4th of July Press Conference
The City of Monterey welcomes photo submissions in their first city-wide photo contest. Participants are encouraged to submit photos in any of the three categories; environment - sky, beach, mountain, park and wildlife; architecture - urban design, cityscapes, landmarks and infrastructure; and culture & community - people of all ages involved in sports, art activities and enjoying special events.
The City of Monterey will be accepting applications for a Mid-Year Special Event Grant Program until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 for events scheduled during Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (Sep 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018).
The City of Monterey is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Monterey International Pop Festival and the Summer of Love by launching a “community stories” series. Twenty-one community members recorded their memories about attending the iconic festival. News Release in PDF
JULY 4th IN MONTEREY PRESS CONFERENCE - Enjoy a Full Day of July 4 th Festivities in Monterey - MEDIA ADVISORY IN PDF
BE THERE TO HEAR A SHORT, EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST FOURTH OF JULY IN MONTEREY, AND SEE THE SPANISH VERSION OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE READ AT THE FIRST FOURTH OF JULY IN MONTEREY.
The City of Monterey, the Old Monterey Business Association, Monterey County Pops!, and the Monterey Firefighters Association will host a full day of events for family, friends and the whole community this July 4th. Monterey Firefighters will begin the day with a pancake breakfast at Fire headquarters. The festivities continue with the popular downtown Fourth of July Parade, followed by the Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que and Entertainment Extravaganza on the Colton Hall lawn, topped off with an evening of patriotic music at the Golden State Theatre. These events are open to the public and alcohol free. Events begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m.
“There’s no better place to enjoy the birthday of our country than Monterey, the birth place of California,” said Mayor Clyde Roberson. “We look forward to joining both residents and visitors in a day-long celebration of our city and country.”
Due to construction work on the Holman Highway 68 Roundabout project next Monday and Tuesday, the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp will be closed between Holman Highway 68 and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate. The Highway 1 Gate entrance to Pebble Beach will be closed; all other gates will be open. The Highway 1 Gate exit from Pebble Beach will be a right turn only.
The planned closures are:
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