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July 4th Living History Event

July 4th Staff & Volunteers

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4 Living History Day at Cooper-Molera Adobe.

When: July 4 – 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Cooper-Molera Adobe – 525 Polk Street at Alvarado

Cost: Adults $3.00; Youth (6-17) $2.00; Children (5 and under) Free


Immediately after the City of Monterey July 4th Parade, Monterey State Historic Park volunteers dressed in historic costume will lead you back in time. They’ll demonstrate 19th C. fun and games for the whole family! Join the fun by learning fandango, making rope, playing the games of the era. Tours of the Cooper Adobe are offered hourly and free to event goers! See Captain Cooper’s restored coach and wagons on display. Tacos and old-fashioned sodas are offered for sale. Fun for all ages.

Cell Phone Tours

Visitors to Monterey State Historic Park may take a cell phone tour of historic buildings by dialing (831) 998-9458, followed by a Stop Number when prompted. Stop Numbers correspond to various Monterey State Historic Park adobes in the downtown area. Listeners recieve a two-minute narration for each building. There is no charge for the cell phone tours, but callers will use cell minutes, according to their individual plan. Callers may also use land based phones and will be charged based on normal land based rates.
Click here for downlodable Cell Phone Guide and Map.

Stop Number/Building
Call (831) 998-9458
After prompt, enter Stop Number:

401 Custom House
402 Pacific House
403 First Brick House
404 Old Whaling Station
405 California's First Theater
406 Casa Soberanes
407 Larkin House
408 Cooper-Molera Adobe
409 Robert Louis Stevenson House
410 Casa de Oro (J. Boston Store)