Teens: Elevating Wellness in the Midst of Chaos

Campbell Library

Teens! Join us and Eramelisse de Castro, a Health Educator and Mental Health Trainer, as she discusses how to find your support systems and how to use coping skills in the midst of chaotic surroundings.

Now at Cha-ya: Gifts Handmade from Kimono Fabric

Monterey, CA

This holiday season, Cha-Ya Japanese Tea and Things is proud to offer beautiful gift items handmade by a local artist. Working with Japanese kimono fabric and obi (kimono sashes), Ruth creates distinctive hair scrunchies, hair clips, business card and credit...

Leah Mark Designs Now at Resold Threadz

Monterey, CA

Resold Threadz is now carrying jewelry by Leah Mark Designs at our thrift and consignment boutique located at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Suite B, in Monterey. Come view Leah's beautiful, handmade necklaces, bracelets and earrings!

Thanksgiving Dinners to go from Tessora's

Campbell, CA

As many of you know Tessora's is a family run business. Carol, her two daughters Jenni & Nikki, and what have now become family in her team, have carried us through amazing times and what are now very trying times....

Small Business Saturdaze on Lighthouse

Monterey, CA

Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small, locally-owned businesses traditionally held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, may come and go in a daze this year. So let's celebrate all season long!

You want to give someone a gift to make them smile? The Lighthouse District's got you covered. We have clothing and fashion accessories, home decor, books, bikes, dive and surf gear, and a lot more. View our Holiday Gift Ideas Gallery to get started.

We're selling gifts in-store, online, and over the phone. Many shops are offering curbside pick-up and shipping - view our Shelter-in-Place Mall for the list. Most of our stores are staffed by the owner, so our customer service is the best.

We've made it this far through 2020. So take a deep breath. We're gonna do this holiday thing together - small and bright.

Big Sale at BookBuyers, November 27-29

Monterey, CA

BookBuyers is having a big sale over Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 27-29. Buy 2 books, get 1 book free. Buy 1 movie, get 1 movie free.

Visit the shop at 600 Lighthouse Avenue. We're open Sun-Thu, 11am-6pm, and Fri-Sat, 11am-8pm. We'll be closed on Thanksgiving.

2021 Calendars at BookBuyers

Monterey, CA

BookBuyers has in stock a selection of 2021 calendars, including those created by photographer Michael Santa Cruz. Featuring beautiful photos of local scenery, Santa Cruz's calendars make perfect gifts for family and friends! Stop by the bookshop at 600 Lighthouse Avenue and check them out.

Custom Gift Baskets at International Market and Deli

Monterey, CA

International Market and Deli is offering gift baskets made to order for the holidays. Filled with food from around the world, these make great gifts for friends and family members. Call us at 831-375-9451 or e-mail us and let's work together to select the right items for your basket. We're located at 580 Lighthouse Ave.

Rechargeable Bike Lights at Epicenter Cycling

Monterey, CA

Considering the shorter days this time of year, it's more important than ever for cyclists to have a solid set of all-weather headlights and tail lights. Epicenter Cycling has just the right lights to suit your needs - visit the shop at 230 Lighthouse Avenue to check out our selection.

Pearl Hour: Coffee Shop and Cocktail Bar Updates, November 2020

Monterey, CA

Pearl Hour, located at 214 Lighthouse Avenue, has bad news and good news.

Bad news: we're closing our outdoor coffee shop for the fall and winter season.

Good news: we're adding another day to our cocktail bar schedule. Beginning Nov. 19, Pearl Hour is serving cocktails and sushi on the patio Thursday - Sunday evenings.

Casual Island Is Now The Feral Market

Monterey, CA

Casual Island is now The Feral Market! We're still the same family-run operation, but we've turned the business over to the next generation.

At The Feral Market you'll not only find comfortable, affordable women's fashion, you'll also find a great selection of fun gifts and novelty items that are perfect for holiday shopping. Visit us at 261 Alvarado Street, or view our online store for a taste of what we have in the store.

Small Business Saturday in Downtown Old Monterey, 2020

Monterey, CA

This holiday season, Downtown Old Monterey invites you to Shop Small and support locally-owned businesses. Your gifts warm the hearts of loved ones near and far and those purchases help our community weather tough times, keeping small businesses open. Need inspiration? View the Old Monterey Holiday Gift Ideas Gallery .

The denizens of Old Monterey are selling gifts in-store, online, and over the phone. Many spots offer curbside pick-up or shipping (for a list, see our Shelter-in-Place Mall ).

Small Business Saturday is traditionally celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. But for the remainder of this year, let's make every day Small. Small pleasures. Small triumphs. Small steps forward together. Shop Small in Downtown Old Monterey.