Spooky Halloween Events in Monterey Bay You Shouldn’t Miss

Halloween is fast approaching and it is just one of the many highlights of the last quarter of the year. It’s always a big hit for many especially for the children to enjoy these random happenings during this season. So what are your Halloween plans? To help you out, here are the spooky Halloween events in Monterey Bay this year that you should not miss.

GHOST TOUR

Get that Halloween spirit by having a ghost tour around the area. Point Sur Lightstation offers exciting Ghost Tours recurring weekly on Saturday, Oct 17 – Oct 24, 2015. You can view their tour schedules via Point Sur official website.. Admission fee is $85 per person. So start planning and have a great encounter!

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4th ANNUAL DOWNTOWN PG TRICK-OR-TREATING EXTRAVAGANZA

The City of Pacific Grove will present this free family fun and all ages are welcome in this year’s annual Trick or Treat throughout the downtown Pacific Grove. Prepare your Halloween costumes and just look for the Halloween ribbons & pumpkins outside your favorite participating downtown businesses. Please be advised that all trick or treaters must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This event is happening on October 24 from 10am-4pm.

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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD AT THE GOLDEN BOUGH THEATRE

Catch this creepy film at the Golden State Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea. This 1968 independent black-and-white horror film which was written and directed by George Romero is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. This is an all day event with $8-15 ticket prices.

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PUMPKIN PANDEMONIUM

Celebrate Halloween with the whole family with trick or treating, balloon art and a pumpkin patch at Del Monte Shopping Center on October 30, 2015 from 2:30pm-4:30pm. This is a free event that will surely enjoyed by the children. 1380787447-eimg

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HALLOWEEN ON LIGHTHOUSE DISTRICT

Bring your little Goblis at the hottest Halloween Party in the Lighthouse Avenue on October 31, 2-5pm for an afternoon trick-or-treating event.
Lighthouse District shops, shops, restaurants and boutiques will be welcoming these little goblins with special treats! This is a free event.

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June FUN – Beer and Wine Events in Monterey Bay

Are you up for some fun this June? Here are some great events to watch for in Monterey Bay!

June 5th – 6th Monterey Beer Week Festival

The first weekend of June is sure to bring fun in Monterey County. Come and expereince the first ever Beer Week Festival. Bring your best buds and just enjoy. There will be beer special for as low as $2.50, and enjoy happy hour like you never did before. Make sure you have a designated driver 🙂

 

 

More info below:

GET YOUR TICKET HERE TODAY

Ticket pricing:

  • General Admission – $45 presale $50 at the door (gates open at 12:30)
  • VIP Admission – $70 presale and $80 at the door (gates open at 11:30)
  • Designate Driver – $20

All ticket holders receive souvenir beer pilsner glass

VIP Information:

  • Early Admission at 11:30am
  • Private restrooms
  • Souvenir Beer Glass
  • Beer Caddy to the first 500 VIP’s through the gate

Parking:

  • $10.00 on site

Hours:

  • General: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
  • VIP: 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM

***Learn More About the Beer Week Here***

June 6th – 7th Monterey Wine Festival

If you’re not the beer kind…no worries! Wine Festival might just be right for you!

Come and enjoy world class wines, gourmet foods and witness the The 4th  West Coast Chowder Competition. This event is definitely for wine lovers!

More Info Below:

GET YOUR TICKET HERE TODAY

June 5th, 2015 6 – 9:30
V.I.P. Gourmet Extravaganza Party
Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center
5 Custom House Plaza

June 6th, 2015 11 – 4 p.m.
The West Coast Chowder Competition
Chowder Cook – off & and wine pairing 11 – 3 p.m.
and “Mini Cocktail Camp – Shake’m Like a Pro!”

Custom House Plaza a State Historic Park
20 Custom House Plaza
Montery, CA 93940

***Learn More About the Wine Festival Here***

 

Top 5 #MontereyBay Instagram Post

Monterey Bay is definitely a MUST VISIT this spring season. Why? Well, we’ll let these instagram photo shares with hashtag #MontereyBay show you. We have collected the TOP 5 Most popular posts of tourists and locals who obviously enjoyed and enjoying their stay in Monterey Bay.

5. Here’s a photo by @sometimesmonica with caption

When you sail into a feeding frenzy and are surrounded by 40+ humpback whales… #sciencewin #teacherlife #photoaday2015 #feelingsmallinavastoceanofawesome #weekendadventures #montereybay #ocean #otter #whale #CAdreamin

4. Monterey Bay is for sure a place to chill with your loved one. Looks like @carlie_kaye25 found her piece of paradise on the rooftop.

Chillin on a rooftop with my hubby! #oneyearanniversary #lovingthis #montereybay

3. A trip to Monterey won’t be complete without stopping by at the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Sounds like @halirose had a lot of fun!

Thank you, for everyone who wrote me and made me go 🙈 #montereybay #montereybayaquarium #sardinesanyone #soulfood #coasttocoast #blackandwhite #Mayfeels #vaca #underthesea #bucketlist

2. Ohhh, thoses seals are adorable. @pattiepie_ sure did catch a good life in action.

Nap Time 💤| #SleepySeal #OnTheBay #MontereyBay #NapTime

1. Drum Roll please! And the photo that stood out amore the rest was shared by @ddgv. It may be a cliche but this photo proves that “a picture is worth a thousand words”

#montereybay #cityofmonterey #california #sunset #bestview #beautiful #colors #highway1 #nature #love #bestview #blessed #seaside #natgeo #pacificocean #love #tree

We hope that you had fun looking at these photos like we did. If you have great photos of Monterey Bay, please do not hesitate to post them in our Facebook Page Here. Watch for our next blog post 🙂 Until next time!

 

Disclaimer: All photos in this post were from top-hashtags.com. Visit Monterey Bay blog does not own any of these photos.

Nightlife in Monterey Bay

After spending the whole day in exhilarating outdoor activities, some of us just wanna sit back, relax, and cap off the perfect day with a night out and some delicious breweries.

The heart of Monterey’s nightlife is found on Alvarado Street and Cannery Row. Check out these walkable city blocks bursting with bars, live music, DJs, salsa dancing, comedy shows and karaoke. All for the sake of painting the town red!

Bars and Breweries

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Enjoy delicious, frothy craft beers and sophisticated cocktail shots in the bars and breweries that line up Cannery Row. You will find several craft breweries and beer houses  that are sure to wet your whistle throughout the night like Cannery Row Brewing Company, C Restaurant + Bar and the Blue Fin Café & Billiards. Enjoy billiard tournaments, karaoke, and salsa dancing while sipping your favorite spirit.

Want to go bar hopping? Head over to downtown Monterey and get the party started in Britannia Arms Pub & Restaurant, Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill and Peter B’s Brewpub which are all within walking distance.

Live Music and Dancing

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Shake that thing and get your groove on to jazz, soul and funk music at at Cibo Ristorante Italiano. Party starts 7pm and ends at 10pm EVERY night.

Bored? Enjoy some belly laugh over at  Planet Gemini on Fremont Street where they feature a stand-up comedian every Friday and Saturday nights as well as an Italian themed night on Tuesdays with live music.

Do check out the events calendar and list of performing arts centers for even more ways to grab YOLO moments here in Monterey.

Trivia Nights

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Are you a trivia master? Then get your game on and test your brain power while indulging a glass of beer or two. There are trivia nights held almost every day of the work week. It’s a great way to have some fun, explore new places, make new friends and win fantastic prizes!

Check out these places for the most challenging trivia night in town.

 

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AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

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Calling all golf enthusiasts out there! Here’s an awesome news that will definitely excite you – the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is set off to kick start this February 9!

So what’s the fuss about this event?

Well, first of all, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour which evolved out of the Bing Crosby clambake, an annual get-together where some of the best professional golfers and a mix of A-list actors, musicians, comedians, and generally wealthy and famous individuals played golf and got drunk for a few days on the Monterey Peninsula. It is held annually at Pebble Beach, California, near Monterey. The tournament is typically held during the month of February, and for this year it will be held on February 9 – 15. This annual golf tournament features an all-star lineup of both pros and celebrities. Yes, you heard me right! This is a star-studded event making it as much fun for serious duffers as it is autograph seekers and star gazers.

THE PLAYING FORMAT

You’ve probably heard or read about this event (it is a popular one, after all) but here’s a little FYI for you. The starting field consists of 156 professionals and 156 amateurs. One professional is paired with one amateur. Each day, 52 2-man teams will play on one of the three courses. Then on the final day, those professionals and pro-amateur teams making the 54-hole cut will play on the Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Only professionals may compete in the individual competition part of the tournament. Amateurs are restricted to playing only in the pro-amateur team competition.

THE SPECTATOR’S GUIDE

Planning to attend the event? Whether your a golf enthusiast to the very core of your being or you just want to catch a glimpse of famous celebrities, here’s a guide to help you out.

Tickets

Tickets for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am practice rounds are sold at $50 when bought before February 7 and $60 when bought after February 7 for all three days, Monday through Wednesday.

Tickets for the tournament rounds, held Thursday through Sunday, are sold sold at $50 per day before February 7 and sold at $60 after February 7. Children 12 and under are admitted free alongside an adult ticket holder. There are also packages available. You can buy the tickets online and know more about their packages here.

If you’re a member of law enforcement, a firefighter or a military personnel you, plus one accompanied guest,  will be admitted free of charge from Monday-Wednesday. Just present your active official department ID or badge at any ticket booth.

The Best Position

The grandstands at the 18th hole are always popular spots from which to watch the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Two other recommended spots for viewing the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am are the tee box on the 13th hole, and the grandstand by the 17th green, which allows spectators to both watch players coming up the 17th hole and see them tee off on the 18th.

Catching Celebrities

Gotta catch’em all!

Of course, some of us are here for the celebrities as much as we’re here for golf. I suggest you get tickets for the AT&T tournament’s practice round if you want get celebrity autographs or celebrity snapshots. The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am does not allow autographs and picture taking during the tournament rounds. It’s easiest to get autographs and snapshots on Monday when competition has not yet started and everybody is still at ease.

What to Bring and What Not to Bring

You won’t be able to enjoy the tournament if you’re wearing the wrong kind of clothing (this will totally make you feel uncomfortable and distracted) and you won’t be able to get that celebrity memento if you can’t even get admitted just because inadvertently brought a contraband to the tournament site. It is therefore very important to know what to bring and what not to bring during the event. Get important Insider’s scoop on the tournament essentials (and contraband for that matter) here. Make sure to read and not miss out on this one!

Want to know more about the event? Head over here. See you around the tees!

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