Events Calendar: 2023-10-01

Downtown Campbell Weekly Farmers' Market

 
10/1/23
 
 
Downtown Campbell

The Campbell Farmers' Market held on Sundays in Downtown Campbell is consistently rated as one of the best if not the best year-round Farmers' Markets in the South Bay. Come and enjoy the festive and vibrant community oriented atmosphere that attracts fans of the Campbell Farmers' Market from all around.

Casey Starks Studio: Open Studio and Ceramics Exhibit

 
10/1/23
 
free
 
Casey Starks Studio

Casey Starks is opening up her ceramics studio to visitors as part of the free Monterey County Artists Studio Tour taking place over two weekends, 9/30-10/1 and 10/7-10/8, 11am-5pm. Casey's beautiful new sculpture exhibit, Tide Patterns , will be on display.

Tour the studio, speak with Casey, learn about her latest work, enter the raffle, make a purchase from the gallery, and/or sign up for a specially discounted ceramics workshop!

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
10/1/23
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

On the first Sunday of every month, 6pm-8pm, Old Capitol Books and Boukra Press host a poetry writing workshop. All levels are welcome. This is two hours of facilitated and structured poetry writing for only $10. Feedback given by trained and published poets.

Sunday Jazz Nights at Pearl Hour

 
10/1/23
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Every Sunday, Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Zach Westfall Group beginning at 8pm. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

Connecting People Through Food at International Market and Deli

 
10/2/23
 
free
 
International Market & Deli

On Monday, October 2, International Market & Deli will celebrate the U.N.'s International Day of Nonviolence. In front of the market, enjoy samples of delicious food from around the world, 2pm-3pm, and a demonstration of Iraqi cooking, 3pm-4pm.

A local, family-run business, International Market and Deli is known for being a warm and welcoming space for people from all around the world, young and old. Full of good cheer, this little market wants to share a message of peace and tolerance on this special day. Food is the thing that brings us all together!

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
10/2/23
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey hosts a Pub Run every Monday at 6:00pm. We'll begin and end at Fieldwork Brewing Company. All paces, levels, distances, and abilities are welcome. Post-run, we can grab a beer together!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
10/3/23
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market is held on Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We're open rain or shine.

Tuesday Night Community Jam at Bulldog Sports Pub

 
10/3/23
 
no cover
 
Bulldog Sports Pub

Tribe in the Sky presents a Community Jam every Tuesday night, 6:30pm-10:30pm, at Bulldog Sports Pub. All are welcome. Bring an instrument or just bring yourself - we want to make some music and have some fun! Enjoy drink specials and the full dinner menu.

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
10/4/23
 
 
Hula's Island Grill

Celebrate WineDown Wednesdays at Hula's Island Grill! Every Wednesday, 12pm-9:30pm, all bottles of wine and sake are offered at half off. You're welcome.

Whiskey Dinner at Cella Restaurant with Michter's

 
10/4/23
 
$195 per person
 
Cella Restaurant and Bar

Cella Restaurant invites you to join us for our Whiskey Dinner on Wednesday, October 4 at 6pm, featuring a delicious 4 course meal paired with Michter's Whiskey libations by Joshua Perry.

Tickets are $195 per person and available online here or by calling 831-920-1046.

Play Kahoot! Trivia at Nacho Bizness

 
10/4/23
 
 
Nacho Bizness

Come on down to Nacho Bizness on Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm, for Kahoot! Trivia Night. Eat nachos, drink drinks, win prizes, and have fun.

Every Wednesday, there are 3 rounds of trivia followed by a speed round⁠. After each round, small prizes are awarded. At the end, all scores are added and the person with the most points wins the big prize⁠.

Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
10/4/23
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Join Sovino Wine Bar for Trivia Night every Wednesday, 7pm-9pm, hosted by Miguel Silva. Prizes are awarded for first and second place. Team size is limited to 6 people or less. No reservations are required, but space is limited. Test your knowledge against other trivia geeks!

Thursday Night Football at Bulldog Sports Pub

 
10/5/23
 
 
Bulldog Sports Pub

Are you ready for some football? Come on down to Bulldog Sports Pub on Thursday nights! All the screens will have your favorite game on, the kitchen will be whipping it up a storm, and the atmosphere will be on another level.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: David Morwood Trio

 
10/5/23
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday, 6pm-9pm. Tonight we'll feature the David Morwood Trio. No cover charge.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
10/5/23
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Come to Bon Ton L'Roy's every Thursday, 7pm-10pm, and share some music at our Open Mic Night. Join this friendly, supportive group of people for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

"The Sunset Limited" at Stanton Center Theatre

 
10/5/23
 
$20
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Experience the riveting clash of belief and doubt in "The Sunset Limited." Join us for an unforgettable evening of existential theater probing life's mysteries, October 5-8 and 13-15. Shows are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. ...

Speak Not So Easy: Youth Art Project Info Session by Mai Ryuno

 
10/6/23
 
free
 
Youth Arts Collective

Speak Not So Easy , a new project by artist and educator Mai Ryuno of Play Full Ground , offers youth (age 14 to early 20s) the opportunity to learn/experience the power of art practice outside of the studio, gain a better understanding of themselves and the world around them, and take action in their neighborhood.

Youth are invited to attend the first orientation session on Friday, October 6, 4:30pm-6pm at Youth Arts Collective.

Speak Not So Easy: Youth Art Project Info Session at YAC

 
10/6/23
 
free
 
Youth Arts Collective

Come to Youth Arts Collective this Friday, 4:30pm-6:30pm, for an orientation session for a new arts project.

Speak Not So Easy , led by local artist and educator Mai Ryuno, offers youth (age 14 to early 20s) the opportunity to become a catalyst for change through participation in socially engaged art activities and collaboration with like-minded youth and professionals. Join us!

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art

 
10/6/23
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours and free access to the galleries every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy an evening of art, music, and community gathering.

MIIS Event: "The Grab" - Film Screening & Discussion

 
10/6/23
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Center for the Blue Economy at Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free screening of the documentary The Grab and a discussion with the filmmakers at Irvine Auditorium on Friday, October 6, 6pm-8:30pm. Reserve your free ticket online here.

The Grab is a global thriller combining hard-hitting journalism with the compelling character-driven storytelling of director Gabriela Cowperthwaite, taking you around the globe from Arizona to Zambia, to reveal one of the world’s biggest and least known threats: that governments, private investors and mercenaries are working to seize food and water resources at the expense of entire populations.

First Friday Street Entertainment

 
10/6/23
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

First Fridays is Downtown Campbell's monthly street entertainment event. Each month on the first Friday of the month, we schedule bands or musicians to play along the sidewalk.

Back Lot Poetry: A Monthly Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
10/6/23
 
 
Old Capitol Books

We know that some of you have been fantasizing about gathering in dark parking lots. With strangers. To read poetry. Let Old Capitol Books help you with that.

We hold monthly Poetry Open Mic Nights on the first Friday of every month at 9pm in the parking lot behind our building (at 499 Calle Principal). Hosted by Brian Sheffield.

Different Worlds: Free Family Fun Day at Monterey Museum of Art

 
10/7/23
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 7, 11am-3pm. Drop by the Museum for a fun-filled afternoon art-making inspired by our fall exhibitions.

Featured art activities will include: nightscapes using oil pastels, light exploration in photography, and thangka mandalas using gold and colored paper.

Bamboo Reef Swap Meet - Used Scuba and Freedive Gear

 
10/7/23
 
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Bamboo Reef is hosting a swap meet fundraiser on Saturday, October 7, 12pm-6pm, featuring used scuba and freediving gear. All proceeds will be donated to Maui United Way for Maui fire disaster relief. Payments will be accepted via Venmo or cash (exact change only).

Meet Artist Nancy Olaeta at Venture Gallery

 
10/7/23
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Nancy Olaeta in person on Saturday, October 7, 3pm-6pm. Drop by the gallery, view her new exhibit of scenes inspired by the Monterey Peninsula and Big Sur Coast, and speak with her about her work. Nancy's paintings will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of October.

Saturday Dessert Night at The Perfect Crumb Bakery

 
10/7/23
 
 
The Perfect Crumb Bakery

Enjoy Saturday Dessert Night at The Perfect Crumb Bakery! Every Saturday, we're open 4pm-9pm, serving ice cream sandwiches, brownies a la mode, ice cream sundaes, cookies, cupcakes, and a special baked good just for the night. Bring the family, celebrate a birthday, or take a study break with us.

Celebration of Life for Christine Kerr at Bulldog

 
10/7/23
 
 
Bulldog Sports Pub

Bulldog Sports Pub invites you to join us in a celebration of life for our wonderful friend Christine Kerr, who died in late August. She was a beloved person and dynamic force behind Bulldog, and will be greatly missed. Taking place at Bulldog on Saturday, October 7, 4pm-8pm. All are welcome.

Adult Paint Nite with Cloud City Supply

 
10/7/23
 
$25 - $65
 
The Art Beat

Unleash your inner artist and dive into a world of creativity at Cloud City's Adult Paint Nite collab with The Art Beat in downtown Campbell. Join us for an evening filled with fun, laughter, and the joy of transforming ordinary ceramic pieces into vibrant works of art.

Queen of the Night: Remembering Whitney

 
10/7/23
 
$59
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

Many consider “TRINA JOHNSON FINN” as a “Triple Threat” a Hollywood term for entertainers with multiple talents and a dazzling personality to match.

Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Pop-Up

 
10/8/23
 
Free
 
Florra

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us as we paint the town pink and do our part in contributing to a cause that touches the lives of so many women we know and love. Let's come together to show...

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Janice's Jazz Jam

 
10/8/23
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Sunday, 5pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature Janice's Jazz Jam, featuring vocalist Janice Perl.

Benise - Fiesta!

 
10/8/23
 
$119/$69.50/$49.50
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

It's one hot night as Benise, "The Prince of Spanish Guitar," and his Emmy Award winning production come to town as part of his global tour.

Pumpkin Succulent Workshop

 
10/10/23
 
$65
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

This will be an Heirloom Pumpkin Succulent Workshop which includes everything you need to create your own pumpkin masterpiece that lasts for months to come!

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
10/10/23
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! This evening, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

Make a Hand Stitched Organic Cotton Breton T-Shirt at Slowfiber

 
10/10/23
 
$175
 
Slowfiber

Did you know you don't need a sewing machine to make clothes? With a simple pattern and a few tricks, you could make this cute, organic jersey cotton Breton t-shirt (sizes XS-4X) in your lap while sitting in front of...

831 INK: Friday the 13th Tattooo Special

 
10/12/23
 
 
831 INK

831 INK is having a Friday the 13th Tattoo Special on October 12 and 13, 3pm-9pm. Designs are available for $50 and $100 - artists' chosen designs only ( see designs here ), three colors maximum.

Tattoos are first come, first served (no trading sign ins). Maximum of two designs per person.

Pearl Hour: Pink Pearl LGBTQIA+ Night

 
10/12/23
 
no cover
 
Pearl Hour

On the second Thursday of every month, 7pm-10pm, Pearl Hour presents LGBTQIA+ Night featuring rotating DJs AyumiPlease and Luna.M. No cover charge. Ages 21+ only.

40 Fingers at Golden State Theatre 2023

 
10/13/23
 
$25-$55
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents 40 Fingers , an Italian guitar quartet on a mission to explore new galaxies of sound with a wide repertoire of skillfully arranged original pieces and covers of everything from rock to jazz to movie scores. Tickets are $25-$55 - purchase here .

NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver Class from Bamboo Reef

 
10/14/23
 
$545
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Bamboo Reef Dive Shop invites you to join our NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver Class for ages 18 and up. Classes are begin in the classroom and the pool on Saturday and in the ocean on Sunday. The next classes will...

Beginner Hand-Stitching Class at Slowfiber

 
10/14/23
 
$60
 
Slowfiber

Did you know that sewing is not just for sewing machines? Hand-stitching is so cathartic and soothing that many if us can't imagine a life without it. It doesn't need to be complicated or fancy to be good.

In...

Second Saturday in Downtown Campbell

 
10/14/23
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

1pm-5pm. It's Second Saturdays and that means: 1) Lots of Pop-up Shops with unique items. 2) Music. 3) Rock painting for kids. 4) Free Popcorn.

Adult Paint Nite in the Courtyard

 
10/14/23
 
$35
 
Cloud City Supply

Do a little painting with a view. Indulge your inner artist and meet new friends at this social event taking place outdoors in the Courtyard outside of Cloud City Supply.

Couples' Yoga at Om Studios

 
10/14/23
 
$55 per couple
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Couples' Yoga Workshop on Saturday, October 14, 6pm-8pm. Fee is $55 per couple. Please register on the Om Studios website .

Find your flow with your partner. Jordan and Austin will create...

Alligator at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
10/14/23
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

On the second Saturday of every month at 7pm, Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents Alligator , a legendary Blues, Zydeco, and Cajun guitar and fiddle player. Advance reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

Toy Rumble

 
10/15/23
 
Free
 
The Retro Fix II Turbo

Join us for the TOY RUMBLE, a toy collector's swap meet at Retro Fix II Turbo! There'll be a wide variety of collectibles from a range of invited vendors who will be participating in the event. There'll be collectible treasures ranging from vintage finds to current day popular items and imports.

CANCELED: Wine and Dine Series at Comanche Cellars Wine Room

 
10/16/23
 
$75
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Please note that this event has been canceled.

Comanche Cellars presents our Wine and Dine Event Series. Tonight, our Resident Sommelier, Nicole Estabrooks, partners with Chef Daniel Shrock of MacDonald Farm in Castroville to take you on...

Beginner Embroidery Class at Slowfiber

 
10/18/23
 
$75
 
Slowfiber

Join Lisa Ruminski in the Slowfiber classroom for a Beginner Embroidery Class. In this two-part class, learn to add standard embroidery to garments and home-goods. You'll learn the five foundation stitches and how to vary them to outline, fill, and create decorative edges. Register here.

DJ Edison Tesla at Compact Disco

 
10/18/23
 
free
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of house music featuring DJ Edison Tesla of Las Vegaswith a musical journey featuring an eclectic mix of house sounds every Wednesday. Music begins at 7pm. No cover. Ages 21+ only.

Meet Jewelry Artist Ling-Yen Jones at Cha-ya

 
10/19/23
 
 
Cha-Ya Monterey Teahouse Boutique

Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things hosts a meet-and-greet with talented jewelry artist Ling-Yen Jones of Mendocino County, 11am-4pm. You may have seen some of her beautiful work at our shop - now is your chance to speak with the artist!

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
10/20/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Matt Masih. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Dave Holodiloff Trio's Django Reinhardt Tribute Concert at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
10/20/23
 
$20
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Join the Dave Holodiloff Trio for a tribute concert to Django Reinhardt at Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse at 7pm. $20 cover charge. Reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

Tonight, the Dave Holodiloff Trio, featuring Dave Holodiloff (mandolin, vocals), Lex Olsen (guitar), and Steve Uccello (bass) will perform an intimate Gypsy Jazz dinner program of classic standards and originals.

Kito Rayburn at Albatross Ridge

 
10/20/23
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents musician Kito Rayburn & Friends on Friday, October 20, 7pm-9pm. Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft...

DJ Ivan Ruiz at Compact Disco

 
10/20/23
 
$10
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of house music featuring DJ Ivan Ruiz on Friday, October 20. Admission is free until 9pm; $10 after 9pm. Ages 21+ only. Dress code enforced.

Oktoberfest Fun Run / Walk

 
10/21/23
 
 
Campbell Park

Enjoy the fun and camaraderie of fellow runners laden in lederhosen and the Oktoberfest spirit.

Registration

10K and 5K Registration - Pre-register online by Monday, October 9th, 8:00am to receive your...

28th Annual Campbell Oktoberfest

 
10/21/23
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

Along the streets of downtown, festival-goers will enjoy browsing the 100+ arts & crafts booths, sampling a variety of sweet and savory dishes, sipping wine and beer, and listening to some of the best local bands in the Bay Area.

Kids' Halloween Day at the CCC

 
10/21/23
 
$52
 
Campbell Community Center

We will be celebrating Halloween early at the Campbell Community Center! Parents drop off your kids and go have fun at Oktoberfest in Downtown Campbell or just enjoy the day.

Sun Salutation Workshop at Om Studios

 
10/21/23
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Sun Salutation Workshop on Saturday, October 21, 1pm-2:30pm. Please register on the Om Studios website .

This workshop will focus extensively on one of the crucial foundations of any yogi's physical and...

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
10/21/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis, whose newest album will be released in September. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

Mike Ehlers and Friends at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
10/21/23
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents Mike Ehlers and Friends for a night of acoustic originals and covers on Saturday, October 21, 7pm-10pm. Join us for good music, good food, and good times.

Award-winning songwriter and guitarist...

Lizzie Rago and Gin Fragonard at Albatross Ridge

 
10/21/23
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents musicians Lizzie Rago and Gin Fragonard on Saturday, October 21, 7pm-9pm. Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas-style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Comedy Variety Showcase: a Controlled Chaos Performance

 
10/21/23
 
$20 General Admission // $30 VIP
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Introducing something new! Launched earlier this year, Comedy Variety Showcase presents "Controlled Chaos". Putting a twist on traditional improv, quick wit and spontaneous energy is combined with truth in comedy to bring something fresh and fun to the stage....

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Beach Dive

 
10/22/23
 
$35
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a beach dive in Monterey Bay or Carmel. Fee is $35. All fun dives are two tank dives. Divers must provide their own equipment (available for rent), c-card, and a sense of adventure. Space is limited so register online to reserve your spot.

Gin Fragonard at Puma Road

 
10/22/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Gin Fragonard . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sangria & Pumpkin Succulent Workshop

 
10/24/23
 
$45
 
Momstera Lounge

Enjoy an evening learning to create your own pumpkin succulent. This activity can get a little messy & also uses a hot glue gun so please make sure to wear comfortable clothes!

Eclipse Portal Magic Sound Bath

 
10/25/23
 
66
 
Florra

Set in between two eclipses, this sound bath is offered during a potent eclipse portal in which the veil between the material realm and the spirit realm is thin. During a Sound Bath you will be guided by the sounds of crystal & Tibetan bowls and other healing instruments into a state of meditation and relaxation.

Fright Fest Monterey: a Classic Horror Film Festival

 
10/25/23
 
$5/$40
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Experience timeless classic horror films on the big screen! Get ready for spine-tingling thrills and chills with five nights of frights, October 25-29. Come watch some of the greatest horror films ever made.

Halloween Storytime and Parade for Kids

 
10/26/23
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Join Monterey Public Library staff for a special spooky Halloween Storytime and Parade for children on the lawn of Colton Hall, 10:15am-11:15am. Be sure to wear your favorite costumes.

Autumn Champagne & Candles

 
10/26/23
 
$90
 
Florra

Join Petals & Pops and Casa Isla Market at Florra for a delightful Fall evening of candle-making and champagne indulgence!

La Aroma de Cuba Cigar Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
10/26/23
 
free
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a cigar tasting event featuring La Aroma de Cuba cigars on Thursday, October 26 at 7pm. There is no fee to participate, and we'll have a prize drawing tonight for a beautiful humidor.

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
10/26/23
 
$15
 
Pearl Hour

On the fourth Thursday of every month, Pearl Hour presents The Bassment, a Monterey based, ever-changing improvisational jam band fusing hip hop, neo-soul, and funk...with an emphasis on funk. $15 cover charge. Ages 21+ only.

Pearlesque Bewitching Hour by The Carmel Delights

 
10/27/23
 
$20
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour cocktail bar invites you to join us on Friday, October 27 at 9pm for a special Pearlesque Bewitching Hour burlesque show by The Carmel Delights Dance Company plus a costume contest, DJ & dancing, and more. Tickets are $20 each - purchase here .

Halloween Party at Britannia Arms

 
10/27/23
 
no cover
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

Britannia Arms is hosting a Halloween Party on Friday, October 27, from 9:30pm until closing. Wear your best (or worst!) Halloween costumes and come have some fun with DJ Joey Camacho.

Halloween ComicFest 2023 at Current Comics

 
10/28/23
 
free
 
Current Comics

Current Comics is hosting a Halloween ComicFest on Saturday, October 28, featuring candy and free Halloween-themed comics (11am-7pm), a vintage toy sale (11am-5pm), and a book signing by local horror author Francesca Maria (1pm-4pm).

Spooktacular: Free Family Fun Day at Monterey Museum of Art

 
10/28/23
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a Spooktacular Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 28, 11am-3pm. Drop by the Museum for a fun-filled afternoon filled with eerie excitement and creativity.

Featured art activities will include: crafting paper pumpkins, constructing cute pom-pom spiders, and designing spooky houses.

Horror Author Francesca Maria at Current Comics

 
10/28/23
 
 
Current Comics

Current Comics presents a book signing by author Francesca Maria on Saturday, October 28, 1pm-4pm. Francesca Maria is the creator of The Black Cat Chronicles , a true horror comic book series, as well as a short story collection, They Hide: Short Stories to Tell in the Dark.

Halloween BBQ at Brick Alley Tattoo

 
10/28/23
 
 
Brick Alley Tattoo

Brick Alley Tattoo is hosting a Halloween BBQ on Saturday, October 28, 2pm until closing. We'll have deals on flash (specific to tattoo artist), a costume contest, a $100-$150 Get What You Get Machine, food, candy, shirts, and stickers.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat on Lighthouse 2023

 
10/28/23
 
free
 
Lighthouse District

Join us for a spooky good time! On Saturday, October 28, Lighthouse District shops, restaurants, and boutiques will be open and welcoming little goblins with special treats, 2pm-5pm, rain or shine. So dress up the kids, get in the spirit, and come on down with your family to enjoy a fun and safe time in the community.

All businesses handing out candy will be located on Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey between Reeside and David and will have a Lighthouse Halloween poster displayed in the window.

Blaise DiGirolamo at Puma Road

 
10/28/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Blaise DiGirolamo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Thrill the World Zombie Crawl

 
10/28/23
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

Every Halloween, an undead curse falls upon Downtown Campbell and a horde of dancing zombies shuffle their way from one end of downtown to the other while performing the "Thriller" dance every time they stop.

Night Magic at Pearl Hour

 
10/28/23
 
$22
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents Night Magic on Saturday, October 28, 7pm-2am, a party featuring cocktails with Mexican spirits, music, tattoo art, and tarot readings. Tickets are $22 - purchase here .

Boolesque for Boobies!

 
10/28/23
 
$20
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center hosts the Carmel Delights ' annual Boolesque. This year a portion of the proceeds will go towards our local Breast Cancer Assistance Group . Costumes are encouraged. Tickets are $20 - purchase here .

Doors open at 7:30pm. Burlesque performance at 8pm features guest artists Lillian Du Jour and Kiva Siani of Los Angeles followed by DJ Alejandro with PBear Entertainment. Costume contest at 10pm.

Peninsula Symphony: Lara Downes

 
10/28/23
 
$40/$50
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

Performance Today’s 2022 Classical Woman of the Year and a favorite on-air presence of San Francisco’s classical radio station KDFC, American pianist Lara Downes headlines a program of dynamic music that has reflected and changed our world.

Pop-up Sunday at Redemption

 
10/29/23
 
 
REDEMPTION

Every Sunday during the Campbell Farmers' Market, Redemption and Darling Fischer Memorial Chapel host a collection of makers in the side alley and in front of Redemption.

Doggoween Costume Contest at Fieldwork Brewing

 
10/29/23
 
free
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fieldwork Brewing Co presents the Doggoween Costume Contest! Bring your dog to Fieldwork taproom on October 29 for the cutest and spookiest costume contest of the season.

Sign-ups will begin at 12pm, the parade will begin at 12:30pm; judges...

Halloween Costume Gala at Melville Tavern

 
10/29/23
 
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern invites you to join us on Sunday, October 29 for some Halloween fun and good food at our Halloween Costume Gala! Don’t forget to wear a costume and get a free appetizer with 2 entrees.

Happy Hour...

Creepy Crawly Halloween Trick-or-Treat

 
10/29/23
 
free
 
Downtown Campbell

Creepy Crawly Halloween in Downtown Campbell is our annual street party costume extravaganza. Bring your two and four legged little ghouls, goblins, and superheroes to our haunted district for some scary good fun and Trick or Treating!

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
10/29/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Glenn Bell . In recent years, he has performed as a member of the bands Sensory Tribe and The BASSment.

Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Halloween Costume Contest for Dogs & Owners at Comanche Cellars

 
10/31/23
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room hosts a Halloween costume contest for dogs and their owners, 4pm-8pm. Enjoy free snacks and a splash of wine if you're in costume. Costume contest at 6pm - prizes for the three best costumes!

Halloween Dinner Party at Namaste India Bistro

 
10/31/23
 
 
Namaste India Bistro

Join us for a hauntingly good time at Namaste India Bistro's Halloween Diner Party featuring a special spooky menu, costume contest, and fun surprises, 5:30pm-8pm.

Dress in your spookiest, silliest, or most creative costumes tonight and get 15% discount off your entire ticket.