This Week's Highlights

City of Monterey Emergency Face Covering Order

As of July 1, the City is enforcing the mandatory wearing of face coverings in business districts, both inside and outside, with a fine of $100 for the first violation. All people over the age of 12 must wear a face covering.

Residents and visitors to the business districts are also required to maintain a six foot distance from others who are not members of the same household.

Old Monterey Dining Guide Updated

The Old Monterey Dining Guide has been freshly updated to reflect new business hours and more! To make it easy to find the restaurants and cafes that best suit your needs, the Dining Guide now has four categories: take-out, dine-in, delivery, and no-contact curbside pick-up.

Enjoy a delicious meal or treat from one of our many fine food and drink establishments!

Shop Locally for Reusable Cloth Face Masks

Looking for reusable cloth face masks to wear on your outings? Want to support small, locally-owned businesses in Downtown Old Monterey? Here are a number of masks for adults and children, available for sale online from Old Monterey businesses.

Heavyweight Organic Cotton Thread at Slowfiber

Slowfiber, located at 517B Hartnell Street, now carries heavyweight organic cotton thread made by Fiberactive Organics. This long-stapled cotton comes in 300 meter spools and is great for topstitching, sashiko, and buttons. Visit Slowfiber for sewing tools, notions, cloth, yarn, and more!

Brioche Vendeenne at Parker-Lusseau

Parker-Lusseau Pastries & Cafe, located at 539 Hartnell Street, is offering Brioches Vendéennes on Fridays! They sell small loaves, large rounds, and half rounds. This special bread, rich in eggs and sugar, has all natural ingredients, no additives, and still tastes fresh a week later thanks to the triple fermentation. It's well worth the wait.

Old Monterey SIP Mall...Updated!

Retail in Downtown Old Monterey is now open for in-store shoppers, but there continue to be additional shopping options available during the pandemic. We invite you to check out our newly-updated SIP Mall !

All the stores listed in the SIP Mall offer shopping either online or over the phone plus no-contact curbside pick-up, delivery, and/or shipping. It's shelter-in-place shopping with all the local stores you love!