November Events

Find fun and safe events happening throughout November in Monterey County below. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test may be required for attendees. Please respect individual event requirements and safety protocols, and contact events directly for specific information.

Thanksgiving Dinners

Monterey County | November 25

There is no shortage of Thanksgiving feasts happening in Monterey County. Gather with family and friends, and feast on traditional Thanksgiving fare at these local restaurants.

Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa’s Party

Pacific Grove | November 29

Kick off the holiday cheer! Festivities at Jewell Park and the Natural History Museum in Pacific Grove include live entertainment by school bands and choirs, followed by caroling, kids activities, refreshments and Santa’s first visit to the area this holiday season. The tree lighting is at 5:30pm.

Things To Do

Life is always happening in Monterey County. Looking for things to do this weekend? We've got you covered. 

Plan Your Holiday Stay

The holiday season is here, and Monterey County is looking forward with a full calendar of festivities. Check out our holiday guide for more seasonal events, winter specials for your upcoming stay, and a guide to gifting local.