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Take Home a taste of carmel with our exclusive note cards!

As a complimentary gift to our guests staying in May we have created a set of note cards with special scenes of Carmel.

Stay 2 or more midweek nights and a set of these unique to Horizon Inn will be yours to take home and enjoy.

*Not eligible with 3rd party bookings.

We have completed refreshes to all the rooms including all new bedding, new Jacuzzis, and a new kitchen cottage at Ocean View Lodge. Be among the first to enjoy our newly enhanced rooms!

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we have a few rooms left for the U.S. Open Golf Tournament

Did you know that Horizon Inn is walking distance to the Links at Pebble Beach? If you want to attend the 2019 US Open we have a room for you—just a short walk away!

Located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, Horizon Inn and Ocean View Lodge offer complimentary off-street parking, continental breakfast and access to over 40 shops and restaurants, all within walking distance. Don't miss out. Only a few rooms are left so book yours today!


 may Events In and Around Carmel

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



Carmel Food Tour

**Downtown Carmel Food Tour  **

Check calendar for dates and availability

The Carmel Downtown Food Tour is a three-hour, guided tour of Carmel's most interesting attractions, and offers food tastings from seven unique eateries coupled with insightful presentations of Carmel's cultural, historical, and architectural highlights provided by knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. The 1.2 mile tour is suitable for all fitness levels, open to all children, but is most appropriate for ages thirteen and up. Whether you are an occasional visitor or a resident, the walking tour is the perfect way to get to know the culture, sights and foods of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
27th Annual winemakers celebration
**  27th Annual Winemakers Celebration  **
May 4
Noon - 4 pm
Dolores Street between Ocean and 7th
Join us for the 27th Annual Monterey Winemakers' Celebration set on the streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea. One of Monterey's premier wine events, the event showcases both the established and small production wineries of Monterey County and its sub-appellations (including Arroyo Seco, Carmel Valley, Chalone, Hames Valley, Monterey, San Antonio Valley, and Santa Lucia Highlands).
What makes this event unique?
* Stroll the charming streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea with friends and family, closed exclusively for this celebration.
* Sample Monterey's new wines and savor old favorites.
* Taste the Best Pinot Noirs in California (Wine Spectator Magazine).
* Learn from local winemakers and wine grape growers.
* Meet local chefs from the area's most popular restaurants, who will provide you lite-bites to pair with your wine.
* Enjoy live music.
* Purchase the wines you like and take them home with you.

Trans Am Speed Festival
May 3-5
Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca
The professional Trans Am racing series makes it maiden visit to Monterey, along with historic and vintage race cars from the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), to challenge the 2.238 mile road course. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 831-242 8200. www.mazdaraceway.com

Quail Motorcycle gathering
Quail Motorcycle Gathering 
May 4
The professional Trans Am racing series makes it maiden visit to Monterey, along with historic and vintage race cars from the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), to challenge the 2.238 mile road course. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 831-242 8200. www.mazdaraceway.comVisit web site for more information.


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**  Carmel-by-the Sea Fitness & Nutrition Retreat  **
May 9 -12
Whether you are just beginning or need motivation to re-charge your fitness and nutrition — Jeff and Barbara Galloway will inspire you. In addition to scenic runs, hikes and running advice, you'll get practical nutrition knowledge from expert Registered Dietitian and TV host Carissa Bealert. Join us for this one-of-a-kind Carmel Fitness and Nutrition
For more information visit the web site.


Carmel' Art Walk
**  Carmel Art Walk  **
May 11
5 - 8 pm
Carmel Art Walk is the second Saturday of 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.
Ferrari Challenge
**  Ferrari Challenge **
May 9 - 12
Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca
Ferrari Challenge North America kicks-off. Whether you're a Ferrari enthusiast, motor sport fan or simply fascinated by Italian thoroughbreds, the Ferrari Challenge is for you to enjoy. There's something magical about a field of Ferrari race cars challenging the 2.238 miles of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. 831-242-8200. Visit the web site for more information.
Louie Anderson
**  Sunset Presents Louie Anderson  **
May 16
Sunset Center
San Carlos Street at 9th Avenue
Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, three-time Emmy Award winner, is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics, with a career spanning more than 30 years. Named by Comedy Central as "One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time," he is also a best-selling author, star of his own standup specials and sitcoms, and he continues to tour the country performing to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. In 2016 Anderson was cast to co-star along with Zach Galifianakis and Martha Kelly in the hit FX comedy series Baskets. Anderson plays the extraordinary role of Christine, the matriarch of the Baskets clan. He based the character on his mother and his five sisters who were all a major presence in his life. Anderson won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Christine Baskets in 2016. When not in production, Louie continues to tour, traveling the States doing what he loves to do, delivering to his fans his inimitable brand of humor and warmth.


Waiting for Godot
**  Pac Rep Theater Present Waiting for Godot **
May 16 - June 2
Casanova Street between 8th and 9th
On a lonely country road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for decades.

One of the most iconic and significant plays of the 20th Century, Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot is also one of his funniest and most immediate creations. Drawing endless interpretations, it crackles with deadpan wit and linguistic invention, as well as offering compelling glimpses into our existential absurdity.
Carmel Art Festival
**  26th Annual Carmel Art Festival & Sculpture in the Park **
May 17-19
Combining plein-air painting and live sculpting with exhibits, sales and lots of live music, the Carmel Art Festival takes over Devendorf Park for three days. Artists create their exhibition paintings outdoors on Wednesday and Thursday all around the Monterey Peninsula, bringing them to Devendorf Park on Friday afternoon for judging. The public can view and purchase these and other newly created paintings through Sunday. Weekend events also include Sculpture-in-the-Park, Kids-make-art day, and live music each day. On Sunday morning, winning artists engage in a Quick Draw competition with the results being sold via Silent Auction.

9th Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival
May 24-26
Monterey County Fairgrounds
This isn't just a music festival; it's a movement. It delivers a cosmic blend of good vibes, true happiness, family, peace, love and joy to all who enter. A rock reggae new roots festival features bands pure energy the energy, the ecstasy, that culminates from listening to awesome music, smiling at your neighbors and dancing with strangers, living life to the fullest on 3 different stages. Monterey County Fairgrounds. See web site for more information.

Looking for something else to do?


Stop by Reception where we have information on all that is happening in the local area, menus from local restaurants and insider secrets! We are all locals and are happy to share our knowledge to the best of Carmel.

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