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Monterey & Carmel Events: Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2013

January February March April May June
July August September October November December

** Accurate to the best of our knowledge, at time of creation. Not responsible for errors, cancellations etc. Please confirm specific events of interest beforehand.

"?" after date indicates official date not yet announced; 2013 dates based on date held in 2012.

To avoid disappointment: Many of these events bring large numbers of visitors, so please be sure to make room reservations in advance, as well as purchasing the actual event tickets.**

January 2013
Date Event Location More Info
All month California Gray whales can be seen heading south Anywhere along the coast  
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
1 New Years Day
   
1 Rio Grill Resolution Run
Carmel 831-394-4279
11 Concert: Chamber Music Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
13 Concert: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
14 Martin Luther King Day
   
19 Performance: An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
19 - 20 Indian Arts Market Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey 831-372-5863
26 - 27 Whalefest Monterey Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey 831-649-6544
26 - 27 Monterey Symphony Concerts Locations Vary 800-698-1138
28 Concert: Clint Black Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048

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February 2013
Date Event Location More Info
All month California Gray whales can be seen heading south Anywhere along the coast  
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
3 Bridal Show "Day to Remember" Monterey Conference Center 888-900-8877
4 - 10 ATT National Pro-Am Golf Tournament Pebble Beach 800-541-9091
14th Valentines Day    
15 Performance: The Second City ~ Laughing Matters Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
16 Chamber Music: Kalichstein - Laredo - Robinson Trio Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
18th Presidents Day    
21 Performance: Pilobolus Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
19 - 20 East of Eden Cat Show Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey 831-372-5863
23 - 24 Monterey Symphony Concerts Locations Vary 800-698-1138
26 Concert: B.B. King Golden State Theatre, Monterey 831-324-4571
27 Performance: "Out of Thin Air" Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048

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March 2013
Date Event Location More Info
All month California Gray whales can be seen heading south Anywhere along the coast  
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
2 Performance: Smuin Winter Ballet Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
1 - 3 Dixieland Monterey Alvarado St, Monterey 831-633-5053
5 Concert: Los Lonely Boys Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
8 - 9 Performance: Smuin Ballet Winter Program Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
9 - 10 Monterey Home, Garden & Gourmet Expo Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey 831-372-5863
10 Concert: "Opera San Jose" Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
15 Performance: Rhythm of the Dance Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
17 St Patrick's Day    
22 Performance: 1964...The Tribute Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
22 - 23 Monterey Symphony Concerts Locations Vary 800-698-1138
23 Big Sur Mud Run CSUMB Campus 831-625-6226
23 Chamber Music: Ying Quartet Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
23 - 24 Monterey Bay Classic Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey 831-372-5863
29 Performance: Steve Tyrell with Special Guest Diane Schurr Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
31st Easter Sunday    

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April 2013
Date Event Location More Info
All month California Gray whales can be seen heading south Anywhere along the coast  
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
1st April Fools Day    
4 - 7 Pebble Beach Food and Wine Pebble Beach 866-907-3663
5 - 6 Performance: "Menopause the Musical" Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
5 - 7 Next Generation Jazz Festival Monterey 831-633-5053
13 - 14 Pacific Groves Good Old Days Celebration Pacific Grove 831-373-3304
14 Concert: Takacs String Quartet Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
17 FASH Monterey Springfield Horse Show Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey 831-372-5863
17 Concert: Arlo Guthrie~ Here Comes the Kid Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
18 - 21 Sea Otter Classic   800-218-8411
19 Performance: Storm Large Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
19 - 21

Monterey Symphony Concerts

Locations Vary 800-698-1138
26 Chamber Music: "Enso String Quartet" Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
28 Big Sur International Marathon Big Sur to Carmel 831-625-6226

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May 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Tuesdays
9am - 1pm
Carmel Farmers Market (May - Sept.) Barnyard Shopping Center 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am -2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
4 Kentucky Derby Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
4 - 5 Rota Psychic Fair Monterey 831-372-5863
9 Performance: An Evening with Rick Reilly Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
9 - 11 American Le Mans Monterey Laguna Seca Raceway 800-327-7322
11 Performance: "The Mikado" Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
TBD Festival of the Arts Monterey 831-372-5863
Cancelled Marina International Festival of the Winds Marina State Beach 831-595-7516
12th Mothers Day    
16 - 19 Carmel Annual Art Festival Carmel 831-642-2503
17 - 19

Monterey Symphony Concerts

Locations Vary 800-698-1138
17 - 18 Rock & Rod Festival Monterey 831-649-1020
18 Preakness Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
24 - 26 California Roots Music & Arts Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
27th Memorial Day    
31 Concert: 2013 CMS Vocal Competition Winner Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
TBD Ferrari Racing Days Laguna Seca Raceway 800-327-7322
TBD Monterey Festival of Speed Laguna Seca Raceway 800-327-7322

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June 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Tuesdays
9am - 1pm
Carmel Farmers Market (May - Sept.) Barnyard Shopping Center 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am -2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
Sundays 8am - Noon Del Monte Farmers Market (June - Sept) Del Monte Center 831-728-5060
1 Concert: 2013 Piano Competition Finals and Winner Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
2nd Cannery Row Block Party Monterey  
7 - 8 Monterey Wine Festival Monterey 800-422-0251
7 - 8 Performance: Smuin Ballet Spring Program Sunset Center, Carmel by the Sea 831-620-2048
8 Carmel Art & Wine Celebration Carmel 831-659-4000
8 Belmont Stakes Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
15 Monterey Beer Festival Monterey 831-373-2843
16th Fathers Day    
16 Summer Struck Country Music Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
21 - 23 Monterey Bay Blues Festival Monterey 831-394-2652
22 Monterey Americana Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
22 - 23 Monterey Bay Summerfest Arts and Crafts Faire Monterey State Park 831-622-0700

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July 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Tuesdays
9am - 1pm
Carmel Farmers Market (May - Sept.) Barnyard Shopping Center 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am -2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
Sundays 8am - Noon Del Monte Farmers Market (June - Sept) Del Monte Center 831-728-5060
4th Independence Day (Thursday)    
6 - 7 Scottish Games & Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
12 - 14 Antique & Collectibles Show Pacific Grove 831-373-4441
13 Gold Coast Rods Classic Car Show Monterey 831-372-5863
13 - 27 Carmel Bach Festival Carmel 831-624-1521
18 - 21 California Rodeo Salinas Salinas 800-549-4989
19 - 21 Red Bull US Grand (Motorcycle) Prix Laguna Seca Raceway 831-242-8201
20 - 21 Monterey Bay Theaterfest Monterey State Park 831-622-0700
Cancelled Pebble Beach Equestrian Classic Pebble Beach 831-624-2756
24 - 28 Feast of Lanterns Pacific Grove 831-649-8737

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August 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Tuesdays
9am - 1pm
Carmel Farmers Market (May - Sept.) Barnyard Shopping Center, Carmel 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am -2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
Fridays
5pm - 7pm
Summer Fridays Free Live Music Carmel 831-624-1385
Sundays 8am - Noon Del Monte Farmers Market (June - Sept) Del Monte Center 831-728-5060
Thur- Sun 1 - 9/1 Concert: Buddy Holly & Friends Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
1 - 3 Spirit West Coast Christian Music Laguna Seca Recreational Area 831-443-5399
2 - 4 Monterey National Horse Show Monterey 831-372-5863
9 - 11 Monterey Bay Reggaefest Monterey 831-394-6534
10 Monterey Winemakers Celebration Carmel 831-375-9400
12 - 18 Monterey Car Week Monterey 831-242-8201
16 - 18 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Laguna Seca Raceway 831-242-8201
17 The Barnyard Ferrari Event Carmel 831-624-8886
18 Concours d'Elegance Pebble Beach 831-622-1700
Thur - Sun 22 - 9/29 Comedy: Peter Pan Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
23 - 25 West End (Art & Music) Celebration Sand City 831-372-1955
24 - 25 First City (Music) Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
25 Jewish Food Festival Carmel 831-624-2015
28 - 29 Monterey Artists Studio Tour Monterey 831-622-9060
28 - 9/2 Monterey County Fair Monterey 831-372-5863
31 - 9/2 Monterey Bay Greek Festival Monterey 831-402-4493

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September 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Tuesdays
9am - 1pm
Carmel Farmers Market (May - Sept.) Barnyard Shopping Center 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am -2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
Fridays
5pm - 7pm
Summer Fridays Free Live Music Carmel 831-624-1385
Sundays 8am - Noon Del Monte Farmers Market (June - Sept) Del Monte Center 831-728-5060
Thur- Sun 1 - 29 Comedy: Peter Pan Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
1 - 2 Monterey Bay Greek Festival Monterey 831-402-4493
2nd Labor Day    
Thur- Sun 5 - 29 Comedy: The Imaginary Invalid Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
6 - 8 Festa Italia Monterey 831-625-9623
7 - 8 Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series Laguna Seca Raceway 800-327-7200
12 Carmel by the Glass Fest Carmel 831-402-7373
13 - 15 Art in the Adobes Festival Monterey 831-241-5504
14 Cherry's Jubilee Car Show Monterey 831-759-1836
14 - 15 Monterey Bay Oktoberfest Monterey 831-372-5863
14 - 15 FallFest Arts & Crafts Faire Monterey 831-622-0700
20 - 22 Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey 831-373-0244
21 - 22 Old Monterey Fine Art Festival Old Monterey Wharf 818-813-4478
21 - 22 California International Airshow Salinas 831-754-1983
27 - 29 AMA Superbike Series Laguna Seca Raceway  
28 - 29 Monterey Artists Studio Tour Monterey County 831-622-9060
28 - 29 Carmel Valley Gem Show Monterey 831-372-5863

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October 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
3rd Taste of Carmel Carmel 800-550-4333
Thur- Sun 4 - 20 Comedy: A Midsummer Night's Dream Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
5 - 6 Rota Psychic Fair Monterey 831-372-5863
9 - 13 Carmel Art & Film Festival Carmel 831-625-3700
12 Street Food Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
12 - 13 Columbus Day Festival Old Monterey Wharf  
14th Columbus Day    
18 - 20 Monterey Symphony Concerts Locations Vary 831-646-8511
26 Bacon, Blues and Brews Festival Monterey 831-372-5863
26 - 27 HarvestFest Arts & Crafts Faire Monterey 831-622-0700
28th Halloween    

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November 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
7 - 10 Big Sur Food & Wine Festival Big Sur 831-667-0800
11th Veterans Day (Monday)    
11 Hot Rods on the Wharf Old Monterey Wharf  
15 - 17 Big Sur Half Marathon Weekend Monterey 831-625-6226
Fri - Sun 15 - 12/15 Comedy: Social Security Magic Circle Theatre
Carmel Valley
831-622-0100
21 - 24 Monterey Symphony Concerts Locations Vary 831-646-8511
Thur- Sun 21 - 12/23 Comedy: Spamalot Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
28th Thanksgiving Day    
28 - 30th Thanksgiving Weekend    
30 - 12/1 Gem Faire Monterey 831-372-5863

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December 2013
Date Event Location More Info
On Going Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey 831-648-4888
On Going Historic Garden Tours Monterey 831-649-3364
Mondays
4pm - 7pm
Farmers Market Jewell Park, Pacific Grove 831-384-6961
Tuesdays
4pm - 7pm
Old Monterey Farmers Market Alvarado Street, Monterey 831-655-8070
Wed - Sunday Horse Race Off Track Betting Monterey 831-372-0315
Fridays
10am - 2pm
Farmers Market Peninsula College, Monterey 831-728-5060
Thur- Sun 1 - 23 Comedy: Spamalot Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
5 Bubbles and Brews Champagne & Beer Tasting Monterey 831-372-5863
6 - 7 Christmas in the Adobes Monterey 831-649-7118
13 - 15 Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Fest Monterey 831-659-1041
25th Christmas Day    
24 - 31 Christmas Holiday Week    
Thur- Sun 27 - 1/5 Concert: Legends of Rock & Roll Pacific Repertory Theatre, Carmel 831-622-0100
31 First Night, Monterey Monterey 831-373-4778

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