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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

Meditation Evening at Luminata Books

Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts invites you to join us for a Meditation Evening on March 30 beginning at 7:30pm, an approach to insight using mindfulness and imagery.

Easter Brunch at Jacks Restaurant

Jacks Restaurant and Lounge

This Easter Sunday, April 5, hop on over to Jacks Restaurant at Portola Hotel for a classic Easter Brunch, 11:30am-4pm. Perfect for any size group, Jacks’ Easter Brunch will feature traditional eggs benedict, cinnamon swirl french toast, assorted cheeses,...

Community Job Fair

Monterey Conference Center

On Monday, April 6, 9am-12pm, all are welcome to attend the annual Community Job Fair, the largest job fair in Monterey County. It's free for job seekers and registered employers. Meet face-to-face with local employers and network with your peers. Resume critiques...

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.