The Monterey Hotel street view

Local Monterey Events

Find Fun Things To Do Just Steps Away

No matter what time of year you visit Monterey Ca., there are always fun events and things to do just steps from The Monterey Hotel.  When planning what to do during your stay in Monterey, check out our event calendar to learn more about things to do while you’re in town.

Monterey Jazz Festival

This year’s three-day Festival harkens back to our roots, featuring performances on the Jimmy Lyons Stage in the Arena and the Courtyard Stage only.

Multiple GRAMMY-Award winning lineup features Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science, Pat Metheny Side-Eye, Christian Sands Group, Kandace Springs, Las Cafeteras, Miho Hazama and m_unit, and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra directed by Gerald Clayton, with more artists to be announced soon!

Three-Day Tickets will be available in early July.

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The Farmer's Market at Old Monterey Marketplace

October - April, 4-7pm, & May - September, 4-8pm | Every Tuesday

Established in 1991, comprised of 3 ½ city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine. During the summer, it’s the largest gathering of people in Monterey County, attracting more than 10,000 locals and tourists in one location. You can travel the world in just 3 blocks, finding arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, furniture, clothing, international food, organic produce, flowers, and pastries.

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Monterey Outdoor Market

Jul 31 - Aug 1, Oct 2 - 3, Oct 23 - 24, Nov 6 - 7, 2021 | Saturdays 10am-6pm, Sundays 10am-5pm

As Summer begins, so do does market season. And Monterey Custom House Plaza is a wonderful area to enjoy a market, seaside, next to the Monterey Wharf. Enjoy summer weather as you walk among many artisan’s booth with food . And Admission is FREE! This is a wonderful location with Fisherman’s Wharf steps away with a breathtaking view of the beautiful Monterey Bay. The Monterey Custom House Plaza is known for many outstanding markets and this will be another to add to that list! Join us in enjoying Summer with Monterey Outdoor Market!

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