We're heading straight into the holidays which means there are a ton of activities for you and your family to enjoy on the Central Coast
CHRISTMAS ON MAIN // SALINAS // FRI-SUN
The annual one-of-a-kind Christmastime event brings big talent from across the nation to the center of Salinas. Featured performers taking advantage of the great acoustics of Compass Church. Performers include Mario Jose who attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and was a part of the award-winning a cappella group Pitch Slapped and local actor Justin Gaudoin whose theater credits include Don Quixote in Man Of La Mancha and Leading Player in Pippin.
MAKE MAGIC MEMORIES // GILROY GARDENS // FRI-SUN
As the sun sets at Gilroy Gardens the park comes to life. Watch the entire park light up with sparkling lights and even some special holiday treats. This events Friday through Sunday. Tickets start at $35.
SANTA'S FLY-IN // CARMEL VALLEY AIRFIELD // SAT 1OAM-3PM
Santa Fly-In's joyous occasion, rain or shine, will begin at 10:30am with all eyes on the skies waiting for Santa and Mrs. Claus' arrival in a helicopter at Carmel Valley Airfield. Local businesses and organizations will follow Santa and Mrs. Claus in a parade through Carmel Village filled with horses and automobiles. After the parade, head down to 25 Ford Road at The Carmel Valley Community Youth Center to get free photos with Santa & Mrs. Clause and enjoy the bounce houses, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, food and more.