeque offering your choice of hal
The faire will be held at Monterey State Historic Park, Custom House Plaza between Scott and Decatur Streets (at the top of Fisherman's Wharf) in Monterey from 9am-5pm.
Blues acts from around the world will come to perform in Monterey for the 26th Monterey Bay Blues Festival.

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The Monterey History and Arts Association will hold its annual Sloat Landing Ceremony in front of Monterey's Custom House. This ceremony has become a symbol of Monter
Come celebrate the 4th of July with the city of Pacific Grove for a BBQ and entertainment in Caledonia Park. Join the Chamber of Commerce and celebrate the 4th with an old
Celebrate the 4th of July with the City of Monterey. Festiviites to include a BBQ and live music at historic Colton Hall!
Annual Independence Day gathering at Devendorf Park.
The Rolex Sports Car Series is one of the most competitive professional road racing championship in North America. The series’ Daytona Prototype class has attracted the att
The Carmel Bach Festival has a 73-year history of artistic excellence and community service. Musicians from the around the world will perform in venues including the Sunset
The faire will be held at Monterey State Historic Park, Custom House Plaza between Scott and Decatur Streets (at the top of Fisherman's Wharf) in Monterey from 9am-5pm.
The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 21-24, 2011. The California Rodeo Association is a non-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions
MotoGP is the world’s premier motorcycling championship, with a season of 18 Grands Prix in 14 countries bringing together the world’s top motorcycle manufacturers such
When motorcyclists roll into Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix more than 5,000 riders show off their bikes at Race Nights on the Row.
For over one hundred years the citizens of Pacific Grove have celebrated its history and culture with a summer festival called the Feast of Lanterns. This Festival has evolved o
The 16th annual Monterey Bay Reggaefest, one of the largest reggae festivals in Northern California, features over 25 performances from star reggae performers, dancehall a
The over 20 antique shops that are permanently settled in Moss Landing create a special charm. Moss Landing becomes the antique capital of the world. Hundreds of antique

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This annual festival consists of four days of films, speakers, panels, theater, and bus or walking tours. The National Steinbeck Center honours the great 20th-century writer Jo
Spirit West Coast is multiple-day Christian Music Festival. Well over 50 artists appear at each festival, presenting a wide variety of music styles on anywhere from 6-8 perform
Shout, “Ole!” at this family-oriented fiesta that includes games, a dog show, a parade, good food and dance.
Enjoy this great opportunity to witness peninsula artists paint and create images of the area. Visit with the art community in a carefree environment at Lovers Point Park in P
Nearly 45 Monterey County Wines will pour new releases and special wines at this event in Monterey's Custom Plaza. The schedule also includes educational seminars, barre
A celebration of Italian style, featuring the most spectacular display of Italian automobiles in the world. The legendary Concorso Italiano makes its home at the Laguna Seca G
With a limited number of tickets available, the Quail provides an unequalled lifestyle experience that combines landmark automobiles, a culinary presentation able to please
For the true motorsports enthusiast there is no event quite like the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, formally known as the Historic Races, at Mazda Raceway Laguna S
Celebrating the oddball, mundane and truly awful of the automotive world
This spectacular event exhibits some of the most unique pre-war and post-war cars, along with the latest in concept car design. A tradition going back over half a century, the
The annual Monterey County Fair is always fun for all, with livestock exhibition, entertainment, live music, amusement and delicious food!
Sand City is known for its funky, independent and artistic atmosphere, and nowhere is that more on display than the annual West End Celebration. The streets of Sand City sh
Don’t miss the award-winning Annual Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival at beautiful Monterey County Toro Park.This very popular Celtic celebration brings the mu


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Be Greek for a weekend! Every Labor Day weekend, Monterey becomes a part of the Mediterranean as the Monterey Bay Greek Festival takes over Custom House Plaza. You
The City of Pacific Grove and Tri-California Events would like to invite you to come and experience The Triathlon at Pacific Grove. Start with the unique "Kelp Crawl" swim and
The 54th annual celebration attracts all of the top names in jazz, and boasts art exhibits, jazz clinics and seminars.
The American Le Mans Series has multiple classes of cars racing on the track for the entire 6 hour race, making for exciting passing and racing. Prestigious brands such as Acur
The faire will be held at Monterey State Historic Park, Custom House Plaza between Scott and Decatur Streets (at the top of Fisherman's Wharf) in Monterey from 9am-5pm.
Experience an unmatched birding weekend as the Monterey Bay Birding Festival returns for its sixth year, giving visitors a unique opportunity to experience the finest birding
The annual Authors & Ideas Festival will be held from September 23 through 25, 2011 in Carmel, CA. This intimate event, founded by Jim McGillen in 2007, allows literature lo
The Food and Wine Harvest Farm-to-Table event at the Quail Lodge Resort in Carmel Valley will take place on September 24 and 25. More than 50 chefs will be at the event p
On the last weekend of every September, the artists of Monterey County fling open their doors. Art lovers can see completed works, works in progress and the environment
This annual party features a variety of international musical entertainment, children’s games, a farmer’s market, fabulous barbecue, and shopping galore. Held every year on
This competition, broadcast on The Golf Channel, earns money for The First Tee, a charity that gives disadvantaged youngsters the opportunity to play golf. Tickets are free fo
Whether it is the coastal views, the "Cork Screw" on the famous Mazda Laguna Seca Track, or the pure beauty of the hot rods, classic cars and motorcycles, Cherry's Jubilee 2
Festa Italia will include Italian food booths, beer & wine, calamari, pasta, steak sandwiches, Italian rice balls, sausage, cannoli, pizza gelato & plenty of fun! Admission is free.

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A tour of prime and selected Victorian and historic homes, bed & breakfast inns, and churches. Docents provide a history of each location, highlighting Pacific Grove’s traditio
The Robinson Jeffers Festival begins with music and a poetry reading by Taelen Thomas at Jeffers' Tor House. On Saturday several lectures surrounding the poet will be held a
Each year the Big Sur Jade Festival brings musicians, artists, crafts people, and rockhounds together for an annual fundraiser benefiting the South Coast Community Land Trus
The Carmel Art and Film Festival will screen at least 50 independent films including feature length, documentaries, shorts and student films and even 3D. The event hub is the
The faire will be held at Monterey State Historic Park, Custom House Plaza between Scott and Decatur Streets (at the top of Fisherman's Wharf) in Monterey from 9am-5pm.
Have a ball of a time at Nepenthe's Halloween Costume Ball! Party begins at 5pm.
Come join the fun for the 30th Anniversary celebration of the California International Airshow. The Salinas Airshow is recognized as one of the most successful, community-ba
WWII war planes & classic cars come together at the annual Marina Air Faire. Over 100 classic cars & WWII war planes on display, huge raffle, horseshoe contest, chili cook o
The Taste of Carmel, one of the Monterey Peninsula premier showcase food & wine events, will be held in the courtyard of the gracious old Carmel Mission founded in 1770.
The Monterey History Fest has grown into a festival that offers a variety of programs for both residents and visitors to experience Monterey’s unique cultural heritage and hi
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The Big Sur Food and Wine Festival is a celebration of the creative culinary arts and professional, intimate hospitality of this world-renowned destination. The festival aims to
The highlights of this weekend include wine and food integration seminars, open houses at the wineries, live music, self-guided and narrated wine country bus tours, winema
Pacific Grove boutiques and designers will celebrate the 11th Annual Fashion Show Party. The highlight of the event is strolling hors d’oeuvres, dance and fashion show from
Open to the public, the two-day Health & Fitness Expo features more than 40 vendors showcasing the latest in running apparel, footwear, nutrition, running event and charit
The ninth presentation of the Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay to be held November 20, 2011! Please join us for a run or walk along the "Edge of the Western World."
Festivities at Jewell Park include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling and refreshments at Chautauqua Hall and Santa’s first visit!
The Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational attracts professional and amateur golfers of all stripes to Pebble Beach. The play in this unique tournament is fierce, the setting i
For the past 27 years, Julie King, owner of Rota Productions has been producing the Rota Psychic and Crystal Fair. A mainstay of the community, this is the event
Cannery Row’s annual tree lighting ceremony is set to kick off the holiday season with live festive holiday music and the official tree lighting will commence with the arrival of
Sample Monterey County's finest cuisine at Monterey Bay Restaurant Week! Nearly thirty restaurants will participate as the restaurant week concept, popular nationwide, co


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Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus. After the parade, stores will remain open for Holiday
The very special 13th Annual Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival and Christmas Art & Gear Show will be held December 2-4, 2011. This popular annual event for all a
Caledonia Park in downtown PG will be covered in a blanket of snow & decorated with twinkling lights. Lots of wintry fun for all! Featuring Santa’s arrival on a shiny PG fire tr
Visit 10 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in Victoria-era splendor. Limited number of tickets sold. Entertainment and light refreshments served.
Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce and the Arthritis Foundation will hold a 5K race (run or walk) at Lover Point Park. Have fun with Santa, tie jingle bells to your shoes, and
Experience 20 of Monterey’s beautiful historic buildings illuminated by candlelight during this annual event. Costumed volunteers provide entertainment and refreshments.
Carmel's annual holiday celebration and tree lighting will be held in Devendorf Park.
Kick off your holidays at the annual Salinas family and community delight that attracts over 10,000 spectators. Parade entrants range from marching bands, floats and dancer
The boats of Monterey Bay will be brilliantly decked out as they sail from Coast Guard Pier past Cannery Row to Lover's Point. These are no paltry decorations; the ships com
Cap off your holiday celebration with a New Year's Eve to remember! First Night Monterey celebrates the lively arts scene in Monterey County; this family-friendly event is a
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http://www.pacificgrove.org         831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
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http://www.torhouse.org/          831-624-1813, thf@torhouse.org
http://www.marinafestival.com/    marinafestival@sbcglobal.net
http://www.pacrep.org/            831-622-0700 ext 106
http://www.salinasvalleyfair.com/ 831-385-3243, svf@salinasvalleyfair.com
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                                    831-644-7561
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/vi/vi_events/cooking/default.aspx
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http://www.artichoke-festival.org/ 831-633-2465, info@artichoke-festival.org
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http://www.rotapsychicfair.com/     831-601-9005, julieking@mtnwaves.net
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                                  831-659-4000, info@carmelvalleychamber.com
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http://www.canneryrow.com/        swoods@canneryrow.com
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http://montereyhistory.org/       831-372-2608
http://www.pacificgrove.org       831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://www.monterey.org/          831-646-3799
http://www.carmelcalifornia.org/  831-624-2522, info@carmelcalifornia.org
                                  831-242-8201, tickets@mazdaraceway.com
http://www.mazdaraceway.com/pages/Rolex_Grand_Am_Series_Monterey
http://www.bachfestival.org/      831-624-1521, info@bachfestival.org
http://www.pacrep.org/            831-622-0700 ext 106
http://www.carodeo.com/           831-775-3100, info@carodeo.com
                                  831-242-8201, tickets@mazdaraceway.com
http://www.mazdaraceway.com/pages/Red_Bull_US_Grand_Prix
                                  swoods@canneryrow.com
http://www.canneryrow.com/events.php
http://www.feast-of-lanterns.org/ 831-649-8737
http://www.mbayreggaefest.net/    831-394-6534, mbrf98@aol.com
http://www.mosslandingchamber.com/831-633-4501

Website                             Contact Info
http://www.steinbeck.org/           831-775-4721
http://monterey.spiritwestcoast.org/408-377-9232
http://www.cvkclub.org/             831-644-6180
http://www.pacificgrove.org         831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://montereywines.org/           831-375-9400, info@montereywines.org
http://www.lagunasecagolf.com     888-524-8629
                                  (831) 620 8887
http://www.quaillodgeevents.com/pages/thequail.cgi                     thequail@quaillodge.com
http://www.mazdaraceway.com       831-242-8201, tickets@mazdaraceway.com
http://www.concoursdlemons.com 916-207-4645
                                  831-622-1700, info@pebblebeachconcours.net
http://www.pebblebeachconcours.net/
                                  8
http://www.montereycountyfair.com/ 31-372-5863
                                  N/A
http://www.westendcelebration.com/music.html
                              831-633-4444, advert7@montereyscotgames.com
http://www.montereyscotgames.com/


Website                             Contact Info
                                    831-596-1694, elaine@cfmg.com
http://www.montereybaygreekfestival.com/
                                    831-373-0678
http://www.tricalifornia.com/index.cfm/PG2011-main.htm
                                    831-373-3366, jazzinfo@montereyjazzfestival.org
http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org0/
http://www.mazdaraceway.com         831-242-8201, tickets@mazdaraceway.com
http://www.pacrep.org/              831-622-0700 ext 106
http://www.montereybaybirding.org/831-600-8893, montereybaybirding@hotmail.com
http://www.carmelauthors.com/       N/A
http://www.harvestcarmel.com/       831-622-7770
http://www.montereystudiotour.com/  831-659-5003, duffysart@gmail.com
http://www.carmelmission.org/       831-624-1271
http://www.thefirstteeopen.com/ 831-649-1533, info@thefirstteeopen.com
                                    831-759-1836
http://www.cherrysjubilee.org/index.html
                                    N
http://www.festaitaliamonterey.com/ /A

Website                            Contact Info
http://www.pacificgrove.org        831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://www.torhouse.org/           831-624-1813, thf@torhouse.org
                                   831-241-1154, surjade@hotmail.com
http://www.bigsurjadeco.com/festival.html
http://carmelartandfilm.com/       info@carmelartandfilm.com
http://www.pacrep.org/             831-622-0700 ext 106
http://nepenthebigsur.com/         831-667-2345
http://www.salinasairshow.com/     831-754-0808, info@salinasairshow.com
http://www.marina-airfaire.com/    N/A
http://www.tasteofcarmel.com/      831-624-2522, info@carmelcalifornia.org
http://www.historicmonterey.org/ 831-372-2608
Website                           Contact Info
http://www.bigsurfoodandwine.org/ 831-667-0800, info@bigsurfoodandwine.org
                                  831-375-9400
http://www.montereywines.org/index.php
http://www.pacificgrove.org       831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://www.bigsurhalfmarathon.org/831-625-6226, wwk@bsim.org
http://www.bigsurhalfmarathon.org/831-625-6226, wwk@bsim.org
http://www.pacificgrove.org       831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
                                  831-622-8723
http://www.pebblebeach.com/events-golf-tournaments/golf/callaway-golf-invitational
http://www.rotapsychicfair.com/   831-601-9005, julieking@mtnwaves.net
http://www.canneryrow.com/        swoods@canneryrow.com
                                  831-419-0917, rebecca@carmel.com
http://www.montereybayrestaurantweek.com/


Website                              Contact Info
http://www.pacificgrove.org          831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://www.montereycowboy.org/ 800-722-9652, gerrylmontgomery@yahoo.com
http://www.pacificgrove.org          831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://www.pacificgrove.org          831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
http://www.pacificgrove.org          831-373-3304, chamber@pacificgrove.org
                                     831-649-7118
http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=575
                                     831-620-2000
http://ci.carmel.ca.us/carmel/index.cfm
http://www.salinasparade.com/        N/A
http://mpyc.org/                     831-372-9686
http://www.firstnightmonterey.org/ 831-373-4778, info@firstnightmonterey.og
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
2011 Marquee Events

January

February
River Road Wine Trail Valentine's Passport     February 12, 2011
Big Sur Chanterelle Festival                   TBA (might be cancelled)

March
Annual Great Taste of PG                       TBA

April
Pebble Beach Food & Wine                       April 28-May 1, 2011

May
Cooking for Solutions                          May 19-22, 2011
Castroville Artichoke Festival                 May 21-22, 2011

June
Art & Wine Celebration                         June 2, 2011
Monterey Beer Festival                         TBA
Monterey Wine Festival                         TBA

July

August
Camel Valley Fiesta                            August 6-7, 2011
Winemaker's Celebration                        TBA

September
Monterey Greek Festival                        September 3-5, 2011
Harvest to Table Festival                      September 24-25, 2011
Festa Italia                                   TBA

October
Taste of Carmel                                TBA

November
Big Sur Food & Wine                            November 3-6, 2011
Great Wine Escape                              November 11-13, 2011

December
River Road, Salinas Valley, CA
Big Sur, CA


Pacific Grove, CA


Pebble Beach, CA


Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
Castroville, CA


Carmel Valley, CA
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Monterey, CA




Carmel Valley, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA


Custom House Plaza, Monterey, cA
Carmel, CA
Custom House Plaza, Monterey, cA


Carmel, CA


Big Sur, CA
Monterey County, CA

				
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