Get Ready for a Weekend of Cycling Fun!

January 31, 2013
Cycling on the road

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. Along with mountain, road and recreation ride races, there is a festival and expo to celebrate all things cycling. Come out to this four-day cycling festival for a weekend of excitement and action!

If you love cycling, Sea Otter Classic has a weekend of races for you! Athletes can ender in mountain bike races in the categories of cross country, short track, downhill, dual slalom, road bike, road circuit, road criterium, cyclocross, Giro d’Italia Gran Fondo and MTB Gran Fondo. Registration price varies for each sport. For more information on races, visit

The Sea Otter Festival has activities for kids of all ages. The Sea Otter Egg Hunt will have your little ones looking for eggs all around the lawn. Some eggs even have prizes inside! The Egg Hunt will be held at 10am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to kids ages 8 and under at the middle of the 200 block. Kids Races will also be held at noon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, open to ages 12 and under. Kids will maneuver through a course designed to stretch skills and build confidence in racing. All finishers will receive a medal. There is also the Specialized First Gear Kids Zone for those who want to try out their skills on an obstacle course. The zone is open from 9am to 4pm on Thursday-Sunday. Sea Otter Village will hold a carnival of bouncing, sliding, climbing and fun open every day from 9am to 4pm. There is no charge for any of these activities! For more information, click here.

As part of the festival, Sierra Nevada will host a Beer & BBQ Garden especially for ages 21 and up open all weekend. To see more of what Sea Otter Classic has to offer, visit today!

Event Details

Location: Laguna Seca Recreation Area

Admission: FREE to $35

For more information on this event, visit


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