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Discover Cannery Row - Monterey's Historic Waterfront Attraction

Made famous by the John Steinbeck novel, this vibrant waterfront attraction captivates with its picturesque charm and colorful history. Former home to Monterey's sardine industry, Cannery Row is now an exciting destination for shopping, dining and wine tasting. Stroll the fabled street to unique shops, sip a glass of wine at the tasting rooms, and savor fresh seafood at waterfront restaurants with breathtaking views of Monterey Bay. Cannery Row also boasts popular attractions like the Monterey Bay Aquarium and activity outfitters where you can rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.



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  • Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Jazz Legends Gala
  • Cannery Row Block Party


  • Waterfront Dining
  • Shopping
  • Wine Tasting
  • Kayaking
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • What are some fun things to do on Cannery Row?

    Cannery Row offers great waterfront restaurants, bars, shops, and wine stores on Monterey Bay. Enjoy the freshest local seafood, wine tasting and sightseeing at this historic waterfront, where you’ll also find the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. You can also rent a kayak to explore the Edward F. Ricketts State Marine Conservation Area.
  • What are the best restaurants on Cannery Row?

    Cannery Row offers a vibrant dining scene with more than 85 restaurants and bars, from fine dining with ocean views to lunch with few beers. Popular Cannery Row restaurants include The Sardine Factory, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Chart House, The Fish Hopper, Louie Linguini’s, Lalla Oceanfront Grill, and C restaurant + bar.

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