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Monterey, California831-204-1269
Monterey Wharf Birthday Celebration
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Custom House Plaza, Monterey
Date: October 13, 2019 to October 14, 2019
Where: Custom House Plaza, Monterey, 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, California, United States, 93940
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Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf will celebrate its 174th Birthday with a delicious Wharf-themed birthday activities.

This free family-friendly event will feature:

  • Live entertainment by The Money Band from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Master of Ceremonies David Marzetti
  • Free prize drawings every half hour
  • Meet the Mayor: Meet & Greet with City of Monterey Mayor Clyde Roberson at 3:00 p.m. and he will cut the first slice of Wharf Birthday cake at 3:30 pm
  • Free Wharf Birthday Cake at the Wharf Tent (front of Abalonetti Bar & Grill) at 3:30 pm  
  • Meet & Greets with Monterey Police, Fire and Hidden Heroes
  • Photo Ops with costumed Birthday Princesses
  • Mermaid Stilt Walker and a Pirate Stilt Walker
  • An Amazing Giant Bubble Performer
  • A cooking demo with ACF Chef Tene Shake at 2:00 p.m. 
  • Two fabulous Face Painters
  • Free one-hour "Wharf Walks" with Fisheries Historian Tim Thomas at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm starting at the head of the Wharf
  • Costumed marine animals roaming the Wharf
  • Cooking Demo with American Culinary Federation Chef Tene Shake
  • Wharf Birthday Bites for (purchase) offered by many Wharf restaurants and other Wharf Birthday merchandise and ocean activities specials
  • A commemoration of the Argentine sailor pirate Hippolyte Bouchard who raided and occupied Monterey in 1818. Come in a pirate or sailor costume and take "selfies" with pirate statues at Pirate's Cove on the Wharf

Special Birthday Bites that day (for purchase) from some of the restaurants  by request will include:

Abalonetti's Bar & Grill: Individual calamari tacos

Big Fish Grill: Crab and Artichoke Roasted Oysters

Café Fina: Custard Puffs (a secret recipe passed down to Dominic from Jack Watson's Scotch Bakery with vanilla custard and chocolate icing)

Crab Louie's: Chocolate Lava Cake

Crab House: Creme Brulee

Domenico's on the Wha

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