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Christmas in the Adobes Info & Tickets

Friday & Saturday, December 8 & 9
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Stroll the streets of Historic Downtown Monterey and visit 19th CenturyMexican Era adobes decorated for the holidays. Enjoy fandango dance lessons at Custom House, treats at Fisherman's Wharf or bagpipes and shortbread cookies at Robert Louis Stevenson House. Many adobes offer entertainments, refreshments, games, history and loads of fun. It's a holiday event for the entire family!


TICKETS may be purchased after October 15, 2017 Custom House Gift Shop (#1 Custom House Plaza) or on event nights at Pacific House Museum (#20 Custom House Plaza) and Custom House Gift Shop.

Online sales are at after October 15, 2017On-line sales go off-line Midnight, Wednesday, December 6, after which tickets can be purchased on event nights at Pacific House Museum or Custom House Gift Shop.

Prices: Adults $25 - Adult Two-Night Gold Pass $40 - Youth (Age 6-17) Only $2 - Children (age 5-and-under) Free

$5 off adult one night ticket if purchased before midnight November 1, 2017

$5 discount for one night tickets also applies to:

  •  Groups of 12 or more adults
  •  Active military
  • Monterey State Historic Park Association Members

Will Call - tickets purchased on-line must be retrieved at Will Call at Pacific House Museum on Custom House Plaza. Will Call opens at 3:00 p.m. on December 8 & 9 only.

Event goers will receive a program with a map showing the participating adobes either when they purchase tickets or, if purchased on-line, at Will Call when tickets are picked up. 


Map to Custom House Plaza - Click Here

Last Year's 2016 Participating Buildings & Sponsors:
Custom House
Pacific House
Casa del Oro
Picket Fence Garden Shop
Old Whaling Station
Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library
California's First Theater

First Brick House
Casa Soberanes
Casa Serrano
Steinbeck / Lara-Soto Adobe
Colton Hall
Casa Gutierrez
Monterey Museum of Art
House of Four Winds
Larkin House
Casa Amesti
Gabriel de la Torre Adobe
Robert Louis Stevenson House
Casa Abrego
Pacheco Adobe
Royal Presidio Chapel/San Carlos Cathedral
Old Fisherman's Wharf Holiday Tent

Proceeds benefit Monterey State Historic Park children's educational programs.

We wish to thank last year's 2016 Event Sponsors.

House Sponsors

Inns of Monterey
Fish Hopper Restaurant
Old Fisherman’s Grotto
Sotheby’s International Realty 
The Stevenson Hotel
Kathy Miller—In memory of Dr. Clair A. Weast
Mary Powell—In memory of Howard T. Powell
Toy Bryant In memory of Bill Bryant

Jeanie Sturges in memory of Les Sturges
Point Lobos Foundation
Scales Restaurant


Other Major Donors

City of Monterey

Copy King


Additional Event Sponsors

Mid Valley Cleaners and Olympia Cleaners

Cardinale and Wright Christmas Trees

Jiquilpan Frutas y Aguas Frescas

Trader Joe’s