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Shop Local

The Carmel Chamber of Commerce recognizes the vital role our local merchants and restaurants play in our community and economy. When deciding which businesses to support, start small. Your everyday choices can benefit small businesses and the communities you care about in a heartwarming way.

Here are just some of the ways you can shop local and support local businesses and your community.

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Carmel Residents Assocation -  Village Incentive Program (VIP)

We're thrilled to partner with the Carmel Residents Association (CRA) to support their Shop Local program – the Village Incentive Program (VIP).

What is the VIP Program?

The Village Incentive Program (VIP) is designed to reward CRA members with special offers from nearly 60 participating local merchants from the Carmel and Monterey area, with more being added every month.

  • Exclusive Discounts: Many merchants offer CRA members significant discounts on their purchases.
  • Special Offers: Some merchants provide freebies or other unique incentives to CRA members.
  • Easy Participation: Simply present your VIP card at the time of your order to enjoy your special offer.
Participating Merchants and Restaurants

Check out the list of participating merchants and restaurants who are part of the VIP program. With such a diverse array of options, you're sure to find something special every time you shop local.

List of Participating Merchants and Restaurants

Ready to get your VIP card ?

Support our local community, enjoy exclusive perks, and make the most of what the Carmel Area has to offer with the VIP program. The VIP Card is just one of the many benefits of being a CRA member, and  you don't need to live in Carmel-by-the-Sea to join.

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