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About Buy Local Santa Monica

Buy Local Santa Monica was created by the Santa Monica business community and the City of Santa Monica to support our local businesses and encourage local buying that strengthens our thriving community by raising  awareness about the economic, environmental and community benefits of thinking local first.  View our map of participating Buy Local SM businesses>>>

Buy Local Santa Monica Updates   

  

You're invited to our annual Buy Local Health + Fitness Festival on Saturday, Sept 8th 2018 at Reed Park from 11am- 4 pm.  The event is FREE + will have lots of fun activities for all ages from free health screenings to interactive pet wellness hub, selfies with SM's UCLA Medical Center therapy dog, a Buy Local pop-up shopping zone, kids' Bike Local rodeo, yoga + fitness demos' + more! 

Also save the date for the City of Santa Monica's COAST Open Streets Festival on Sunday, Oct 7th 2018.  All Santa Monica businesses are invited to submit a COAST Buy Local Special (deadline is 9/7).  Click here to submit your COAST special> For more info on the contest + to view the 2018 business winners (and past honoree), click here. 

Congrats to our #MostLovedSM Businesses of 2018!  The winners and runners-up for 2018 were announced at an awards ceremony at City Hall on May 1, 2018.  

 Buy Local for our Schools:  Did you know that any purchase you make at a Santa Monica business  directly helps support our schools?  Last year, we collectively raised $16 Million for the  SMMUSD just by buying local! 

SUPPORT Buy Local.  If you are a Santa Monica business, click here to JOIN this free campaign.  If you are a resident, local employees, business owner or frequent local visitor, show your support for  our community by signing the pledge.  If you live in Santa Monica, we'd also be greatful if you could take the Buy Local SM Resident Survey to help inform us of the goods and services you need in town! 

 Bike Local, Buy Local - Eat/shop/play local by bicycle!  It's fun, healthy and good for the environment...and it's easy to do, thanks to all our great bike shops and Breeze Bike Share program.  Join us for  our monthly #BikeLocalSM HandleBar Happy Hour (#HBHH) events (last week of every month - check Events page for details!).  Organized in partnership with SM SPOKE to help showcase our #BuyLocalSM businesses & the joys of #BikeLocalSM

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