Whalefest Monterey

Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 at 10:00am

Old Fisherman's Wharf


Wharf History Walks with Historian Tim Thomas

When: 11:00 & 12:30 Saturday & Sunday

Where: Meet at Harbor House

“World Famous” Abalone Races

When: 11:30 & 1:30 Saturday & Sunday

Where: In front of Rockfish Harbor Grill

Arts & Crafts: Gyotaku, Whale Origami, Scrimshaw

When: 12:00 - 3:00 Saturday & Sunday

Where: In front of Abalonetti

Calamari Cooking Demonstration with Award-Winning Chef Tene Shake

When: 2:30 Saturday & Sunday

Where: In front of Kokomo’s

Marine Mammal Center Release

When: 10:00 Sunday only

Where: Monterey Beach by Adventures by the Sea

Beach & Street Clean-Up

When: 11:00 - 1:00 Sunday only

Where: Meet at Marine Life Studies Booth

Research & Rescue Vessels

When: 10:00 - 5:00 Saturday & Sunday

Where: California Dock at Fisherman’s Wharf


When: 10:00 - 5:00 Sunday only

Where: Stanton Center Theater



When: 10:00 - 5:00 Sunday

Where: At head of Fisherman’s Wharf


10:00 - 11:00 Pacific Pop ‘n’ Jazz: A 15-piece community band, based in Hollister, that plays big band jazz as well as popular music.

11:00 - 12:00 Saxophonia: A saxophone quintet that plays a wide variety of music including swing, rock and classical pieces.

12:00 - 1:00 Celtic Roads - Paulette Lynch on Hammered Dulcimer, Pat Skinner on Mandolin & amp Guitar, Jackie Pierce on Fiddle

1:00 - 2:00 Wave Tones, Mark Kesterson and Robert Seals play positive melodic original Hawaiian and Monterey Bay themed music.

3:00 - 5:00 Whalefest Monterey Orca-stra Pod - Nick Fettis & His”Orca-stra”, Stu Heydon, Dave Holodiloff, Michael Martinez, Blends of whale songs, invigorating original music, sea chanties, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, jazz

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