Spend the Holidays in Downtown Salinas

The Holiday Season is Going to be LIT in Downtown Salinas Festive Holiday décor, the Tree For Peace, live holiday performances and special appearances made by Santa Claus and the Salinas Fire Department. You don’t want to miss it!    This holiday season, the Salinas City Center Improvement Association (SCCIA) is Lighting Up Downtown Salinas to spread festive cheer and…

Veteran’s Day in Salinas City Center

Salinas, California’s Hometown Heroes Are Currently Being Displayed Throughout Oldtown Salinas   Salinas Hometown Heroes is a new program dedicated to honoring veterans and active-duty service members who call – or have called – Salinas home. The Salinas Hometown Hero Banner Program is a living tribute for our community to honor local members of the Armed Forces for Veterans Day…

Keep Moving Salinas

Take a break and move your legs with an urban walk through Salinas City Center.   BLUE ZONES PROJECT MONTEREY COUNTY, IN COLLABORATION WITH SALINAS CITY CENTER, WELCOMES YOU TO JOIN US FOR A WALK!   Call up your walking group, gather your coworkers, or grab your four-legged walking pal and head out for a stroll through Salinas City Center….

10th Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival

      The Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival is ready for year ten after postponing the 2020 event due to Covid. The celebration of the bounty of the Salinas Valley will take place in the heart of Salinas City Center from Noon – 3 p.m. on August 7, 2021. The 2021 Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival committee…

Let’s Celebrate Downtown Salinas!

It’s looking too good not to make a big deal about it! Come downtown to celebrate the new and improved look and to support local businesses! Thursday, May 20, 2021 we are kicking off the weekend with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Salinas Rotary Arch and you are invited. Then, Saturday, May 22nd there will be LIVE music on…

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the SCC Farmers Market

Salinas City Center Farmers Market features special Mother’s Day Family Activities at the Michelle’s Creations booth on Saturday, May 8th Don’t miss a fun Mother’s Day outing to the Michelle’s Creations interactive booth during the Salinas City Farmers Market on Salinas Street at Gabilan Street on Saturday, May 8th from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm.  Kids and their families will learn…

Rental Payment Assistance, Small Business Grants, City Budget & More!

Attention Residential Landlords! Rental Payment Assistance for Tenants Who Can’t Pay Because of Coronavirus Public Health Orders or COVID-19 Infection Monterey County and partners such as the City of Salinas and United Way Monterey County are now taking applications for an “Emergency Rental Assistance Program.” Although the tenant needs to apply, you are welcome to encourage your tenants to apply,…

Small Business Support

  Do you need help navigating the permit process? Do you have questions about Covid related grants that may be available to you and your small business? Maybe you have general questions about running a small business during a pandemic or you just need some extra help navigating all of the constantly changing information that is out there. Thanks to…