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Old Monterey is the thriving downtown district of Monterey, CA. Home to nearly 400 shops, restaurants, and service providers and a bustling farmers' market, it's a hub of community life. Tourists from around the world come for its seaside charm and historical attractions. Old Monterey is a frequent host to conventions and meetings of all sizes. It's also a great place to locate a business.

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This Week's Highlights

No Old Monterey Market on December 30

4:00pm   12/30/14   free   Old Monterey District

Please note: because of the holidays, there will be no Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.  Please join us next Tuesday, January 6, when we will resume our regular schedule!

The Old Monterey Marketplace and...

First Night Monterey 2015

3:00pm   12/31/14     Old Monterey District

A community celebration of the arts, First Night Monterey is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration held on New Year’s Eve, 3pm-midnight, in the heart of Old Monterey. Join us as we dance, play, act, perform, create and sing our...

Bubbles and Brews: A New Year's Eve Celebration

7:00pm   12/31/14   $95, $25   Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill invites you to celebrate New Year’s Eve with us! We’ll kick off the night at 7pm with a cocktail reception, leading into a phenomenal dinner at 7:30pm featuring libations by Alvarado Street Brewery and Caraccioli...