Special Events

Carmel-by-the-Sea, Pebble Beach and the entire Monterey Peninsula are a premier destination for special events which draw crowds from around the world. Listed below is a calendar of upcoming events the Pèpe family is involved in. Please consider joining us at these events.

Big Sur International Marathon

April 27, 2014

As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the Big Sur International Marathon, both Little Napoli and Vesuvio are the go-to restaurants for race participants and their entourages. Please make reservations early for this weekend and secure your table with fellow racers and fans.

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

May 17, 2014 – 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Amongst the motorcycles, the event features a gourmet barbeque lunch with offerings from local wineries and breweries, together with live entertainment, leading motorcycle manufacturers, lifestyle vendors and more – the perfect opportunity to spend a day among the finer things in life.

Monterey Wine Festival

June 7, 2014 – June 8, 2014

Now in its 38th year The Monterey Wine Festival continues to evolve into a platform designed to showcase Monterey County’s wine industry for the growing community of wine lovers. Monterey County was recently voted one of the Top 10 wine travel destinations in the world.

4th Annual Run in the Name of Love

June 15, 2014

Run in the Name of Love is a unique event offering runners and walkers the opportunity to honor or to pay tribute to an individual who is/was a very special person in their lives. Participants will enjoy the charm of the area, historic sites, the natural beauty of the course (including views of sandy white beaches, the dramatic Pacific Ocean, Point Lobos, and Pebble Beach), and a memorable finish line celebration. Held annually on Father’s Day, begin your celebration with exercise, challenge, and fun! The Pèpe family is a proud sponsor of this meaningful and rewarding event.

Carmel Bach Festival

July 19 -  August 2, 2014

The 2013 Bach Festival takes place in multiple venues throughout Carmel. Little Napoli contributes and helps sponsor the musicians while performing in town. We create some delicious music-themed menu items during the Back Festival. Make plans early to dine with us and mingle with the Back Festival musicians.

Concours on the Avenue

August 12, 2014

Carmel’s premier autoshow presenting antique “marquee” vehicles all presented throughout the city streets. This is a free event, and everyone is welcome to stroll the streets and mingle with the car owners. Little Napoli, Vino Napoli and Vesuvio are host to many of the car owners and judges. Make plans to be part of the action and make reservations early.

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

August 17, 2014

Once each year, on the third Sunday in August, about 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll the famed eighteenth fairway at Pebble Beach. Tire meets turf and transformation occurs: the stage is set for one of the most competitive events in the automotive world. The occasion is the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Pèppoli at the Inn at Spanish Bay is the featured restaurant for the car collectors, and many of these million dollar works of art are on display in front of the hotel also.