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HER Helmet Thursdays FAQs: Geographic Areas

Below are four ways to find the hundreds of Monterey County businesses and organizations that participate in the HER Helmet Thursdays Project by their geographic location.
1. One way is using the map. It’s auto-generated, and displays mostbut not allparticipating spots.

2. Another way is using the abbreviations key to search the Quick Reference GuideSearches can be glitchy sometimes, so you may want to eyeball the list too.

To find the latest guide anytime, go to the LISTINGS, Map, How to Get the Discounts, and FAQs about HER Helmet Thursdays page.

For your convenience, here’s the current guide:

HER Helmet Thursdays Guide – 8th Anniversary Edition

The guide includes the key pictured below. 


3. Another option is to refer to posts about some local communities—specifically, the posts that highlight their first HER Helmet Thursdays spots. Below is a list of all 19 Monterey County communities that currently have participants, as of the end of 2017. Notice that some of the names on this list are linked (light blue text). Click those and—presto!—you’ll find the first spots in that community.

Although there are fewer participating businesses and organizations in less populated communities, there are hundreds of HER Helmet Thursdays spots all over Monterey County, from Pajaro to San Ardo. The 19 Monterey County communities (cities and unincorporated communities / census-designated places) are:

  1. Big Sur
  2. Carmel
  3. Carmel Valley
  4. Castroville
  5. Corral de Tierra
  6. Gonzales
  7. Greenfield
  8. King City
  9. Marina
  10. Monterey (these and more)
  11. Moss Landing
  12. Pacific Grove
  13. Pajaro
  14. Prunedale
  15. Salinas, including East Salinas / The Alisal
  16. San Ardo
  17. Sand City
  18. Seaside
  19. Soledad
4. Finally, posters highlighting the first participants in a few communities are available on the Posters, etc. page, e.g., Carmel and Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Seaside.

Directions tips

Many of the participants’ individual listings have some bike-there directional tips. Here’s an example: Haute Enchilada Cafe & Gallery in Moss Landing.

For more HER Helmet Thursdays FAQs,

go to LISTINGS, Map, How to Get the Discounts, and FAQs about HER Helmet Thursdays.


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