Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay
Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay - Runners on mile 12, Cannery Row

The City of Monterey recognizes the social and economic benefits that may result from special events. They can provide cultural enrichment, promote economic vitality, and enhance community identity. Special events may also provide funding opportunities for service organizations. Cooperation between the City, event organizers and sponsors, and the community, is vital to successful events.

The Special Event Grant Program is the first step in having your special event considered for funding by the City of Monterey. This grant application form will give us the information we need to determine if your event meets the eligibility criteria and can proceed through the grant process. The City’s objective is to support recreational, cultural and social events within the City of Monterey.

Completed application packets must reach the City of Monterey Special Events Office located on the Mezzanine Level of the Monterey Conference Center at  One Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

You will be notified regarding the status of your application.

Plan your Event

Plan your Event

Complete the Event Proposal: