Spend your holidays in Monterey, California and get into the holiday spirit as you celebrate the season in style. Monterey offers a variety of Christmas time events for kids of all ages to enjoy. Greet Santa as he arrives at his workshop in Steinbeck Plaza. Start off the holiday revelry at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting celebration on Cannery Row, where youÃ¢â¬â¢ll enjoy Christmas caroling and other holiday festivities. Visit some of MontereyÃ¢â¬â¢s historic bed & breakfast inns decorated Victorian style during the festive Christmas at the Inns celebration. Historic Downtown Monterey gets into the holiday spirit with refreshments, games and historical fun at the cityÃ¢â¬â¢s landmark 19th-century adobes during the Christmas at the Adobes event. And donÃ¢â¬â¢t forget to shop for memorable, one-of-a-kind holiday gifts at MontereyÃ¢â¬â¢s distinctive shops and boutiques.