The Jazz Bash by the Bay has been a wall-to-wall weekend of traditional jazz and swing since 1980. The festival brings together the many colorful forms of the roots of early jazz: traditional jazz, swing, gypsy jazz, ragtime, blues, zydeco and big bands.
Pebble Beach Food & Wine is the premier epicurean lifestyle event on the West Coast, matching 250 acclaimed wineries and 75 celebrity chefs to create a hedonistic four-day destination on one of the most picturesque strips of coastline in the world. Throughout the weekend you'll enjoy intimate access to the pinnacle of culinary and wine talent at wine tastings, cooking demos, and some of the most exclusive, unique dining opportunities available in the world.
The 58th Annual Good Old Days Celebration will be held on Saturday & Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015. The largest arts and craft show in the county, the Good Old Days boasts over 225 art and food vendors in downtown Pacific Grove, a parade down Pine Avenue, live entertainment on five stages, old-fashioned games and contests, and lots of family fun. Some entertainment highlights in 2015 include the return of Moonalice, Casey Frazier, The Snarky Cats, The LightFighters, Stu Heydon Blues Band, Touchd Too Much, Mambo Wally, and more! Some new additions include the Thom Cuneo Jazz Band, Valley Soul, Folsom Youth, The Pip Squeeks, and the Minarets High School bands.
Known as a sprawling and energetic celebration of cycling, Sea Otter is cyclings North American season opener. Professional and amateur athletes alike make the annual pilgrimage to Sea Otter to participate in some of the sports most competitive and enduring events. Hundreds of pro cyclists, including national, world, and Olympic champions attend Sea Otter to race and meet with fans