This Week's Highlights

Spoon Circus at MY Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum

The circus is coming to MY Museum! We're excited to host Spoon Circus on Thursday, June 13, 10am-12pm. Suitable for ages 3-8. Reserve your spot.

Spoon Circus is a vibrant, traveling social circus on a mission to bring joy and empowerment to communities through the magic of circus arts and physical education. They believe in the power of play.

Pop Up Dinner at Albatross Ridge Winery & Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents Chef Paul Cosentino for a pop-up dinner of Mediterranean and Spanish tapas-inspired seafood dishes, perfectly paired with wines from the Albatross Ridge estate. Tickets are $125 each - purchase here .

Scotty Wright at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

no cover
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz vocalist Scotty Wright on Saturday, June 15. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. With a warm, rich-toned voice and relaxed delivery, Scotty Wright possesses a unique sound deeply rooted in the jazz tradition. This is going to be good.

2nd Annual Monterey Juneteenth Film Festival

$10 General Admission // $25 VIP
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

The 2nd Annual Juneteenth Film Festival returns to Stanton Center, June 14-16, celebrating Black culture, history, and storytelling through the power of cinema. View the film schedule here. Movies start at 7pm on Friday and Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.

Adrea Castiano at Puma Road

Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Adrea Castiano . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sourdough Talk with Chef Cody Alias of Ad Astra Bread Co

Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends and Foundation presents A Sourdough Talk with Ad Astra Bread Co's Head Chef, Cody Alias, on Saturday, June 15 at 2pm in the Community Room of Monterey Public Library. This event is free and open to...

New Games at High Scores Arcade in Monterey, May 2024

High Scores just moved a bunch of fresh games into our arcade at 459 Alvarado Street! On the arcade floor we now have Joust, Punch-Out!!, Missile Command, and Rampage, joining other classic games such as Super Mario Brothers, Pac-Man, Mortal Combat II, and much more.

Price is $10 for 1 hour of unlimited gaming, or $22 for a full day. We're open daily .

Tattoos and Pride Fundraiser at Wholehearted Tattoo

Wholehearted Tattoo

Wholehearted Tattoo presents Tattoos and Pride, a flash fundraiser on Saturday, June 22, 12pm-8pm, benefiting the Queer Youth Recognition Scholarship of Monterey Peninsula Pride.

We'll have pre-drawn flash designs celebrating LGBTQ+ culture. Black and gray tattoos, $80; rainbow tattoos, $100. Please DM the shop on Instagram or phone 831-800-6433 for more info and to book a spot.

Monterey Peninsula LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration and Parade 2024

Custom House Plaza

The annual LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration and Parade will return to Downtown Old Monterey on Saturday, June 29. Parade begins at 11am, going down Alvarado Street from Pearl to Franklin.

After the parade, bring the whole family to Custom House Plaza, 12pm-3pm, to enjoy speakers and free entertainment for all ages, lunch from local food trucks, and info tables from over 65 groups and agencies.