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We’ve teamed up with what3words to highlight some popular destinations along Cannery Row. You can view each location by clicking on the links provided or entering the corresponding 3-word address into the free what3words app: Location Three Word Address Steinbeck Plaza ///candy.sage.sticks Monterey Canning Co. Building 700 ///cool.hurry.orbit Monterey Canning Co. Building 711 ///budget.like.echo McAbee […]

20 Ways to Greet The New Year

When the clocks and calendar pages turn to the new year, revelers will reflect on the year that ends and anticipate all that’s ahead. Families, couples and friends looking for a fresh way to commemorate the new year will find many memorable options on Monterey’s Cannery Row. Looking for fresh ways to celebrate? Here are […]

A Family Fun-For-All

From four-wheeled surrey and kayak rentals from Adventures by The Sea and e-bike rentals at Mad Dogs & Englishmen to shareable ice cream sundaes to pretty beachfront picnic spots, Monterey offers classic elements for family fun—and all in a pedestrian-friendly setting. Local museums and attractions like the Monterey Bay Aquarium draw both the young and […]

Looking Back

John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row spotlights Monterey’s legendary district during its fishing industry boom, but the street’s story begins long before canneries lined the former Ocean View Avenue. On your next visit, look for the sites and structures that played a role in this neighborhood’s extraordinary evolution. Early History First home to Native American tribes and […]

Holiday Thrills at Oscar’s Playground

Holiday Thrills at Oscar’s Playground Glittering trees. Holiday shopping. Making lists and sharing with Santa. December means seasonal fun on Cannery Row, and Oscar’s Playground will host some especially exciting activities. Here are a few highlights. “A Christmas Story” Comes to Life Enter Ralphie Parker’s home and step straight into the scene of “A Christmas […]

Shop Small

With independent art galleries, jewelry stores, clothing boutiques and gift stores lining Cannery Row, shoppers will find meaningful ideas for a variety of friends and family members. The pedestrian-friendly shopping district promises unique gifts for even the most hard-to-shop-for loved ones, along with plenty of fun and unexpected items along the way. Head to Cannery Row […]

Rooms with a View

For many travelers, summer vacation calls to mind sun, waves and sand…and that vision is real on Cannery Row, where several hotels and resorts boast Monterey Bay views and convenient access to the waterfront. Here’s your guide to some of the neighborhood’s most noteworthy places to stay. Wave Street Inn Cannery Row’s newest boutique hotel […]

Food Comes First

It’s no secret that food plays a major role in travel planning. After all, who isn’t inspired by the idea of a weekend in wine country, a pasta-tasting journey through Italy or an overnight stay at a farmstead inn, complete with fresh scrambled eggs for breakfast? The World Food Travel Association’s 2016 Food Travel Monitor […]

Cannery Row Holiday Tree Lighting 2022

It’s almost time to welcome in the holiday season! The 28th annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Cannery Row will be held on Friday, November 25th in Steinbeck Plaza. Join us for festive holiday music, free holiday entertainment for all ages, and of course, a special visit from Santa with an opportunity to take a free […]

Halloween Haunts for Adults

During this season of ghosts and goblins and ghouls, why should children have all the fun? Monterey’s Cannery Row offers plenty of tricks and treats for grown-ups, giving adults exciting options for festive Halloween adventures that can be enjoyed as a couple or with a group of friends. Postcard-pretty and pedestrian-friendly, the bustling district typically […]

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