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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

Halloween Dance Party at Britannia Arms

10/28 - 10/29
Britannia Arms of Monterey

Halloween Weekend is upon us! The Britannia Arms won't miss out on that kind of fun. This Friday and Saturday, let's get into our sexiest costumes and dance the night away as Fawk DJ spins the tunes. Come early to avoid long lines, because this event will start at 9:30pm. No cover charge.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Oct 29, 2016

Halloween Special at Old Monterey Cafe

Old Monterey Cafe

Old Monterey Cafe will be having a Halloween special for all those who come dressed in their costumes! With every meal purchase you will receive a free pancake. We will also be having a costume contest hosted on Facebook; the female and male who receive the most likes will receive a special prize from us the following day.

Cibo Restaurant presents V and The Flipside

Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of music featuring V and The Flipside. Verdis "V" Barnes is a vocalist with much experience in jazz, soul, and smooth R&B. His talent encompasses everything from the sounds of Barry White and Luther Vandross to Brian McKnight and Phillip Bailey.

Spooktacular Art for Kids at Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street invites children ages 6-12 to learn art techniques while creating your own creatures and monsters in this spooky, Halloween-themed playdate! Kids will enjoy two hours of hands-on art experience and get to take home everything they make. Pre-registration is highly recommended.