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Epic Events in Monterey this Summer


Summer is shaping up to be the best time for music festivals, food fairs, and various events in Monterey. Here are the best events to look forward to in Monterey this summer.
 
Carmel Bach Festival
 
Tagged as California’s oldest music festival, the Carmel Bach Festival will once again wow its audience with its heartwarming performances, inspiring talks and informative events. The festival has an array of concerts in different venues like Carmel, Monterey and Pebble Beach. Some of the repertoire to expect from this musical treat include the compositions of Handel, Mozart, Beethoven and more — J.S Bach’s musical influence. Carmel Bach Festival is happening on July 14-28, 2018. 
 
California Rodeo Salinas
 
Dubbed as the largest rodeo event in this state, California Rodeo Salinas is inviting every cowboys and cowgirls, locals and tourists, aficionados or non-fanatics in this prestigious rodeo event in California. $400, 000 worth of prizes in total are up for grabs for professional cowboys and cowgirls competing this year. Aside from the California Rodeo Salinas, there are also other events to watch out like Kiddie Kapers Parade, Rodeo Carnival and Cowboy Poetry. Catch California Rodeo Salinas from July 19 to 22, 2018.
 
Feast of Lanterns
 
For over a century, Pacific Grove has been celebrating its rich history and culture through the Feast of Lanterns. Over the years, this festival has been providing quality entertainment to the whole Pacific Grove community through its multi-cultural events, parade of lanterns, lantern pageant, children’s activities, pet parade and fireworks display. Aside from entertainment, Feast of Lanterns is also committed to giving academic scholarships to the chosen high school students. Feast of Lanterns happens on July 20-28, 2018.
 
Salinas Valley Tour and Wine Festival
 
Salinas truly lives up to its name as The Salad Bowl of the World”.  On August 11, 2018, witness how Salinas become a food and wine haven for food and wine lovers. It is literally raining wine and food throughout the Salinas City Center. Taste some award-winning wines, craft brews, delectable food choices, delightful cuisines all in one place. Get your tickets now for only $55 and enjoy a day of anything and everything food and wine only at Salinas Valley Tour and Wine Festival.
 
Monterey Baconfest
 
Heads up bacon lovers! This August 11 and 12, from 11am to 5pm, Monterey will turn into a bacon paradise. Enjoy anything and everything bacon-inspired food and drinks like Bacon Margaritas and Bacon Bloody Marys. You might be surprised that there are actually many different ways to cook/prepare bacon. Local celebrity chef Tony Baker of Montrio will show off his cooking prowess as he cooks his best bacon dish. Wait there’s more, there’s also live entertainment from top performers like Tom Ayres, Badfinger, Jim Lauderdale, Alarma and many more. Head over to Monterey for this bacon-riffic event. 

For your next family summer vacation, check out Munras Inn. Just a mile away from family attractions in Monterey. Book via our website here or call us at (831) 646-9696.
 
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