Special Events at The Barnyard

Upcoming and Current Events

Free “Pre-Party Concert” – Monterey International Blues Festival Artists – 6/23/2018

Join legendary Blues artist Stu Heydon, member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, and his friends for a preview of artists showcasing their talents the following weekend at the Monterey International Blues Festival. Feel free to bring a chair for courtyard viewing, or come visit one of our nearby restaurants with a view of the stage and enjoy from there.

Carmel Farmers Market at The Barnyard – May 1 through Sept 25

The tradition returns – It’s our 15th year! Held on Tuesdays from 9am-1pm, the market is located directly adjacent to Patrick James and Allegro. Don’t miss this opportunity to buy your fresh produce, flowers, and all the other wonderful offerings available to you. Afterwards, take a stroll through The Barnyard or linger for lunch at one of our many restaurants or our French bakery. Always plenty of parking and it’s free!

The Barnyard Art Walk and Speaker Series

1st Saturday Each Month – June through December. The Barnyard invites  you to check out our resident artist studios and galleries on the first Saturday of each month from 4-7 PM. Each month a different speaker will give a demonstration and talk about their work. Afterwards, stay for a glass of wine or dinner at one of our fine restaurants or outdoor patios. Our final event in December will be combined with an outdoor Christmas Holiday Market in the European tradition. Come do your holiday shopping and enjoy the tree and decorations throughout the gardens.

The Barnyard Ferrari Event – Saturday 8/25/2018

The Barnyard once again brings this popular event to Carmel, partnering with the Ferrari Owners Club, and promises to be a Car Week highlight once more, with beautiful cars, great local wines, plenty of delicious food, and live music among the Barnyard’s signature gardens. There will be a pre-registration for Ferrari owners, but all Ferraris are welcome to show up at the event. Please check in your Ferrari at the south parking lot of The Barnyard to receive your complimentary ticket. This event benefits The Arts Council for Monterey County and Rotary Club of Monterey Cannery Row CLICK ON BLUE LETTERING AT THE TOP OF THIS PARAGRAPH TO ORDER TICKETS

The Big Sur Fashion Show at The Barnyard – Friday 9/7/18

This year’s theme is the Age of Innocence. Details yet to be announced. Follow developments on their Facebook page link. Friday, September 7th – Tentative Schedule:  Pre-show and Will Call 6-7 pm; Main event entrance opens at 7; Kids Show at 7:30; Main Event starts 8pm

8th Annual Oktoberfest – Saturday 9/15/18

Lugano Swiss Bistro and Nargis Lengacher announce the 8th Annual Oktoberfest Monterey Bay “The largest fun faire & historical Bavarian Culture Festival on the Central Coast”. What does Oktoberfest mean to us on the Central Coast? The Founder of our area’s Oktoberfest, the late Chef Andre said it best, “To me, Oktoberfest is a great time of camaraderie, beer, dancing, lederhosen, fun…it’s just fun. It’s all about the experience!” We will once more honor Andre and bring the festival back to its birth place at the Barnyard where his other baby, Lugano Swiss Bistro has been a prominent restaurant for 24 years. “Andre’s Oktoberfest celebrates its German heritage with Oompah at its best and live music, beer, and food. We welcome back “The Internationals” from San Francisco who play all the European dance favorites More information will be posted later, but SAVE THE DATE

Harvest Festival Sunday 10/28/18

Sunday October 28th, 2018    2-5 PM Fun for the whole family!  Costume parade, candy, pony rides, face painting, balloon twisting, giveaways, kids crafts and live music provided by the Dave Holodiloff Band. Don’t miss this annual tradition held in the beautiful interior gardens of The Barnyard Shopping Village.

Each year the Barnyard Shopping Village, Carmel hosts a variety of special events for the purpose of reaching out to the community. In most cases, events are free to the public and are geared toward people of all ages. By offering our space, time and equipment to better serve our community, we strive to stimulate awareness and action by encouraging our customers to learn more about the many opportunities that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer.

Not only do we host annual events, but the Barnyard Shopping Village also has plans for displays, demonstrations, fundraisers, and booth activities for organizations interested in benefiting from daily foot traffic. If you or someone you know would like further information regarding event dates or utilizing retail/service space for your organization’s event or wedding plans, please contact the Management Office at 831-624-8886 or email us at info@thebarnyard.com.