Monterey Yacht Club's lighted boat parade, "Brighten the Harbor," will be held on Sunday evening. Watch decorated boats cruise along the Monterey coastline. Watch from the harbor to Cannery Row as the boats compete for "Best Decorated Boat."
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All are cordially invited to Monterey’s Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, candles, cookies, cider, music, and good cheer on Friday, December 2, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this traditional, much-loved Monterey holiday celebration.
Sponsored by the City of Monterey, First Night Monterey, and the Old Monterey Business Association. For more information, please contact First Night Monterey at 831-373-4778 or the Old Monterey Business Association at 831-655-8070.
Stroll thought the streets of Historic Downtown Monterey and visit Mexican Era 19th Century adobes for fandango dance lessons at Custom House, or bagpipes and cookies at Robert Louis Stevenson House. Refreshments, games, history and fun await the entire family during Monterey's signature holiday event.
TICKETS may be purchased at Pacific House Museum on Custom House Plaza on event nights or in advance on-line at www.mshpa.org. For more information visit www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=26922
First Night Monterey celebrates the lively arts scene in Monterey County with its family friendly celebration of the arts on New Years Eve. Over 30 venues hold concurrent performances and activities for children and adults, culminating in indoor and outdoor finales to ring in the new year. For more information, visit firstnightmonterey.org.