You're not going to want to miss these attractions at the

21st Annual Monterey Cowboy Festival!

Arena Stage

The Arena Stage is the main performance venue of the Monterey Cowboy Festival. 


Fairs and concerts have been held at the Monterey County Fairgrounds since 1935. The Arena Stage has hosted some of the finest musicians in history: Duke Ellington, Billy Dean, Carlos Santana, Tony Bennett, Dave Brubeck, Sarah Vaughn, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix.

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The Marketplace

The Marketplace is a festival highlight every year. We are excited to be hosting some of the finest western art & gear vendors in the country.  From customs saddles, fine leather boots, stunning paintings, to handmade jewelry, there is no better collection of art & gear!

The Marketplace is  located on the Main Lawn next to the food & drink vendors. 


Merchandise Booth

Stroll into the Monterey Cowboy Festival Merchandise Booth to pick up your official gear! We will also have official gear & CDs from all of our festival artists.

Scheduled artist meet & greets will also take place at the MCF Merchandise Booth.