WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN CARMEL?
Carmel and it’s environs are in a beautiful setting that has attracted artists and visitors for many years. A rich and varied selection of sights and events has grown up in this lovely environment. The following are some of the Carmel area Happenings for you to enjoy.
SPECIAL EVENTS by SEASON
Winter: I Cantori di Winter Concert
February - AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am Invitational http://www.carmelcalifornia.com/event-at-t-pebble-beach-national-pro-am_55.htm
February - Music - Bravissima Concert Series;
March - Dixieland Jazz Monterey;
April – Big Sur International Marathon http://www.carmelcalifornia.com/event-big-sur-international-marathon_58.htm
May - Carmel Art Festival, http://www.carmelcalifornia.com/event-24th-annual-carmel-art-festival_59.htm
July - Carmel Bach Festival;
August – Concours de Elegance
September - Monterey Jazz Festival.
October - Old Monterey Seafood and Music Festival;
October - Carmel Performing Arts Festival
October- International film Festival http://www.carmelcalifornia.com/event-carmel-international-film-festival_90.htm
October – Sand Castle Building http://www.carmelcalifornia.com/event-56th-annual-sandcastle-contest_89.htm
Fall Winter – Pacific Rep Theatre: http://www.pacrep.org/
Sunset Center Theatre and Concerts: http://www.sunsetcenter.org/
Dining - World Famous Restaurants.
Beaches – Carmel River Beach Park (top rated), and Carmel Beach
Monterey Bay Aquarium – state of the art, world famous http://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=A86.J71ASAFYMFsAfVwnnIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTEyOGN1MXNoBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDQjI1ODBfMQRzZWMDc3I-/RV=2/RE=1476507840/RO=10/RU=http%3a%2f%2fwww.montereybayaquarium.org%2f/RK=0/RS=Ki1HF6tcgyPhpd8HdsI3WsuIWZo-
City Parks - Garland Park, Carmel Valley, Dennis the Menace Children’s Park in Monterey
State Parks - Garapata State Park, Pt Lobos State Park, Jacks Peak, Monterey
Waterfall – Julia Pfeiffer State Park
Fishing, Hunting, bird and Whale watching
Deep Sea Diving
Biking Pacific Grove lighthouse to Marina
Golf - 16 Golf Courses
Hang gliding, and Parasailing
Literary History: Steinbeck Museum, Contemporary Art Museum, Tor House
Shopping - Carmel by the Sea downtown
Wineries - Carmel Valley