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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
Big Sur International Marathon
Big Sur International Marathon

(831) 625-6226

Carmel, CA
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Go the distance at the Big Sur International Marathon. The annual marathon attracts more than 4,000 participants annually that run 26.2 miles along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. If you participate, make sure you take plenty of care while setting out on your journey; it takes great discipline to conquer the hills along the way to the finish line.

Carmel Bach Festival
Carmel Bach Festival

(831) 624-1521

NW Corner of 10th & Mission, Cottage 16
Monterey, CA   Directions Website

Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, Brahms, and more make beautiful music at the Carmel Bach Festival. The 15-day symphonic festival is under the direction of conductor Paul Goodwin, leading nightly concerts that end on the perfect high note. Enjoy a spectacular seaside gala event.

Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey Jazz Festival

(831) 373-3366

2004 Fairground Rd
Monterey, CA 93940   Directions Website

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the world´s oldest running jazz festival. The two-day and three-night celebration brings together 43,000 fans to listen to over 500 world-renowned jazz artists perform on eight stages across the Monterey Fairgrounds. Slide on over for a soulful time.

Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
Monterey, CA
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Mark your calendar for the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival. More than 5,000 national and international festival goers attend the glitziest culinary event in Monterey to mingle with 100 world class chefs, 80 accomplished wine professionals, and sample the work of 200 acclaimed wineries each year. Cheers!

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(831) 375-4604
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