November 23, 2019, 5-7 p.m.
Del Monte Shopping
Highway 1 at Munras Ave.
Del Monte Shopping Center will hold a free very special holiday tree lighting. The community is invited to come out and enjoy live holiday entertainment by Eight Second Ride, delicious cookies and hot cocoa, and a visit from Santa himself as he magically lights the gorgeous holiday tree.
Bring 3 cans of food for the food drive and receive a ticket you can enter to win gift certificates.
November 29, 2019, 4-8:30 p.m.
Cannery Row Steinbeck Plaza
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Visit with Santa and take a FREE photo
18th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony includes carolers, entertainers, and seasonal merriment transforms the street that Steinbeck made famous. The free event kicks off at 4 p.m. in Steinbeck Plaza (corner of Cannery Row and Prescott Avenue). Kris Kringle and reindeer pose for snapping selfies with Santa.
December 6, 2019, 5-6 p.m.
Colton Hall Lawn
All are cordially invited to Monterey's Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, candles, cookies, cider, music, and good cheer on Friday, December 2, 5pm-6pm. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this traditional, much-loved Monterey holiday celebration.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.