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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

Construction to Reduce Lanes & Restrict Parking in Old Monterey Until October 7

The City of Monterey has informed us that a crane will be stationed on Del Monte Avenue alongside the Monterey Conference Center for construction purposes until October 7, 2016. Parking may be restricted and lanes may be reduced on Alvarado Street (from Franklin Street to Del Monte Avenue) and Del Monte Avenue (from Washington Street to Pacific Street). Expect delays in the area.

Mary Chapin Carpenter at Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents award winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter ! Over the course of her acclaimed career, Carpenter has recorded 14 albums, featuring hits such as ”Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her." She is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Osio Theater: "Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs" Opens

Osio Theater

Osio Theater is excited to announce the first week-long screening of a locally made documentary, Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs , about longtime Monterey resident Cristo Roppolo. The film will premiere at Osio with a special screening on September 29 at 8pm featuring a question and answer session with Cristo and the film's director, Justin Gaar. View the trailer here.