Welcome to Taste of Carmel

Taste of Carmel is a sampling of the bohemian culture which was first found in and around Carmel-by-the-Sea, California in the early 1900’s and which is very much alive today. Taste of Carmel will be your gateway to exploring a quaint coastal village with world-class dining and top-rated wines while uncovering your own bohemian side.

Useful Info

Monterey Regional Airport is literally minutes away from Carmel and has both direct and connecting flights from all over the country. Carmel is within a few minutes proximity of the rest of the Monterey Peninsula and is an easy drive from most of California. The Carmel Visitor Center can provide you with ideas on lodging and other things to do on your trip or you can sample the itineraries below based on your muse.

Celebrating Carmel's Centennial

Celebrating Carmel's Centennial

2016 marks Carmel-by-the-Sea's centennial year. In honor of the event, our opening night ball will be bohemian themed in homage to Carmel's beginnings.









Food & Beverages

Carmel has world-class dining establishments featuring world-renowned chefs and award winning wine at many of the local tasting rooms all within walking distances of one another so you can have an amazing culinary experience day after day! Regardless of your budget, tasting the good life is easy to do in Carmel!

Stay In Carmel

Staying in Carmel-by-the-Sea is a romantic and relaxing experience. You can park your car and walk to the beach, shopping, dining and wine tasting. The inns range from 4 to 80 rooms and most have breakfast included in the stay. View local Inns & Hotels.


Over a long weekend, Taste of Carmel features local food and wine; live music; outdoor activities; culinary experiences; a silent auction showcasing area restaurants, inns and boutique goods; all set in an ancient forest near a white sand beach.

2015 Event Gallery

The 2015 Taste of Carmel gallery is available for all to see!

Photos by Michael Troutman | DMT Imaging

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