In addition to the views, attractions, pubs and restaurants, Cannery Row hosts several exciting events throughout the year guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.
Cannery Row is home to over 25 different restaurants, but don’t be intimidated by all the options. Instead view it as an opportunity to embrace variety by trying small bites at several different spots.
Cannery Row wine tasting offers the ultimate California experience, bringing together the tastes of wine country with the beauty of the bay. Monterey County boasts over 39,000 acres of wine grapes, almost half of which are devoted to its award-winning Chardonnay grape.
Sand in Your Shoes
The entire length of Cannery Row runs parallel to the coastline of the Monterey Bay, which means you’re never more than a few minutes from the water. This might be why Coastal Living magazine recently named Monterey as the “Happiest Seaside Town in California.”
A Coastal Challenge
On November 13, the annual Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay returns to the central California coast. Competitors and spectators who base themselves on Cannery Row stay in the center of all the marathon action, and enjoy walkable restaurant and recreation options before and after the event. Here’s how to make the most of your race weekend.
With a scenic waterfront location, convenient trail access and spas catering to sports-minded individuals, Cannery Row makes a great home base for active travelers. Here are five can’t-miss athletic endeavors to try this season.
COVERING ALL THE BASES
COVERING ALL THE BASES
Cannery Row sports bars are ready to welcome fans of all stripes. With so many options, how can you choose the best bar for you? Explore your options with this grand-slam guide to the district’s lively pubs.
Cigars and cigar smoking have come a long way since explorer Christopher Columbus and his men discovered the natives of Hispaniola smoking rolled up sticks of tobacco in the 1490s.
Wildlife watchers will find a surprising array of animals and aquatic plant life on Cannery Row, ranging from marine mammals to stunning seabirds to captivating kelp beds.
FROM GRAPE TO GLASS
With nine appellations nurturing a variety of grapes, and more than 60 tasting rooms welcoming guests, Monterey County is a destination popular with both winemakers and wine drinkers.
Two of nature’s most mesmerizing elements—ocean and fire—come together in Cannery Row in a beautiful way at these four fire pits you don’t want to miss. The Monterey Bay’s moderate climate makes the Row an ideal place to cozy up next to a warm fire while you savor the sights and sounds of the ocean.