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SEPTEMBER last minute giveaway

Book a 2 night mid-week stay in September and get 10% off the posted rates. You must book within 7 days of your arrival date. This promotion is not eligible for third party bookings. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.

No blackout dates!

Come and enjoy our newly refreshed rooms! New bedding in all the rooms, new Jacuzzis in our Jacuzzi suites, plus new family kitchen cottages at Ocean View Lodge. The best in Carmel affordable luxury continues to get better!

Sunny Carmel beach

We are breaking out the
sunshine for you

Did you know that autumn is the sunniest time of the year in Carmel? And with students back in school and families returning home after vacation, autumn means crowds are sparse. But that doesn't mean there is less to do! Check out the events below for ideas or stop by reception for insider tips to Carmel secret spots. The days may be shorter but that just means longer evenings for lingering over dinner or perhaps a beach bonfire. Now is the time to enjoy Carmel to the fullest!

Loyalty Reward Referral Incentive

Tell Your Friends and
you can both earn rewards!

It's a two-fer — your friends start earning reward points and you get points for their first stay!

Once they meet the minimum 3 unique stays and have opted-in to the program they start earning points and receive all the benefits:

- $100 credit after 10 nights stayed.
- Must use on 11th night (one credit per stay)
- All stays must be booked directly with Inn to qualify
- Loyalty Club member must be the registered guest in the room - - - Cannot be combined or accumulated
- Not redeemable for cash or gift certificates

Carmel Food Tour

 september Events In and Around Carmel

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

**  Carmel Wine Tasting **

Carmel-by-the-Sea has numerous tasting rooms, wine bars and bottle shops. Walk through Carmel's charming European-style village and taste some of the region's premium wines, while you get to know winemakers and rub elbows with locals and visitors alike. The tasting rooms offer a walkable and lively atmosphere for visitors who want to enjoy Monterey Country wines in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea. No matter your taste, you will find several opportunities to explore and learn about wine. See web site for more information and map.

Monterey Movie Tours

See Monterey and Carmel in the Movies!

Our Scenic Movie Tour of Monterey takes you through the many historic sites in the Monterey area that have appeared in countless films over the years. You'll explore the sites in downtown Monterey, Cannery Row, Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove, 17-MILE DRIVE® in Pebble Beach, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. This spectacularly fun land tour begins in downtown Monterey where one of our most historic sites, Colton Hall, has stood in as a girls boarding school in the movie A Summer Place and a court house in the movie The Big Bounce. Our Fisherman’s Wharf area has been used for scenes in several movies including I Cover the Waterfront, Play Misty for Me, The Candidate and P.K. & the Kid.

Travel through historic Cannery Row that has been the setting for many movies over the years including Clash by Night starring Marilyn Monroe and Barbara Stanwyck, and a few scenes in the movie, you guessed it, Cannery Row! Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home was filmed at our world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Visit the web site for dates, prices and the full itinerary, including the movies filmed in our own Carmel-by-the-Sea!

Beauty and the Beast

** Beauty and the Beast **
Through September 22
PacRep Theater Outdoor Forest Theatre

Step into the enchanted world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, the musical features all of the wonderful songs that audiences know and love. Nominated for nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the classic story follows Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and beloved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out...

**  Pericles Prince of Tyre  **
September 5 - 22
Circle Theater
Casanova Street Between 8th and 9th Streets

In Shakespeare's most fantastical tale, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, embarks on a tempest-tossed quest in search of adventure, wealth and family. As he travels to parts unknown, he is confronted by villains, pirates, goddesses and kings.

In the end, he discovers an essential truth - the renewal of love and life itself. The production will be staged by Kenneth Kelleher in the intimacy of the Circle Theatre of the Golden Bough.
Auberge cooking class

**  In the Aubergine Kitchen - Pastry Classes  **
September 12
11AM - 1PM
Monte Verde at 7th Avenue

Limited to 6 people, participants will work in the kitchen of Aubergine directly with Pastry Chef Yulanda Santos in the Pastry Classes as the chef teaches a variety of essential cooking techniques, use of ingredients, and professional knowledge that can turn an ordinary dish into a real star.
Pastry Classes take place from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The cost is $125 per person, per class, plus service fee and tax. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 831-622-5909.
September 12 - Petit Fours
October 10 - Pumpkin Cheese
November 14 - Apple Strudel
December 19 - Buche de Noel
Annual Sandcastle Contest

**  59th Annual Sandcastle Contest  **
September 21
8 AM - 2 PM
Carmel Beach south of 10th Avenue

For decades, the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and the Monterey Bay chapter of the American Institute of Architects have collaborated on The Great Sand Castle Contest, announcing the date and theme a few weeks prior to the big day. Everyone who would like to build a castle can enter the contest, and judges bestow awards for multiple categories, from the coveted Golden Shovel, to the tongue-in-cheek Sour Grapes. And because bribery (non-monetary) is encouraged, it's not unusual to see platters of food, bottles of wine, chair massages and other indulgences being offered to the people in charge. The contest is held on Carmel Beach from Scenic south of 10th.
For more information call Carmel Community Services at (831) 620-2020.
Poodle Day

Poodle Day
September 28
Crossroads Shopping Center, 243 Crossroads Boulevard

Poodle Day is an annual event in Carmel that unites poodle owners and lovers -- and their furry companions -- for a fun-filled day.
Poodle Day kicks off with a parade for poodles, poodle mixes, and their human companions followed by other activities. Afternoon events include off-leash beach play -- organized by the Poodle Day Team -- a scenic stroll, a hike, or other dog-friendly activities around Carmel. Later that evening, cocktail parties allow the dogs to lounge in style as their human companions gather for drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and conversation.
Register your poodle for the parade here:
Proceeds from Poodle Day benefit NorCal Poodle Rescue, which has been a haven for poodles and poodle mixes in need in Northern California and Southern Oregon for 30 years. NorCal's philosophy is to help poodles while also enriching the lives of the people who adopt them.
Shakespeare in Love

**  Shakespeare in Love  **
September 27 - October 13
Forest Theater

Poor Will is stuck. He's overdue with his new play - a half-baked mess called Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter - and he's having a colossal case of writer's block. His patrons want a comedy, but he hungers for something more... more...well, even he can't come up with the word. Then he meets Viola, a smart beauty who loves his work and ignites his creative flame. But Viola has a secret!  Kenneth Kelleher directs this adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film – a witty, romantic Elizabethan feast!

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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Start planning your trip now to get the room you want. As always, you get the best rates when you call us direct!

Need help? Call us at  831-624-5327