Upcoming Events

4-Pack Friday at Spread!

 
12/6/19
 
 
Spread Deli & Bottles

Every Friday we launch our weekend 4-Pack Special! Running through Sunday night, these pre-built mix-and-match 4-Pack are hand selected by the staff here at Spread Deli and Bottles. We do our best to build two specific packs that are perfect...

Ainsley House Holiday Champagne, Tea & Tour 2019

 
12/6/19
 
$60
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season the Ainsley House celebrates its 25th anniversary of Holiday Teas and Tours! Enjoy a champagne Tea followed by a tour of the Ainsley House decorated for the 25th anniversary holiday celebration.

Christmas on the Wharf 2019

 
12/6 - 12/8
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association presents Christmas on the Wharf on Fridays (4pm-9pm), Saturdays (9am-9pm), and Sundays (1pm-6pm), December 6-23.

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

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 08, 2019

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art - December 2019

 
12/6/19
 
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm, for ages 21 and over. Enjoy fine art, live music, and wine.

Historic Downtown Traditional Tree Lighting on Colton Hall Lawn 2019

 
12/6/19
 
Free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

All are cordially invited to the Historic Downtown Monterey’s Traditional Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, candles, cookies, cider, music, and good cheer. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this traditional, much-loved Monterey holiday celebration.

Christmas in Campbell Street Entertainment

 
12/6/19
 
 
Downtown Campbell

Throughout the month of December leading up to Christmas Day, we'll there'll be music in the streets of Downtown Campbell on Friday and Saturday evenings to give your holiday shopping a little extra jingle.

Frank Guerra at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
12/6/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live hip hop and R&B music featuring local musician Frank Guerra on Friday, December 6, 7pm-9pm.

Born 1996 in Santa Cruz, Frank Guerra was always interested...

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
12/6/19
 
$55 includes 3ib. clay
 
The Art Beat

Our staff will show you the basics of throwing and come back at your own convenience! Perfect for beginners! Great for a girls night out, couples evening, or just to gather with like minded people and get dirty on a Friday night!

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Members' Holiday Event & Dinner 2019

 
12/6/19
 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Members of Monterey Bay Aquarium are invited to get into the holiday spirit with our annual members-only Holiday Event. We'll have holiday music, photo opportunities with Santa, small bites, and wine tasting (with wine glass purchase). And you can shop for unique holiday gifts with your Member Night exclusive 20% discount at our store.

Lopez Presents Banda Santa Maria and Maximo Nivel

 
12/6/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Banda Santa Maria and Maximo Nivel on Friday, December 6. Ages 21 and over only. Doors open at 9:30pm. Entrance is free all night.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Free Admission for Locals, Dec 7-15, 2019

 
12/7/19
 
free
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

To show our appreciation for the local community, Monterey Bay Aquarium is offering free admission to residents of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties December 7-15. To be eligible, local visitors must present a photo ID (student IDs also accepted) or proof of residence (such as a current utility bill) at the Main Entrance.

Modern Holiday Wreath Workshop

 
12/7/19
 
$50
 
Petite Petal Co.

Come join us for a fun evening of wreath making and merriment! This wreath is for those who like a slightly more glamorous wreath with a modern touch. This modern wreath will include a gold hoop with a variety of evergreen foliage adorned with pine cones, berries and ribbon

Santa Under the Marquee in Downtown Monterey 2019

 
12/7/19
 
Free
 
Golden State Theatre

Visit with Santa under the Golden State Theatre marquee in Downtown Old Monterey, 12pm-4pm. All are welcome to this free event! It's a perfect time for making family memories.

Plant Meditations: Kokedamas Workshop at Union Yoga

 
12/7/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents Plant Meditations: A Kokedamas Workshop with Cecelia Azhderian on Saturday, December 7, 1:30pm-3:30pm. We will be learning and making two beautiful Japanese style plants for you to keep or gift to friends. The group size is...

Holiday Wreath Workshop

 
12/7/19
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

Kick off the holidays by filling your house with the smell of fresh pine and evergreen! In this workshop you will learn how to make your own holiday wreath - from scratch. That’s right, you start with a ring base...

Wild Wire Jewelry Show at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/7/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar is hosting a pop-up show featuring handmade jewelry from Wild Wire on Saturday, December 7, 3pm-8pm. Join us for some wine and jewelry shopping! Owner Jess Sutton of Portoland, Oregon makes a variety of colorful...

Hot Chocolate Holiday Fun Run at Fleet Feet

 
12/7/19
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Fleet Feet is hosting a Hot Chocolate Holiday Fun Run. This fun run is for all levels and will last one hour, out and back. It's rain or shine, so bring your holiday cheer and we'll have the hot cocoa waiting for you when you get back.

Ornament Painting

 
12/7/19
 
25.00
 
The Art Beat

During the workshop, you will paint four flat holiday themed ornament pieces with our special glazes. The pieces will be fired becoming vibrant and shiny ready to be hung on the tree. Drop the kids off or make your own!...

34th Annual Carol of Lights Celebration

 
12/7/19
 
FREE
 
Downtown Campbell

The Carol of Lights features a Snow Play area with sled rides on real snow. Santa will be there too. We've also got a petting zoo, donkey rides, bounce houses, craft tables, face painting, musical entertainment, and a community stage with performances from local dance teams.

Christmas in Campbell Street Entertainment

 
12/7/19
 
 
Downtown Campbell

Throughout the month of December leading up to Christmas Day, we'll there'll be music in the streets of Downtown Campbell on Friday and Saturday evenings to give your holiday shopping a little extra jingle.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
12/7/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Max and Bronwyn...

Weekend Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
12/7/19
 
$55 includes 3ib. clay
 
The Art Beat

Our staff will show you the basics of throwing and come back at your own convenience! Perfect for beginners! Great for a girls night out, couples evening, or just to gather with like minded people and get dirty on a Saturday night!

The Charities at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
12/7/19
 
$7
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents The Charities , a talented band from Hermosa Beach influenced by vintage jazz, old Motown soul, funk, disco, and R&B. They're sure to get you up on your feet and dancing! $7 cover at the door.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
12/8/19
 
 
Downtown Campbell

The Campbell Farmers' Market held on Sundays in Downtown Campbell is consistently rated as one of the best if not the best year-round Farmers' Markets in the South Bay. Come and enjoy the festive and vibrant community oriented atmosphere that attracts fans of the Campbell Farmers' Market from all around

Kids' Gingerbread House Extravaganza 2019 at MY Museum

 
12/8/19
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum invites children to get festive this holiday season and join us in decorating your own gingerbread houses on Sunday, December 8, 9:30am-11:30am. There will be lots of icing and candy canes, swirly twirly gum drops, and...

Holiday Wreath Workshop

 
12/8/19
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

Kick off the holidays by filling your house with the smell of fresh pine and evergreen! In this workshop you will learn how to make your own holiday wreath - from scratch. That’s right, you start with a ring base...

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
12/8/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Modern Holiday Wreath Workshop

 
12/8/19
 
$50
 
Petite Petal Co.

Come join us for a fun evening of wreath making and merriment! This wreath is for those who like a slightly more glamorous wreath with a modern touch. This modern wreath will include a gold hoop with a variety of...

Save the Waves Donation-Based Class at Union Yoga

 
12/8/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Save the Waves donation-based yoga class and meditation on Sunday, December 8, 4pm-6pm, led by Annie Otfinoski. Proceeds will go to the Wahine Project.

The Kenny Stahl Quartet at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
12/8/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live jazz with the Kenny Stahl Quartet on Sunday, December 8, 5pm-7:30pm. $10 at the door.

Kenny Stahl has worked with Stevie Wonder, Jaco Pastorius, Ira Sullivan, Cal Tjader, Richie Cole,...

Out of the Blue at Puma Road

 
12/8/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Out of the Blue. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Out of the Blue is a class...

Brighten the Harbor Boat Parade 2019

 
12/8/19
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

The Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club presents Brighten the Harbor , a lighted boat parade. Watch boats decorated for the holidays cruise along Monterey Bay's coastline.

Holiday Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/8/19
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Holiday 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. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.