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

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! 

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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2018 Holiday Light Showcases in the Salinas, CA area

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Ice cream shops in Salinas CA

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!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Faded American flag banner with "Happy Independence Day" written

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

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  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Restaurants open for Father’s Day 2018 near Salinas CA

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! Read the rest of this entry >>

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What’s going on for Memorial Day near Salinas?

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! Read the rest of this entry >>