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The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week

July 7, 2017
Calling all car fans, the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week is once again returning this August. Prepare yourself for an entire week filled with exciting events.
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Visit These Beaches Near Monterey

June 28, 2017
The beaches of Monterey are varied in their amenities but all are beautiful. The beaches are popular destinations for everything from a wedding on the beach to simply stopping by for a picnic lunch if you have some time to spare. During your stay, be sure to stop by one of these beaches near Monterey.
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Visit The Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum at Cannery Row

June 9, 2017
If you are spending time in historic Monterey, chances are you will stop by Cannery Row. While there are many things to do while on Cannery row, one great option is to learn about the history of the area and California is to visit the Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum.
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Visiting the Kelp Forest Experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

June 2, 2017
This summer, stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium and take in their world famous Kelp Forest. The Kelp Forest is a unique underwater forest with kelp growing as high as 28 feet tall.
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Top Wedding Venues in Monterey

May 5, 2017
The destination for a wedding is an important part of any celebration. The venue simultaneous needs to be beautiful as well as spacious and affordable. One thing that makes Monterey an excellent location for weddings is the fact that it provides all that and more!
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10 Things you didn’t know about Cannery Row

April 28, 2017
Here are some fun facts you might not have known about Cannery Row.
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Love Running? Join the Big Sur International Marathon!

April 14, 2017
The Big Sur International Marathon is once again right right around the corner. This annual event always takes place during the spring time and is a big part of the community. Whether you are a trained marathon who has ran multiple marathons or this is your first one ever, the scenic view along the route is an experience you won’t soon forget.
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Monterey for Kids

March 24, 2017
If you are looking for fun and exciting ways to spend time with your kids, check out these kid friendly activities in Monterey near Ramada Inn.
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Sailing in Monterey

March 3, 2017
Located right on the bay, Monterey is an excellent destination for a romantic cruise along the water. Whether you are looking for some fun while exploring the area or are looking for a little more romance, there is a sailing option that is just for you!
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Best Breakfast in Monterey

February 25, 2017
In the mood to start your day off right? Then head over to some of these locations in Monterey that serve up the best breakfast around.
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Whalefest Monterey

January 27, 2017
Every year, tourists flock to Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf in order to spot some of the local marine life.
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Nature in Monterey

December 30, 2016
Monterey Bay is an excellent place to be if you are looking to enjoy the great outdoors. From stunning coastline views to mountain tops, Monterey has a varied range of nature to enjoy that is more beautiful than pictures of Monterey.
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Celebrate the New Year at First Night Monterey

November 7, 2016
It’s never too early to start thinking about plans for the New Year. The way you spend New Year’s Eve is important because it sets the tone for how you bring in the New Year!
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Big Sur Food And Wine

October 26, 2016
Big Sur is a beautiful area located along the coast of Northern California. The sights to see are gorgeous in the area, and if you will be staying in Monterey or the nearby area, a visit to this area is absolutely necessary.
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Big Sur Half Marathon

September 28, 2016
The annual Ramada Monterey Big Sur Half Marathon is once again right around the corner!
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Monterey Beach Sportsfest

August 23, 2016
The beach community of Monterey has created a fun event that not only supports healthy living, but also caring for ocean and advocating for cleaner beaches.
View More

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

July 28, 2016
Whether you are an owner of classic vehicles or simply a car enthusiast, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an event you won’t want to miss.
View More

Outdoor Summer Activities In Monterey

June 1, 2016
Monterey is a city that offers a rich landscape and a vibrant past. If you’re staying in Monterey this summer, get outdoors and explore all the things this city has to offer guests and locals alike.
View More

June Food Festivals In Monterey

May 25, 2016
If you happen to be staying in Monterey this June, bring your appetite because this summer there are a number of exciting festivals all centered on food and drinks!
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Monterey Grand Prix Coming To Mazda Raceway

April 28, 2016
The IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in America is well underway and if you are a fan of sports car racing, you are not going to miss out on what the Mazda Raceway has in store for you.
View More

City Tours in Monterey

March 16, 2016
Monterey is a historic city that is equally beautiful as it is interesting. While wandering the beautiful city on your own is sure to be fun, taking part in a tour can be insightful and enjoyable.
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Monterey & Beautiful Sightseeing Tours Go Hand In Hand!

February 24, 2016
If you are visiting Monterey, one of the things you should definitely take advantage of are all the tours that are offered in the area.
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Monterey is the perfect destination for Valentine's Day!

January 27, 2016
With February right around the corner it may be time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day plans. This year, how are you going to tell that special person in your life that you love them?
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Don’t Miss the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament in Monterey!

December 18, 2015
Monterey is home to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, which is one of the most exciting events along the PGA Tour.
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Celebrate Our Oceans and Learn ways to Protect Wildlife of the Water During Monterey Whalefest

November 25, 2015
There’s so much to see and do in the beautiful city of Monterey you may not know where to start!
View More

See the Best Golfers from Around the World at the TaylorMade Golf Invitational

October 30, 2015
The TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational is once again returning to the sands of Pebble Beach. This annual event always proves to be an exciting event with both an individual winner as well as team competitions.
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Run Along the Monterey Coast during the Big Sur Half Marathon!

September 18, 2015
Do you like to push yourself to new levels? Have you considered running a marathon but want a little practice first? If so, consider registering for the Big Sur Half Marathon.
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See the Best Aquatic Sports Competitors in Action at the Monterey Beach Sportsfest!

July 28, 2015
Do you enjoy playing beach volleyball? What about running or swimming? If you are the athletic type that is looking for the next adrenaline filled challenge, look no further than the Ramada Monterey Beach Sportsfest!
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Calling all Porsche Lovers to the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V

July 24, 2015
If you are a sports car fanatic and have a special love for porsche’s, then the ‘Porsche Rennsport Reunion V’ is an event you are not going to want to miss.
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The Superbike World Championship is coming to the Mazda Raceway!

June 26, 2015
Do you love high adrenaline events? Do you get a thrill from high-speed races? If you enjoy watching motorcycle races then prepare for the good news.
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Enjoy Bacon at its Best at the Monterey BaconFest 2015!

June 1, 2015
Summer is almost here, and that means it's time for plenty of festivals. The great thing about festivals is that you can enjoy great music, delicious food and drinks, and entertainment all while spending time with friends and family in the sunny weather.
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Treat your Taste Buds to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival!

April 27, 2015
Are you looking for a fun event in Monterey that will be great for the whole family? If so, come out to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival that will take place on Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st.
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The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Returns this May!

May 27, 2015
Do you love watching sports cars race around the track? Do you get a thrill from seeing who will cross the finish line? If so, look for hotels around Monterey Ca now because Mazda has a great event all lined just for you.
View More

The Pebble Beach Food and Wine Event Returns to Monterey!

February 27, 2015
t is nearly time for the 8th annual Add MediaPebble Beach Food and Wine event, coming to the Bay Area this spring.
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The Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Monterey

January 21, 2015
The Sea Otter classic first began back in 1991 and has enjoyed much success and growth since then. This year, the Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary from April 16th through the 19th.
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Celebrities Golf for Charity at the 2015 Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!

December 29, 2014
Do you love golf? Do you love celebrities? Combine these two loves by attending the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
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Enjoy Festive Family Time at First Night Monterey!

November 21, 2014
Are you looking for a family friendly and exciting way to bring in the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey – a community event that takes place on New Year’s Eve.
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Experience the Best of Monterey at the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival!

October 24, 2014
Clear your weekend from November 6 – 8, because it is time for the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival! During the festival, you will get the opportunity to eat delicious foods from local restaurants and taste great wines, all while viewing the beautiful scenery of Monterey, California.
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Race on Down to the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay!

September 19, 2014
Do you want a fun way to get fit? Join the community for the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay. If you are not quite ready for a half marathon, you can always register for the Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5k
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Sprint to Adrenaline Pumping Races at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs!

August 22, 2014
Do you love to watch races? Do you get excited as you watch cars race towards the finish line? If so, come to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
View More

The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week

July 7, 2017
Calling all car fans, the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week is once again returning this August. Prepare yourself for an entire week filled with exciting events.
View More

Visit These Beaches Near Monterey

June 28, 2017
The beaches of Monterey are varied in their amenities but all are beautiful. The beaches are popular destinations for everything from a wedding on the beach to simply stopping by for a picnic lunch if you have some time to spare. During your stay, be sure to stop by one of these beaches near Monterey.
View More

Visit The Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum at Cannery Row

June 9, 2017
If you are spending time in historic Monterey, chances are you will stop by Cannery Row. While there are many things to do while on Cannery row, one great option is to learn about the history of the area and California is to visit the Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum.
View More

Visiting the Kelp Forest Experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

June 2, 2017
This summer, stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium and take in their world famous Kelp Forest. The Kelp Forest is a unique underwater forest with kelp growing as high as 28 feet tall.
View More

Top Wedding Venues in Monterey

May 5, 2017
The destination for a wedding is an important part of any celebration. The venue simultaneous needs to be beautiful as well as spacious and affordable. One thing that makes Monterey an excellent location for weddings is the fact that it provides all that and more!
View More

10 Things you didn’t know about Cannery Row

April 28, 2017
Here are some fun facts you might not have known about Cannery Row.
View More

Love Running? Join the Big Sur International Marathon!

April 14, 2017
The Big Sur International Marathon is once again right right around the corner. This annual event always takes place during the spring time and is a big part of the community. Whether you are a trained marathon who has ran multiple marathons or this is your first one ever, the scenic view along the route is an experience you won’t soon forget.
View More

Monterey for Kids

March 24, 2017
If you are looking for fun and exciting ways to spend time with your kids, check out these kid friendly activities in Monterey near Ramada Inn.
View More

Sailing in Monterey

March 3, 2017
Located right on the bay, Monterey is an excellent destination for a romantic cruise along the water. Whether you are looking for some fun while exploring the area or are looking for a little more romance, there is a sailing option that is just for you!
View More

Best Breakfast in Monterey

February 25, 2017
In the mood to start your day off right? Then head over to some of these locations in Monterey that serve up the best breakfast around.
View More

Whalefest Monterey

January 27, 2017
Every year, tourists flock to Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf in order to spot some of the local marine life.
View More

Nature in Monterey

December 30, 2016
Monterey Bay is an excellent place to be if you are looking to enjoy the great outdoors. From stunning coastline views to mountain tops, Monterey has a varied range of nature to enjoy that is more beautiful than pictures of Monterey.
View More

Celebrate the New Year at First Night Monterey

November 7, 2016
It’s never too early to start thinking about plans for the New Year. The way you spend New Year’s Eve is important because it sets the tone for how you bring in the New Year!
View More

Big Sur Food And Wine

October 26, 2016
Big Sur is a beautiful area located along the coast of Northern California. The sights to see are gorgeous in the area, and if you will be staying in Monterey or the nearby area, a visit to this area is absolutely necessary.
View More

Big Sur Half Marathon

September 28, 2016
The annual Ramada Monterey Big Sur Half Marathon is once again right around the corner!
View More

Monterey Beach Sportsfest

August 23, 2016
The beach community of Monterey has created a fun event that not only supports healthy living, but also caring for ocean and advocating for cleaner beaches.
View More

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

July 28, 2016
Whether you are an owner of classic vehicles or simply a car enthusiast, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an event you won’t want to miss.
View More

Outdoor Summer Activities In Monterey

June 1, 2016
Monterey is a city that offers a rich landscape and a vibrant past. If you’re staying in Monterey this summer, get outdoors and explore all the things this city has to offer guests and locals alike.
View More

June Food Festivals In Monterey

May 25, 2016
If you happen to be staying in Monterey this June, bring your appetite because this summer there are a number of exciting festivals all centered on food and drinks!
View More

Monterey Grand Prix Coming To Mazda Raceway

April 28, 2016
The IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in America is well underway and if you are a fan of sports car racing, you are not going to miss out on what the Mazda Raceway has in store for you.
View More

City Tours in Monterey

March 16, 2016
Monterey is a historic city that is equally beautiful as it is interesting. While wandering the beautiful city on your own is sure to be fun, taking part in a tour can be insightful and enjoyable.
View More

Monterey & Beautiful Sightseeing Tours Go Hand In Hand!

February 24, 2016
If you are visiting Monterey, one of the things you should definitely take advantage of are all the tours that are offered in the area.
View More

Monterey is the perfect destination for Valentine's Day!

January 27, 2016
With February right around the corner it may be time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day plans. This year, how are you going to tell that special person in your life that you love them?
View More

Don’t Miss the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament in Monterey!

December 18, 2015
Monterey is home to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, which is one of the most exciting events along the PGA Tour.
View More

Celebrate Our Oceans and Learn ways to Protect Wildlife of the Water During Monterey Whalefest

November 25, 2015
There’s so much to see and do in the beautiful city of Monterey you may not know where to start!
View More

See the Best Golfers from Around the World at the TaylorMade Golf Invitational

October 30, 2015
The TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational is once again returning to the sands of Pebble Beach. This annual event always proves to be an exciting event with both an individual winner as well as team competitions.
View More

Run Along the Monterey Coast during the Big Sur Half Marathon!

September 18, 2015
Do you like to push yourself to new levels? Have you considered running a marathon but want a little practice first? If so, consider registering for the Big Sur Half Marathon.
View More

See the Best Aquatic Sports Competitors in Action at the Monterey Beach Sportsfest!

July 28, 2015
Do you enjoy playing beach volleyball? What about running or swimming? If you are the athletic type that is looking for the next adrenaline filled challenge, look no further than the Ramada Monterey Beach Sportsfest!
View More

Calling all Porsche Lovers to the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V

July 24, 2015
If you are a sports car fanatic and have a special love for porsche’s, then the ‘Porsche Rennsport Reunion V’ is an event you are not going to want to miss.
View More

The Superbike World Championship is coming to the Mazda Raceway!

June 26, 2015
Do you love high adrenaline events? Do you get a thrill from high-speed races? If you enjoy watching motorcycle races then prepare for the good news.
View More

Enjoy Bacon at its Best at the Monterey BaconFest 2015!

June 1, 2015
Summer is almost here, and that means it's time for plenty of festivals. The great thing about festivals is that you can enjoy great music, delicious food and drinks, and entertainment all while spending time with friends and family in the sunny weather.
View More

Treat your Taste Buds to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival!

April 27, 2015
Are you looking for a fun event in Monterey that will be great for the whole family? If so, come out to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival that will take place on Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st.
View More

The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Returns this May!

May 27, 2015
Do you love watching sports cars race around the track? Do you get a thrill from seeing who will cross the finish line? If so, look for hotels around Monterey Ca now because Mazda has a great event all lined just for you.
View More

The Pebble Beach Food and Wine Event Returns to Monterey!

February 27, 2015
t is nearly time for the 8th annual Add MediaPebble Beach Food and Wine event, coming to the Bay Area this spring.
View More

The Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Monterey

January 21, 2015
The Sea Otter classic first began back in 1991 and has enjoyed much success and growth since then. This year, the Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary from April 16th through the 19th.
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Celebrities Golf for Charity at the 2015 Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!

December 29, 2014
Do you love golf? Do you love celebrities? Combine these two loves by attending the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
View More

Enjoy Festive Family Time at First Night Monterey!

November 21, 2014
Are you looking for a family friendly and exciting way to bring in the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey – a community event that takes place on New Year’s Eve.
View More

Experience the Best of Monterey at the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival!

October 24, 2014
Clear your weekend from November 6 – 8, because it is time for the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival! During the festival, you will get the opportunity to eat delicious foods from local restaurants and taste great wines, all while viewing the beautiful scenery of Monterey, California.
View More

Race on Down to the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay!

September 19, 2014
Do you want a fun way to get fit? Join the community for the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay. If you are not quite ready for a half marathon, you can always register for the Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5k
View More

Sprint to Adrenaline Pumping Races at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs!

August 22, 2014
Do you love to watch races? Do you get excited as you watch cars race towards the finish line? If so, come to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
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Commercial & Corporate Rates

August 8, 2014
Ramada Limited Monterey Hotels are centrally located to all the surrounding attractions and businesses. For those needing accommodations for an extended stay or multiple visits, please send us an e-mail for our Monterey corporate housing special pricing.
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Be a Part of the Exciting Italian Culture at the Festa Italia’s Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival!

July 25, 2014
If you love Italian food or want to get to know a little more about Italian culture, then come down to Festa Italia’s Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival!!
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Pick up the Tempo at the Exciting Monterey Americana Festival!

June 19, 2014
Saturday, June 28th marks the 2nd Annual Monterey Americana Music Festival, which will be held at the Monterey County Fair and Events Center
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Have Some Sizzlin’ Summertime Fun at the Blues Brews & Barbecue!

May 22, 2014
Do you love blues music? Enjoy hanging out with friends and eating great food? Then come down to Monterey Blues Brews and Barbecue on Saturday and Sunday, July 26th and 27th.
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Race Your Way to the Ferrari Challenge Event!

April 30, 2014
Popular with fans around the world, the Ferrari Challenge is one of the most anticipated dates on any racing enthusiast’s calendar.
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Día del Niño -Celebrating Children at Monterey Bay Aquarium

March 20, 2014
This year on Sunday April 6th, visitors to the Monterey Bay Aquarium will be invited to join in with the 13th annual incarnation of the celebration of Día del Niño – Children’s Day.
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Attend the Sea Changes ACT Opening Reception at the Museum of Monterey!

February 20, 2014
The Museum of Monterey has an important role in the community, celebrating Monterey’s connection to the ocean through its collection of more than fifty thousand artifacts.
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Enjoy the Cycling Season Opener at the Sea Otter Classic

January 22, 2014
The Sea Otter Classic is the world’s premiere 4 day cycling festival and opens the season of cycling in North America.
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Attend the At&t Pebble Beach Pro Am!

December 27, 2013
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am golf tournament is a winter tradition dating back as far as the 1930s.
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New Year's Eve Celebration in Monterey

November 22, 2013
Each year, the amazing First Night Monterey celebration is a treat for the whole family. An all-ages New Year’s Eve event, their program of entertainment and activities is sure to please everyone who attends while visiting hotels in Monterey CA.
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Big Sur Half Marathon returns to Monterey area

October 30, 2013
This November 17th, approximately 9,000 runners will be congregating on Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, for the eleventh presentation of the famous Big Sur Half Marathon
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Don't Miss the FIM Superbike World Championship!

September 23, 2013
Forming the American stage of the FIM Superbike World Championship, when the races come to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca the stage will be set for some fantastic racing from some of the biggest teams in the world.
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Attend the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival!

July 20, 2013
Here in Monterey, visitors and locals alike can always count on a fun, exciting time at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
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Enjoy Music & More at the Monterey Bay Reggae Festival!

July 8, 2013
Summer is festival season in California, and Monterey is no exception! The warm weather and clear skies make it the perfect time to be outdoors enjoying great music and having fun with friends and family.
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Race Over to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix!

June 11, 2013
The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is back this July for its 62nd year and the city of Monterey could not be more excited. The event attracts around 120,000 visitors every year.
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Enjoy Drinks in Monterey

May 6, 2013
Everyone has their drink of choice. Some prefer the smooth taste of beer while others prefer to and enjoy a glass of wine. It is always nice to take a day to relax, and enjoy your favorite drink.
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Celebrate the Life of American Writer John Steinbeck

April 16, 2013
Almost everyone has read a John Steinbeck book, whether it was for school or just for leisure. Though his books are world famous, how much do you know about John Steinbeck the person?
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Monterey Rock & Rod Festival Returns in May

March 28, 2013
Who is the Best of the West? Find out at the 7th annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival this May 17-18 in Monterey County.
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Technology of the Future at the American Le Mans Series

February 23, 2013
The premier sports car racing championship, the American Le Mans Series, returns to Monterey’s Mazda Raceway this year from May 9-11, 2013.
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Get Ready for a Weekend of Cycling Fun at Sea Otter Classic!

January 31, 2013
Spring is a great time to stay in lodging in Monterey CA, as the weather is sunny, and the whole family can find something fun to do during the Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic from April 18-21.
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Watch the 2013 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!

December 8, 2012
Those staying in hotels in Monterey CA in February can attend the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach.
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Celebrate the Holidays in Monterey!

November 29, 2012
Monterey is one of the most beautiful areas to spend the holidays in California. If you are staying in Monterey CA discount hotels, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit during your time here. You can go ice skating by the bay coastline, visit Santa's Workshop or attend the Holiday Tree Lighting in Carmel. Read more about these fun holiday events below!
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Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey!

October 23, 2012
If you are spending New Year’s Eve in cheap hotels in Monterey CA, you won’t want to miss First Night Monterey! In its 19th year, the event is will bring a spectacular group of performers and visual artists for the whole family.
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Watch the Race at the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival this Weekend!

September 4, 2012
If you’re in Monterey this weekend, you have the opportunity to witness the car festival of a lifetime! Those staying in affordable Monterey CA hotels can see the stars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car series at the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival powered by Mazda. You can be part of the season-ending race this weekend!
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Participate in the Big Sur Marathon for a Healthy Weekend in Monterey!

August 10, 2012
If you’re staying in hotels in Monterey Bay CA this coming November, consider enrolling in the Big Sur Half Marathon for a great race destination weekend.
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Buckle Up for Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance!

July 12, 2012
If you're a car aficionado and staying in Monterey CA hotels this summer, come out and celebrate the automobile at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The outdoor event takes place at the 18th fairway of Pebble Reach Golf Links and brings together 200 of the best in automotive gems from all over the world.
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Watch Red Bull's U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway this Summer!

June 22, 2012
Want to be a part of the biggest racing event near hotels in Carmel CA this summer? Attend the Red Bull United State Grand Prix, featuring the MotoGP World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca! The event boasts the largest spectator attendance of any race held at Mazda Raceway.
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Have a Drink at the Monterey Wine & Beer Festivals!

May 28, 2012
Do you enjoy your libations? If you’re staying in hotels in Monterey CA this June, be sure to check out the Monterey Wine & Beer Festivals! This year, both events are happening on the same weekend, so there is plenty to enjoy! The 36th Monterey Wine Festival is June 8-9 and the Monterey Beer Festival is one day only, June 9.
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Ferrari Racing Days at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

April 25, 2012
Ferrari Racing Days returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this year with three full days of racing. The races include The Ferrari 458 Challenge with historic Formula 1 cars and Corse Clienti programs. Both fans and Ferrari owners will be able to enjoy this chance to see professionals compete on the race track.
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Big Sur Marathon Returns in April

March 26, 2017
Celebrate spring by enjoying the outdoors and Monterey’s beautiful nature while running in the Big Sur Marathon. Known for being one of the best marathons in the entire United States, the Big Sur Marathon will take place on April 29, 2012.
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Enjoy a Day of Cycling at Sea Otter Classic!

February 9, 2011
Monterey is hosting the 22nd Annual Sea Otter Classic from April 19-22, a four-day celebration of cycling. The Sea Otter Classic consists of several competitive cycling events and a festival with food, drinks and free entertainment for children and adults alike.
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Discover the World at the Old Monterey Farmer's Market

January 17, 2012
The Old Monterey Farmer’s Market is a great way to explore the culture of beautiful seaside community Monterey. It spans 3.5 city blocks and runs year-round, rain or shine.
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Bill Murray to Defend his Title in Pebble Beach Golf

November 29, 2011
Did you know that Bill Murray is not only a famous actor but amateur golf champion? He won the crown in 2011 with PGA TOUR professional partner D.A. Points. You have the chance to see him defend his title February 6-12
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Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey!

November 8, 2011
Will you be in beautiful coastal Monterey to celebrate the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey on December 31. First Night Monterey is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration welcoming in the New Year.
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Run at the Big Sur Marathon in Monterey Bay!

October 5, 2011
If you’ve been itching to go for a long run, be sure to check out the Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay this year on Sunday, November 20th! The Half Marathon’s course runs through historic downtown Monterey along Cannery Row, and the beautiful coastline of Pacific Grove, with amazing views of Monterey Bay.
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Monterey Hosts 2011 Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV

September 1, 2011
Are you a big motorsports fan? If so, be sure not to miss the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV from October 14 to October 16 in Monterey county, California. Many vintage and modern race cars will gather with their racers at Mazda Raceway Laguno Seca in Salinas.
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Music, Cars, and the Monterey County Fair

August 1, 2011
August brings many fun outdoor events to the Monterey area that will provide you with some great entertainment when you’re looking for something to do.
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Monterey Events in July

July 6, 2011
July brings a myriad of fun events to the Monterey area! Whether your interests lie in cars, rodeos, or music, there are a lot of fun outings for the whole family. Check out some of these entertaining ideas for Monterey activities this month.
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The 16th Annual “A Day to Remember” Bridal Show – January 16, 2011

December 15, 2011
The largest and most elegant bridal show on California’s central coast will take place on Sunday, January 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Monterey Conference Center.
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Monterey Swingfest 2011

December 14, 2010
The Monterey Swingfest starts this year on Thursday, January 13, at 7 p.m. with two workshops, which will be immediately followed by open dancing.
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Feathered Friends at the Monterey Bay Aquarium – November 20 & 21

November 6, 2010
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Feathered Friends exhibit allows you to get to know a variety of unique birds. The weekend’s activities feature animals with beaks, wings and feathers including blackfooted penguins, Laysan albatross and an array of shorebirds from their aviary.
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Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational – November 16 thru 21

October 22, 2010
The Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational is a non-tour professional tournament and is free for spectators to attend—no tickets are required. It will be held on Del Monte Golf Course, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Pebble Beach Golf Links.
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The Great Wine Escape Weekend 2010 – November 12, 13 & 14

October 19, 2010
This year’s Great Wine Escape Weekend will begin on Friday, November 12. This annual three-day event will feature various winery open houses, barrel tastings, wine seminars, vineyard tours, signature winemaker dinners, culinary showcases and appetizers.
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Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay – Sunday, November 14

October 1, 2010
The Big Sur Half Marathon lets you run along the “Edge of the Western World.” This annual event will be held on November 14, 2010. The Half Marathon allows you to take in all the beauty of the world-renowned Monterey Peninsula with its gently rolling fast course that winds through historic downtown Monterey and Cannery Row, then proceeds along Pacific Grove’s coastline.
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