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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

2019 Fun & Games Night (Grown-Up Style) at MY Museum

$35 online / $45 at the door
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum presents a Fun & Games Night for ages 21 and up only! Join us for tons of fun board games (both oldies but goodies and hot new ones), music and entertainment, awesome food from various local restaurants, and an amazing selection of beer and wine. Admission is $35 in advance, $45 at the door.

A Night of Yoga and Wine at Om Studios

Om Studios

Start your Friday evening with a fiery yoga class led by Om Studios' owner Lindsay Wetterau and join our community afterwards for socializing and Wine Tasting 101 with Tamara Fransconi to learn tips and tricks for discovering wines you'll love. Fee is $25.

Discount for Women's March Participants at Comanche Cellars

Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Hey Women’s Marchers! On Saturday, January 19, Comacnhe Cellars will offer 10% off to all Women's March participants. Come check us out at 412 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. We're open 2pm-9pm on Saturdays.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Come to Sovino to play Wine Bingo! Really, it's everything you like about Bingo, with wine and Sovino vocabulary associated with the numbers. Come and learn a little, play a little, drink a little. There shall be prizes!

Order Your 2019 Prom Dress at Butterfly Boutique

Butterfly Boutique, located at 458 Alvarado Street, is now taking orders for prom 2019. We offer beautiful custom and designer dresses as well as tuxedo rental and sales. Come visit us and let us help you look your best!

Peet's Coffee Opens at Portola Hotel & Spa

Portola Hotel & Spa is proud to offer our guests and locals a Peet's Coffee shop located just off the Portola Hotels' lower lobby with additional easy access from Alvarado Mall at 220 Alvarado Street. Peet's is perfect for grab-n-go...

New Classes at CarmelBarre

CarmelBarre, located at 465 Pacific Street in Old Monterey, announces new classes for 2019! Enjoy Cardio Hop Hop on Wednesdays at 7:15pm and Burlesque Fitness on Mondays at 9:15am and Saturdays at 11:30am.

Cardio Hip Hop