Monterey 250 - 4th of July Parade

Monterey 250 is a year-long celebration of Monterey's 250th birthday. Our annual 4th of July Parade in Old Monterey will be a focal event of the celebrations. Planning is already underway and we are taking parade applications now. Apply early. The demand for a limited number of parade spaces is very high.

» Apply online for 2020 4th of July Parade

This Week's Highlights

2020 Fun & Games Night (Grown-Up Style) at MY Museum

$39 online / $45 at the door
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum presents a Fun & Games Night for ages 21 and up only! Join us for tons of fun board games (both oldies but goodies and hot new ones), music and entertainment, awesome food from various local restaurants, and an amazing selection of beer and wine. Admission is $39 in advance, $45 at the door.

The Curtis Gallery Ribbon Cutting and Open House

Curtis Gallery

The Curtis Gallery invites you to an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Monterey Chamber of Commerce. We'll have finger food, drinks, and special deals. All are welcome!

The Curtis Gallery represents the world’s largest, most extensive collection of copper photogravure plates by ethnologist and photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952), who documented the lives of Native Americans.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Albert Camus

Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to discuss Albert Camus's The Myth of Sisyphus . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

The Hounds of Heaven at East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow presents The Hounds of Heaven, performing a mix of original compositions and generally undiscovered album covers that have been reinterpreted. This performance will include selections from Springsteen, Petty, Bruce Hornsby, Vince Gill, Don Henley, Daryl Hall, and more.