• Randy Tunnell

    Randy Tunnell Photography
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    The Monterey County Herald
  • El Grito

    Comite Cultural de Salinas
  • Vern Fisher

    The Monterey County Herald
  • David Royal

    The Monterey County Herald
  • Salinas Valley

  • Soledad Vineyard

  • Vern Fisher

    The Monterey County Herald
  • David Royal

    The Monterey County Herald
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    RSVP
  • Castroville Artichokes

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    Olson Blacksmith Shop
  • Monterey

    Sept. 2-7, 2015 "Farm Fresh Fun" is the theme for the 79th Annual Monterey County Fair. Celebrate Monterey County's unique history and rich heritage with family entertainment, carnival rides, games, fun Fair-food, art exhibits and more. View details >>

  • Monterey

    Sept. 11-13, 2015 "Festa Italia Santa Rosalia" marks its 82nd annual, three-day celebration  — free to the public — showcasing Italian arts, food and music, and honoring the rich tradition of Monterey's Italian heritage. View details >>

  • Salinas

    Sept. 13, 2015 "El Grito" celebration marks Sept. 16th's anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain. The annual fiesta, hosts live entertainment, booths selling souvenirs and all manner of food and drink.  

  • Salinas

    Sept. 26-27, 2015 The California International Airshow Salinas returns to the Salinas Municipal Airport for its 35th year. Watch jaw-dropping aeronautical acrobatics from the Patriots Jet Team, Metal Mulisha and a USAF F-22 Raptor Jet! Learn more >>

  • Monterey

    A bay view of world famous Cannery Row known as a top destination for visitors of all ages with its array of activities sure to please all. A trip to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula isn't complete without it.

  • Salinas Valley

    Just inland from Monterey, you’ll come upon an agricultural jewel known as the Salinas Valley. The Salinas Valley is today the agricultural heart of the nation and considered the salad bowl capital of the World.

  • Soledad

    Wine grapes were first introduced in Monterey County well over 200 years ago by the Franciscan Friars near the Soledad Mission in southern Monterey County.

  • Monterey Bay

    Located at the ocean's edge on historic Cannery Row the Monterey Bay Aquarium is rated No. 1 aquarium in the United States according to Zagat Surveys and the country's third-best family attraction.

  • Big Sur

    The Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race created and presented by AEG that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams.

  • Pacific Grove

    Pacific Grove, has a classic Main Street, USA feel. With one of the oldest continually operating lighthouses in the country. Like this breathtaking sunset Pacific Grove holds many old-fashioned charms.

  • Castroville

    Castroville has declared itself the “Artichoke Center of the World” producing 75% of California’s artichokes, while California grows 99.99% of United States production.

  • King City

    The "Olson Blacksmith Shop" located in San Lorenzo Park, is an authentic turn-of-the-century working blacksmith shop that was originally located in the Paraiso Springs area.

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