Doesn't anyone wait until after Thanksgiving to get into the Christmas spirit anymore? Yes, Cannery Row Company waits. But only a day. At this annual tree lighting, the day after Thanksgiving, there are family-friendly seasonal festivities including visits with Santa's reindeer (in front of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., from 4-8:30pm), Christmas carolers (5:30-8:30pm) and a chance for kiddos to place their gift requests with Santa (6-9pm). The tree lighting itself happens at 6pm Steinbeck Plaza, on the corner of Cannery Row and Prescott Avenue. Locals park for free after 4pm in the Cannery Row parking garage. Yes, if you're shopping for holiday gifts, the merchants along this stretch would be delighted to see you, but in the holiday spirit, you don't have to spend anything anywhere to partake. Cheers to that. [SR]


  • Occurred Friday, November 29th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Cannery Row

Cannery Row and Prescott Ave
Monterey, CA 93940


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