Family Activities

MY Museum Covid Vaccination Clinic

Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is teaming up with Central Avenue Pharmacy to support families in the fight against COVID-19. Please join us for a free vaccination clinic for anyone age 5 and up on Monday, January 24, 4pm-6pm. The museum will be...

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

Fleet Feet Monterey

Everyone is welcome to join Fleet Feet Monterey on our Saturday Morning Fun Runs! Every Saturday we meet at the shop at 8am and take 15 minutes to socialize before we get moving. This free program is for people of all ages and all abilities. All are welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Kids' Gingerbread House Extravaganza 2021 at MY Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum invites children to get festive and join us in decorating your own gingerbread houses today. There will be lots of icing and candy canes, swirly twirly gum drops, and tons more candy to make your house look truly extraordinary. Reservations are required - register online here .

Take a Hike in Downtown Old Monterey with Blue Zones Project

Blue Zones Project Monterey County

Join Blue Zones Project Monterey County on National Take A Hike Day, Wednesday, November 17, 12pm-12:30pm, and take a walk with us in beautiful Downtown Old Monterey. Get some fresh air and meet new friends.

We'll meet at the...

Volunteer for Del Monte Beach Cleanup

Monterey Bay Park

Join Blue Zones Project Monterey County as we help clean and beautify one of our most popular beaches in Monterey. All ages are welcome! Please register online.

At 10am you'll find us at the Del Monte Beach Parking Lot with buckets and trash pickers. Bring your enthusiasm - we'll provide everything else.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2021

Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink, open daily November 19 - January 2 . At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Admission is $15 for adults, $13 for children 12 & under. Skate rental fee is $5.

Presidio of Monterey Museum Reopens!

Monterey, CA

The Presidio of Monterey Museum has reopened after nearly 600 days of closure! Located at the Lower Presidio Historic Park, the museum is free and open to the public, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. There is no entrance fee.

Marvel Comics Halloween Extravaganza at Current Comics

Current Comics

Current Comics is participating in the Marvel Comics Halloween Extravaganza on Saturday, October 30, 11am-7pm. The shop will be giving out free comics (4 different titles!) as well as free candy while supplies last. No costume is necessary to get...

Tours of Stevenson House and Larkin House Now Available

Monterey, CA

Monterey State Historic Park is excited to announce that our guided tours of Larkin House and Stevenson House have returned! House tours, lasting 45-60 minutes, are now offered on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Stevenson House tours are offered at 10am; Larkin House tours are offered at 2pm.

Tickets are $10 for adults, free for children 17 and under, and can be purchased on location starting 15 minutes before the tour. Group size is limited to 8 people per tour. For more information, please visit our website .

Traditional Tree Lighting on Colton Hall Lawn 2021

Colton Hall Lawn

All are cordially invited to the Historic Downtown Monterey Traditional Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, music by Mike Marotta Family & Friends, and good cheer on Friday, December 3, 4:30pm-5:30pm.

Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this much-loved holiday celebration. Face masks are encouraged.

2021 Children's Trick-or-Treat on Lighthouse Is CANCELLED

Monterey, CA

Because of continuing concerns about Covid-19, Lighthouse Avenue businesses in Monterey will not be hosting our regular community trick-or-treat in 2021.

We wish all of you a happy Halloween this fall and we look forward to welcoming you back for sweet and ridiculous family fun with us in October 2022.

Movie in the Park: "Monsters, Inc."

Colton Hall Lawn

Monterey firefighters present a screening of the film Monsters, Inc. on the lawn of Colton Hall. Pre-show festivities include fire engines, MY Museum crafts, a taco truck, Trader Joe's snacks, and popcorn and cotton candy.

Halloween costumes are encouraged - we will have a few trick-or-treat stations set up for the kids. Make sure to bring chairs or a blanket to sit on and wear lots of warm layers.

Halloween Cookies, Crafting & Stories at MY Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum

My Museum invites you and your children to dress in your favorite Halloween pajamas and join us for an afternoon of Halloween sugar cookie decorating, crafts, and stories on Sat, 3:30pm-5pm.

Reservations and face masks required. One adult per child required. Fee is $25 per child (accompanying adult free). Tickets now available on our website .