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Christmas in the Adobes Info & Tickets

Friday & Saturday, December 9 & 10
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Stroll thought the streets of Historic Downtown Monterey and visit Mexican Era 19th Century adobes for fandango dance lessons at Custom House, or bagpipes and cookies at Robert Louis Stevenson House. Refreshments, games, history and fun await the entire family during Monterey's signature holiday event.

TICKETS may be purchased at Pacific House Museum on Custom House Plaza on event nights or in advance on-line at after October 15, 2016.

On-line sales go off-line by mindnight, Wednesday, December 7, after which tickets should be purchased on event nights at Pacific House Museum.
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 9 & 10 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 located at Pacific House Museum on Custom House Plaza.

This year's participating buildings include:
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 this 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


Event Sponsors

Mid Valley Cleaners and Olympia Cleaners

Cardinale and Wright Christmas Trees

Jiquilpan Frutas y Aguas Frescas

Trader Joe’s