Event Planning

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Monterey Bay Half Marathon, 4th of July, Car Week Monterey hosts many events throughout the year, including Monterey Bay Half Marathon, 4th of July Big Little Backyard Barbecue, and Car Week

Plan your Event

Complete the Event Proposal:

Dayna Swanson
One Portola Plaza 
Mezzanine Level
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 646-3770

Community events provide opportunities for cultural enrichment, promote economic vitality, enhance the quality of life for residents and help to reinforce community identity. Community events provide a forum for people to engage in expressive activities, and may also provide funding opportunities for service organizations.

What is considered a special event?

Examples of a special event include an auto show, block party, festival, market or trade show, outdoor concert, parade, sporting event, walkathon, or a wedding. An event can be held on public or private property.