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Check out the Friday Letter each week for updates on City projects and programs.

Each week City Administrator Chip Rerig sends out a Friday Letter to the community of Carmel-by-the-Sea with updates on City efforts to preserve, protect and defend the natural beauty, resources, and character of the village.

Find out about:

  • Current streets and sidewalks projects
  • Beach information, including updates on beach fires
  • Latest laws adopted by City Council
  • Upcoming Library programs and events
  • Community beautification efforts
  • And much, much more…

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2018 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Join the City for an afternoon of holiday festivities!

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea will hold its Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 7, 2018, starting at 3:00 p.m. at Devendorf Park located at Ocean and Junipero Avenues.

Santa Claus will be in Devendorf Park from 3:00 p.m.  to 5:30 p.m. to hear everyone’s holiday wishes and to pose for photographs. The Monterey Horns will be providing light music in the Park.