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      December 14, 2018

      Friday  11:00 AM - 9:00 PM (daily for 3 times)

      1 Fishermans Wharf
      Monterey, California 93940

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      3rd Annual Christmas on the Wharf

      Be sure to bring your family and friends this holiday season to create wonderful memories at Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf!
      What:
      Fisherman's Wharf Association is proud to sponsor and hold its “3rd Annual Christmas on the Wharf” weekend festivities on Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, California on weekends - Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from November 30-December 16, 2018.
      “Christmas on the Wharf” will feature holiday musical entertainment including choirs, dancers, a preview of The Nutcracker and community caroling on specified days and times below, a dazzling array of beautiful holiday lights and decorations (on display daily until January 6th), a 23-foot Christmas tree, silhouetted lit trees, tin soldiers, free sweet treats on specified days and times below, free Santa “meet and greet” visits, photo ops with Santa (see days/hours below), lovely holiday princesses and much more! New this year will be several not-to-be-missed giant holiday-lighted marine animals on display.
      Families are encouraged to come meet Santa and his elves to create special memories. Enjoy free Santa visits at his “house” near Abalonetti's Bar and Grill and enjoy photo ops for kids and family. Christmas holiday princesses will also be on hand to greet the children and for photo ops. There will also be a toy drop at Santa’s house for Salvation Army.
      Each weekend of Christmas on the Wharf between Friday, November 30th - Sunday December 16th, there will be complimentary hot chocolate, coffee, hot apple cider and cookies at the Wharf tent near the Crab House courtesy of Fisherman’s Wharf Association on these days/times:
      Friday evenings from 5 pm - 9 pm
      Saturday evenings from 5 pm - 9 pm
      Sunday afternoons from 1 pm - 4 pm
      There will be free drawings for a dinner for two and more. There will also be great Christmas shopping, dining, whale watching, fishing, watching marine life and more fun this holiday season on the Wharf.
      Wharf businesses will be beautifully decorated with hundreds of colorful holiday lights and a majestic lit Christmas tree. There will also be many Christmas specials provided by Wharf merchants.
      On December 7th and 8th, the Wharf will be a stop off during the Christmas in the Adobes tours in Downtown Monterey. The Wharf is also a great place to view the Monterey Yacht Club’s Lighted Boat Parade on Sunday, December 2nd. Ice Skating by the Bay will be available at the adjacent Custom House Plaza throughout December.
      On Saturday, December 1st from 1 pm - 4 pm, there will be Holiday Safety Afternoon during Christmas on the Wharf with representatives and a fire truck from the Monterey Fire Department and representatives from the Monterey Police Department. Free children’s fire hats will be handed out, too! Unwrapped new toys will be accepted for local families and those in the burned areas of California.
      Many of the restaurants, stores and other businesses are open 365 days a year and everyone is invited to enjoy their special celebrations at the Wharf.
      There will be 2 hours free parking for Monterey County Locals with ID from November 23rd - December 24, 2018, courtesy of the City of Monterey. Additional 2 hour free parking is available in the West Garage and the free MST Trolley runs on Saturdays and Sundays. Other ways to get here at https://www.montereywharf.com/map.html
      When:
      Christmas on the Wharf will span Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 16th and Santa's hours will include:
      Friday evenings (November 30th, December 7th, December 14th) from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
      Saturdays (December 1st, 8th, 15th) from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
      Sundays (December 2nd, 9th and 16th) from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      Where:
      Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, California. Directions: GPS to 101 Washington Street. Parking in the Waterfront Lot adjacent to Old Fisherman’s Wharf is available. Parking is also available in the nearby City of Monterey East and West Garages in Downtown Monterey. Take the convenient MST Trolley to the wharf on Saturdays and Sundays from the Garages. Rent a bicycle or ride your own, rent a Segway or simply stroll to the Wharf via Downtown Monterey or the Rec Trail. Directions: https://www.montereywharf.com/map.html
      Information: www.montereywharf.com or call (831) 238-0777.
      Live Entertainment: (Schedule will be continually updated.)
      Friday, November 30th
      5 PM - 6 PM - Dance Kids of Monterey County
      6 PM - 7 PM - The Dance Center's Musical Theater
      7 PM - 8 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      Saturday, December 1st
      2 PM - 3 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      4 PM - 5 PM - Peninsula Harmony Company
      7 PM - 8 PM - Dance Kids of Monterey County
      Sunday, December 2nd
      2 PM - 3 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      4 PM - 5 PM Peninsula Harmony Company
      Friday, December 7th
      7 PM - 8 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      Saturday, December 8th
      Noon - 1 PM - Pipe Major Michel d'Avenas (Bagpiper)
      2 PM - 3 PM Carmel Presbyterian Church Choir Group
      4 PM - 5 PM Peninsula Harmony Company
      5 PM - 6 PM The Dance Center's Musical Theater
      7 PM - 8 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      Sunday, December 9th
      2 PM - 3 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      4 PM - 5 PM - Peninsula Harmony Company
      Friday, December 14th
      6 PM - 7 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      7 PM - 8 PM - Peninsula Harmony Company
      Saturday, December 15th
      4 PM - 5 PM - Peninsula Harmony Company
      7 PM - 8 PM - DLI Joint Service Choir
      Sunday, December 16th
      1 PM - 2 PM - Janice and Miranda Perl
      2 PM - 3 PM -Janice and Miranda Perl
      4 PM - 5 PM - Monterey Peninsula Gospel Community Choir with John Nash

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      This event repeats daily for 3 times:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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