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 Livin' Like a Local Promotion

For stays of 2-or-more midweek nights in June

Livin' like a local means knowing the inside secrets of a place, which restaurant when you are itching for a particular experience, where to find practical necessities as well as unusual keepsakes, when to hit the beach without the crowds, where to get the best photos of the blooming wildflowers.

We are locals and we love sharing Carmel's secrets with our guests. We want you to feel at home here. We don't want you to hit the highlights and miss the Carmel we treasure. Stop by our reception desk and we can help you design your perfect stay.

To get you started, our June promotion is a keepsake goodie bag of only-in-Carmel treats: Lula's Chocolates, Carmel Road Wine, Carmel Honey and wash it all down with Mad Otter Ale!* Now that's livin'! 

This special offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Not eligible for 3rd party bookings.
 * Items subject to change without notice. 

 June Events In and Around Carmel

Lincoln Aveneue Carmel

** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge**

2018 Artichoke Festival

June 2-3
Monterey County Fair & Event Center
The annual Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival began in 1959 as a harvest festival to celebrate the iconic artichoke and the region known as the “Artichoke Center of the World.”  Over the years, the festival became a primary source of funding for local non-profit groups that depend upon a successful event for their viability. Come celebrate California’s state vegetable!

Paint with Dali17
June 2
4 - 6 pm
5 Custom House Plaza

Uncork your creativity and come Paint with Dali17. Experienced local artists Darls and Darls Fabrications lead you step by step through the process of unleashing your inner Salvador Dali. The two hour workshop includes, paint, canvas and supplies, and features live music!
Local wine will be available for purchase.
Space is limited! Reserve your ticket in advance by calling  (831) 372-2608.

Carmel Farmers Market at the Barnyard
June 5
The Barnyard Shopping Village

26400 Carmel Rancho Lane

Held during the peak of the summer harvest season. With over 25 farmers and vendors, this intimate market offers a stunning selection of California grown, local fresh farm produce and specialty items including pasture raised grass-fed meat, seafood, baked goods, nuts, organic eggs, cut flowers, organic honey, and potted flowering plants.

** Carmel Art Walk **

June 9

5-8 pm
Carmel Art Walk is the second Saturday every month from 5pm-8pm and is FREE! Tour artist-owned galleries and meet the artists who carry on the Carmel-by-the-Sea artist colony legacy!

Monterey Wine Festival

June 9 + 10

Custom House Plaza

Now in its 42nd year The Monterey Wine Festival has established itself as the premier wine & food event in Monterey. Saturday & Sunday lucky guests will fine savoring bites of wonderful foods that pair well with beers and spirits and sips of world class wines. Now the festival features many new editions like cocktail camp, an entire array of craft spirits and more that keep guests happy and the palate alive with anticipation. Beers and live music added into the mix make this a not to be missed celebration. Visit the web site for more information.

** Annual Run & Walk in the Name of Love **
Father's Day 5K Run & 2K Walk
June 17
Sunset Center
San Carlos & 9th

"Run in the Name of Love" is a scenic road race and walk held annually on Father's Day, the third Sunday of June. A 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m. at Carmel's historic Sunset Center and follows a coastal path alongside sandy white beaches and the dramatic Pacific Ocean, with a finish celebration overlooking Carmel Beach. Dogs are welcome to participate in the 2K walk/run starting at 8:20 a.m. which travels a similar course as the 5K.
Unique features of the event are tribute bibs, dog participant bandanas, biscuits for the dogs when they cross the finish line, free raffle tickets, refreshments, medallions for all participants and a submission for the online Tribute Book. All runners and walkers are encouraged to run in the name of someone they love, either as a memorial to a loved one or as a tribute to someone who is loved in life. 

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Big Sur Marathon's JUST RUN® youth fitness program.  Costs are $40 for the 5K and $35 for the 2K. Prices increase by $5 on race day.

For more information and to register please visit the web site.

Carmel House & Garden Tour
June 23
Visit some of the most iconic and eclectic homes and gardens in Carmel-by-the-Sea. This self guided tour takes you inside these houses for a personal peek behind the gates. For information visit our website.

** The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time **
Golden Bough Theatre
Monte Verde between 8th & 9th
Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime is a truly remarkable theatrical experience that will change how you experience everyday life. Based on the international best-seller and directed by Stephen Moorer, the play takes us inside the mind of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old math savant who talks in loud declamatory sentences, doesn't do "chat," and can't stand to be touched. When he discovers one night that his neighbor's dog has been murdered, Christopher sets out to solve the crime, embarking on a thrilling journey that will upend both his world, and ours.

** Carmel Plaza Summer Live Music **
June 29
5-7 pm
Carmel Plaza on Ocean Avenue and Mission Street
By popular demand, Carmel Plaza’s SUMMER LIVE MUSIC SERIES returns Friday, June 29  through August 17 with eight consecutive Fridays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  Enjoy two hours of free entertainment in the newly renovated courtyard of the Plaza. While shopping listen to live music, sip regional wines and savor delicious appetizers from local gourmet restaurants.  Must be over 21 to consume alcohol. June 29 feature THE MONEY BAND, small bites from Carmel Plaza’s PATISSERIE BOISSIERE and  wine from one of our local vintners.

Monterey International Blues Festival

June 30

Noon-7:30 pm
Monterey County Fair and Event Center
The Monterey International Blues Festival will be held at the Historic Monterey Fairgrounds— the same grounds that hosted the Monterey Bay Blues Festival for nearly 30 years.

Festival will feature Blues Music Award winner and Grammy nominee Kenny Neal! Also performing will be the acclaimed Blues Broads, four of the greatest female blues artists, featuring Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli, and Annie Sampson. Monterey International Blues Festival artist line-up may change. The Festival will be held Rain or Shine.

** Carmel Wine Walk-by-the-Sea
The Carmel Wine Walk by-the-Sea is pleased to offer a Wine Tasting Passport for $100 which entitles the buyer to four 1 oz pours at 10 of the 13 participating wine tasting rooms. It can be used in one day or spread out over a weekend, several weeks, or even months. The Wine Tasting Passport is available for purchase at Caraccioli Wine Tasting Room and must be purchased via check only.

The Wine Walk by-the-Sea is a self-paced self-guided stroll to the tasting rooms which are all within a few blocks of each other on the both sides of Ocean Avenue. They are Blair Estate Artisan Wines, Caraccioli Cellars, Carmel Road, Dawn's Dream, De Tierra Vineyards, Figge Cellars, Galante Vineyards, Manzoni Cellars, Scheid Vineyards, Shale Canyon Wines, Silvestri Vineyards, Smith Family Wines, Vino Napoli, Windy Oaks, and Wrath Wines.

One Day Top 10 Sight’s of Carmel
If you are looking for a day of beach, shopping, food and more check out this one-day itinerary to see the best Carmel has to offer check out the web site.

Have Two Days to Explore Carmel?
After you do the Top 10 Signs, then go beyond to explore Carmel’s Nooks & Crannies! History, art, spa treatment and of course find food! Click to view the details.

** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge**

Book Now

Start planning your trip now! Get the room you want and the special Livin' Like a Local goodie bag. As always, you get the best rates when you call us direct!

Our June promotion cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Not eligible for 3rd party bookings.

Call us at  831-624-5327 

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