Join us this season for our favorite holiday events and activities! Check the dates and book your favorite room today!

Christmas in the Adobes
December 10 & 11, 2021
Downtown Monterey

Monterey State Historic Park Association (MSHPA) and California State Parks present the 37th Annual Christmas in the Adobes. Return to the days of Alta California during Monterey’s premier holiday event, Christmas in the Adobes. This early evening walking tour of Monterey’s historic adobes adorned in holiday décor surprises and delights visitors with welcoming, candle-lit luminarias leading the way to each building’s entrance. Enjoy festive music and a variety of entertainment, as you explore over a dozen magical, historic adobes on the tour. Hear the stories of Monterey’s earliest buildings and savor the warm spirit of the community of this annual event that has become a family favorite during the holidays.

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Ice Skating on the Bay

11/19/2021 – 1/2/2022
Monday – Saturday
11:00am to 10:00pm
12:00pm to 8:00pm, Including Holidays

Adults: $15 • Children 12 & under: $13 • Skate Rental Fee: $5
Season Pass: $150 for the entire season. (Skate rental not included)

Celebrate the holidays amidst Monterey Bay’s coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland right by the Bay. Bundle up in your most festive attire, grab your special someone, and hit the ice with a view of Monterey Bay. Enjoy all month long!

For more information: Ice Skating by the Bay.

christmas on the wharf



5th Annual Christmas on the Wharf Festivities to be held on Weekends – Dec. 3rd through 19th, 2021

Fisherman’s Wharf Association is proud to sponsor and hold its “5th Annual Christmas on the Wharf” weekend festivities on Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, California. Christmas on the Wharf features free weekend live entertainment including holiday choirs, youth dancers, singers, Santa visits and beautiful holiday decorations.

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December 24-25, 2021

Relax this year and leave the cooking to the incredible restaurants of Monterey!

Christmas Dinner in Monterey

 Leave the stress of the holidays to the fabulous restaurants in Monterey County!

Many local eateries are open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day ready to make your holiday one to remember.

Let us help you plan by suggesting restaurants that are just right for your Christmas celebrations. We can make the reservation for you.

Suggested Restaurants include: The Chart House, Passionfish, Fandangos, Fish Wife, Sardine Factory, and Schooners.

Please mention “Christmas Dinner” when making your reservation at Old Monterey Inn.

We look forward to having you spend the holidays with us!