About Us

The mission of Monterey State Historic Parks Association is to support interpretation, educational programs, and special events at Monterey State Historic Park in downtown Monterey. The association also assists all of the California State Parks by raising funds and increasing public awareness.

We strive to preserve the historic buildings and cultural heritage of Monterey so that all may experience this special place.

The association sponsors such popular events as Los Niños for children and the well loved Christmas in the Adobes.

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Christmas in the Adobes 2016 - Save The Date

December 9-10th, 2016.


HISTORIC WALKING TOUR: An in-depth look at the history of Monterey focusing on cultural contributions of native peoples, Spanish colonials, Mexican independence and the beginning of American governance. Learn More >

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