About Monterey

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Council Vision
"Monterey is committed to being a model city for its quality of life driven by responsiveness of local government, historical and cultural preservation, mobility opportunities emphasizing pedestrians over vehicles, economic sustainability, a strong sense of place and good stewardship of the natural environment."
Monterey is a scenic California coastal city that rises from the pristine Monterey Bay to pine forested hillsides with sweeping bay views. The city's natural beauty and historic sites make it a quality residential community and premier tourist destination.
A small, livable city that prides itself on being a clean and safe place to live, Monterey is known for its sense of community and hospitality. Monterey's residents are culturally diverse, and the City's designation as the "language capital of the world" reflects the language skills of its residents.

Monterey is a great place to hold a special event. Find out how to schedule your special event in Monterey at www.monterey.org/events.