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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

Youth Arts Collective: LiveART 2017

Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective presents our 6th Annual LiveART, 5pm-10pm. Tonight, 30+ artists from the community sit side by side creating original art which goes up on the LiveART Laundry Line for sale that night. Simultaneously, a large sketch circle with 15+ artists surround and draw 5-minute portraits of people, all while listening to seven live bands playing back to back. Come join us!

MYO Frozen Yogurt Customer Appreciation Day!

MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt

MYO Frozen Yogurt would like to thank the local community for voting us Best Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream in Monterey County for the eighth year in a row! In celebration of our awesome customers, stop by our shop on Thursday, April 27 and receive 50% off your frozen yogurt that day.

Lopez Presents Banda Dos Caminos, Perla del Sol & Aire Libre

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents a Battle of the Bands on Friday, April 28 at 9:30pm featuring Banda Dos Caminos, Banda Perla del Sol, and Banda Aire Libre. Admission is $25 all evening. Ages 21 and over only. For more...

Boscoe's Brood at East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring Boscoe's Brood with opener Simon Lunche on Saturday, April 29 at 7pm.

Boscoe's Brood is influenced by the music of The Beatles, Lov'in Spoonful, Emerson-Lake-and Palmer,...

Pre-Order Your 2017 Shincha Teas at Cha-ya

This is a very exciting time of year for tea lovers! Shincha is made from tea picked during the first harvest in the spring which produces the highest quality tea in Japan. Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things is now offering a 10% discount until April 30 for those of you who wish to pre-order Hashiri Shincha, Shincha Kunpu, or Shincha Houryoku. Please call us to place your order.