Events Calendar: 2018-12-01

Christmas on the Wharf 2018

 
11/30 - 12/2
 
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 02, 2018

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/1/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Free Family Fun Day: Mini Masterpieces

 
12/1/18
 
FREE
 
Monterey Museum of Art

This Free Family Fun Day is inspired by the Monterey Museum of Art's popular exhibition Miniatures. As always Free Family Fun Day is completely free of charge.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/1/18
 
$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 Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/1/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

Street Fighter II & Mortal Kombat II Tournaments at LVL UP

 
12/1/18
 
 
Lvl Up

Our second South Bay fighting game event, Super Street Fighter II Turbo & Mortal Kombat II Arcade Tournaments at LvL Up! Join us on Saturday, December 1st at NOON for Street Fighter II sponsored by AFKgg Gamer Lounge and Azuñia...

Christmas Carolers Perform in Old Monterey

 
12/1/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Business Association presents the Peninsula Harmony Company, singing and spreading good cheer on Alvarado Street every Saturday, 12pm-4pm, December 1-22. Bring the whole family and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in Old Monterey.

Santa & Reindeer in Downtown Monterey 2018

 
12/1/18
 
Free
 
Golden State Theatre

Visit with Santa and his two Christmas reindeer under the Golden State Theatre marquee in Old Monterey, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. All are welcome to this free event! It's a perfect time for making family memories.

Trinity Christian High School Open House

 
12/1/18
 
 
Trinity Christian High School

Trinity Christian High School welcomes everyone to our Open House on Saturday, December 1, 2pm-4pm. This afternoon we'll be featuring Trinity Christian High School (grades 9-12), as well as our Prep Program (grades 7-8). For more information, please phone the...

Thalea String Quartet Performance

 
12/1/18
 
Member: $25.00; Not-Yet-Member: $30.00
 
Monterey Museum of Art - La Mirada Education Center

Join Monterey Museum of Art for an afternoon of music and drinks featuring a special performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

The Thalea String Quartet is dedicated to bringing timeless music to audiences from all walks of life. From...

Paint with Dali17

 
12/1/18
 
$35/$30
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Join Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey for a monthly painting workshop presented by local artists Darls and Darls Fabrications, 4-6pm. The price is $35 per person ($5 discount for Dali17 members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Winter Fun at the Campbell Historical Museum

 
12/1/18
 
Free
 
Campbell Historical Museum

On the evening of December 1, the Campbell Historical Museum will be open for a celebration of Winter Fun! From 4-8pm, come to enjoy Vintage Holiday crafts, hot cocoa, treats and more!

33rd Annual Carol of Lights Celebration

 
12/1/18
 
FREE
 
Downtown Campbell

Come to the streets of Downtown Campbell for the 33nd anniversary of the annual Carol of Lights celebration in Campbell! The Carol of Lights is a free, non-commercial and family oriented event for the community to help kick off the holiday season. For the kids, we'll have a snow play area, Santa visits, a petting zoo, bounce houses, arts and crafts, and face painting.

Art Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Art Beat

 
12/1/18
 
 
The Art Beat

The Art Beat will be hosting a silent auction fundraiser featuring the works of Sarah Joy Cabana on December 1 from 6-9 at the Art Beat. Sarah is the artist who won a beautification grant last year to paint the...

Fondue & Wine for Two!

 
12/1/18
 
$42
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us this Saturday for the kick off of December with a delicious fondue for two accompanied with two glasses of Cass Roussanne Wine for $42. A fun fondue filled evening will keep you and a friend cozy and warm....

Play Full Ground's One Year Anniversary Party

 
12/1/18
 
 
Play Full Ground

Play Full Ground is throwing our first anniversary party: Color Full Play ! Tonight, the studio will feature colorful art installations to encourage fun play and community gathering, the result of a collaboration between local artists Nina Kahn, Linda Lay, and Mai Ryuno.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
12/2/18
 
 
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 2018 at MY Museum

 
12/2/18
 
 
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 2, 9am-11am. There will be lots of icing and candy canes, swirly twirly gum drops, and...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/2/18
 
$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 Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/2/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

The Yin and Yang of Yoga: Two Workshops at Union Yoga

 
12/2/18
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents two workshops exploring the yin and yang of yoga: back bends and forward bends, taught by Nichole Chase. Back Bends for Courage will be held 12pm-2pm and Forward Bends for Self Acceptance will be held 2:30pm-4:30pm.

Brighten the Harbor Boat Parade 2018

 
12/2/18
 
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.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/3/18
 
$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

 
12/3/18
 
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.

Industry Night at the Vesper

 
12/3/18
 
 
The Vesper

Every Monday night is Industry Night at the Vesper starting at 6pm and going till close! If you work in the restaurant industry, just show proof of current employment to get 15% off everything and $4 Rose shots.

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

 
12/4/18
 
$2
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

The Pebble Beach Company Foundation and Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation sponsor MY Museum ’s $2 Tuesdays! These reduced admission days are offered on the first Tuesday of every month to all Monterey County residents. Please bring current identification to verify your residence.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/4/18
 
$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

 
12/4/18
 
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.

VinoPaint Event: “Poinsettia Glass Painting”

 
12/4/18
 
$35/$45
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Welcome to our newest class “VinoPaint – Holiday Poinsettia Glass Painting” to learn the basics and the art of how to create your own set of amazing handpainted wine glasses. Presented to you by local artist and designer Sonya Paz.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/5/18
 
$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 Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/5/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/5/18
 
$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.

Making Spirits Bright

 
12/5/18
 
$10 donation
 
Campbell Community Center

Join us for a Campbell Celebration to Support the Community Toy Program. Join us for an evening of family fun and holiday cheer to benefit the Community Toy Program. Enjoy festive music, holiday crafts for the kids, delicious food and refreshments, enter to win raffle prizes, and take a photo with Old Saint Nick.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
12/5/18
 
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.

Adjusting to Motherhood Support Group

 
12/5/18
 
Free
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

Do you sometimes feel like you aren't cut out to be a mother?

Do you have conflicting feelings about your baby? Do you sometimes have unwanted thoughts, anxiety, panic, sadness or worry?

The Supporting Mamas support group welcomes...

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/6/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/6/18
 
$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 Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/6/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
12/6/18
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

An Irish Christmas 2018 at Golden State Theatre

 
12/6/18
 
$29-$53
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents An Irish Christmas. Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with superb dancing, singing, and Irish traditional music. It's a perfect family holiday event! Tickets are $29-$53.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/6/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

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

 
12/7/18
 
$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 Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/7/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

First Friday in Downtown Campbell

 
12/7/18
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

First Fridays is Downtown Campbell's monthly street entertainment event. Each month on the first Friday of the month, we schedule four bands or musicians to play along the sidewalk.

Nautilus and Sway Jewelry Sale at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/7/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar is hosting a pop-up show featuring beautiful jewelry made locally by Nautilus and Sway. We'll have grab bags (while they last) and buy-one-get-one deals. Come check it out!

First Friday @ MMA

 
12/7/18
 
Pay what you wish
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Celebrate the “Year of the Woman” at Monterey Museum of Art with fine art, local music, and cocktails mixed by Bijan Emadi. Tonight we'll feature Currents artist Chloe Wilson. For ages 21 and over. Pay what you wish.

Pop-Up Tasting Room at Joseph Boston Store

 
12/7/18
 
free
 
The Joseph Boston Store

The Joseph Boston Store is hosting a one-night-only tasting room featuring delectable treats crafted by Monterey County residents perfect for the holidays. Taste items from Happy Girl Kitchen, Gil’s Gourmet, Chai Five Tea, the Carmel Berry Co., and more!

Christmas in the Adobes 2018

 
12/7 - 12/8
 
$25/$2
 
Custom House Store

Christmas in the Adobes on December 7 & 8 is Monterey's signature holiday event! Stroll the streets of Monterey and stop in at any one of 22 decorated adobes with soft holiday lights, entertainment, and Christmas refreshments. The event supports Monterey State Historic Park children's educational programs.

Tickets are $25 per night for adults, $2 for children ages 6-17 when accompanied by a paying adult, and free for children age 5 and under.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Dec 08, 2018

Christmas on the Wharf 2018

 
12/7 - 12/9
 
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 09, 2018

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
12/7/18
 
$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...

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Members' Holiday Event & Dinner 2018

 
12/7/18
 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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

Readings from "In the Ords" and Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
12/7/18
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Discover new poetry and art and share your own creative work tonight at Old Capitol Books. We'll have readings from In the Ords , a new magazine of art and literature written and edited by students of CSUMB, an exhibition of their visual art, and an open mic.

Paper Wing Theatre Presents "Steel Magnolias"

 
12/7 - 12/9
 
$26/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the heartwarming play Steel Magnolias . Follow six Southern women through laughter, tears, heartache, and hope in a beauty shop in northwest Louisiana. Performances on Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, December 7-23.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 09, 2018

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
12/7/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live Soul and R&B music featuring BTA , 9pm-12:30am. After gigging around Monterey and other venues up and down California and Nevada more than 20 years ago, they're back together again and getting us up and dancing!

Tony Miles at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/7/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents Feel the Frequency Fridays! Tonight we'll feature Tony Miles . After years of successful touring in much of the northeastern US, Tony Miles has chosen to take up residence in the Bay Area's fertile reggae medium.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/8/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/8/18
 
$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.

Makers Showcase at Lilify: Yulanda Santos

 
12/8/18
 
 
Lilify

Join Lilify as we welcome Yulanda Santos, Executive Pastry Chef of Aubergine Restaurant at L’Auberge Carmel. Yulanda will be presenting her seasonal goodies and goods.

Holiday Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/8/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

Dec Killer Queen Tournament at LVL UP

 
12/8/18
 
 
Lvl Up

Our sixth Killer Queen Arcade Tournament in the South Bay at LvL Up! Join us on Saturday, DECEMBER 8th at NOON for a 5v5 Killer Queen extravaganza sponsored by AFKgg Gamer Lounge & Tito's Handmade Vodka! Sign up now as...

Union Yoga Anatomy and Kinesiology Workshop: Elbows and Wrists

 
12/8/18
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Yoga Anatomy and Kinesiology Series with Rob Wilks on 8/25, 9/22, 10/20, 11/10, and 12/8. Over the course of these five Saturdays, Rob will cover anatomy, the movement of a particular part of the body, and...

Pilates V Holiday Market & Annual Sale

 
12/8/18
 
 
Pilates V

It's time for Pilates V's 3rd Holiday Market + Annual Sale! We don't run sales through the year. Instead, we do it once a year and use it as an opportunity to bring our amazing community together to get ready...

Kids' Leather Working Class at The Leather Company

 
12/8/18
 
$65
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Kids' Class designed for kids age 8-12 years with parental supervision. In the class, kids will pick two projects to work on in order to learn basic leather skills such as how to prepare leather, stamp designs, and add finishing touches.

Second Saturdays in Downtown Campbell

 
12/8/18
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

2nd Saturdays in Downtown Campbell is our monthly artwalk & street entertainment event showcasing local artists, makers, and entertainers on the sidewalks of Downtown Campbell.

Venture Gallery Holiday Art Celebration 2018

 
12/8/18
 
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery hosts our Holiday Art Celebration, featuring the work of thirty local artists, many of whom will attend tonight. Come enjoy beautiful art sized and priced to go home with you. Refreshments will be served.

Christmas Tree and Lights

Christmas in Campbell Street Entertainment

 
12/8/18
 
 
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 scheduled evenings. There'll be some street entertainment scheduled to give your holiday shopping a little extra jingle.

A Winter Wonderland Ballet

 
12/8/18
 
$20.00 - $25.00
 
Heritage Theatre

The Academy of Classical Ballet-CA is glad to bring you something new to the theater that celebrates the beautiful season of winter, as well as the holiday spirit. We will be performing a ballet that's a bit different from the typical holiday season offering.

Dweezil Zappa at Golden State Theatre

 
12/8/18
 
$43-$73
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents the very talented guitarist Dweezil Zappa. In 2015, he released his first album in nearly a decade, having spent much of his time since 2006 on the road celebrating the musical legacy of his father, Frank Zappa. Tickets are $43-$73.

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
12/8/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live Soul and R&B music featuring BTA , 9pm-12:30am. After gigging around Monterey and other venues up and down California and Nevada more than 20 years ago, they're back together again and getting us up and dancing!

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
12/9/18
 
$85
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a boat dive in Monterey Bay aboard the Beachhopper II . Fee is $85. All fun dives are two tank dives. Divers must provide their own equipment (available for rent), c-card, and a sense of adventure. Space is limited so give us a call to reserve your spot, 415-362-6694.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
12/9/18
 
 
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

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/9/18
 
$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 Tea and Tours at the Ainsley House

 
12/9/18
 
 
Ainsley House

This Holiday Season enjoy afternoon Tea and Champagne followed by a tour of the Ainsley House. The Tea begins at 12 pm and will offer delicious finger sandwiches and desserts by Not Just Cheesecakes, special Ainsley Blend tea by Steepers, and sparkling cider or Champagne.

TubaChristmas! 2018 at Monterey Conference Center

 
12/9/18
 
Free
 
Monterey Conference Center

The tubas are back for TubaChristmas! This free holiday concert features the spectacular resonance of over 50 tubas in one fabulous setting. It's a toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and soul-stirring sing-along concert of your favorite holiday carols.

A Winter Wonderland

 
12/9/18
 
$20.00 - $25.00
 
Heritage Theatre

The Academy of Classical Ballet-CA is pleased to invite you to the holiday performance of our original ballet "A Winter Wonderland". We are glad to bring something new to the theater that celebrates the beautiful season of winter, as well...

Rita's Italian Ice Re-Opening

 
12/10/18
 
 
Rita's Italian Ice

Rita’s Italian Ice in Campbell is finally reopening after some renovations and an ownership change. They’re back in business starting next Monday and they’ve got a sweet special to welcome you back!

From Rita's Italian Ice: ...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/10/18
 
$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

 
12/11/18
 
$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.

La Leche League - South Bay

 
12/12/18
 
Free
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

All caregivers interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend La Leche League meetings. Meetings are Free, and open to the public.

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.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/13/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

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.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
12/13/18
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Grapes of Laugh Live Comedy Show All Stars featuring Helen Chu

 
12/13/18
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us for our All Stars year-end performance featuring Helen Chu as the main act!

Grapes Of Laugh is a monthly live comedy event with five stand up comics performing live for you with no cover charge. The headliner...

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/13/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

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

Canvas Night

 
12/14/18
 
$30
 
The Art Beat

Our Canvas Nights are an actual learning experience at a real Art Studio.

Our instructor will guide you step by step to create an amazing masterpiece! Absolutely no experience is necessary.

Pasquale Esposito Live in Saratoga

 
12/14/18
 
$65, $75, $85
 

The Sacred Heart Men’s Club presents Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito in BIANCO NATALE. He will be accompanied by San Jose State University’s Orchestra conducted by Maestro Fred Cohen. Esposito will present a festive Holiday concert at Sacred Heart Church in...

Paper Wing Theatre Presents "Steel Magnolias"

 
12/14 - 12/16
 
$26/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the heartwarming favorite Steel Magnolias . Performances are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm, December 7-23. Tickets are $26 general admission, $23 for students, seniors,...

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...

Zack Freitas at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/14/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents singer-songwriter Zack Freitas . Zack sings with all his heart and writes some great original songs. Come on down, enjoy a beer, and have a listen!

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...

Super Smash Brothers Bash It!

 
12/15/18
 
 
Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop

Need a break from the Holidays?
Come take out all your shopping aggression in our Game Room playing Smash Brothers!

More Details to come.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/15/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

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.

Belt Making Class at The Leather Company

 
12/15/18
 
$125
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Belt Making Class. We have over 30 years of experience creating leather belts - come and learn from a professional! You'll create a 1.25" or 1.5" belt, casual or dress style, including a heavy duty solid brass or nickel buckle. Fee is $125 per student; all materials and tools provided. Register online or at the shop.

Christmas Tree and Lights

Christmas in Campbell Street Entertainment

 
12/15/18
 
 
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 scheduled evenings. There'll be some street entertainment scheduled to give your holiday shopping a little extra jingle.

Simply Smashing Paper Doll Event

 
12/15/18
 
Free
 
Simply Smashing!

Come out and see the new art installation in the Simply Smashing window.

Meet the artist, enjoy refreshments!

Doug! will be playing!

Kids Canvas Night

 
12/15/18
 
$40
 
The Art Beat

Kid's Canvas Night the third Saturday of every month. This is a drop-off, fun night for kids only with pizza, beverages, and awesomeness provided! Our Canvas Nights are an actual learning experience at a real Art Studio.

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...

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
12/16/18
 
 
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

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.

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...

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.

Beginning Leather Tooling Class at The Leather Company

 
12/18/18
 
$225
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Beginning Leather Tooling Class which includes preparing the leather and cutting for tooling, creating and designing the pattern for projects, swivel knife cutting, decorative stamping, beveling, and background and shading techniques. Fee is $225 per student, all materials and tools provided. Register online or at the shop.

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.

Monthly Trivia Night at Tessora's

 
12/18/18
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us for our monthly Trivia night! Teams of four or less are welcome to play, win, and enjoy a fun game night with friends. Our Bistro is open and the beer and wine will be flowing, so bring your...

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.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/20/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
12/20/18
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/20/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

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.

Paper Wing Theatre Presents "Steel Magnolias"

 
12/21 - 12/23
 
$26/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the heartwarming favorite Steel Magnolias . Performances are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm, December 7-23. Tickets are $26 general admission, $23 for students, seniors,...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 23, 2018

Dan Frechette at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/21/18
 
no cover charge
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents the talented local musician Dan Frechette , an eclectic multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter inspired by jazz, blues, and folk music from the 30s to the 70s.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/22/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

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.

Monterey Hostel Holiday Party 2018

 
12/22/18
 
free
 
Monterey Hostel

The Monterey Hostel invites everyone to join us for our annual holiday party on Saturday, December 22, 4pm-6pm. Celebrate the season with locals and visitors from around the world and enjoy festive treats and drinks. This event is free of...

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...

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
12/23/18
 
 
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

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 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...

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...

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.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/27/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/27/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

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.

Cat's Meow: Customer Appreciation Day!

 
12/28/18
 
 
Cat's Meow

The last Friday of the month is Customer Appreciation Day at Cat's Meow ! Come in between 1pm and 6pm, "Meow!", and we will offer 50% off our one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories (some restrictions may apply). Please be prepared to show your ID, as this special is only for Monterey County residents, local students, and members of the military.

Ace de la Vergne at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/28/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents an evening of live music featuring vocalist, guitarist, improv pianist, and songwriter Ace de la Vergne . Her music has Southern roots with a soulful, emotionally charged sound.

Nomad at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/28/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents guitarist and singer-songwriter Nomad . Come listen to songs that inspire, enlighten, and get your booty groovin'!

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
12/28/18
 
 
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...

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
12/29/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/29/18
 
$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.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
12/30/18
 
 
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

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/30/18
 
$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.

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic: Out with the Old, In with the New

 
12/30/18
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is pleased to announce Fishbowl Poetry, a monthly open mic event. On Sunday, December 30, we won't have any featured poets today, we invite people to participate in our open mic, centered on the theme of "out...

Noon Year's Eve Party at MY Museum 2018

 
12/31/18
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Ring in the New Year at a kid-friendly hour this year! Join MY Museum on December 31, 10am-12:30pm, for an unforgettable Noon Year’s Eve Celebration complete with noisemakers, face painting, and party hats. Watch the Noon Year’s Ball light up as we countdown together. Call to register.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
12/31/18
 
$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.

First Night Monterey 2019

 
12/31/18
 
 
Old Monterey District

A community celebration of the arts, First Night Monterey is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration held on New Year’s Eve, 3pm-midnight, in the heart of Old Monterey. Join us as we dance, play, act, perform, create and sing our way into 2019! Featuring multiple performance venues.

New Year's Eve Party at Caffe Trieste 2018

 
12/31/18
 
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste invites you to our annual New Year's Eve Party featuring music, dancing, and drink specials! The party starts at 7pm and continues until 2am.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: New Year's Eve Family Seashore Sleepover 2018

 
12/31/18
 
$125/$155
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a special New Year's Eve Family Seashore Sleepover for ages 5 and up. We'll have lots of fun activities and programs tonight and we'll celebrate the countdown to 2019 at 9pm (midnight on the East Coast of the US) with a sparkling cider toast.