About The Event

Monterey Motorsports Festival

2 PM - 10 PM

The Monterey Motorsports Festival in Monterey, California, is set to take place during Monterey County Car Week 2024, and promises to be an exciting event for car enthusiasts and visitors alike. This year’s show will feature an impressive collection of classic and modern cars, including rare and exotic models from around the world, with special surprises from the aviation sector putting the cherry on top.

The event will showcase not only the latest models from leading car manufacturers, but also vintage cars from the early 1900s, and everything in between, allowing visitors to experience all that the automotive world has to offer. Ticket holders can expect to see a wide range of cars, from sleek sports cars to rugged off-road vehicles, all of which will be displayed in a lively and engaging environment.

With a wide variety of activities such as racing simulators, vehicle wrap demonstrations, off road exhibits, live entertainment, and food and drink options available, Monterey Motorsports Festival is set to be a must-visit event for anyone who loves cars and the automotive industry.

MMF provides automotive fans with opportunities to roam the grounds, connect with the business world and enjoy food and entertainment well into the night.

Open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., the first-of-its-kind event continues well past sunset, offering MMF Under the Lights, with nighttime viewing, live entertainment, dancing groups, racing simulators, food courts, outdoor bars (credit card only) and more.

Throughout the day, the main stage and MMF Arena will host a series of engaging talks and performances. The event will kick off at 2:30 p.m. with a welcome by founder Paolo Manco, followed by a Special Olympic Torch Run around the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center.

Spread out over 22 acres, the festival is divided into the following 15 large areas:

  • MMF 2 Wheels
  • MMF Arena
  • MMF Aviation
  • MMF Concours/The Greens
  • MMF Corral
  • MMF Concessions
  • MMF Electric
  • MMF Expo
  • MMF Family Fun Zone
  • MMF Heavy Steel
  • MMF Main Stage
  • MMF Off-Road
  • MMF Ride-and-Drives
  • MMF Showroom
  • MMF VIP Lounge

Monterey Motorsports Festival provides eclectic experiences for everyone, from gearheads and tech enthusiasts who love big toys to those who just want to soak up the excitement of revving engines in an engaging, all-inclusive atmosphere.

MMF offers the following:

  • New Technology Displays, Electric-Solar
  • Automotive Displays, Exotics-Classics-Race-JDMs
  • Off-Road Displays, All-Wheel Drive
  • Motorcycles, New-Classics-Electric
  • UTVs and ATVs, New and Future Technology
  • Electric Bicycles Technologies, All Types
  • Heavy Equipment Technologies, Excavators-Skid Steers, More
  • Live Workshops and Demos
  • Driving Simulators
  • Meet and Greet with Influencers, Business Leaders
  • Music and Entertainment
  • International Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage

  • International Gourmet Cuisin
  • Multiple Bars: Serving a variety of cocktails, mocktails, wine, and beer
  • Beer Garden
  • Gourmet Food Trucks

Interactive Experiences

  • Vehicle Ride and Drives available to all attendees (with valid driver’s license)
  • Meet and Greet with Influencers and Business Leaders
  • Kids’ Zone: Featuring interactive experiences specifically designed for children.
  • Climb on Heavy Steel Equipment
  • New Technology Displays, Electric-Solar
  • Automotive Displays, Exotics-Classics-Race-JDMs
  • Off-Road Displays, All-Wheel Drive
  • Motorcycles, New-Classics-Electric
  • UTVs and ATVs, New and Future Technology
  • Electric Bicycles Technologies, All Types
  • Heavy Equipment Technologies, Excavators-Skid Steers, More
  • Live Workshops and Demos
  • Driving Simulators
  • Meet and Greet with Influencers, Business Leaders
  • Music and Entertainment
  • International Food and Beverage

VIP Experience

  • Access to VIP Lounge with Direct View of Main Stage
  • Hosted Premium Bar All Day and All Night (credit card only)
  • Locally Inspired Noshes from Coastal Roots Catering
  • Fresh Fruits from Local Farms
  • Indoor & Outdoor Lounge-Style Seating
  • Elevated Flushable Restrooms
  • Specialty Pop-Up Entertainment
  • Up Close and Personal Access to Rare Car Display
  • Wine Flights
  • Access to VIP Lounge with Direct View of Main Stage
  • Hosted Premium Bar All Day and All Night (credit card only)
  • Locally Inspired Noshes from Coastal Roots Catering
  • Fresh Fruits from Local Farms
  • Indoor & Outdoor Lounge-Style Seating
  • Elevated Flushable Restrooms
  • Specialty Pop-Up Entertainment
  • Up Close and Personal Access to Rare Car Display
  • Wine Flights

Throughout the day, participants can mingle with various industry businesses, including car manufactures, dealers, motorcycle stores, electric technology reps, custom and off-road shops and dealers, equipment brands and suppliers. Fans can eavesdrop on interviews, speaking panels and hear compelling business and automotive stories.

Family activities for both adults and children include racing simulators, automotive video games, live PPF installations, live detailing, technology demonstrations, photo booths, photography demos, interactive motorsports-inspired children areas and more.

MMF also places a strong emphasis on philanthropy, with part of the proceeds going to local charitable organizations.

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