Start your holidays with us.
Start your holidays in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Friday, December 2, from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm. with our annual Holiday Celebration. Join us in Devendorf Park and under the holiday tree at Ocean Avenue & Junipero.
3:00 pm Santa arrives and greets children at his holiday bench in Devendorf Park
3:00 – 4:00 pm The Del Monte Brass of the Monterey Naval Post Graduate School perform in Devendorf park
4:00 pm Menorah Lighting in Devendorf Park
4:30 pm Holiday Program featuring MC Ben Beesley and performances from:
- The Dance Center
- Carmel River School
- Carmel High School Chamber Singers
- Carmel High School Cheerleaders
- Jacob Chase
- Laurel Bowen
- Arron Campbell
- Debbie Davis
5:30 pm The Mayor, City Council Members and Santa light the tree
After the tree is lit Carmel Plaza invites you to shop, mingle, and enjoy delicious small bites, festive warm drinks, face painting, kids activities, and visits with Santa and Martin the Magical Elf.