3rd Annual Kidrageous • Baby Matthew's Golden Gallop • Monterey Custom House Plaza & State Historic Park • Sunday October 2nd • 11am to 4pm

Kidrageous Monterey


Baby Matthew’s Golden Gallop

Monterey Custom House Plaza & State Historic Park 11am to 4pm

It’s about the kids!

Kidrageous is a family event – created by and for local families of children with cancer. All of the booths and activities at the event are in honor of or in memory of local children with cancer.

It’s about the love!

Kidrageous is a community celebration of life.

Now, all we need is you!


Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
Make a difference, be a sponsor.


At Kidrageous you’ll enjoy:

5K Race along the Pacific Coast Recreation Trail 11:30am
Golden Celebration honoring local pediatric cancer warriors & their families
Live Music
Costume Contest
Food Trucks
Skateboard Exhibition
Music & Dance
Dunk Tank
Playtime Races & Playful Activities
Face Painting and Arts & Crafts
Silly Tatoos
Bounce Houses
Giant Fooseball
Kids Characters


What is Kidrageous?

In 1999, Jacob’s Heart led the grassroots efforts to establish the month of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in the State of California. Kidrageous started as an innovative way to gather signatures for a petition, which was sent to Governor Gray Davis by Bruce McPherson. From a petition started in a parking lot in Santa Cruz, Governor Davis issued an executive order proclaiming September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The proclamation was later confirmed by concurrent resolution of the State Senate. Now, 17 years later, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated across the country every September, with an annual proclamation by the President.
Kidrageous Sponsor Logos

arrow footer