All Times and Dates Subject To Change Updated 6.20.15
Friday, November 27th, 5-8pm 2015
Annual Cannery Row Holiday Tree Lighting
Santa sleighs in for a full day of play along legendary Cannery Row. The festivities begin at Steinbeck Plaza overlooking Monterey Bay when Santa flips the switch on a towering 25-foot holiday tree.
Dec 11th & 12th (5-9pm) 2015
Annual Christmas in the Adobes
Information Line: 831-649-7120
Step back into Monterey's past during Christmas in the Adobes. See the adobes by candelight and enjoy refreshments and live performances as volunteers in period attire welcome you into historic homes decorated in historical style.
Friday, November 20 Sunday 2015 - January 3rd 2016
Ice Skating by the Bay
Custom House Plaza transforms into a winter wonderland this season for Ice Skating by the Bay. Enjoy the outdoor ice rink well into the New Year!
Admission is $10 for children and $12 for adults.
Thursday, December 3rd, 5:00pm 2015
Monterey's Tree Lighting
Historic Downtown Monterey's Traditional Christmas Tree Lighting will include carols, candles, cookies, cider and good cheer. The festivities will be from 5pm to 6pm on December 4th in front of Colton Hall.
Sunday, December 6th, 5:30pm - 8:00pm 2015
Brighten the Harbor Boat Parade
Monterey Yacht Club's lighted boat parade, "Brighten the Harbor" will be held on Sunday, December 7. Watch the decorated boats cruise along Monterey Bay's coastline from 5:30pm-8:00pm.
Thursday, December 31st 2015
First Night Monterey
First Night Monterey celebrates the lively arts scene in Monterey County with its family-friendly celebration of the arts on New Years Eve. Over 30-venues hold concurrent performances & activities for both children & adults, culminating in a convergence on Custom House Plaza to ring in the New Year. Ring in 2016!