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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

Ugly Sweater Saturday at Sovino

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

It's the holidays and the folks at Sovino Wine Bar feel like celebrating! Come in wearing an ugly sweater anytime on Saturday, December 16 and receive 15% off! In addition to our usual menu we will have Chaucer's Spiced Mead...

CarmelBarre's Holiday Open House 2017


CarmelBarre in Monterey invites you to join us for our annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 17, 1pm-3pm. Enjoy class demonstrations, wine tasting, and holiday gift shopping, and receive major retail discounts on CarmelBarre's retail goods, package deals on...

Salvation Army Food Drive at Rosine's Restaurant

Rosine's Restaurant asks you to help us help families in need this holiday season. Dine with us and bring in 3 non-perishable/non-expired food items for our Salvation Army Food Drive Barrel and we will treat you to a free dessert!...

Cibo: Christmas in Italy Fundraiser for San Carlos Cathedral

Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Ristorante Italiano presents a Christmas in Italy Holiday Party, a fundraiser for San Carlos Cathedral ’s Loaves and Fishes Program. Please bring canned goods, non-perishable packaged food, unwrapped toys, clothing, jackets, and socks. Cibo will donate 20% of the revenue from the evening to San Carlos Cathedral.

Toy Drive and Live Music at Bakai

bring a toy for the toy drive
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas presents a special holiday toy drive featuring live musical entertainment on Thursday, December 21, 7:30pm-9:30pm. Enjoy performances by the extraordinary musicians Boscoe's Brood, Kiki Wow, Mark Shilstone, and other special guests. All we ask is that...