Upcoming Events

For upcoming conferences happening in Old Monterey, please see the Conference Calendar.

Bull and Bear Celebrates Monterey County Burger Week

 
12/6 - 12/12
 
 
Bull and Bear Whiskey Bar and Taphouse

Bull and Bear Whiskey Bar and Taphouse is celebrating Monterey County Burger Week Thursday, December 6 - Wednesday December 12. During that week, we are offering a FREE topping of your choice on any of our signature burgers. That's right,...

Multi-day event ending on Wed Dec 12, 2018

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/11/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market for the Holidays

 
12/11/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Visit the Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market during the holidays! Open rain or shine every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, it’s the perfect place to find handcrafted items and gourmet products for holiday gift-giving and fresh produce for holiday meals.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/11/18
 
 
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!

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/12/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
12/12/18
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. We won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but we will aim to empower our community.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/13/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Champagne Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
12/13/18
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Just in time for the holidays, Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a champagne tasting. We'll also offer special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/14/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Christmas on the Wharf 2018

 
12/14 - 12/16
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association presents Christmas on the Wharf on Fridays (5pm-9pm), Saturdays (11am-9pm), and Sundays (1pm-6pm) from November 30 through December 16.

Festivities will include holiday entertainment, free visits with Santa, wandering characters including holiday princesses, and a...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 16, 2018

Tower of Power at Golden State Theatre

 
12/14/18
 
$42-$75
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Tower of Power, celebrating their 50th anniversary tour, on Friday, December 14 at 8pm. Tickets are $42-$75. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Tower’s musical odyssey began in 1968...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
12/14/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

Lopez: Banda S7, Banda Santa Maria & Omar Palafox

 
12/14/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Banda S7, Banda Santa Maria, and Omar Palafox on Friday, December 14. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/15/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ugly Sweater Saturday at Sovino 2018

 
12/15/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

It's the holidays and the folks at Sovino Wine Bar feel like celebrating! Come in wearing an ugly sweater today and receive 50% off your first glass of wine or beer.

Holiday Open House at CarmelBarre

 
12/15/18
 
 
CarmelBarre

CarmelBarre invites you to join us for our annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 15, 2pm-4pm. Enjoy local vendors, sips of wine, light bites, incredible retail ($25 leggings, anyone?), and package sales to ready yourself for the holidays. Bring...

Cibo Restaurant presents Strike Twice

 
12/15/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring Strike Twice, 9pm-12:30am. Strike Twice is six seasoned performers who love to groove with rock, funk, jazz, pop, reggae, and blues. Great vocals...

Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Class at Cha-ya

 
12/16/18
 
 
Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things presents a class in the art of furoshiki gift wrapping on Sunday, December 16. There will be two one-hour sessions from which to choose: one at 11am and one at 1pm. Workshop will include a...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/16/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Holiday Open House at Comanche Cellars

 
12/16/18
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room invites you to join us for our Holiday Open House. Our wine maker, Michael, will be on hand to sign bottles of your favorite wines from our collection.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/17/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Mondays at the Museum

 
12/17/18
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Meet Monterey Museum of Art Executive Director, Stuart Chase. Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art on view from the collection.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/18/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Holiday Open House at Pacific Valley Bank

 
12/18/18
 
free
 
Pacific Valley Bank

Pacific Valley Bank cordially invites you to join us for a Holiday Open House at our Monterey Branch. All are welcome to meet our friendly staff, enjoy some coffee and cookies, and view our collection of historical photos dating as far back as 1880.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market for the Holidays

 
12/18/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Visit the Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market during the holidays! Open rain or shine every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, it’s the perfect place to find handcrafted items and gourmet products for holiday gift-giving and fresh produce for holiday meals.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/18/18
 
$50
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the $50 fee.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/19/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
12/19/18
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. We won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but we will aim to empower our community.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/20/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/21/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/22/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Cibo Restaurant presents Strike Twice

 
12/22/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring Strike Twice, 9pm-12:30am. Strike Twice is six seasoned performers who love to groove with rock, funk, jazz, pop, reggae, and blues. Great vocals...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/23/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/24/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Holiday Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/24 - 12/25
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Trivia Night: Christmas Edition! Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at 7pm we will be hosting trivia nights with a holiday flare!

Our 1.5-2 hour trivia game includes categories such as “last week...

Multi-day event ending on Tue Dec 25, 2018

Caffe Trieste Open on Christmas Day

 
12/25/18
 
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste will be open on Christmas Day, 8am-3pm. Come on down and enjoy our regular breakfast and lunch menu, or you can just come in for a hot drink and hang out. We consider you family - there's no...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/25/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

No Market on January 1, 2019

 
12/25/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market will be taking a break on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Please have a happy and safe New Year's celebration and join us on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 4pm-7pm, to ring in the first...

No Market on December 25, 2018

 
12/25/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market will be taking a break on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Please have a happy and safe holiday celebration and join us on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 4pm-7pm, to ring in the first market...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/26/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
12/26/18
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. We won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but we will aim to empower our community.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/27/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/28/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.