Special Events at The Barnyard

Upcoming and Current Events

The Barnyard Art Walk and Speaker Series – Next event 9/14/19

2nd Saturday Each Month – July through December. The Barnyard invites  you to check out our resident artist studios and galleries. 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. Music provided by the Rick Forschino Trio.

9th Annual Oktoberfest – Saturday 9/14/19

Lugano Swiss Bistro and Marco & Judith Chavelas announce the 9th 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’s legacy 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 25 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

The Big Sur Fashion Show – Friday 9/20/19

“Ashes To Art” – 10 Years of Bold Creativity. The Kids Show will kick off this event with the theme “Sparks of Joy.”  Presented by Big Sur Canna+Botanicals

Carmel Farmers Market at The Barnyard – May 7 through Sept 24

The tradition returns – It’s our 17th 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! On opening day the first 100 visitors to the market will receive a free tote bag.

Events at The Lab

The Lab is a community arts space at The Barnyard in Carmel We host concerts, movies, workshops, classes, parties, private events, and anything else that sounds like fun.

Harvest Festival Sunday 10/27/19

Sunday October 27th, 2019    2-4:30 PM Fun for the whole family!  Costume parade, candy, pony rides, face painting, balloon twisting, giveaways, kids crafts and live music. 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.