. Late November and early December are packed with events that evoke the feelings these holidays were meant to engender. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together people from all walks of life to shout Yes, we will live life to its fullest while searching for a cure! Claus fly-in by helicopter direct from the North Pole to Carmel Valley Village Airfield! The twenty 19th-century adobes, lit by luminaries and enhanced with period decorations, are within an easy walk of each other. The route winds up South Main Street and through Oldtown to the. This year's walk will be on December 14, 2019 at Lover's Point Park in Pacific Grove. Colton Hall Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, November 30, 5pm-6pm Watch downtown Monterey flip the switch on the Christmas Tree at this afternoon.
Have fun with Santa, tie jingle bells to your shoes, and help raise funds to support the foundation. The tree lighting ceremony will be full of cheer including carols, candles, cookies and cider. Several eateries remain open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to serve up delicious seasonal meals. Carmel-by-the-Sea Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, December 7, 3pm-7pm lights up the night with a special tree lighting ceremony at Devendorf Park. The annual Winter Wonderland Celebration and Tree Lighting Ceremony features ice skating, interactive crafts, hay rides, a petting zoo and a special visit from Santa. Parade entrants range from marching bands, floats and dancers to walking groups and classic cars. Santa's Fly-In Saturday, December 8, 10:30am Santa and Mrs.
The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America's 1 cause of disability. The boats will start at Old Fisherman's Wharf and turn around at Hopkins Point, just after the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Learn while you celebrate; docents and volunteers will be on hand to tell the story of each of these charming buildings, many of which are only open to the public during this celebration. Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit … and be a Champion of Yes! Stroll the streets of Carmel and visit charming inns while sampling tastings from some of the area's finest restaurants and wine tasting rooms. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater. Walk for a Cause Community Hospital is proud to sponsor many of our local organizations who support the prevention, research, education, and treatment of chronic and life-threatening health conditions.
Afterward, kids can head to the Carmel Valley Youth Center for a photo with jolly Old Saint Nick. The tree lighting ceremony begins at 3pm in Devendorf Park with plenty of entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus! Jingle Bell Run Saturday, December 8, 8am-11am Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce and the Arthritis Foundation introduce a festive Jingle Bell 5K race run or walk at. Christmas Events in Monterey County This page has all the events that took place in 2018. After the parade, carolers will walk through the streets of downtown Pacific Grove as local businesses stay open well into the evening for the holiday celebration. Pick a cause this year, bring your family and friends, and walk or run this year.
Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere - and join the movement to conquer arthritis! Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet Friday, November 30 at 7:30pm and Saturday, December 1 at 2pm Light up the holiday season with a stellar performance from the Smuin Ballet at the! Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Brighten the Harbor Boat Parade Sunday, December 2, 5pm-7pm Watch decked out boats cruise along Monterey Bay's scenic coastline during the 's lighted boat parade. As a Champion of Yes, kick off your holidays by helping conquer arthritis once and for all! Bookmark this page and return to get information about 2019's events! Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit. Wear a seasonal costume and tie some jingling bells to your shoelaces to capture the best of the holiday season. Don't forget to visit Santa's Christmas Party at Chautauqua Hall for refreshments, live entertainment and a dance show. The ice rink is open daily Monday-Saturday from 11am-10pm and Sunday from 12pm-8pm. Choose from a 5K fun run or a 5K fun walk.
Christmas at the Inns Tuesday, November 27 and Wednesday, November 28, 6pm-9pm It's Pacific Grove at its most picturesque, as ten of the town's bed and breakfasts and inns and open their doors so you can share their holiday cheer in Victorian-era splendor. Streets of Bethlehem Wednesday, December 5 - Saturday, December 8, 6pm-8:30pm Step into the Nativity story, as 200 re-enactors, along with live animals and musical groups, recreate the story of the birth of Jesus Christ. Stick around until 6pm when Santa flips the switch on a towering 25-foot holiday tree. Visit the for ticket information. A limited number of tickets are available.
The Nutcracker performed by Dance Kids of Monterey County Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at 7pm and Sunday, December 9 at 2pm Join the celebration as Dance Kids of Monterey County present its 25th anniversary of The Nutcracker featuring the live Monterey Pops! The festivities begin at Steinbeck Plaza overlooking Monterey Bay at 5pm with Christmas carolers and live reindeer. Your holiday spirit will vibrate with delight during this toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and soul-stirring sing-along concert of your favorite holiday carols at the. Here, the holiday season is centered around beautiful lights, the joy of sharing and simple pleasures like a cup of hot cocoa with an ocean view. Celebrity announcers keep you well informed during the festivities. The Nutcracker performed by Monterey Peninsula Ballet Theatre Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15 at 7pm and Sunday, December 16 at 2pm Bring the entire family out to a performance of The Nutcracker performed by the Monterey Peninsula Ballet Theatre. Free to spectators; admission fee to run. After the tree is lit at 5:45pm stop by for their annual open house with live entertainment and refreshments.
Each and every location will have great live music and tasty holiday treats! We could keep them all to ourselves, but in the spirit of holiday sharing, we invite you to join in the good cheer with us! Stillwell's Fun in the Park Saturday, December 1, 10am-4pm Caledonia Park in downtown Pacific Grove behind the Post Office will be full of wintry fun for all! Participants receive t-shirts, goodie bags and enjoy free food, entertainment, costume contests, and prize drawings. The town Christmas tree is located at Jewell Park, at the corner of Central and Forest Avenues. Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere - and join the movement to conquer arthritis! Please call 831-373-3304 or visit the to reserve your spot. This holiday-themed program is filled with a stunning and original array of ballet, tap and jazz. Pacific Grove Christmas Tree Lighting Monday, November 26, 5:30pm-6:30pm Come to for an old-fashioned Christmas tree lighting! Christmas in the Adobes Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8, 5pm-9pm Step back into Monterey's past during Christmas in the Adobes. The parade is filled with horses, the Carmel Valley Kiwanis Club train, unique autos and more! Cannery Row Holiday Tree Lighting Friday, November 23, 5pm-9pm Santa sleighs in for a full day of play along legendary.
The comes alive with this magical tradition with over 150 dancers, countless volunteers and enthusiastic supporters. See the adobes by candlelight and enjoy refreshments and live performances as volunteers in period attire welcome you into historic homes decorated in historical style. Volunteers from the First Baptist Church of Salinas recreate the entire town of Bethlehem to provide visitors with a truly immersive experience. Holiday celebrations in Monterey County bring back memories of a golden era and create new memories to last a lifetime. Description: Move your feet to the jingling beat! For more information about the Jingle Bell Run of Pacific Grove, contact Stephanie Sorensen at ssorensen arthritis. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater.
There they'll board their sleigh and lead a parade through. Christmas Dinners Tuesday, December 25 Leave the stress of the holidays to the fabulous restaurants in Monterey County! Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights Sunday, November 25, 6pm Kick off your holidays at the annual family and community delight that attracts over 10,000 spectators. . . . . .