The Pattee Arena is 28,000 sq.ft. and easily accommodates large concerts, rodeos and horse shows. With 500 amps, elevated seating on both sides of stage, 3 recently renovated dressing rooms and a maximum capacity of 5,800 people(with seats set up on the floor), it is an ideal setting for spectacular events on the Monterey Peninsula.
Tucked away in the sunbelt of the Monterey Peninsula under a canopy of oak trees. In Monterey you can enjoy the many events held at the fairgrounds throughout the year. Home to the Monterey County Fair.
This is the site of Monterey Pop in 1967, and the Monterey Jazz Fest since 1958, 55 years!
|1963 Monterey Folk Festival|
• Fairs have been held in the Monterey County since 1935.
• The arenas have hosted some of the finest musicians in history: Duke Ellington, Billy Dean, Carlos Santana, Dave Brubeck, Sarah Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix.(1)
Jerry performed here on
1963 Wildwood Boys (Robert Hunter David Nelson Ken Frankel) Monterey Folk Festival
6/18/67 Grateful Dead
1.)^See Monterey, http://members.seemonterey.com/montereyfairgroundsexpositionpar