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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

"Oklahoma!" Starring Hugh Jackman

Osio Theater

The acclaimed 1998 Royal National Theatre production of the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical OKLAHOMA! , starring Hugh Jackman, will play at the Osio Theater on Sunday, July 22 at 10:30am and on Wednesday, July 25 at 7pm.

Grumbling Ginger at Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste presents Grumbling Ginger and its original, acoustic folk-rock. Shows recreate the atmosphere of a British folk club, with songs, storytelling, and humor.

Tipperary at East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring Tipperary on Saturday, July 21, 6pm-9pm. Tipperary is a lively band comprised of five musicians from different musical backgrounds, all of whom love the Celtic tradition: Shirley Tofte (fiddle),...

Saturday Fun Run Group at Fleet Feet Sports

Fleet Feet Sports invites you to join our free weekly fun run group and get the inside tip on store discounts, shoe demos, and running technique. Every Saturday at 8am, we meet at Fleet Feet at 472 Alvarado St and head to the Coastal Trail, where we run or walk for 30 minutes then head back to the store. Runners or walkers of all levels are welcome!

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.