Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world. Whether you prefer jazz, blues, folk, or American song, the discerning jazz music fan is sure to find both old favorites and visionary new artists to love.

Spina Farms Pumpkin Patch

The beloved Spina Farms Pumpkin Patch in Morgan Hill opens for the season 9/26 – 11/6! This is the perfect outing for family farm fun this fall. Located in beautiful Coyote Valley, the pumpkin patch is bordered by a spectacle of bright sunflowers and adorned with a vibrant orange pumpkin pyramid you can spot from […]

Annual Butterfly Days celebration

Arriving in October, monarch butterflies cluster together on pine, cypress and eucalyptus trees in the Sanctuary. Their migration to Pacific Grove is so unique that Pacific Grove is nicknamed "Butterfly Town, U.S.A." Join locals in welcoming the monarchs to PG during the special Annual Butterfly Days celebration (Sept. 29 - Oct. 1), including the Butterfly […]

Gilroy Gardens Halloween

The heart of BOO Alley is the bustling Halloween festival in the town center, with a towering pumpkin pyramid, hay maze, and an assortment of tasty treats, spooky drinks, and fun souvenirs from festive vendor carts. The live A Great Big Boo!musical show plays multiple times each night at Lakeside Amphitheater, taking viewers on an […]

Pumpkin Junction at Casa de Fruta

Pumpkin Junction at Casa de Fruta makes for a fun fall family outing. Come and find the perfect pumpkin, mine for gemstones at Casa de Miner’s Sluice, ride Casa de Choo Choo, and take a spin on Casa de Carousel! Be sure to pick up some farm-fresh produce, dried fruit and nuts, locally produced wines, […]

Taste of Carmel

The Carmel Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 33rd Annual Taste of Carmel at the Carmel Mission Basilica on October 6, 2022. Along with the local food and wine, Taste of Carmel will feature live music (The Sea Dogs and The Money Band) and a silent auction. VIP tickets include early admission at 5pm, exclusive […]

Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Meet the Makers

The third annual Meet The Makers Art & Wine Walk takes place this fall to showcase local artists, viticulture and culinary artisans in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. beginning at Devendorf Park. Meet the Makers invites visitors to participate in the immersive experience as they stroll through exhibits, sip on […]

Velocity International

Velocity Invitational, the motorsports and lifestyle event created by the team behind Sonoma Speed Festival, will host its 2022 event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The event will include hundreds of rare and important historic race cars, fine wine, and gourmet food.

Annual Vine to Wine Event

Celebrate harvest at the Annual Vine to Wine Event on 10/23 and discover one of California’s first premium wine producing regions. Santa Clara Valley is a hidden gem wine region nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Diablo Range offering a range of micro climates suited to dozens of wine varietals. Sample artfully crafted, […]

Carmel’s Halloween Birthday Parade

Halloween is a special time of year in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. On October 31, 1916, the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea was founded, and the day has been celebrated annually since. This year, the village welcomes city dignitaries, costumed kids and beloved pets, residents and visitors alike to enjoy a City Birthday and Halloween Parade through […]

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Indulge in fantastic food, great wines and exquisite scenery at the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival. Local and visiting restaurateurs, resorts and wineries from all over will team up for dinners and tastings at unique Big Sur locations. 

Morgan Hill Open Studios

A free public event where Morgan Hill-based artists open up their studios to visitors, who are able to view their artwork and see a bit of the artistic process.