Welcome to where California was born...

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.

Join our mailing list

This Week's Highlights

Drive-By Truckers at Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre is proud to present Drive-By Truckers on Friday, April 24 at 8pm. Tickets are $25-$41. To purchase tickets, click here.

The Drive-By Truckers' Dirt Underneath Tour will include songs from their latest album, English Oceans, toy with some old favorites in a different way, and maybe even work up some new tunes. It promises to be an intimate performance for old and new fans alike.

2015 Monterey 4th of July Parade Applications Now Open

Come celebrate the 4th of July in Monterey! Your group or business can join in on the festivities by participating in the annual 4th of July parade in Monterey. This annual event attracts apx. 15,000 people who line the streets in and around Old Monterey to celebrate Independence Day. Apply online or by mail; applications must be received by May 30, 2015.

Summer Camps at MY Museum

Children ages 6-8 are invited to explore what makes Monterey special by spending a week at the local children's museum! Campers will play and experiment with unique hands-on exhibits, discover new friendships, and explore hidden treasures in our community. Each day offers a new adventure focused on learning through play.

Youth Arts Collective: Fourth Annual LiveART

Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective is hosting its Fourth Annual LiveART event - an evening of live art-making by artists and musicians from the surrounding community - on Saturday, April 25, 5pm-10pm. This year’s line up of artists includes oil painters, printmakers,...

YMMC Chamber Players 2015 Spring Benefit Concert

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street hosts the Youth Music Monterey County (YMMC)  Chamber Players' Spring Benefit Concert on Saturday, April 25, 5pm-7pm. Tickets are $20 general admission, $5 for college students, and $40 for benefactors (includes reception).  Students...