Upcoming Events

For upcoming conferences happening in Old Monterey, please see the Conference Calendar.

Celebrate PARK(ing) Day at Parklets in Old Monterey

 
9/20/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The City of Monterey invites you to celebrate PARK(ing) Day, transforming parking spaces into temporary parks on Alvarado Street between Pearl and Franklin. These miniature "parklets" will feature green spaces, outdoor seating, and fun and educational booths.

Reception for "Monterey - Timeless Beauty" Art Exhibit at Alvarado Gallery

 
9/20/19
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

The City of Monterey's Museums and Cultural Arts Division presents a reception for our newest art exhibition, Monterey - Timeless Beauty , featuring the work of the Central Coast Art Association, at Alvarado Gallery on Friday, September 20, 5:30pm-7pm. All...

Fred McCarty on the Terrace at Jacks Monterey

 
9/20/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Kick off the weekend and spend a Friday evening under the stars enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more on the terrace at Jacks Monterey. Tonight, singer-songwriter Fred McCarty will perform 6pm-9pm.

Our new, pet-friendly terrace...

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/20/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Max and Bronwyn...

ISGC Couples' Workshop: CPR for Your Sex Life

 
9/21/19
 
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

This one-day workshop for couples at the Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey is based on the book CPR for Your Sex Life: How to Breathe Life into a Dead, Dying, or Dull Sex Life written by Mildred L. Brown and Stephen L. Braveman. Delivered in a fun yet substantive style, this workshop offers simple yet effective solutions for restoring sexual satisfaction in otherwise overly busy lives.

Community Power Festival 2019

 
9/21/19
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

Join Monterey Bay Community Power to learn about clean energy and enjoy live music by VYBE, local sustainable food, free electric vehicle test drives, and eBike test rides. Visit an MBCP tent at the event to enter to win a $2,000 eBike!

Dali's Alley at The Dali Expo

 
9/21/19
 
free
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo presents Dali's Alley. Discover over a dozen different vendors selling a variety of crafts - everything from fine art, jewelry, and books, to clothing, soaps, and more.

Come and Hang Out: An Art and Music Showcase at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
9/21/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge hosts Come and Hang Out: An Art and Music Showcase on Saturday, September 21, 6pm-10pm. The evening will feature artwork by Alejandra Montelongo, Liliana Pimentel, Max Amezquita, Isabel Aragon, and Ruth Naranjo plus music by...

Ferment Event 2019: Cultivate Culture at Monterey Museum of Art

 
9/21/19
 
$5 admission, $15/$20 for punch cards
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street invites you to Ferment Event 2019, celebrating local craft beers, wines, kraut, cider, DIY zines, videos, and interactive art, plus live music by ¿Qiensave? ! Tickets are $5 general admission, $15 for pre-sale punch card (to taste food and drinks), and $20 for punch cards at the door.

Rainbow Lounge: LGBTQ+ Hang Out at Old Capitol Books

 
9/21/19
 
$5
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Pride to host a monthly hang out for LGBTQ+ folks age 18 and up on the third Saturday of the month at 7pm. Join us and enjoy tunes and chill vibes. Admission fee is $5.

Sin-aesthetic at The Dali Expo

 
9/21/19
 
$20
 
The Dali Expo

Mortecai (Jeddy Grant) and Padorr present Sin-aesthetic, an atmospheric feast of sensual delight at The Dali Expo on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, at 8pm. Admission is $20. For mature audiences only.

Mortecai and Padorr concoct aural...

Drag Show at Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

 
9/21/19
 
$15
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents a drag show produced by Ellie Sparkles featuring your host, Deja Skye, on Saturday, September 21 and an all new night of comedy, cocktails, and queens! Doors open at 8pm, show begins at 9pm. Tickets...

The Lang Street Band at Cibo Restaurant

 
9/21/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring the Lang Street Band, 9pm-12:30am. Lang Street is a group of experienced musicians who truly enjoy each other's talents and spirit; when performing,...

Harry Potter Trivia Cup Round at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/22/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Harry Potter Trivia is back for a Tri-Wizard Cup at Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant! There shall be three rounds: Sunday, September 22, 12pm-6pm; Sunday, October 27, 12pm-6pm; and Wednesday, November 20, 7pm-9pm.

The Sunday rounds are quiz format...

Boscoe's Brood at Puma Road

 
9/22/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Boscoe's Brood . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of...

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/24 - 9/25
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub on September 24 and 26 and October 1 and 2. We'll have specials all night long including 25 oz. mugs for $8 (excludes specialty and barrel-aged ales) and a dish of grilled bratwurst with...

Multi-day event ending on Wed Sep 25, 2019

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
9/24/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic produce, fresh flowers, international food and pastries, arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and clothing.

Brewery Dinner at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/24/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to join us for a four-course Brewer's Dinner celebrating our 23rd anniversary on Tuesday, September 24 at 6pm. Fee is $60 plus tax and gratuity per person; $40 plus tax and gratuity for Mug Club...

MIIS Lecture: Searching for Lost Sharks

 
9/24/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS presents a free lecture by shark specialist Dr. David A. Ebert, Searching for Lost Sharks. A few large, charismatic sharks, such as the Great White Shark, are the focus of numerous conservation and scientific efforts while the remainder, the “lost sharks,” continue to be largely unknown but can help us learn about the health of the marine environment.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/24/19
 
$5
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Come to Sovino to play Wine Bingo! Really, it's everything you like about Bingo, with wine and Sovino vocabulary associated with the numbers. Come and learn a little, play a little, drink a little. There shall be prizes!

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
9/25/19
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.

"Mean Girls" Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/25/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is hosting a themed Trivia Night centered around the popular HBO show Mean Girls ! There will be prizes. Team size is limited to 6 people.

Monterey's 2019 State of the City Address

 
9/26/19
 
free
 
Portola Hotel & Spa

Join us as we hear from Monterey Mayor Clyde Roberson and Monterey City Manager Hans Uslar on the 2019 State of the City on Thursday, September 26, 6pm-8pm at Portola Hotel and Spa in the Ironwood Room. Admission is free,...

Tequila Mi Campo Summer Party at Lopez

 
9/26/19
 
no cover
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents a Tequila Mi Campo Summer Party on Thursday, September 26, 8pm-11:30pm. Say goodbye to summer with a tequila party featuring DJ Showbiz, a taco bar, specialty cocktails, and no cover charge. Ages 21 and older...

Nautilus and Sway Jewelry Show at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/27/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar is hosting a pop-up show featuring beautiful jewelry made locally by Nautilus and Sway. We'll have grab bags (while they last) and buy-one-get-one deals. Come check it out!

Johan Sotelo on the Terrace at Jacks Monterey

 
9/27/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Kick off the weekend and spend a Friday evening under the stars enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more on the terrace at Jacks Monterey. Tonight, singer-songwriter Johan Sotelo will perform 6pm-9pm.

Our new, pet-friendly terrace...

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/27/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Max and Bronwyn...

Caroline Aiken at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
9/27/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring Georgia singer-songwriter Caroline Aiken on Friday, September 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

After years of performing, beginning in 1969 in NY, California, South America, and Europe,...

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
9/27/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

Britannia Arms of Monterey 20th Anniversary Celebration

 
9/28/19
 
no cover
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

Britannia Arms of Monterey is celebrating 20 years in business on Saturday, September 28, 11am-1:30am. Thanks to our brilliant customers and friends, fantastic staff, and the great city of Monterey. Come and join in the celebration with us all day...

Print at The Dali Expo

 
9/28/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Liberate your creativity at this printmaking workshop, held on the last Saturday of every month, 4pm-6pm, at The Dali Expo. Tickets are $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Marky Starks at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
9/28/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring Marky Starks on Saturday, September 28, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

"Marky is a natural story-teller. There is an ease and familiarity with her songs that resonate...

Comedy Improv Show at The Dali Expo

 
9/28/19
 
$20/$17
 
The Dali Expo Dream Theater

Join us for a comedy improv show on the second and last Saturday of every month at The Dali Expo's Dream Theater. The Monterey peninsula's premier improv troupe uses audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes right on the...

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub

 
10/1 - 10/2
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub on September 24 and 26 and October 1 and 2. We'll have specials all night long including 25 oz. mugs for $8 (excludes specialty and barrel-aged ales) and a dish of grilled bratwurst with...

Multi-day event ending on Wed Oct 02, 2019

MIIS Lecture: Can Technology Save the Oceans?

 
10/1/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Sandra Ponce de Leon entitled Can Technology Save the Oceans? on Tuesday, October 1, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS....

Free Film Screening of "Lives Well Lived" at The Dali Expo

 
10/4/19
 
free - register in advance online
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo hosts a free screening of Lives Well Lived , a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the...

RAQIA at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/4/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring RAQIA on Friday, October 4, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

RAQIA is an instrumental trio formed in Los Angeles in the summer of 2018. Consisting of guitarist...

The Ugly Dumpling Pop-Up Dinner at Pacific Bowls and Rolls

 
10/4/19
 
 
Pacific Bowls and Rolls

Dumplings? On Alvarado Street?! Yes please! Stop by Pacific Bowls and Rolls on Friday, October 4 at 8pm for an incredible dumpling line up until 11pm or while supplies last! Our last dumpling pop up was so popular it sold...

The Lang Street Band at Cibo Restaurant

 
10/4/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring the Lang Street Band, 9pm-12:30am. Lang Street is a group of experienced musicians who truly enjoy each other's talents and spirit; when performing,...