The Martine Inn is conveniently located nearby the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row. Please review our upcoming community events below. Contact our Pacific Grove, CA hotel today for questions or to make a reservation.
Don’t miss the award-winning Annual Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. This very popular Celtic celebration brings the music, dance and athletic events of the mystical lands of Scotland and Ireland to Monterey County.
Boasting the largest spectator attendance of any race held in Monterey, the Red Bull United States Grand Prix, featuring the MotoGP World Championship, returns to the race schedule for its seventh consecutive year. MotoGP is the world’s premier motorcycling championship, with a season of 18 Grand Prix race weekends in 15 countries bringing together the world’s top motorcycle manufacturers like Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki and Ducati - along with an elite list of riders from every corner of the globe.
For over one hundred years the citizens of Pacific Grove have celebrated its history and culture with a summer festival called the Feast of Lanterns. This Festival has evolved over its 100-plus year history from the ceremonial end to the Chautauqua Assembly with a lantern parade.
The Monterey Bay Reggaefest, one of the largest reggae festivals in Northern California, features performances from star reggae performers, dancehall acts, and cultural dancers throughout the three-day celebration. Vendors offer unique arts, crafts and food, ensuring that you never have to leave the festival gates or miss an act.
This spectacular event exhibits some of the most unique pre-war and post-war cars, along with the latest in concept car design. A tradition going back over half a century, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is where the world's collector cars meet and compete. Only the 175 best collector cars in the world roll on to the legendary eighteenth fairway at Pebble Beach, and only a handful of those will receive official recognition for the style, technical merit and historical accuracy of their vehicles.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a cornerstone of Monterey Peninsula's Classic Car Week. The 2012 event's featured marque is the iconic Shelby Cobra. Only around 550 vehicles will be accepted, based on the car's authenticity and race provenance and period correctness. Nearly every decade of motorsports history will be represented in what is described as a museum springing to life.