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What are Fall events to check out near Salinas, CA?

Monday, September 23rd, 2019
pumpkins on table

Fall events in Salinas, CA 

Fall is coming, which means there will be plenty of pumpkins to collect, farms to check out and other fun activities. There is a lot of Fall events happening in and near Salinas. We looked up some events to check out. Keep reading to see what events are going on this Fall.  


What is there to do for Father’s Day 2019 in Salinas, CA?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
happy father's day

Celebrate Father’s Day by attending events near Salinas, CA 

We all care about our dads and we want to show how much we care. There are plenty of events near Salinas that you can take your father out to for a treat and to continue on making memories with each other for years to come. Keep reading to find some ideas of where to go for Father’s day! 


What’s happening in Salinas, CA in May 2019?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Four hamburger patties on a grill

May 2019 Events & Activities in Salinas, CA

Looking for a list of May 2019 events and activities in Salinas, CA? We have you covered. There are many options available for people looking to have fun in the Salinas area this May, including a homebrew beer festival, a BBQ & potluck community event and a digital citizen summit. Continue reading to find out more about these events and activities, where to find them and when they’re taking place. (more…)

2018 Holiday Light Showcases in the Salinas, CA area

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
A row of holiday lights

Best 2018 Christmas Light Displays in and around Salinas, CA

It wouldn’t be a proper December without holiday lights. Every year, Salinas community members use their creativity to create impressive displays using Christmas lights. Trying to find the best 2018 Christmas light exhibitions in Salinas, CA and surrounding communities? We’ve put together a list of some of the largest light showcases and celebrations that you, your friends and your family are sure to enjoy this holiday season. (more…)

How to celebrate the holidays near Salinas, CA

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Wrapped present over a black background

Holiday 2018 Events in the Salinas, CA area

There’s no better place for holiday celebrations than Salinas, CA. Every year, local community members go above and beyond when it comes to festivities and family fun. If you want to know which holiday 2018 events in and around Salinas, CA are worth checking out, we’ve put together a list of suggestions below. (more…)

Ice cream shops in Salinas CA

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
glass dishes of colorful ice cream scoops

The dog days of summer is the best time to get ice cream. There is really never a bad time for ice cream, but the middle of August seems perfect. Salinas is home to many great ice cream parlors, both locally owned stores and national chains. Many of these places serve up regular ice cream, soft serve, frozen custard, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. Check out a few of our favorites below!  (more…)

Have some fun on the Monterey Bay for the Fourth of July!

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
Faded American flag banner with "Happy Independence Day" written

2018 Independence Day Celebrations near Salinas CA 

“The rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air” always takes on new meaning right about now, as we’re all eagerly anticipating the chance to get out with our friends and celebrate the 242nd birthday of our great country! Over the last almost two and a half centuries, the United States has turned into a world superpower, and it’s always great to go out and have fun in remembrance of our initial independence from the British in 1776. We know you want to get in on the action, so come to join us at some fun 2018 Independence Day Celebrations near Salinas CA on July 4th  (more…)

Restaurants open for Father’s Day 2018 near Salinas CA

Friday, June 1st, 2018
Chairs circling a table prepared for fine dining

Tell dad to put the grill and tongs away, because, in a few short weeks, you’ll have the chance to treat him to a meal that he won’t have to prep. Father’s Day is coming up soon on June 17th, and one of the best ways to celebrate the men in your life is to head out to a high-class establishment and have some great food with even better people. There are plenty of restaurants open for Father’s Day 2018 near Salinas CA, and we’ve listed our three favorites below; enjoy! (more…)

What’s going on for Memorial Day near Salinas?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Bald eagle face in front of American flag backdrop

2018 Memorial Day Weekend Events near Salinas CA 

Few holidays are as important in the public eye as Memorial Day, which serves as a way for us all to remember those who have gone before us and fought to help turn the United States into the brave, strong and free world superpower that it is to this day. It’s also a ceremonial start to the summer season, which means more time for us to get outside with friends and enjoy all that the Monterey Bay has to offer. With this, our Salinas Toyota team has compiled some cool 2018 Memorial Day Weekend Events near Salinas CA, that we invite all of you to come take part in! (more…)

Best record stores near Salinas CA

Friday, April 20th, 2018
Records stacked on top of their cases on wood table

If you ask us, there’s no better feeling than coming across a fantastic album at your local record store. Though the convenience of streaming and downloading individual songs is certainly a major selling point these days, the sensory impact of touching and experiencing music in physical form can’t be beaten. With this in mind, we invite you to come get your music and entertainment fill at some of the best record stores near Salinas CA!  (more…)