Gateway Center Events

June 2019

  • 21st–22nd5:30pm

    13th Annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival

    13th Annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival

    Join us for the 13th Annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival to be held June 21 and 22! The festival begins with a Sock Hop at the General Stilwell Community Center in Seaside, CA. Doors open at 5:30pm and the music starts at 6:00pm with the Yard DogsJeremy “Elvis” Pearce and the Memphis Sons will play from 7:30 to 8:30pm. The Yard Dogs will close out the evening from 8:30 to 10:00pm.There will be food and beverages available for purchase. Dress in your favorite 50’s attire for the Best Dressed Award and Dance Contest. Tickets are $25 per person.

    Saturday’s event will take place at the Custom House Plaza–Monterey State Historic Park in downtown Monterey. The show begins at 10:00am and goes until 6:00pm. There will be hundreds of pre-1975 custom and classic cars and trucks. The Greg Kihn Band headlines the show from 4:00–5:30pm with a Meet and Greet from 5:30–6:00pm. Other entertainment will be provided by Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce and the Memphis Sons, Los High Tops, Yard Dogs, Jagged Relics and DJ AL-B. This event is FREE! Visit for more information and to register your car. See ya then!

    Proceeds benefit Gateway Center of Monterey County, Inc.

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